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|Accommodation Namibia - Northern Region|
Namushasha Lodge: located 24 km south of Kongola in the East Caprivi, Namibia. A luxury bush lodge with en-suite bungalows. All bungalows are fitted with mosquito nets. Namushasha is situated on the bank of the Kwando River overlooking a tranquil hippo pool with over 300 recorded bird species in abundance. Boat trips and fishing trips on the Kwando river or game drives in the West Caprivi Game Park is a popular pastime. A 4 km hiking trail promise to surprise with birdlife and interesting flora.
Namushasha lodge has a small pool, bar, sundowner deck, curio shop and buffet restaurant. A gravel airstrip with co-ordinates S 17.59 E 23.17 is available and a low-level flight over the camp will activate pick-ups.
Namushasha is a real unspoiled African experience with luxury facilities in very scenic surrounds. Attractions in the area include Mudumu and Mamili Parks, Lizauli Traditional Village and Mashi Craft Centre. Camping is available at Namushasha.
Best available rates (BAR) per person per night: on request
|Bed and breakfast|
|Camping per person||-|
Activities: rates on request
|Morning & afternoon boat trips|
|Fishing trips on Kwando River*|
|Game drives: Bwabwata Park|
|Mbukushu Traditional Village|
* Nembwe, Brown spot large mouth, Red breast tilapia, Three spot tilapia, African Pike Catfish and Tiger fish
Children are welcome
Namushasha River Lodge will afford its guests deeper insight
into the Caprivian way of life next year: the Namushasha Cultural Centre,
situated about one kilometre away from the lodge, is scheduled to open in
Construction work is already in full swing. In a picturesque spot on a tributary to the Kwando River a traditional village is being built around a large Baobab tree. An educational trail will connect the village with Namushasha River Lodge. The trail will be lined by some 25 information boards with details on the history and the population of this region, the riverine landscape, flora and fauna as well as the utilisation of the land and its natural resources.
It goes without saying that the cultural village will also have its share of mukoros. The traditional dugout canoes are an important part of everyday life in the Caprivi. Our guests will in fact have the opportunity to go on a mukoro trip with a skilful boatman.
An information centre is planned at the entrance to the cultural village. The focus will be on the Mudumu North Complex, a vast area which among others includes the Mashi Conservancy - where the Namushasha Cultural Centre and Namushasha River Lodge are found – as well as Bwabwata and Mudumu National Park, other conservancies and communal forests. Performances of traditional singing and dancing are also planned for the information centre, and refreshments will be available there.
Namushasha Cultural Centre is being put together with great enthusiasm by everyone concerned. The centre will provide an urgently needed source of income for the local population, among other things as an opportunity to sell arts and crafts. Gondwana supports the project by assisting with construction, providing information and with training initiatives.
The Namushasha Cultural Centre is not only intended for the guests of Namushasha River Lodge but as an attraction for all visitors to the Caprivi.
Exciting developments at Hakusembe River Lodge. 11
additional rooms have recently been built. The old restaurant therefore
could not cope with the additional guests.
Management in the process of building a new deck which will offer stunning views over the river and also vistas across to Angola. The deck is already nearing completion. The restaurant is busy being extended. Currently, a temporary restaurant has been built up so the guests are not inconvenienced. Despite the upgrading of the lodge, the lodge is fully functional as usual.
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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