Chobe River Camp is located only 4km from the Ngoma Border Post between Botswana and Namibia, a much quieter border post to the busier one at Kasane. This closeness to the world famous Chobe National Park also cannot pass unnoticed as huge concentrations of elephant roam freely in the park. This location provides an ideal base before travelling further onto Victoria Falls, Bwabwata Park, the Okavango Delta and many other northern Namibian highlights.
The breathtaking scenery and privacy combine dramatically with tall mopane woodlands, floodplains fringed with majestic baobab trees, papyrus and water-lily lined waterways and deep lagoons, hosting spectacular wildlife interaction. Wildlife enthusiasts will also delight in the prospect at possible sightings of puku and Chobe bushbuck, very rare animals that reside here.
The highlight of the main building is to observe the activity of the immediate floodplains from private lounge decks and huge comfortable couches, all from elevated decking. Enjoy your overnight stay at Chobe River Camp in one of 20 Tented Chalets equipped with air-coolers and mosquito nets. Constructed from a canvas/mopane timber combination, each unit affords magnificent views across spectacular Chobe River scenery from private decks. Exciting views of elephants grazing and sometimes bathing are common.
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Cold water swimming pool
A variety of activities are offered:
Morning / Afternoon Boat Cruise
Hop aboard the river boat for early morning or late afternoon cruises on the Chobe River when the light slants to explore the channels and discover the diverse bird life. Refreshments and light snacks included. Approx. 3 hours, seasonal, on request only.
Full-Day Boat Cruise
Join a full-day boat cruise on the Chobe River and explore the channels and diverse bird life. Refreshments and light snacks included. Approximately 6 hours, seasonal.
Sunset Boat Cruise
Watch the sunset while enjoying a relaxing boat cruise on the Chobe River. Seasonal, incl. refreshments and light snacks. Departure 1.5 hours before sunset.
Join this canoe trip and see the African world from a new perspective. Trip with guide. Subject to availability. Only to be booked directly at the lodge. Refreshments and a light snack included. Departures and rates on request available at the lodge.
Guided Walking Trail
Discover the beauty of the Zambezi region on foot on a hike with a reliable guide. 1-2 hours, subject to availability. Seasonal. May only be booked directly at the Lodge.
Join our guide with his keen eye for the countless bird species in the vicinity of Chobe River Camp which dwell on the open grassy spaces well-camouflaged and at times motionless. This tour is subject to availability, depending on the water level of the Chobe River. May only be booked directly at the lodge. Refreshments and a light snack included. Departure 3 hours before sunset.
All our activities are seasonal. If the water level of the Chobe River is low, the guests need to be transferred to the mooring of the boat with our game viewing vehicles. As the transfer can take up to 60 minutes, departure times for the activity may vary. Please enquire with your Gondwana consultant. For detailed information, please click here.
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