Principe Island

Famed as one of the ultimate big blue fishing destinations, the small island nation of Principe is an unspoiled jewel on Africa’s coast.


Africa’s Eden. Principe Island, also known as Bombom, is a unique destination in the Gulf of Guinea off Africa’s west coast. It’s a mecca for big game anglers, who come to fish in this stunningly beautiful destination. Its unspoiled waters offer up big-game like no other: Blue marlin, billfish, mahimahi, wahoo and sailfish to name a few.

Top Fish Species

  • Billfish
  • Blue Marlin
  • Mahimahi
  • Wahoo
  • Sailfish

Best time to Fish

Fishing is all year around, however January & February sees game fish and passage of yellowfin tuna, April is a good season for blue marlin, sailfish, yellowfin tuna and game fish. May through to December sees blue marlin and sailfish.

Getting there

Fly to Principe Island via Sao Tome then transfer by Polaris Ranger to the lodge.


Accommodation is beachfront so you have plenty of unspoiled nature and beautiful waters at your doorstep.