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Chobe Game Lodge, Botswana

The town of Kasane, or Chobe as it is more commonly known, is the gateway to the Okavango Delta and home to numerous accommodation options, but Zafaris' top recommendation is Chobe Game Lodge.

Chobe Game Lodge is one of the only permanent game lodges situated inside the Chobe National Park. The little town of Kasane is home to some really large establishments right on the Chobe River and in peak season it can get crazy busy with a lot of boat and vehicle activity.

We always recommend places where you can stay a bit away from the chaos so you can fully immerse yourself in the destination. For this reason, we recommend staying at Chobe Game Lodge as it is the perfect location for a number of reasons.

  • Despite its size, the lodge has a perfect layout with lots of lounge areas, decks, dining areas, and bars to give you more space to escape crowds if you prefer a little quiet time.

  • Since Chobe Game Lodge is the only lodge in the reserve at one point or another, whether it be from your morning activity or your evening game drive, guests will have the reserve all to themselves and enjoy the peace and quiet of this beautiful location. get to avoid any potential queues when entering the National Park.

  • The lodge is located just a short drive from Kasane airport and you get to explore the reserve one last time on the day of departure.

  • Botswana Tourism Board has given full eco-grading to the Lodge: electric vehicles and solar-powered vessels offer silent safaris on the Chobe River.

  • Food, glorious food. There are some of the most unique dining locations next to the river. With so many different options, you are certain not to go hungry. All dietary requirements are catered for.

Check out what's happening on the Chobe River right now via their live webcam

There are four categories of rooms available, so there is sure to be a suitable option for everyone. Chobe Game Lodge is also a wonderfully family-friendly lodge, so be sure to keep that in mind when planning your family adventures.

There are some of the most beautiful sunsets on the Chobe River, so if you are tempted to skip your evening game drive and enjoy a glass of wine on one of the many viewing platforms, do it!

The itineraries we offer are all tailor-made, so if Chobe Game Lodge isn't what you're looking for, we have loads of alternatives.

Should you wish to explore Botswana a little more, have a glance at one of our previous blogs


Here are two examples of how to include Chobe in your travel plans - The Best of Botswana and The Perfect Mix

Botswana should be on your travel bucket list in 2022. There is always a great deal of interest in these remote areas and they tend to fill up quickly.

Feel free to send us an email or give us your contact information and we'll give you a call to discuss your options.

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