Nxamaseri Island Lodge prides itself on its exclusive remote location in the beautiful, wildlife-rich Okavango Delta. It offers seven double en suite chalets, each surrounded by indigenous forest and a private deck overlooking the water.
Lodge décor is handcrafted by local artisans, and features original Botswana artwork. Teak walkways connect the chalets to the main lodge, and provide opportunities to observe the fantastic birdlife. Situated on a secluded island, the lodge is the perfect location for exploring the heart of the Delta by mokoro.
The lodge’s remote location supports a plethora of birdlife, with large numbers of kingfisher, heron, stork and other waterfowl. Frequent sightings include Pel’s fishing owl, African skimmer, slaty egret, wattled crane, white-backed night heron, lesser jacana and western-banded snake eagle. A number of species have their southernmost range in the Okavango including coppery-tailed coucal, brown firefinch, Hautlaub’s babbler, swamp boubou, long-toed plover and swamp warbler. In addition, Nxamaseri boasts one of the densest concentrations of African fish-eagles in Southern Africa.
is featured in the following itineraries:
Journey through Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to observe southern Africa’s iconic wildlife in some of the continent’s finest national parks. Starting at the magnificent Victoria Falls, highlights include excursions in Hwange, Matobo, Moremi, Chobe and the serene Okavango Delta.
When to go: Jun-Dec
Duration inc. flights: 17 days
Price inc. flights: From £5,095 pp
Trip type: Group tour
This 18-day group tour focuses on the elephant hotspots of Namibia and Botswana, followed by a night at the world-famous Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe. Explore a variety of landscapes from desert to coast and grassland to wetland, to marvel at southern Africa's beautiful scenery and abundant wildlife.
When to go: Mar-Nov
Duration inc. flights: 18 days
Price inc. flights: From £4,595 pp
Trip type: Group tour
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This 1.6 million hectare wildlife paradise is a vast tapestry of crystal clear water channels, lagoons and small islands, and is known for its concentrations of large wildlife and birds. Outings by boat or on land, at day or night, yields fantastic sightings within the private concessions of exclusive accommodation.
Where: Northern Botswana
Ideal for viewing: hippo, Nile crocodile, red lechwe, sitatunga, tsessebe
Excellent for: Walking safaris, Vehicle safaris, River safaris, Birdwatching