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Caprivi Mutoya Lodge

East Zambezi Region - Namibia

Caprivi Mutoya Lodge offers an ideal base to day trip into some of the regions most well-known national parks and a famous world heritage site. These tours are complemented with a choice of accommodation units as some have self-catering facilities. The small riverine forest and peaceful, backwater lake setting add to the overall ambiance of the lodge. Mutoya (waterberry) trees line the lake shore. Jackalberry and many other indigenous trees surround the lodge, home to a variety of smaller mammals and a large variety of birds.

Situated in a small riverine forest, the lodge lies on the banks of a tranquil backwater lake of the Zambezi River, approximately 24km east of Katima Mulilo on the Kalimbeza Road. The lodge is home to squirrels, monkeys, a large variety of birds and other small species.

Bwabwata Park forms part of the KavangoZambezi (KaZa) Transfrontier Conservation Area, the largest of its kind in the world. The park has 3 specific areas; the perennial Okavango and Kwando rivers, an associated system of drainage lines and deep windblown Kalahari sands. There is no surface water in Bwabwata National Park and, subsequently most species of wildlife tend to gather along the Kwando and Okavango riverbanks.

The 35 game species includes elephant and buffalo, lion, African wild dog, cheetah, leopard, red lechwe, reedbuck, hippo, crocodile, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, sitatunga, Chobe bushbuck and sable and roan antelope. Over 400 bird species have been recorded in the region including wetland specials such as African skimmers and wattled cranes. Bwabwata is also the name of a village in the park and means the sound of bubbling water.

At Caprivi Mutoya Lodge drinks and meals can be taken inside the bar and restaurant. Outside is a large wooden deck with fire-pit, ideal to mingle and chat with fellow travellers and exchange travel tips and adventures after dinner. Guests can chill and relax in the small lounge and enjoy a selection of games or read a book. Wi-Fi is also available in the main hospitality areas. A splash pool provides welcome respite from the hot Namibian sunshine. Electricity is supplied from solar power and mains 220v/50hz from.

Guests stay in a variety of accommodation. There are:

  • Small en-suite safari tents: Three tents with a communal kitchen - each sleeps two people. These tents are quite close together making them ideal for groups and families.
  • Self-catering en-suite chalets: Four self catering chalets include two family chalets (sleeps 4 each) .

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  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: African-Openbill-Stork
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Chalet Interior
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Waterfront View
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Grumpy Hippo
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Chalet Exterior
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Chalet
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Elephants
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Canoe
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: MakoroSunset
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Swimming Pool Trees
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Tents Panorama
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Chalet 1 Small
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Tent
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Canoeing-on-the-zambezi
  • Caprivi Mutoya Lodge: Waterfront
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Biking:
Bicycles will be available for guests wishing to explore the surrounding bush and forest areas.
Canoe trips:
Paddle out in a canoe and view hippo, crocs and a large selection of birds.
Fishing trips:
Tiger fish, bream, pike and barbel are just some of the species of fish that can be caught on a catch and release basis.
Boating:
A leisurely outing on a boat in the late afternoon is ideal to watch a beautiful Namibian sunset.
Birding:
Although many bird species can be viewed around the lodge and on all the activities, a trip to see Southern Africa's largest Carmine Bee Eater's colony can be arranged.
Nature walks:
Take a gentle hike around the lodge and into the surrounding forest and see the large array of local flora and fauna of the area.
Day trips:
An early start is required to see the 'Smoke That Thunders' at the world famous Victoria Falls. Safaris into Bwabwata and Chobe NP's can also be organized.
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Directions to the lodge

From the B8 Katima - Ngoma tarred road, turn off onto the Kalimbeza dirt road (tar road currently under construction), 12km east of Katima Mulilo. Travel a further 12km and just past Lisikile Fish Farm turn left at the Caprivi Mutoya sign. Follow the track 300m to the lodge.

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