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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

22 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, 14 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Nambwa Tented Lodge.
Lion

36% success

Leopard

20% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

30% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Sable antelope

77% success

Wildebeest

75% success

Zebra

71% success

Buffalo

67% success

Sitatunga

64% success

Roan antelope

50% success

Eland

45% success

Pangolin

10% success

Spotted Hyena

9% success

Aardvark

0% success

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Mr & Mrs M
Kingsley

"Nambwa Tented Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 4 Oct 2016
"Did not get off to a good start as we waited over an hour to be picked up at the entrance to the park. We then had to drive to where we were leaving our car and had an hours drive to get to the camp.

The camp itself is located right on the river on wooden platforms so the views all round are good. The tents are huge and well equipped and whilst I accept it may be an old fashioned view I still like my bath in the bathroom not in the bedroom !

There is a large living area in the tents but we prefer to be outside and although there is a balcony all round the tent there are no sunbeds anywhere and no pool.
The evening meals were disappointing as the food although OK was cold by the time it got to you, nothing worse than cold soup. The service very hit and miss, we ordered two glasses of wine the first night and they arrived after we had finished our main course. We also asked what was on the menu that night and the waiter didn't know and there was no written menu.

The best thing were the activities with the excellent Beaven, an early morning river cruise and an evening game drive. Thankfully they were good as they were extremely expensive, more than double the price we paid elsewhere.

For me this is somewhere that is trading in style over substance and needs to provide more than a pretty tent." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Average
Mr & Mrs H
Scotland

"Nambwa Tented Lodge - A Great Experience"

3 nights Arrived 13 May 2016
"We thoroughly enjoyed our three night stay at Nambwa Tented Lodge.

We were picked up at the park entrance by Kennit ,our guide for our stay. Unless you are an experienced 4x4 driver I would recommend making use of this service as the road is rough with deep sand. A large number of elephants were encountered on our road to the lodge, a theme which was to be repeated throughout our stay.

The communal areas are comfortable, pleasing on the eye and offer views over the plain below. Our tent, built high off the ground was simply stunning. Very spacious, very well appointed and relaxing to be in with the bonus of a lounge area. A wrap around veranda also gave views across the plains. Whilst there is no pool at the moment (plans for two are in the offing) there was nowhere to simply stretch out and take in the views and soak up the sun.

Juan was a very welcoming and attentive host. He spent a lot of time engaging with the guests, ensuring everyone was happy with all aspects of their stay. Kennit, our guide, took us on river drives, game drives and bush walks. His knowledge, bird spotting abilities, patience and humour all added to our overall experience. We have brought home treasured memories from these activities. All staff were engaged in their work, friendly and helpful.

We had a great time here and would highly recommend it. Perhaps two nights would be the ideal if you have a busy itinerary." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 7n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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