The Namushasha River Lodge, which forms part of the Gondwana Collection, lies on the banks of the Kwando River opposite the West Caprivi Game Park, with views overlooking the hippo's pool, 25 kilometres south of Kongola in the eastern side of the sub-tropical Caprivi Region. It is a magnificent safari bush lodge homing twenty-seven luxurious ensuite bungalows. Namusasha River lodge is a boat trip away from the game rich Bwabwata Park.
The West Caprivi Game Park is just across the river and accessible from the lodge by boat or by a car; a wildlife paradise with over three-hundred recorded species of birds soaring above the elephants, buffalo, prides of lions and leopards, crocodiles, wild dogs, giraffes and several African antelope species.
Observe the game at dusk from the wooden sundowner deck or order a refreshing drink from the bar before enjoying a tasty freshly-prepared buffet meal in the Namushasha’s restaurant. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the sparkling pool, perfect for cooling off on the hot and humid days. The lodge has a well-stocked curio shop ideal for buying special gifts for family and friends back home.
Each ensuite chalets is fitted with a private balcony and has mosquito nets draped over the beds for your extra peace of mind. The luxury beds and granite tiled floors complete the frame.
Spend your days on guided safaris, or self-drive, spotting the multitude of wildlife, both by water and land, with boat trips and safari-drives each accompanied by experienced guides, spend time fishing, bird watching and participating in guided walks.
Opt to take the night boat or vehicle trip to able to see nocturnal animals (crocodiles and hippos) from close range. There is also a 4km hiking trail, where you will be able to see a rich variety of plants and animals. If you want to have a cultural experience choose to visit the Lizauli Traditional Village and Mashi Craft Centre where you can have a taste of life in a traditional village with activities including demonstrations of stamping millet and weaving followed by interacting with a sangoma (a traditional healer).