Nestled on the banks of the Kwando river (Zambezi Region – Caprivi, Namibia), Camp Kwando invites you to come and explore the hidden treasures of an untamed land. Capture the spirit of the African bush while sipping sundowners from the beautiful overhead deck and experience the thrill of the hauntingly beautiful call of the African fish eagle
A range of accommodation options are available. The island accommodates thirteen thatched tents on the bank of the river. Each one has two beds. Every bed is equipped with a mosquito net. Built on poles with a deck overlooking the river.
Six larger luxury chalets on stilts are also available on higher ground, built on high poles, made of wood and canvas, along with thatched roofs. Conveniently placed in the middle of the trees, they allow for an incredible view of the Botswana plains. Each chalet on stilts has a large bedroom, stylishly furnished; a large en-suite bathroom as well as an expanding deck.
The camping is situated between the main building and the island. The surface is covered by grass and magnificent trees providing shade during the hotter hours of the day. Four private campsites provide a lot of space and have private ablutions as well as a braai place, hot/cold water and electricity during generator hours. Campers are more than welcome at our bar and of course to use our pool.
Several activities are available. Try our boat cruise: this is a very relaxing trip while enjoying the nature. It is a great way to see birds and if you are lucky you may encounter some hippos, elephants, buffaloes and more on the way. The boat cruise takes approximately 2 hours and departs twice a day: early morning and in the afternoon.
Experience comfortable drives In neighbouring parks: our specially equipped cars will allow comfortable drives in the neighbouring parks, under the protection of its canvas roof. Game drives leave in the morning and in the afternoon, usually to Mudumu Game Park, and include a relaxing break where drinks shall be served. On request, we can organize a day trip to Bwabwata National Park. Bush lunch and drinks are provided. Our priority is for you to encounter wildlife!
Experience the local traditions: Just next door to Camp Kwando is the village where most of our staff comes from. The villagers have created a traditional village where they will present you various fishing and hunting techniques, as well as their traditions on their everyday life. Most of it has been protected for the last centuries. During this visit, the medicine Man of the village will show you how different dances were used against various illnesses or to cure other problems!
Enjoy being in a bird paradise: On demand, we offer aspecialised cruise focused on bird observation to make the best of the 450 species that can be seen on the bank of the Kwando river.
Challenge yourself to a trophy catch: Our fishing tackle allows for a group of four on request to go fishing on the Kwando River. For the more adventurous angler, Tiger Fish, with trophies weighing up to eight pounds, have been caught in our waters, no doubt a challenging catch.