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Chobe Bakwena Lodge


Bakwena translated from Setswana, means people of the crocodile, this refers not only to the lodges situation, but is also one of the largest tribes in Botswana. Owners Jenny and Adam Young have worked throughout Botswana, managing bush camps and lodges and running their own safari company. “Having spent so much our time working in luxury lodges, we wanted our guests to enjoy similar levels of comfort at a reasonable rate and more importantly be able to take comfort that in choosing Bakwena as their destination, they have also made the right choice for the environment. We acquired our land in 2000 and since then we have been growing our dream and planting the seeds of the indigenous riverine woodland that guests will find here today. What started out as a barren soccer pitch has become what you see today, a refuge for our guests and any wildlife that chooses to share our sanctuary.” All ten of our River View Chalets are nestled in an indigenous riverine forest, overlooking the magnificent Chobe River. Wake up to the sound of a fish eagle and fall asleep to the comforting grunt of a hippo! Relax in the privacy of your own veranda and enjoy the beauty of Africa.

Activities include - 2 per day

  • Game drives
  • fishing trips
  • boat cruises
  • guided walks on the lodges premises
  • excursion to the Victoria Falls (this is a full day excursion and this is exchangeable to the two activities per day)