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Botswana Safari

Chobe Marina Lodge

Chobe Riverfront - Kasane, Botswana

Chobe Marina Lodge on the Chobe river, Kasane, Botswana
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Uniquely located in the North-Eastern corner of Botswana where the four African nations of Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia converge, Chobe Marina Lodge is surrounded by the natural beauty of Africa. The Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Kasane Forest Reserve, the Caprivi Strip and the mighty Zambezi river, each offer their own attractions and with Victoria Falls only 70 kilometres away, Chobe Marina Lodge is a superb destination from which to explore this region.

Accommodation            For images of Chobe Marina Lodge, click Chobe Marina Lodge Images
Accommodation at Chobe Marina Lodge is provided in either studios, apartments, chalets, or suites with private lounges. All include the modern comforts of air-conditioning, television, telephones, mini bars and daily housekeeping.

In-room Facilities
• 60 rooms - King and Twin Beds
• Inter-leading rooms available
• 10 Additional sleeper sofa (optionable)
• Mosquito nets & mosquito repellent machines
• Air conditioning
• Hairdryers
• Telephones
• Ceiling fans
• Satellite TV
• In room safes
• Tea/coffee making facilities
• Mini Bar fridges stocked on request

Dine in opulence and sheer class at Chobe Marina Lodge, where good food and comprehensive service are part of the mix. Commissioners A La Carte Restaurant serves world-class dishes beautifully prepared by our experienced chef.

For a more informal meal try the Mokoros Restaurant, which offers local cuisine in a lighthearted, friendly environment. All of our meals are prepared using only the finest ingredients and service is always with a smile. Our pool bar and riverside bar overlooking the Chobe River make this a truly unique location.

Commissioner's Elegant Dining Restaurant
Vintage dining offering both a table d'hote as well as a la carte menu. Located on the first floor on the riverside of the main building. Dress is smart casual. Open from 19h00 till 22h00.

Mokoros Family Restaurant
Continental and Full English Breakfast. Snack/Terrace menu for Light Lunch. Buffet Lunch (by request for groups only).

Poolside Bar
Relax and retreat from the hot midday sun at the Poolside Bar from 10h00 to 17h00 daily. Enjoy a light lunch from our Pool and Terrace Menu or even a Braai (barbeque) Dinner (for groups, on request).

Riverside Bar
Ideally situated on the banks of the Chobe River the Riverside Bar offers an impressive backdrop for sundowners. Riverside Bar is located on the ground floor of the main building. Riverside opens from 10h00 till 22h00 daily.

Chobe Marina Lodge lush expansive gardens are home to an abundance of wildlife, including the legendary fish eagle, warthog, squirrel, mongoose, vervet monkeys and fruit bat.

With the world-renowned Chobe National Park just 10-minutes from Chobe Marina Lodge, an encounter with Africa's awesome foursome (elephant, leopard, lion and buffalo) is definitely on the cards.

A river boat cruise to the park, will introduce you to a totally different game viewing experience. Other activities to enhance your experience at Chobe Marina Lodge include a leisurely sightseeing cruise to Sedudu island, or for a more thrilling experience you can try you hand at fishing for the famed tiger fish, which inhabit the Chobe and Kasai River systems. The Natural Beauty of Africa.

And when not out and about visiting the many attractions in the area our swimming pool is an ideal refuge. Golfers too are catered for with a golf course in close proximity to the lodge.

Chobe Game Drives
Game drives in the Chobe National Park offers excellent game viewing opportunities. If you allow yourself adequate time here you will probably see nearly all the major species: giraffe, elephant, zebra, impala, tsessebe, roan, sable, wildebeest, kudu, buffalo, waterbuck, warthog, eland and accompanying predators including lion, hyena, jackal, bat-eared fox and possibly even cheetah and wild dog.

