Reviews of River Dance
Wildlife sightings and reviews
9 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited River Dance and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa
"Relaxing stay at River Dance Lodge"
The lodge was nearly an hour's drive from the park so if we had particularly wanted to go there it would have been better to stay at one of the lodges closer to the park. We had planned to visit the Buffalo park section of Mahango en route to Nkasa Rupara but in the event didn't have time. We do regret this.
The lodge itself was very pleasant with rooms and balconies (with sunbeds) overlooking the Kavango river." See all these reviews: 17n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
"Great location over the river."
Rooms were lovely but could do with blinds on the glass doors in order to keep out the light in early morning.
Also a bit noisy in the early morning when staff arrived at the lodge." See all these reviews: 21n in Namibia; 2n in Zimbabwe
"Interesting Accommodation over the River"
We spent two mornings on fishing activity, which was hugely enjoyable, although we didn't worry the fish!
The new owners are on site and are both hospitable and very easy to talk to, which makes this lodge an intimate and friendly place to stay." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia
Owners very friendly and enjoy constructing original (very tasty) menus.
Although I enjoyed the sunset river cruise, there really wasn't a lot to see compared to the Chobe a few nights later - a couple of hippos and a crocodile.
However, it is a wonderful place to spend a couple of nights." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
"Lives up to its name"
The design of the rooms & bathroom was amazing. The staff were really friendly, our host welcomed us very warmly & we felt they really wanted to share their home, including their lovely 8 year old daughter.
Wonderful setting for the dining area, lovely sofas to lounge in for a sundowner." See all these reviews: 27n in Namibia; 1n in Botswana
"A lovely place"
The rooms overhanging the river are excellent - all different and all special
The sunset cruise was great
We spent an excellent day driving ourselves around Mahango Reserve, with loads of animals" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 1n in Zimbabwe
"A fantastic location next to the river"
The meals at River Dance are delicious, and a lot of thought is put into the presentation. The service is good.
We also went on a sunset boat trip on the river which was lovely and enabled us to see local people going about their daily lives.
We would recommend River Dance Lodge as a relaxing and comfortable place to stay." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia; 6n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe; 2n in South Africa
"River Dance Lodge"
"Lovely Location on the river"
Very restful spot. Birds aplenty and the odd warthog and deer in the lodge grounds.Good location for access to Mahango Park,where we saw lots of birds (first little bee eater)and animals including first hippo.
The lodge is owned and manned by the local community, which helps it run smoothly.
The local petrol station in Divundu accepts credit cards ( you pay in the supermarket)." See all these reviews: 8n in Namibia; 2n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia; 1n in South Africa
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