Partnering with a community-owned lodge
02 September 2019

Mesmerising views of the Chobe River floodplain


Today we welcome the latest offering from MACHABA SAFARIS, the much-loved NGOMA SAFARI LODGE, set on the edge of a plateau in Botswana's Chobe Forest Reserve, with incredible, endless views over the Chobe River and floodplain beyond.

Only 45 minutes from Kasane Airport, Ngoma is the perfect connection between Machaba's camps in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe, and the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Aligned with Machaba's philosophy of true custodianship of the environment and communities surrounding their camps, Ngoma Safari Lodge was a perfect fit in the Chobe region. Run in partnership with the Chobe Enclave Conservation Trust (CECT), the lodge and land belong to the community.

HIGHLIGHTS

  • LOCATION — on the doorstep of Chobe National Park, yet away from the crowds and offering a side of Chobe that few people experience.
  • COMMUNITY — the only lodge owned by the CECT, Ngoma is leased to Machaba Safaris who runs it in partnership with the community.
  • RIVER — enjoy a river cruise, fishing, or just the incredible views from your deck.
  • INTIMATE — only 8 suites, all river-facing and designed and furnished to perfection.
  • RATE — from US$ 565 pps including Community & Conservation Levy, with ±7.5% discount for stays of 3+ nights, and ±10% discount for stays of 5+ nights.
  • STAY 3 PAY 2 — applies only to the 1-2 night rate at Ngoma Safari Lodge.
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FAST FACTS

All 8 thatched suites have been designed to maximise the phenomenal views - large windows, spacious internal and external living areas, outside showers, and a private plunge pool with deck overlooking the Chobe River.

NEED TO KNOW:
  • CHILDREN — from 10 years welcome, 2 suites can accommodate a sofa bed suitable for up to 11 yrs.
  • SEASON — open all year, the green season runs from December to March, with July to October as the peak period.
  • EXPERIENCES — full-day safari (including Chobe River cruise, 4x4 game drive in Chobe National Park, and picnic lunch), fishing in the Chobe River (seasonal), bird watching (over 450 species in the region), breakfast or lunch river cruise, community visits.
FACT SHEET

We love what Alistair and his team from Machaba have created in Botswana and no doubt that Ngoma Safari Lodge is going to be another big hit. We are thrilled to have them on our portfolio.
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Suzanne
Suzanne Bayly-Coupe
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