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Ikari House

Excellent service and a diversified fishing program close to the lodge

Ikari House is a privately-owned fishing lodge managed by Jacob & Lavinia Teem with the help of local staff and some of the finest fishing guides available in Kiribati. Located in Ronton, the property lies at the edge of the lagoon entrance with its own private beach and view of Cook Island. Flyfishers hunt bonefish, giant, bluefin and golden trevally along with triggerfish and milkfish. Customized offshore trips for wahoo, sailfish and a variety of tuna are also encouraged. A thatched maneaba serves as both restaurant and bar where guests enjoy communal dining and cold beverages at days end.

Fishing

Ikari House offers one of the most aggressive, convenient and thorough fishing programs on Christmas Island. Located just 500 yards from the put in dock and minutes from superb bonefish and giant trevally angling, you’ll waste no time in accessing the prolific lagoon flats.

Accommodation

The lodge has 14 comfortable guest rooms, each with 2 twin beds or 1 king size bed, en-suite bathrooms with on-demand hot and cold water and air conditioning. A large in-room table and storage rack keeps gear organized and maximizes space. An outdoor rod rack and rinsing station is convenient too.

Gear

9’ 7 or 8 wt. fast action fly rods for bonefishing and similar 9’ 10-12 wts. for GT’s. Large arbor reels with at least 150 yds. of backing. 9 ft. leaders tapered to 10-12 lbs. for bones and matching fluorocarbon tippet. Sturdy wading boots are a must - Simms Flats Sneaker or Vaportread Boot.

Trip Specifics

Proof of Vaccination, Health Declaration Form, Health SOP Form, & passport that is valid for 6 months after the last day of your trip is required. Citizens and nationals of the US, Canada, the UK, and many other nations are exempt from visa requirements. Ikari House’s fishing program runs from Tues to Tues, coinciding with Fiji Airways flight schedule from HNL to CXI. The min stay is 7 nights. Fishing the flats involves using an outrigger or single hull vessel. Be prepared to wade fish the flats for 6-8 hours a day. There is the opportunity to offshore fish. Electric outlets are 120VAC.

Rates

The Standard Double Occ/Shared Guide rate is $3,650 per person.

Standard Package Includes: Accommodations, all meals, 40 liters fuel allowances, 4 water bottles per day, juice, coffee and tea, all ground/water transports, WIFI Service, Laundry Services, and VAT.

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CHRISTMAS ISLAND LODGE - Formerly known as the Captain Cook Hotel, Christmas Island Lodge is under new ownership and since reopening in August 2023, the lodge has been renovated and better than ever before!! CIL offers all-inclusive angling packages boasting SOLO accommodations, private lagoon access, reliable Starlink Wi-Fi, and so much more… Don’t miss your chance to take advantage of Christmas Island ...

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Embark on an unforgettable fly fishing adventure to Christmas Island with exclusive discounts from Ikari House Lodge! Nestled in the heart of Christmas Island, Ikari House is a family-owned, privately operated lodge that promises a perfect fishing experience. Just a stone's throw from the dock and a short journey to the interior lagoon, it offers one of the island's most convenient and thrilling fishing programs.

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