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Nkwazi Lodge
Nkwazi Lodge
Nkwazi Lodge

Reviews of Nkwazi Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

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Mr & Mrs P
Waterloovi

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 20 Oct 2016
"why stop here?? drive on 2 hours & save yourself a lost day
only activity was a boat trip on a low level water with next to no wildlife
camp dated poor rooms with no air con" See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Poor
Service:
Average
Activities:
Terrible
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Average
Facilities:
Average
Mr & Mrs M
Kingsley

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 1 Oct 2016
"Getting to the lodge from the main tarred road takes forever especially after an already long drive and getting back the following morning was even harder as they only signpost one way!

The location by the river is lovely but the rooms have definitely seen better days and the electricity goes off in the evenings so no fans. The food was good but one night was enough.

Highlight of the visit was picking up petrol in the completely chaotic garage in Rundu!" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Good
Mr & Mrs F
Bristol

"Charity Begins at 'Home'"

1 night Arrived 11 Jun 2015
"Very interested in the work the owners at Nkwazi are doing in the local village as we (our town) are involved with a village in the Gambia doing very similar things. This is the first time we have seen such involvment on any of our trips." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 29 Sep 2013
"Its lucky we were only here one night. No electricity - just as Chris tried to warn us in his guide book. What he didn't tell us is that no electricity meant no hot water (pumped solar) and that they only suplly two oil lamps in the night to light what is a pretty big room.

The owner and son are not the friendliest of people and the staff seem to have had little training. They have six horses who roam around and keep the grass around the chalets short - however they also leave their calling card behind so walking to the dining room is a bit of an adventure." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 4n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Poor

Location:
Good
Service:
Poor
Rooms:
Poor
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Terrible
Mr K & Mrs A
Herts

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 21 Aug 2013
"This is a lovely lodge in terms of rooms and particularly location looking over the river and seeing a bit of rural African life. The birds around are fantastic and our children enjoyed the pool. We didn't do any trips here but they offer a boat cruise which I imagine would be nice.

This was however unfortunately the only lodge in our entire trip in which we would hesitate to recommend and sadly it is all due to 1 member of staff. The one particular waitress/assistant was sullen to the point of being rude throughout our stay despite the fact we were the only guests in the lodge and we generally felt quite uncomfortable because of this.

The barman was great though." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Poor
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr M & Ms H
UK

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 8 Oct 2012
"An individual lodge. Which works with the local community. The food is excellent and plenty of it.

Rooms a little faded, but perfectly fine for an overnight stay." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs M
Kent

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 27 Nov 2011
"they have been flooded twice in the last 3 years and it shows. but they are trying hard.the best thing was that we could have a visit to the the local village kraals and see how the real africans live" See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Dr D & Mrs V
UK

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 24 Oct 2011
"Experience in such 'open' accommodation somewhat marred by strong winds and thunderstorms throughout the night. Mosquito nets near end of useful life!

Good overnight stop on the way to Caprivi. Friendly and helpful hosts." See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Mr G x 4
Norway

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 8 Oct 2011
"A very warm welcom by the staff. A very nice lodge with a friendly atmosphere. The chalet had good standard and everything were clean and neat.

Interesting to learn about how the lodge contributed to the community, very positive initiative." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia; 3n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
New discoveries
UK

"Nkwazi Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 26 Sep 2011
"A lovely setting by the river. The only activity which we had time to do was the sunset cruise. This was an enjoyable experience.

Again excellent meals. We did feel that once off the main track it would have been helpful if there had been a few more signs particularly where tracks converged." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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