The luxury Susuwe Island Lodge is located within the Western Caprivi National Park and is built on elevated decks amidst a grove of beautiful sausage, mangosteen, leadwood and knobthorn trees.
Six private suites each have an entrance hall/lounge, large bedroom with en-suite facilities, a private verandah overlooking the river and a plunge pool. Public areas include a reception, lounge, dining area and bar.
Activities here include morning and afternoon game drives, guided walks, boat and mokoro trips along the river and sundowner cruises. The game-viewing, birdwatching and fishing are good here, and of course it is a lovely place to simply relax. (For more information on this interesting area where four countries meet see Upper Zambezi River).
is featured in the following itinerary:
Few trips venture as far as Namibia’s northern border, but this innovative itinerary employs a combination of self-drive and guided safari to visit famed Etosha and the Caprivi en route to Africa’s Four Corners – where Namibia, Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe meet – ending at Chobe and Victoria Falls.
When to go: Jun-Oct
Duration inc. flights: 16 days
Price inc. flights: From £4,795 pp
Tailor-made trip idea
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A hidden gem, the Caprivi Strip is a long, narrow strip of land along the Okavango. Here the Zambezi’s tributaries form a complex system of waterways, islands and riverine forests – protected by parks and wilderness areas. It is rich in wildlife and makes an ideal combination with nearby Botswana or Zambia.