Mushara Lodge is just 8ms from the eastern entrance to Etosha National Park, and offers comfy, air conditioned accommodation. With just 13 chalets and rooms this is a small lodge where you can make yourself at home. Between game drive in the famous park you can rest in the lounge where there's a selection of books for you to peruse, chat to other guests over a drink in the bar and laze by the pool in the sun or shade as you prefer.
Each chalet and room comes with air conditioning, mosquito net, tea and coffee maker, minibar, safe and en-suite bathroom. There are power points for charging batteries and you have Wi-Fi internet access to can keep in touch with the outside world, They are arranged around the pool. Chalets are configured as twins or doubles, and there are 2 single rooms and 1 triple room. The family house has 2 bedrooms, both en-suite, and an open plan living-dining area.
Communal areas include a high-ceilinged lounge with a fireplace that is lit on chilly nights, a small library, dining area and bar. There's also a shop selling a range of locally made items, very handy for stocking up on gifts and souvenirs.
By day you venture into Etosha, either in your own vehicle or on an organised game drive. The park is justly famous for its large concentrarions of plains game, so you should see plenty of zebra, wildebeest, oryx, impala and giraffe, as well as herds of elephants. Predators won't be far off and there are good chances of seeing lions in particular.
Open: Mushara Lodge is open all year.
Location: Mushara Lodge is 8kms from the Lindequist Gate on the east side of Etosha National Park.
Rooms: There are 10 self-contained chalets, plus 1 triple and 2 single rooms in a separate block and 1 family house. All are air conditioned, have a safe, tea and coffee maker, minibar, IDD phone, mosquito nets and battery charging points. All are en-suite: the chalets and single rooms have showers while the triple room and family unit have a shower and a bath.
Activities: Mushara Lodge offers morning and afternoon game drives each day, carried out in open 4x4 Land Rover safari vehicles. If you have your own vehicle you can self-drive within Etosha.
Facilities: The large open plan central area includes the lounge with a fireplace, dining area, bar with access to a large wine cellar, a library with a collection of books, and a gift shop. It leads out to a terrace, often used for al fresco dining. The lodge has an outdoor swimming pool. There is a laundry service, to be paid for locally.
Dining: Meals are eaten at individual tables in the restaurant and on the terrace
Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Those aged 3 years and younger stay free when sharing a room with parents. There is a children’s play area in the family house.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access in the rooms and main area.
"Everything about Mushara was excellent. Extremely friendly, lovely grounds and stunning main building. High quality throughout with best game steak. We liked the small ildlife/birds around the Lodge"