Lazarus Banks


Spearfishing Lazarus Banks

An Extreme Spearfishing Location,

Discovery channel BBC series 2 episode 9 –Targeting a dogtooth tuna with “Fishing impossible” with the assistance of Brent Craig and Island adventure charters on location at Lazarus Banks.

Many dogs and tuna and unlimited wahoo are shot here - what more do we need to say!! We have the spots - we have Captain Brent – all you need to do is get into the water and shoot your trophy fish.!!

We understand what is required from us, we come very experienced and Captain Brent will place you on the right spots like no other skipper.


Charters are scheduled weekly From September to December. Please enquire for scheduled dates and availability. The duration of the charter is from 5 nights. Longer charters are available but you must request in advance when booking. We accept Bookings 12 months in advance for this area.

Flights are from JNB to Pemba with LAM airlines and with SAA Airlink

Travel to the reefs

Travel time on the boat to the reefs are 10-12 hrs once we have departed Pemba.


The spear guns you will need here are going to be Large. There are some very big fish and you will need the penetration power. You will be diving in 200m of water drifting onto the north wall into the crack. The depth the fish are found is 30m. Please bring a backup. We suggest 30m-50m buoy lines, a tow float might be required. Come prepared!!! Please refer to our Spearfishing information under the general information Tab on the homepage.


  • Full use of Yacht
  • 6 x 50lb Ocean rods and reels (TLD 25) should you wish to fish between dives
  • Skipper and Crew
  • Transfers  to / from Yacht and Airport
  • Full board accommodation
  • Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
  • Tea and Coffee
  • Soft Drinks - 6 Cases Coke, 2 Cases Sprite, 4 Cases Bottled Water and fresh juice
  • Fuel, water and gas
  • Please refer to general information on our website for additional information


  • Flights, Visa’s and Travel Insurance
  • Accommodation whilst not on-board.
  • Personal Dive Gear – Wetsuits, Booties, Mask, Fins, Spear guns, buoys and line.
  • Alcohol - All alcohol can be pre-ordered and paid for prior to departure. A 25% handling fee will be levied for the service. This alcohol is very limited to only what we can get from local suppliers in the port of the destination charter.
  • Gratuities.
  • Please refer to general information on our website for additional information.


As Part of our menu Plan you will be offered on our charters local Mozambique seafood dishes, Chicken, Fish dishes and Barbeque. Please advise if there is any special dietary requirement. Please consult our Catering Page under the General Info Page.
Ice, Ice, Ice: we will have your ice requirements, please see our Catering information under the general info tab.