Kaisosi River Lodge

Kaisosi River Lodge: Our full report

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Average (68%) From 10 reviews
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Situated on the banks of the Kavango River, about 7km east of Rundu, lies Kaisosi River Lodge. The lodge can be easily reached in a normal sedan vehicle and makes for a convenient stop over en-route to the Caprivi Strip.

Set within a lush, green gardens, Kaisosi River Lodge has four two-storey thatched chalets each containing four rooms. Of the 16 rooms eight are twin/double rooms and eight are family rooms. The family rooms are split level with the second sleeping area being in the eaves. All rooms are pretty spacious and well furnished, and have either air-conditioning or ceiling fans. The en-suite bathrooms are equipped with a hand basin, a flushing toilet and a shower. Outside each room is a terrace/ balcony overlooking the Okavango River.

The main thatched building consists of an open plan restaurant, bar and lounge, and to the front is a large wooden veranda offering views across the Okavango. There are two swimming pools at the lodge right next to the river.

Activities at Kaisosi River Lodge focus on various cruises - bird watching, sunset and champagne breakfast – plus fishing trips.

Kaisosi River Lodge also has a campsite with 16 sites. Each site has own facilities with shower, toilet, basin, electricity and BBQ.

Our view

Kaisosi River Lodge is a simple, but comfortable lodge on the Okavango River. It’s a decent place for a short stop over when you are heading to the Caprivi Strip. It’s good for families and a stay of one night is ample.


Location: Caprivi Strip, Namibia

Ideal length of stay: 1 night is recommended

Accessible by: Self-drive or Fly-and-Transfer

Key personnel

Owner: Chris and Jackie Lewis

Food & drink

Usual board basis: B&B

Dining style: Group Meals

Dining locations: Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Drinks included: No drinks are included


Attitude towards children: Children are welcome at Kaisosi River Lodge

Property’s age restrictions: There are no age restrictions

Equipment: Cots and high chairs are provided


Power supply: Mains Electricity

Communications: There are no internet facilities at Kaisosi. There is mobile phone reception.

Health & safety

Malarial protection recommended: Yes

Medical care: The nearest doctor is in the town of Rundu

Dangerous animals: Moderate Risk

Security measures: Two armed security guards are on duty during the evenings.

Fire safety: Each room is equipped with a fire extinguisher


Disabled access: Not Possible

Laundry facilities: Full Laundry Service - Extra Charge

Money: Cash, Visa and MasterCard are accepted methods of payment.

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