Khwai River Lodge lodge is in a leadwood and fig tree forest overlooking the vast River floodplain and into the Moremi in Botswana. The region is renowned for its high concentrations of big mammals, especially buffalo, hippo, and elephant.
Belmond Lodge guests have the unique chance to sense the excellent game heritage from the moment they arrive, and it is not unusual to see many types of wildlife from the private deck. Moremi is a year-round target for wildlife, predators, particularly leopard and lion, are also very active in the area. For bird-watching enthusiasts, birdlife can be viewed in abundance with sightings of wildfowl and raptors near the Khwai Lodge.
The exclusive Belmond Khwai River Lodge is beautifully designed to blend into its surrounding natural environment. All luxury tented rooms at the lodge are on raised wooden platforms from where magnificent views can be enjoyed from the private decks. A traditional African thatch roof shades the luxury tents.
Guests staying at the Khwai River Lodge will experience morning and afternoon safari drives in open 4x4 vehicles, as well as night spotlight safari drives. Cultural visits to a local village are also available, as well as guided safari walks along the hippo-filled river. Private wildlife viewing activities are available to the more adventurous guests. For guests who prefer to relax, the lodge features a gym, an expansive pool and an intimate Spa facility where guests can enjoy rejuvenating massages and body wrap in the installation or the privacy of their tent.
The Khwai Lodge also offers a rustic Boma dining experience, Khwai River Lodge Boma invites fellow guests to feast on local dishes around the campfire. The scene is set with local musicians entertaining while you dine. It is ideal for small parties and groups who are looking for unique dining experiences.
The central part of the Okavango and was the first nature reserve to be set aside by the Botswana Government. This Reserve is enclosed by a barrier zone of land, which is precisely controlled regarding wildlife management.