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Susuwe Island Lodge

Northern Namibia


Susuwe Island Lodge overview

Susuwe Island Lodge lies within the spectacular Bwabwata National Park in northeastern Namibia, near the border with Botswana. The lodge is shaded by tall trees and overlooks the fertile river floodplains.

There are just six personally attended suites all overlooking the Kwando River, so guests are assured of privacy and comfort. These spacious suites are constructed of brick and thatch. All have double bedrooms and a bathroom with window-height tub. They also have a lounge and a private deck with plunge pool.

The main complex facilities at Susuwe Island Lodge include lounge and dining areas, a reference library, a curio shop, fire pit and a double level viewing deck built into the forest canopy. The lodge offers excellent cuisine, usually served in the open air under the baobab canopy.

Game drives are in open 4x4 vehicles and there and night drives are also offered. The Susuwe concession and neighbouring Kwando area is one of the largest unfenced wilderness areas in southern Africa and offers great game viewing opportunties. Guided walks and boat trips are also available to guests.



Location:  Caprivi Strip, in Bwabwata National Park

Rooms: There are 6 individual chalets each with en-suite bathroom, lounge and bedroom. The bedrooms have a double or twin beds complete with mosquito nets. Each chalet has a ceiling fan, gauze screen doors and a small room-safe. The bathrooms have a large bay window, a flush toilet, double wash-basins, a shower and a bath with a beautiful riverview. Enjoy the outdoors from your private deck or private plunge pool.

Activities:  The activities centre around game drives in a 4x4 with an experienced guide. Sunrise and sunset boat cruises are offered along with as bird watching and fishing trips. 

Facilities:  The main building is open-sided with a thatcfh roof.  Here you will find the lounge, a small library and the bar.  Meals also take place here at individual tables. There is also a fire-pit for after dinner drinks and chats under the night sky. The lodge has a two-storey lookout right next to the main building, perfect for birding or watching wildlife.

Dining: Meals are served at individual tables, indoors or outdoors weather permitting.

 Children aged 10 and over are welcome.

Health: This is a malaria area. 

Communication:  You may get intermittent mobile phone signal here.

Notes: The lodge accepts visa and mastercard and cash in Euros, US dollars, UK pounds and Namibian dollars or South African Rand.

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