RUNDU & OKA­VANGO RIVER

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Hakusembe River Lodge

It’s on the river, 16 km west of Rundu. Camp­ing R175 p.p. Chalets cost R1 435 p.p. shar­ing (B&B). Try your luck at tiger­fish­ing on the river – R140 p.p. per hour. This is a Gond­wana Lodge; you get dis­count with a Gond­wana Card (see web­site).

GPS: S17.85215 E19.67213 Con­tact: 00 264 61 427 200; gond­wana-col­lec­tion.com 15 Sara­sungu River Lodge On the Oka­vango River about 2,5 km from Rundu. Camp­ing (with power) costs R95 p.p. Lodge rooms cost R750 per night for two peo­ple; R900 for three or R1 050 for four, in­clud­ing break­fast. They of­fer fish­ing and river trips. GPS: S17.88618 E19.78315

Con­tact: 00 264 66 255 161; sara­sun­guriver­lodge.com 16 Kaisosi River Lodge Kaisosi is on the banks of the Oka­vango River about 8 km north­east of Rundu. The 16 stands (with power) each have their own ablu­tion fa­cil­i­ties, plus a ce­ment pic­nic ta­ble and a braai. It costs R145 p.p. per night to camp. Other ac­com­mo­da­tion from R1 220 per night for a twin room (B&B) and R1 670 per night for a fam­ily room that sleeps four (B&B). A sun­set cruise costs R200 per per­son. GPS: S17.87391 E19.83219

Con­tact: 00 264 66 267 125; kaisosiriver­lodge.com 17 Shankara Rest Camp On the bank of the Oka­vango River, about 85 km east of Rundu. Camp­ing R120 p.p. Two-sleeper chalet R900 per night. Six-sleeper bun­ga­lows R1 800 per night. Fish­ing trip R400 per hour for four peo­ple; R150 per ex­tra per­son (max­i­mum six per boat). GPS: S17.96435 E20.50660

Con­tact: 00 264 81 240 2933 (Sonja); shankararest­camp81@ gmail.com 18 Shamvura Camp This is a great fish­ing des­ti­na­tion – tiger fish, nem­bwe, three-spot tilapia, African pike, thin-faced large­mouth… It’s an ideal stopover en route to the Zam­bezi Re­gion as it is 120 km from Rundu and 80 km west of Divundu. Pri­vate camp­ing stand R160 p.p. (own ablu­tion fa­cil­ity). Other stands R140 p.p. Tent R470 p.p. shar­ing. Chalet from R570 p.p. Fish­ing R550 per hour (up to seven peo­ple al­lowed on the boat; four can fish). They also of­fer bird­ing ex­cur­sions in the wood­lands and on the wa­ter. GPS: S18.03423 E20.86098

Con­tact: 00 264 66 264 007 (Char­lie); 00 264 81 241 7473;

shamvura@iway.na

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