Khwai River lodge is nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve. Once here, you are close to Africa's heart beat and at the centre of a world that has not altered since life began, you can sense the big game heritage from the moment you arrive. Bush hats and desert boots, tall tales and long drinks, a past redolent of trophies and potent sundowners make Khwai one of the most popular game lodges in Botswana today.
Khwai is world renowned for its large concentrations of big mammals, especially buffalo, hippo and elephant. It is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck. As a year-round destination for wildlife, predators especially leopard and lion are also very active in the area, rated as one of the most prolific in Botswana for viewing wildlife.
The exceptional location of Khwai makes it a regular host to elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dogs. This is the perfect location for observing the perennial drama of the African bushveld and provides excellent birding birdlife can be viewed in abundance with exceptional sightings of wildfowl and raptors near the lodge.
Khwai River Lodge is home to luxury tents seated on raised wooden platforms with traditional African thatch roof. Private decks with easy chairs and hammocks provide panoramic views. Inside you’ll find a netted four-poster bed, an elegant bathroom, a stocked mini bar and discreet air conditioning. Tucked away from the main tent, our private suite offers a more secluded, romantic experience. The large deck includes a heated splash pool with full views of the reserve. An open-air bathroom, complete with double showers and copper-framed Victorian bath, brings you closer to nature.
Activities at the camp include morning and afternoon game drivesin open Land Cruisers , as well as after-dark spotlight game drives. A cultural visit to a local village can also be arranged, as well asguided safari walks along the Khwai River. For the more adventurous, full-day private game excursions are also available to the nearby Okavango Delta where guests also have the opportunity to experience a boat cruise. For those wanting to relax, the lodge has a `Naturally Wild' gym and spa facility. Guests can enjoy indulgent massages and body wraps in the facility or in the privacy of their own tent.
From $655 per person sharing