Mazambala Island Lodge Kongola Caprivi

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Accommodation Namibia - Northern Region

Mazambala Island Lodge: The lodge is about 4 km from the Trans Caprivi Highway and is situated on one of the islands of the Kwando River in northern Namibia, Caprivi. It offers reed and thatched bungalows with en-suite facilities. A thatched restaurant/ bar and swimming pool, overlooking the vast floodplains, serves excellent meals and ice cold drinks.

The Lodge

Mazambala has 16 bungalows including three family units. All bungalows have private bathrooms with hot and cold running water. The bungalows are constructed the traditional way with bricks, reeds and thatched roofs. All are equipped with mosquito nets and ceiling fans, and are regularly sprayed with an odourless insecticide against mosquitoes.


Mazambala also has its own attractive camp site on the banks of the Kwando River. The campsite is located a 15 minute boat ride from the main lodge. There are seven large campsites and two ablution blocks with toilets and hot and cold running water for showers.

Firewood is available for purchase at the campsite.

Campers are welcome to enjoy meals in the restaurant or to participate in any of the activities offered by the lodge, subject to availability.

The campsite at Mazambala Lodge: The campsite is 2 km from the Trans-Caprivi Highway. It is situated along the riverfront and has two ablution blocks with hot water. Campers are welcome to visit the lodge, 2 km away, to enjoy a drink or meal at the restaurant, to swim or  participate in any of the activities.

Game drives in an open-top 4x4 to the 
Bwabwata National Park.Mazambala map
Boat rides and fishing trips on the Kwando River and its labyrinth of channels.
An unforgettable sundowner boat cruise on the Kwando Mukhwai
Guided game walks, and spectacular bird watching.
A visit to a local village.
A visit to Chief Mayuni (only on special request and by pre-arrangement).

How to find Mazambala:
Self-drive: Mazambala turn-off from the Trans-Caprivi Highway is approximately 3 km east of the police checkpoint on the Kwando River or 4 km west of Kongola Service Station. The campsite is 2 km and the lodge is 4 km from the main road and is also accessible by a sedan

Fly-in: Air Namibia offers daily flights (except Saturdays) to Katima Mulilo. Chartered flights can be arranged to and from Immelman Airfield, which is 10 km from Mazambala. Air Botswana has a daily flight from Johannesburg to Kasane (Botswana). Nationwide Airlines has daily flights from Johannesburg to Livingstone (Zambia).

Bus: The Intercape Mainliner bus service travels between Windhoek and Victoria Falls with a stop at Kongola twice a week.


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BAR (best available rates) per person per night, bed and breakfast: on request

Extra meals can be pre-booked
Single/double/triple/family room -
Camping per person per night -


Game drive (4-5 hours) -
Sundowner boat trip + drinks (2-3 hours) -
Fishing trip (per hour per person) -

Contact & reservations:

Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

Terms & conditions, Payment options and Cancellation policy

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