The far north eastern areas of Namibia are called the Zambezi Region (formerly the Caprivi Strip) & Kavango - here the dusty dry desert climate gives way to wetter, greener tropical conditions. Many of the lodges, hotels & accommodation establishments found in these areas are situated on the banks of one of the regions main rivers (the Kwando, Kavango & Zambezi) or one of their tributaries.
Activities from these establishments is often water based, with game viewing by boat and sundown river cruises being particularly popular at most lodges. The wildlife found in the area is also strikingly different to that which one would expect to find in the rest of Namibia - here hippos and waterbuck are likely to roam past your lodge room, while crocodiles rest on sandbanks along the rivers.
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Namushasha River Camping2Go allows travellers to experience the captivating Zambezi Region with its luscious landscapes, abundance of animal species and vivacious way of life.
On the Kwando River, perfectly situated to visit the Nkasa Rupara (Mamili) & Mudumu Reserves.
Just outside the town of Katima Mulilo lies this small river front lodge. The accommodation is rustic with open fronted bungalows overlooking the river.
Caprivi Mutoya Lodge offers an ideal base to day trip into some of the Zambezi Regions most well-known national parks and a famous world heritage site.
Part of the Zambezi Queen collection these three smaller houseboats operate on the Chobe River.
A rustic tented camp, built on raised decks overlooking the Chobe River and Chobe National Park.
Overlooking the vast Chobe floodplain from its situation on the banks of the Chobe River in the east Caprivi this lodge has a lot to offer visitors.
Come and let the warm colours of the opulent Kalahari Desert mesmerise you, as you partake in our fully equipped Camping2Go experience.
This lodge is located at the only place in the world where four countries meet. It is a wonderful Chobe destination with eight luxury chalets.
Kazile Island Lodge is situated on a private island on the banks of the Kwando River, within the heart of KAZA.
A more rustic and smaller alternative to the ever popular Lianshulu Lodge.
Situated in the Mudumu National Park this is one of the east Zambezi Region's most popular lodges.
You will find Malansrus Tented Camp nestled between beautiful shady Mopane trees, with spectacular views onto a set of granite “koppies” close by.
Nambwa Lagoon Camp is situated on the lagoon side of Nambwa Island, within the heart of KAZA.
Nambwa Tented Lodge is within the heart of KAZA and the only lodge uniquely situated inside the Bwabwata National Park
A popular and well appointed lodge near Kongola - ideally situated to explore all the parks of the area.
An exclusive floating villa on the Kwando River. Only bookable on a private / exclusive basis this is the ideal romantic getaway moored in a secluded area of the national park.
A wonderful lodge in an extremely remote location, this is a must for anyone wanting to get of the beaten track and experience Namibia at her best. Offers game viewing in the Nkasa Rupara (formerly Mamili) National Park and boat trips on the Linyanti River.
Overlooking the Chobe River and Botswana's Chobe National Park, this boutique hotel offers an excellent opportunity to experience all the wildlife and activities the Chobe Region has to offer.
Sharwimbo River Camp is elevated high on the banks of the Kwando river
Situated a mere 45km from Sesriem, the sky melts into endless plains in a vista so vast it will take your breath away.
A dedicated fishing camp on the banks of the Zambezi River, accommodation is in comfortable tents.
Along the edge of the mighty Zambezi River, lies a bird-lover’s dream, this lodge is home to one of the largest colonies of Carmine Bee-eaters, that live along the banks of the majestic Zambezi.
A luxurious house boat on the Chobe River which offers 2 or 3 night cruises on the Chobe River. An excellent way to celebrate a special occasion or just to relax in these splendid surroundings.
In the far eastern Caprivi this lodge offers lots of water based activities on both the Chobe & Zambezi Rivers.
An upmarket lodge and spa on the banks of the Kavango River. The only traditional luxury lodge on this stretch of river.
A well run lodge offering good facilities situated close to the town of Rundu.
A few kilometers east of Rundu a nice functional lodge that more than adequately serves as an overnight stop while travelling through the Kavango and Zambezi region. The rooms, bar and restaurant area offer lovely views of the Kavango River.
Situated on the banks of the river (hence the name) in Rundu.
Situated close to the Mahangu Park in west Caprivi - this is an excellent stop-over between Namibia, Maun (in Botswana) and the Victoria Falls.
Refreshingly, and surprisingly for the area, this lodge does not have the word 'River' as part of its name. Do not be misled it is situated on the banks of the river opposite the Caprivi Game Park (Bwabwata National Park).
A rustic river side campsite and lodge offering excellent value for money. A lively bar and restaurant ensures this appeals to the younger or more socially inclined traveller.
Close to Popa Falls and the Mahango Reserve this lodge offers stunning river views.
Close to the Popa Falls (a series of rapids on the Kavango River), this rest camp was renovated in 2013
On the Kavango River banks this lodge offers plenty of water based activities.
Near the village of Divundu, this small but wonderfully managed lodge is a perennial favourite of ours. Lovely wooden chalets, with large decks overlook the river. Those wanting to experience the river can choose from fishing and sunset river cruises.
On a beautiful plot of indigenous plants and trees overlooking the river.
Up-market luxury safari camp in a spectacuar setting overlooking the Kunene River. A range of activities are included and a highlight is a visit to the local Himba community.
One of the best lodges for birders visiting Namibia - but also great for fishing, chilling or generally becoming part of the family (the family consists of a host of creatures including goats, otters and guinefowls all lovingly adopted by the owners).
A small lodge a short distance west of Rundu. The rooms have river views and guests can choose from a range of activities.
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