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BIRDERS OVERVIEW

  • ACCESSIBLE WITH A NORMAL SEDAN VEHICLE

  • SELF DRIVES OR GUIDED GAME DRIVES IN 2 NATIONAL PARKS

  • ON PROPERTY BIRDING SPOTS

  • GUIDED  AND SELF GUIDED WALKING TRAILS

  • GUIDED BOAT CRUISES

  • BIRD LISTS

INFORMATION FOR BIRDERS:

The Kavango region is a popular tourist destination & home to incredible wildlife.

It has natural beauty with an abundance of fresh water from the Okavango river and 400 bird species. A great spot for fishing, mokoro rides (canoe), bird watching, boat cruises, village walks and fine cuisine.


For the birding enthusiasts you can spot the Wattled Crane, Pel’s Fishing Owl and African Skimmer to just name a few.

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Shametu River Lodge enjoys luxurious solitude on the edge of the Okavango river with a magnificent view of the unique Popa Falls. The lodge is halfway between the major gems of Southern Africa, the Okavango Delta and the Victoria Falls, making it an ideal stopover to unwind during your journey.

 

However it should not only be seen as a stopover, Shametu River Lodge is in a close proximity of a few of Namibia’s untamed National Parks the Buffalo core area inside the Bwabwata National Park and Mahangu National park. We offer Luxury Chalets and Tented chalets with breathtaking views of the mighty Okavango River and the thundering Popa Falls. A true African experience!

 

There are 18 Luxury Thatched Chalets and 4 Luxury Tented Chalets, Conference Facility, African Spa and a Self Catering House. All units have electricity, hot water showers, aircon, mosquito nets and basic amenities. Shametu River Lodge is already known for their “five star” camping experience with green grass and shaded trees. There are seven campsite each with there own ablution offering hot water, kitchenette and electricity facilities.

BIRD SPECIALS

Wattled Crane, Hartlaub's babbler, Black-faced babbler, Rock Pratincole, African Skimmer, Long-toed Lapwing, Pel’s Fishing Owl, African Wood Owl, Brown Firefinch, White backed night heron, Bradfield’s Hornbill, Swamp Boubou, African Harrier-Hawk, Purple Banded Sunbird

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