Kubu Lodge overlooks the Chobe River. Kubu is only 2 kilometres upstream from the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers, where four countries meet – Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Lodge is in extensive private grounds, which provides sanctuary for the endemic, and shy, Chobe Bushbuck, along with a number of other small species. Chobe National Park itself is a mere 12 kilometres away.
Kubu Lodge has eleven thatched wooden chalets that are built on raised platforms to enhance the panoramic views of the Chobe River. The chalets are charming, yet rustic in appearance, which belies the comfort within. The accommodation is spread out under large shady trees, and is a mixture of twins, doubles, and triples, with one family chalet. All are fully en suite with hot/cold shower, basin and flush toilet. Other amenities include ceiling fans, mosquito nets, tea/coffee making facilities and a hairdryer.
The lodge has an excellent restaurant, which delivers an interesting menu that is a delightful fusion of traditional African dishes and refined European cuisine. Set high up with elevated views, the panorama of the Chobe River is a superb accompaniment to every dish. You can enjoy dinner under the stars on the restaurant deck or in the private Boma for special occasions.
On the doorstep of the world famous Chobe National Park it is easy to enjoy an exceptional wildlife experience by open 4x4 vehicle or by boat. Professional guides take you on an exploration of both the interior and waterfront of the Chobe National Park in specially adapted 4x4 vehicles and motorboats. The variety and density of wildlife is exceptional but it is the park’s elephant herds that are the main attraction.
From the lodge itself, you can enjoy a quiet sunset cruise to the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers aboard the ‘Finfoot’ boat. This is the only place on earth where four countries meet at one point.
For those who enjoy being pampered, the Kwa Maningi health and beauty salon provides professional massage and beauty treatments.
The Lodge has its own Nature Trail, where you can enjoy a stroll in the grounds. The Trail meanders for 2 kilometres through a mix of riverine and miombo woodland. Catch a glimpse of one of the resident Chobe Bushbuck or follow a troop of mongoose as they forage.
The recently opened ‘Biodiversity Centre’ is a must for those who are interested in the less commonly seen wildlife. The country’s largest collection of indigenous snakes is housed here.
Fully guided sport fishing (catch & release) can be arranged to do battle with the feisty Tiger fish.
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