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Mushara Lodge

Reviews of Mushara Lodge

Wildlife sightings and reviews

85 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Mushara 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 Jun-2018, 7 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Mushara Lodge.
Lion

86% success

Leopard

50% success

Cheetah

40% success

Giraffe

100% success

Oryx

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Elephant

86% success

Black Rhino

67% success

White Rhino

50% success

Eland

40% success

Spotted Hyena

33% success

Brown Hyena

25% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs R
UK

"Mushara Lodge review"

3 nights Arrived 10 Oct 2019
"Poor provision and quality of vegetarian food. Consistently undercooked vegetables.

Slow service." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Poor
Mr & Mrs L
Birmingham

"Good location near Etosha"

2 nights Arrived 8 Oct 2019
"Air conditioning in the room was most welcome, as were the home made cookies!

This was our least favourite of the places we stayed, although it was still really nice. Didn’t like the fact that the evening meal was at the same time for everyone - playing the jungle drums to call you there but not everyone showed up at the same time so you have to wait & it was 20 minutes before they then served the starter. Also, there was no choice, although it was better the second night when they did a barbecue.

Staff not as friendly here in comparison to the others where everyone was happy to say good morning. Only place that didn’t do afternoon tea." See all these reviews: 9n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

Black Rhino

1 sighting

Eland

2 sightings

Elephant

1 sighting

Giraffe

6 sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Oryx

2 sightings

Wildebeest

3 sightings

Zebra

5 sightings

Mrs L.
Leatherhead

"Mushara Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 24 Aug 2019
"Amazing setting and very friendly staff" See all these reviews: 13n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Black Rhino

1 sighting

Eland

1 sighting

Elephant

1 sighting

Giraffe

1 sighting

Lion

1 sighting

Oryx

1 sighting

White Rhino

1 sighting

Wildebeest

1 sighting

Zebra

1 sighting

Ms B
N London

"Beyond Exceptional"

2 nights Arrived 13 Aug 2019
"Exceptional place, exceptional service and food!

only comment: private Safari could be better, the guide was not as lively as what we experienced in all the other lodges (and we decided as a result to cancel one activity and do it on our own)" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Mrs C.
Crewkerne

"Mushara Lodge review"

1 night Arrived 8 Aug 2019
"We arrived at dusk from Etosha and left early the next morning so this was just a stop-off for us.
The rooms were excellent and we had a fabulous barbeque - set out on tables under the stars.
Great service and food." See all these reviews: 15n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Pavel
Eleebana

"Mushara Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Jun 2019
"Pleasant lodge not far from Etosha entrance.

Excellent service and food." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Dune lover
London

"Mushara Lodge Reivew"

2 nights Arrived 19 May 2019
"Our stay at this Lodge was also excellent (although anything was going to be a difficult act to follow after Safarihoek). The chalet was well appointed and comfortable, the staff were friendly and helpful and the main room in the Lodge very "out of Africa" looking.

One comment we would make was that it just had a slightly more commercial feel to it after all the other Lodges we stayed in. However, we enjoyed our stay and the surroundings were very pretty. It was a great location to explore the eastern side of Etosha and we thoroughly enjoyed the Lodge's own safaris. We would recommend using a Lodge safari as the guides are in communication with other guides and they advise each other where to go for the best animal sitings at the various waterholes. However, despite seeing lion tracks, we only actually saw one lion. Got the most amazing photos of a leopard chasing a young springbok. We should have made a note at the time of which animals we saw at each location but we were too excited taking photos." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia; 3n in Zimbabwe; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

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

Elephant

10 sightings

Giraffe

9 sightings

Leopard

2 sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

7 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mrs F.
Aylesbury

"Mushara Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 1 Nov 2018
"A pleasant place to stay having driven across Etosha that day. Clean and comfortable. Nice pool. Good dinner outside one night.

Slightly disappointing that the only excursions were back into Etosha. We self-drove. We did have the thrill of seeing a leopard on the way to Mushara, sitting right on the side of the road.

All animals listed as seen below, where seen in Etosha not Mushara." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

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

Elephant

3 sightings

Giraffe

10 sightings

Leopard

1 sighting

Lion

3 sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Spotted Hyena

1 sighting

White Rhino

1 sighting

Wildebeest

9 sightings

Zebra

10 sightings

Mr & Mrs L
Norwich

"Mushara Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 1 Oct 2018
"good quality well laid out some way out of Etosha

The most disappointing feature was the quality of the guiding which was below the standard experienced in Zim, Zambia Tanz and RSA

The guide was charming and v willing but added v little value to that of a driver." See all these reviews: 11n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

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

Black Rhino

Multiple sightings

Brown Hyena

1 sighting

Cheetah

Multiple sightings

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Lion

1 sighting

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr D.
Chelmsford

"Mushara Lodge review"

2 nights Arrived 27 Sep 2018
"Disappointing in many ways - flattering to deceive and certainly not a patch on Ongava and Onguma fort.

Food very average" See all these reviews: 20n in Namibia; 5n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Average

Location:
Good
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Poor
Facilities:
Average
Sightings Report

Black Rhino

1 sighting

Elephant

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Lion

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

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