The Dam is a massive 270 km long and averages a 40 km width
Fantastic fly fishing camps
Excellent fishing opportunities
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The amazing engineering feat of the Cahora Bassa Dam which dams the Zambezi river is one of the worlds largest dams, and the second largest in Africa. The Cahora Bassa Dam was originally built to store water and control flooding but was later extended to include a hydroelectric power station which sells excess power to South Africa. The lagoon created by the dam supports some semi-industrial fishing and a relaxing excursion for tourists travelling overland.
Songa itself is situated higher up the steep roads of gorge and is a pretty town with a couple ofaccommodation options and an excellent restaurant at the Social Club, but most tourists will prefer to stay at the lagoon side fishing lodge where day trips can be taken to see the dam wall, waterfall and hippo pools. It is also possible for the more adventurous to take a camping trip to one of the small islands in the lagoon.
The well maintained road from Tete is sealed all the way to Songo and there are some scheduled flights from Tete although most flights here are charters. It is possible to arrange transfers from Songo or Tete airport to the lodge on the banks of the lagoon.