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Chobe Chilwero
Chobe Chilwero
Chobe Chilwero
Chobe Chilwero
Chobe Chilwero

Reviews of Chobe Chilwero

Wildlife sightings and reviews

3 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Chobe Chilwero and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Sep-2022, 1 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Chobe Chilwero.
Lion

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Leopard

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Cheetah

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Wild dog

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Buffalo

100% success

Elephant

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Giraffe

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Hippo

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Sable antelope

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Aardvark

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Brown Hyena

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Eland

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Pangolin

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Roan antelope

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Sitatunga

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Spotted Hyena

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Wildebeest

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Inyanga
Comberton

"Chobe Chilwero our destination dream"

2 nights Arrived 22 Sep 2022
"We were picked up by our guide from Kasane airport, where we left our hire vehicle.

Cheka explained the area as we drove the few minutes to the lodge, where we were welcomed in the traditional manner.

Everything was explained over tea, and we took up the offer of a sundowner cruise on the Chobe River that afternoon. It was a super cruise - many birds for us and Cheka explained things to our fellow cruisers.

The following day, after a scrummy breakfast, we went on a morning drive which turned out to be simply amazing. We saw a few animals and then (I/we) spotted a couple of cars loitering by a thicket and Cheka was encouraged to investigate.

So, we saw a pride of lions in the shade; a female looked up and saw the herd of buffalo was moving down the riverside towards us/them. Now things got really exciting as we saw the pride of lionesses, lions and even teenager cubs encircle and eventually charge the buffalo. They lost out as the buffalo herd sought refuge in the elephant herd nearby. A one in a lifetime experience for all the party.

We should explain that the other couple in our group, from the US, had never been to Africa before – they learnt from our guide, and as we spotted birds (i.e. not the Big 5) even after a couple of days they could ID birds. They therefore had a belated wedding anniversary that they said that could never forget.

Another river cruise with Cheka was another great sundowner – we could relax and watch the riverside activities and wildlife up REALLY close and admire stunning sunsets.

The lodge staff were incredibly friendly but also very attentive to our needs. Meal service standards were top notch

Chobe Chilwero was the best lodge of our memories on this trip." See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Buffalo

10 sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

6 sightings

Hippo

4 sightings

Lion

10 sightings

Sable antelope

Multiple sightings

Zebra

6 sightings

Mrs & Mr A
Australia

"Chobe Chilwero review"

2 nights Arrived 14 Nov 2016
"A beautiful lodge. Beautiful location with stunning views down to the flood plains.

The staff could not be faulted, friendly and very attentive. The food was excellent. It was nice to be visited by the head chef to check that each meal was up to expectations (they always were and above expectations).

The rooms were spacious and luxurious and well maintained.

The game drives into the Chobe National Park were fantastic as were the water excurions by the boat. The amount and variety of game and birdlife makes this a great place to visit." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 8n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr P
California

"Chobe Chilwero"

2 nights Arrived 11 Jun 2015
"Perhaps the finest lodge I have had the pleasure to visit.

Facilities, staff, food, environment, animal encounter and guides were the best." See all these reviews: 2n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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