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Nambwa Tented Lodge
Nambwa Tented Lodge
Nambwa Tented Lodge
Nambwa Tented Lodge
Nambwa Tented Lodge

Reviews of Nambwa Tented Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

13 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Nambwa Tented Lodge 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-2018, 5 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Nambwa Tented Lodge.
Lion

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

20% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Sitatunga

80% success

Wildebeest

80% success

Zebra

80% success

Buffalo

60% success

Eland

60% success

Sable antelope

60% success

Roan antelope

50% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 1-10 of 13
Duration
Arrival date
Mr J
Coventry

"Really enjoyable 3 night stay."

3 nights Arrived 28 Jan 2020
"Management and staff really friendly and most helpful.

Definately the best guide in Alphieus (/) of the whole trip and as with all of the guides absolutely brilliant eyesight, not only in front of them but at the sides as well.

I suspect that if an animal crept up from behind they would see that too." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

Hippo

Multiple sightings

Roan antelope

1 sighting

Sitatunga

Multiple sightings

Wild dog

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

1 sighting

Zebra

1 sighting

Dr L & Family
Denmark

"Another highlight!"

2 nights Arrived 18 Aug 2019
"After Etendeka Overnight Walking Trail, this was perhaps the second best experience. Fantastic location build on stilts in the national park. Extraordinary big safari tent with bathtub and living room (+ Cognac i a carafe in the room). Fantastic river cruise and perhaps the best game drive on the whole trip (one month) in the afternoon. We saw big herds of elephants and buffaloes. The park is very sandy, don´t take own car unless very experienced with 4WD (and low tyre pressure)." See all these reviews: 21n 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
Sightings Report

Buffalo

10 sightings

Eland

Multiple sightings

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Sable antelope

5 sightings

Sitatunga

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr & Mrs M
Edinburgh

"Amazing treetop location."

3 nights Arrived 5 Jul 2019
"Amazing location, lovely lodge and chalets located in the trees, fantastic staff, excellent guide and game drives.

Lots of animals near the lodge and in the reserve itself. Highly recommended - would definitely return to Nambwa." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

Hippo

5 sightings

Sable antelope

1 sighting

Sitatunga

1 sighting

Mrs Y.
Lisserbroek

"Luxury at Nwambw Tented Lodge"

2 nights Arrived 18 Oct 2018
"Excellent tents, very luxurious. Great food and staff.

special thanks to Eustace, great ranger/ guide thought us much about his culture besides the wildlife." See all these reviews: 14n in Botswana; 4n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
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

8 sightings

Hippo

10 sightings

Wildebeest

3 sightings

Zebra

6 sightings

Prof. R
Goring

"Nambwa Tented Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 7 Sep 2018
"By far the most luxurious of all the 'tents' we stayed in, which was much appreciated coming to the end of the holiday.

The drives (by boat, on foot and in the car) were all excellent with much wildlife on display." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Buffalo

6 sightings

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

5 sightings

Giraffe

2 sightings

Hippo

1 sighting

Roan antelope

4 sightings

Sable antelope

1 sighting

Sitatunga

2 sightings

Wildebeest

5 sightings

Zebra

6 sightings

Mrs CH
Wimbledon

"beautiful tented cabins above the forest"

2 nights Arrived 3 May 2018
"We were transported from the main road up a sandy track which took almost an hour to reach the lodge. There were elephants everywhere around the lodge and we were able to walk above them on the wooden walkways between the tents and restaurant. The service, safaris and wildlife knowledge was terrific. Lovely meals overlooking the waterhole nearby." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Mr A
Horsham

"Nwamba lodge"

2 nights Arrived 9 Oct 2017
"Very good experience here with the exception of the water for washing in which was brown.

The room had a bath but the water colour was off putting." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
The Leemings
Kent

"Superb location,camp & staff"

2 nights Arrived 16 Sep 2017
"We were not able to phone the camp before arrival at the park gate so had to wait for transport. This was not a problem. Given the nature of the drive, I was glad that we had not hired a 4x4 as I would then have attempted the drive & almost certainly been stuck in the deep sand. Apparently this happens regularly to guests, even those with experience & well equipped 4x4s. You would also miss the chance of being able to drive off-road with the guide to get closer to the huge herd of elephant we saw from the track.

The lodge is superb with spacious & very well equipped & supplied tents. the guiding was excellent & we had one of the best boat trips ever, seeing a host of birds & river life at close quarters. The lodge & tents are raised high off the ground, which is just as well as the site is on an elephant path.

It is quite exiting to see 20-30 elephants approaching the camp knowing that they an traverse the sit by passing under most of it. Even more exiting for the campers at ground level! we can thoroughly recommend Nambwa.

We had hoped to do some guided walking on this visit but it unfortunately was not a possible option." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 5n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr A & Mrs L
Norfolk

"Lovely Accommodation"

2 nights Arrived 12 Sep 2017
"This is a modern lodge with lovely rooms accessed via raised walkways enabling the elephants to walk underneath.

Having crossed the border (without difficulty) into Namibia's Caprivi Strip from Botswana at Mehombo, it was an easy drive along a good road to the entrance of the Bwabwata National Park. Our guide was waiting and having left our car securely, we were taken via a game drive to Nambwa.

It is true that game density is not as high as some other national parks but we did see two of the antelope on our wish list - the Lechwe and Tsessebe - plus one drive when we came across elephant as far as the eye could see. There are also water safaris which are enjoyable. Birding was good." See all these reviews: 8n in Botswana; 8n in Zimbabwe; 2n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs H
Woodbridge

"Nambwa Tented Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 18 Nov 2016
"The room at Nambwa was extremely large and luxurious.

Unfortunately, the service did not live up to this high standard. The staff were disorganised, other than Linda, who seemed to have to involve herself in everything to make things work. Nothing seemed to happen without asking twice, from ordering hot water for coffee in the room, getting a drink or lunch at the time requested." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Poor
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
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13 reviews of Nambwa Tented Lodge by travellers since August 2007
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