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Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp
Lagoon Camp

Lagoon Camp: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Luxury Tented Camp
No. of rooms
9

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Lagoon Camp, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
5 Sep 2023
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Facilities at Lagoon Camp

Property facilities
Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Meal on Request, Pool, Private Vehicle Available, Restaurant
Room facilities
Balcony / Deck, Bath, En-Suite, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Outside Shower, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Big 5, Bird Watching, Boating, Catch-and-release Fishing, Fishing, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Helicopter Scenic Flights, High Tea, Mokoro Excursion, Night Drives, Safaris, Walks (Guided)
Nearby activities
Big 5, Boat Cruises, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Mokoro Excursion, River Cruises, Scenic Flights, Walks (Guided)
Languages
English

Room types at Lagoon Camp

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Luxury Family Tent

The Family unit includes en-suite double bedroom, separate second twin bedroom, sharing one bathroom.

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Luxury Tent

Lagoon can accommodate up to 16 guests in eight expansive tents, each with a private deck, spacious living area and bathroom all offering picturesque views over the river. With special gauze walls you can enjoy the view from within your tent and these can be perfect to wake up to in a morning or enjoy during an afternoon soak in the bath. The bathroom also has both indoor and outdoor showers and double washbasins. All tents have cooling thatched roofs and ceiling fans

Activities at Lagoon Camp

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Boat Cruise

The boat experience is a soothing tonic, a contrast to the vigorous efforts of searching for mammals from a vehicle or on foot. Sit back and while away the hours, stopping to gaze at a multitude of spectacular birds and bathing elephant and enjoy the vistas of the river systems. However, don not be surprised should the peace be shattered by the snort of a territorial hippo warning the boat of his presence! Double-decker boats are used to provide a better vantage point and offer a wonderful position to enjoy the waterways and their varied inhabitants.

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Fishing (seasonal)

Fishing is also offered at Lagoon for 10 months of the year but is prohibited in January and February as this is peak breeding season. Basic equipment is supplied, but avid fly fishers are advised to bring their own equipment. One may actually fish from the main deck. Species that are targeted by sports fisherman are several tilapia (bream) species (including the olive bream or nembwe, red breasted tilapia, purple faced large mouth and three spot tilapia), sharp tooth catfish, African pike and the mighty Tiger fish.

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Game Drives - Day and Night

Game drives are undertaken in custom designed Toyota game viewing vehicles seating no more than six guests at a time in 3 rows of 3 seats. Guests are guided by a two person team of professional guide and tracker - a special feature of the Kwando Safaris wildlife experience. The two person team enables the guide to communicate points of interest and the complex interrelations that exist throughout the natural world, while the tracker ensures no sightings or tracks are missed.

The evening/ night drives are a Kwando Safaris speciality. The drive starts in the late afternoon as the day’s heat is declining. After a leisurely pause for the traditional sundowner, and as the African day is transformed into a soft colourful evening canvas, the night drive begins. The mystery unfolds as the creatures of the night, especially the predators, are revealed by spotlight, often unexpectedly.

Due to its location in a private concession, game drives can go offroad to allow vehicles to be positioned closer to special predator sighting which enhances the photographic and game viewing experience.

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Nature Walks

Walking in Africa's wild areas is the only way to truly appreciate the natural environment. While game viewing from a vehicle allows one to see more animals as you traverse much greater distances and get much closer to animals safely, there is nothing as awe inspiring and humbling as observing wild animals on foot. Many smaller species of plants and insects, tracks and signs are all easily missed when in a vehicle. The slow pace of the walk and interpretative skills of your guide will open your eyes to a new and fascinating world.

Game walks are not hikes; they are slow comfortable strolls meant to provide you with a chance to experience the wilderness at a natural pace. Any walk can be combined with a game drive or mokoro and the length of walk can be adjusted to suit your personal desires or level of fitness.

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