OKA­VANGO RIVER

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Popa Falls

This camp is near Popa Falls it­self, just south of Divundu. It’s on the river­bank and has 10 stands with power. Camp­ing R136 per per­son, plus R110 per site. B&B: Dou­ble room R1 030 per per­son shar­ing; R930 per per­son shar­ing in a fam­ily chalet for four. Keep an eye out for hip­pos, es­pe­cially at night, and don’t swim in the river. There are croc­o­diles in all the rivers in the Caprivi. River cruises from R250 per per­son. GPS: S18.12178 E21.58316 Con­tact: 021 422 3761;

ct.book­ings@nwr.com.na

Shametu River Lodge

This new place is just down­stream from Popa Falls. Their lux­ury sa­fari tents aren’t up and run­ning yet, but you can pitch your own tent. They have eight pri­vate stands with pri­vate ablu­tion and kitchen fa­cil­i­ties – you even get tow­els, and your first night’s fire­wood is on the house. It costs R120 per adult; R60 per child un­der 12. Drink­ing wa­ter is sup­plied. GPS: S18.11690 E21.58827 Con­tact: 00 264 81 292 743 (Louis/Amorie);

shame­turiver­lodge.com

Nunda River Lodge

The lodge is 8,5 km south of Divundu. The camp­site has nine stands with power. Camp­ing R125 per per­son; bun­ga­lows from R1 938 per night for two peo­ple (DBB) or R1 510 per night for two (B&B). Sa­fari tents from R1 750 per night for two peo­ple (DBB) or R1 320 per night for two (B&B). You can go on a boat cruise and view game in the nearby Ma­hango Game Re­serve and Bwab­wata Na­tional Park. GPS: S18.10547 E21.59431 Con­tact: 00 264 81 310 1730; 00 264 66 259 093 (Eu­ge­nie); book­ings@nun­daon­line.com; nun­daon­line.com

Ngepi Camp

South of Divundu, on the west­ern bank of the Oka­vango River, you’ll find many great camp­sites and lodges. But Ngepi re­mains our favourite. Al­most all of the stands are on the river­bank. Ngepi is known for its croc­o­dile-proof swim­ming

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