Sundowner Cruises
Take a sundowner cruise down the Zambezi River. What better way to view wildlife, including numerous bird species, than drifting slowly down a side channel, the silence broken only by bird calls. From the boat, it is possible to see herds of mighty elephant, giraffe, hippo and other wild animals returning to the Chobe River to quench their thirst.

Sightseeing cruise to Sedudu island
No trip to Chobe would be complete without a including a leisurely sightseeing cruise to Sedudu Island. Sedudu Island, as it is known to the people of Botswana, is submerged by floods for several months of the year. Sedudu Island is a perfect venue from which to marvel at the magnificent African sunset, whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. The sun downer river cruise is a MUST for viewing and photographic opportunities.

Fishing the Famed Tiger Fish
A prime attraction to Chobe would be the coveted, majestic and powerful Tiger Fish (Hydrocynus vittatus) which is considered by many as the top freshwater game fish in the world. For a thrilling experience you can try you hand at fishing for this famed tiger fish, which inhabit the Chobe River. If you are looking to add another story to the list of "those that got away" the Tiger Fish would have to be your number one choice.

Health and Beauty Spa
At Cathari Health & Beauty Spa pamper yourself with our menu of body services, facials, hands and feet treatments done by our team of carefully selected professional beauty therapists. The treatments were all designed for your total relaxation and well being. Beauty Mobile Spa was formed to service the needs of rapidly expanding massage demands of the guests who want to go back to their busy schedule or hectic life fully refreshed.

Day Trips to Victoria Falls
White Water Rafting - Victoria Falls
This is the wildest white water on the planet and the actual experience surpasses this analogy. White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River below the Victoria Falls has been classified by the British Canoe Union as Grade 5 - "extremely difficult, long and violent rapids, steep gradients, big drops and pressure areas". The Zambezi River is classified as a high volume; pool-drop river as there is little exposed rock either in the rapid or the pools below the rapids.

Bungee Jumping at Victoria Falls
Bungee Jumping - Victoria Falls Experience a pure adrenaline rush as you face one of Africa's top tourist attractions. Scream your lungs out as you plummet 111 metres down into the Batoka gorge. The bungee jump operates off the Victoria Falls Bridge. With over 50,000 people having committed themselves to the thrill of jumping off of this bridge, there is still a 100% safety record. Challenge the limits of the mind by leaping off of this impressive bridge.

The most remarkable feature of the Chobe National Park is its huge concentration of elephants (38 000) and also its great natural beauty. The park has an amazing variety of habitats, which range from floodplains to verdant grasslands and thickets bordering the Chobe River. The Chobe National Park has an amazing variety of game and many brilliantly coloured birds. You can see 4 of the Big 5 in Chobe: elephant, lion, leopard and buffalo and very rarely rhino.

Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls is one of the most impressive natural wonders of the world - you'll be swept away by its magnificence. You can enjoy a walking trail through the rainforest taking in the Vic Falls beauty. Victoria Falls is Africa's adventure capital. Test your fear of heights by bungi jumping off the railway bridge. If that doesn't get your adrenalin pumping then strap on a life jacket and board a rubber dingy for some exciting white water river rafting!

Kasane is at the north-eastern boundary of the Chobe National Park. With a perfect location right on the Chobe River, the Chobe Marina Lodge is just a few kilometres from the entrance to Chobe National Park and 10 minutes from the airport. The town of Kasane lies on the South bank of the Chobe River. For years tourists have been using Kasane as a gateway to the Chobe National Park and it was from this town that David Livingstone made his greatest 'find', Mosioatunya-Victoria falls. Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is just a short drive away (about two hours).

Kasane and it's road links make it a popular point for tourists to the park as well as those including it in an itinerary taking in the Okavango Delta. Kasane is the northern end of the tarred highway from Francistown and Gaborone which is an artery between Southern and Central Africa."

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Water / Land Activity Table for Botswana camps:  Water/Land Botswana
Flying Times between Botswana camps:  Fly Times Botswana

For further information about the Chobe National Park, click More Chobe
For further information about Botswana, click More Botswana

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