Kazile together with its sister lodge Nambwa are the only lodges to be uniquely situated within the Bwabwata National Park. The Lodge offers ten Meru tents nestled within a Mangosteen forest. The tents overlook the Kwando River as well as the expansive floodplains between the Island and the famous Horseshoe Bend. Kazile Island is a special paradise that can only be reached by boat. Here, herds of buffalo and elephant traverse the wet Zambezi landscape.
Sitatunga, an elusive aquatic antelope, are often spotted along the floodplains and marshes. Fall in love with this enigmatic corner of Namibia as the sun rises over the tree canopies. Enjoy the sounds of birds chirping from your tent, explore the waterways and absorb the ambiance of this beautiful wilderne
Situated on a private island adjacent to the famous Horseshoe bend in Bwabwata National Park
On the banks of the Kwando River and it’s floodplains in the heart of KAZA, the acclaimed Kavango Zambezi Transfrontier Area
Accessible from Kazile Campsite approximately 12km from Kongola off the new tar road between Kongola and the Linyanti
From Kazile Campsite a short 5 minute boat cruise to the lodge
11 tented suites with 2 single beds
2 Guide/Pilot tents
The Lodge can accommodate 22 guests
TENTED ROOM DETAILS & AMENITIES
Meru Style Tents raised above the ground on wooden platforms
En-Suite bathroom with Shower
Fans in all tents
220V European two pin plug points for charging equipment
Outside viewing deck
Personal laptop safe
Complimentary in-room mineral water
Wifi accessible at the main area
All major credit cards accepted
Boat Cruises on the Kwando River
Game Drives in the Bwabwata National Park
Guided bush walks with one of our experienced guides
Visits to the Craft Market
ACCESS BY AIR
Immelman landing strip (no floats)
Co-ordinates S 17° 46’ 500” E 023° 18’ 300”
Length of runway 1300 meters
Directions 00927ACCESS BY ROAD
GPS coordinates are: 17°54’11.80”S 23°19’00.70”E
Road transfers are available from Vic Falls, Livingstone, Kasane and Katima (Rates on request)
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The Zambezi Region – Namibia’s Best Kept Secret Along the banks of the majestic Kwando River lies a thatched kingdom. Views stretch across the marshlands of the Bwabwata National Park, as a xylophone of sounds lead the sun to the western horizon and dancing hippos welcome it at dawn. Namushasha River Lodge is home to abundance. The thatch-roofed chalets peak out from between the thick trees, with the slow flow of the Kwando below. Game drives in the Bwabwata National Park where elephant, hippo, and buffalo reside. Or view the wild wonders from the river with a scenic cruise. Discover the wealth the river holds.
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Kazile Island Lodge is located approximately 1114 km northeast of Windhoek.• To reach the lodge, visitors take the B1 from Windhoek to and until Otavi.• At Otavi, turn right on the B10 and go northeast until Rundu.• At Rundu, go east on the B8.• Pass the Kongola Police Checkpoint.• At Kongola, turn right into the C49.• The lodge is approximately 12 km south of Kongola.• You continue on the C49, until you reach the Samudumu Campsite Sign. • You will not require a 4X4 for the 2 km dirt road to the Kazile Campsite. Your car can be parked safely at the Kazile Campsite. A short 5-minute boat cruise along the Kwando River will take you to Kazile Island LodgeDownload Map
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