Chobe Savanna Lodge

Caprivi Strip, Namibia

Built on floodplains overlooking the Chobe National Park home to vast herds of elephant and buffalo who congregate on these fertile plains and provide excellent game viewing.

Surrounded by the northern flood plains of the Chobe National Park, Chobe Savanna Lodge allows guests the perfect base from which to experience the majesty of the Chobe. Built on the northern bank of the Chobe River the lodge occupies a peninsular surrounded by the fertile game viewing floodplains of the Chobe National Park on which prolific wildlife roams. The flood plains are home to the large herds of elephant and buffalo.

This informal lodge with twelve rooms provided the perfect place from which to relax and watch the wildlife come to you. The main building provides an elevated vantage over the plains under thatch allowing guests the opportunity to see game whilst relaxing in camp.

The thatched rooms at Chobe Savanna Lodge are comfortable, air conditioned and look out over the Chobe flood plains from their private decks.

Lodge facilities include a swimming pool, providing welcome respite during the heat of the day and an open boma area overlooking the flood plains on the banks of the Chobe River.

Activities at the lodge are water based with guests having a choice of activities. Boat excursions explore the local environment with excellent elephant and buffalo sightings from the shallow draft motor boats. Birding on the Chobe River is superb with the majestic African fish eagle and flocks of brightly coloured bee-eaters a particular high light. The river is home to large number of hippopotamus and crocodiles. The lodge’s location on the Caprivi Strip allows guest interaction with the local communities who have lived in the region for generations. Fishing is permitted on a catch and release basis.

In Outline

Location

Access

Chobe Savanna Lodge is accessed via boat transfer from Kasane. Kasane can be reached from Victoria Falls, Livingstone or Kasane International Airports or by ground transfer from the Chobe region.

Kasane International Airport is well serviced from the Okavango Delta.

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Rates
From USD 408
January, February, March and December
USD 408
April, May, June and November
USD 408
July, August, September and October
USD 615

Climate

The Chobe region experiences summer rainfall (November to April).

SUMMER

Summers in Chobe are hot with temperatures reaching mid 30o Celsius.

WINTER

Winters are cold in the morning with midday temperatures reaching mid 20o Celsius.

Facilities

  • 12 Air conditioned rooms
  • Incredible views of the Chobe flood plains
  • Boat activities explore the Chobe River
  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor boma

Travel Notes

Game Sightings

Chobe Savanna Lodge overlooks the Chobe National Park, home to huge herds of elephant, numbering in the hundreds, and arguably the best place in the world to watch these giants.

Game cruises by boat will encounter large pods of hippo, large, seemingly lazy crocodiles and any number of animals coming down to the river to drink.

Best Time to Travel

The Chobe National Park provides good game viewing throughout the year with the best sightings of game being in the drier winter months (June to October). Bird life is prolific in the summer months.

Bird Sightings

Birdlife in the Chobe is unparalleled, with more than 450 species, many of which are regional specials, including the rock pratincole, African skimmer, rosy-throated longclaw and Schalow’s turaco. The majestic African fish eagle abounds and flocks of brightly coloured bee-eaters nest along the river banks.

Guest Safety

Chobe Savanna Lodge is situated in a wildlife area and is not fenced. Guests are requested to take care at all times and adhere to guidance given by guides and camp management.