OVERVIEW ON CHOBE SAFARI LODGE IN CHOBE
Chobe Safari Lodge is located on Botswana’s far northern border where the Kwando, Linyanti and Chobe River systems lie and form a mosaic of lakes, islands, channels and floodplains. Part of this ecosystem is the Chobe National Park, renowned for its vast herds of elephant and buffalo. It is a huge lodge compared to Botswana standards, and consists of 46 Luxury Safari Rooms, 22 Luxury River Rooms and 8 Rondavels. Family rooms with separate children room (bunk beds) are also available. Safari Rooms – individually decorated, they offer every comfort. Each safari room affords its guests the luxury of air-conditioning, luxurious en-suite bath and shower facilities, as well as satellite TV, and telephone. The Safari rooms enjoy expansive lawns which form the banks of the Chobe river. Each room has its own patio that gives one the privacy of enjoying views of the river from the comfort of your own room. The rooms are also in close proximity to the main complex. River Rooms – The north east facing luxurious twin-bed river rooms are air-conditioned and offer the convenience of phone, TV and large en-suite bathrooms. Family rooms include two twin bedrooms. Its wing of river rooms are attached to the main complex via down stairs corridor or upstairs viewing deck. The river room complex also has it’s own riverside garden where guests often take time to photograph the resident monkeys and mongoose. Both the upstairs and downstairs units also enjoy their own private patios.
Rondavels – One of Chobe Safari Lodges original accommodation types, the traditional thatched rondavels are independently positioned, with ceiling fans and en-suite bathrooms. These detached units are positioned close to the river in the lodge gardens.The rondavels are positioned to the west of the main complex and are also a very short walk to the main complex. Camping – The famous Chobe Safari lodge campsite offers individual sites scattered amongst the riverine forest close to the Chobe River. Each site has its own power point and is close to one of the modern ablution facilities. The Sedudu Bar overlooks the river and floodplains, and is well known as “the” sundowner spot in the region. Its restaurant features indigenous and rich flavors of Africa . Choice of English or Continental Breakfast is available. Light lunch a la carte menu or buffet lunch is to choose from daily. Scrumptious buffet dinners offer wide variety of meals from exotic game meats, roasts, barbecues, stir-fries, Indian cuisine, or vegetarian dishes. Two bars are located on the property giving guests a choice between Sedudu Bar famous for most beautiful sunsets or Cocktail Bar overlooking Caprivi flood plains. Dine under the stars on board of our boats Fish Eagle II or Kingfisher II and turn your evening meal into an unforgettable occasion. Enjoy a succulent buffet dinner consisting of starters, main courses and deserts while the boat cruises on Chobe River between the shores of Botswana and Namibia. Sip your wine while listening to hippos and other sounds of African nature. Indulge in rich flavors of local and internationally influenced cuisine. This is the ideal opportunity to unwind and enjoy the unique surroundings of Chobe by night. Other facilities are Activities Center, Health & Beauty Salon, Squash Court, Internet Cafe, Curio & Craft Shop.
Location Of Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge is situated in Kasane on the banks of Chobe River and borders Chobe National Park. Right on our doorstep four African countries meet ( Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia), Chobe Safari Lodge therefore offers an excellent gateway location to Chobe, Victoria Falls or Caprivi. Close proximity to Victoria Falls International Airport, Livingstone International Airport and Kasane International Airport makes the lodge easily accessible, with daily road transfers or charter flights connecting all these airports with Chobe Safari Lodge.
Safari Experience At Chobe Safari Lodge
Along with many species of big game, Chobe National Park boasts the largest concentration of elephant in Africa, and game drives and boat cruises from Chobe Safari Lodge offer guests the opportunity to witness this amazing spectacle. Due to Chobe Safari Lodge location being within Kasane, AfricanMecca Safaris can also offer its guests a variety of other activities as indicated below.
Activities At Chobe Safari Lodge
Game drives within the Chobe National Park offer the opportunity to view the abundant elephant and other big game species up close, and also the possibility of an encounter with one of the large predators. Game drives depart three times a day (approximately 3 hour duration). Alternatively there is an option of booking a full or half-day drive with a picnic lunch. Chobe River cruises have to be one of the finest game viewing experiences in Africa. With over 80 000 elephant in the park alone they are a very frequent sighting. Hippo, water birds, buffalo, crocodile and puku are also viewed from the river. Private cruises, led by our expert guides are available throughout the day to suit your individual needs. Fishing for the legendary Tigerfish and several species of Bream not only provides an exciting fishing experience, but excellent game viewing (crocodile, hippo, elephant, buffalo) and birding as well. Equipment is provided, and a knowledgeable guide is on hand for all expeditions. Fishing is done by boat positioned near banks and mid-river rocks. Equipment provided. A knowledgeable guide is on hand for all expeditions. AfricanMecca Safaris also offer full day trips to Victoria Falls – World Heritage Site, a Natural Wonder of the World, the largest curtain of falling water on the planet. Our guests can choose from a guided option, a day trip including activities or just a simple transfer there and back. Other activities are Namibian village walk, scenic flights, birding, day fishing trips on the Namibian side.
Summary For Chobe Safari Lodge
- Situated in Kasane, bordering Chobe National park, on the banks of the Chobe River
- 81 Twin bedded Luxury & Standard rooms
- Family rooms & Babysitting facilities
- Restaurant, Cocktail Bar & Sedudu Sunset Bar
- Campsite Grounds
- Swimming pool/ Lounge deck,
- Transfers from Victoria Falls, Livingstone and Kasane Airports
- Game Drives, Boat Cruises into Chobe National park
- Fishing, Scenic Flights, Namibian Village walk, Visits to reptile park
- Vic Falls day trip& Chobe National Park day trip,
- Charter flights into the Delta
- Curio & Craft Shops,
- Health & Beauty Saloon,
- Internet Access,
- Activities & Booking Center
- Squash Court