The Nogatsaa area of the Chobe National Park is remote and unique. It is some 80 kilometres south of the Chobe River frontage, and is known for its cluster of natural clay-based pans. The pans are seasonal and fill during the rainy season. However, in order to assist the wildlife and to remove pressure from other areas, the pans do get filled using borehole water, as system that has successfully been in place for many years.
Until now only camping was available in the Nogatsaa area… but that has changed with the building of the Nogatsaa Pans Lodge, which has been built with both environmental sensitivity and guest comfort in mind. The Lodge overlooks the Kwikamba Pan, the largest of the area’s natural pans.
Nogatsaa Pans Lodge accommodates a maximum of 28 guests in 12 extensive luxury Tented Rooms. 10 rooms accommodate two guests each, whilst there are also 2 family units, each comprising a lounge area with 2 en suite rooms for guests (1 twin and 1 double). All of the beautifully appointed luxury accommodation is en suite, with private viewing decks. All accommodation has roof and standing fans, mosquito nets and personal safes.
The main lodge area is set in front of a natural pan, and boats an extensive viewing deck. There is a spacious lounge area, with carefully crafted seating and reading areas. In addition there is a dining area, complete with bar and curio shop.
Guests can also make use of a pool, and a library area, well stocked with books on the local flora and fauna.
Wi-fi and a charging station are available in the main lodge area.
As the Lodge is within the National Park, game drive are available in the morning, afternoon and at sundown. The area is known for its excellent wildlife and birders will be kept busy!
In the evening, stargazing at the lodge is available.
Nogatsaa Pans Lodge is fully run on solar power, and is thus able to generate enough renewable power to provide the lodge with all of its energy requirements and significantly reduce the environmental impact on the area.
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