Chobe Marina Lodge - Chobe National Park


A glistening jewel, Chobe Marina Lodge is perfectly positioned right on the water’s edge and uniquely located in the North-Eastern corner of Botswana where the four African nations of Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia converge. This tranquil haven is surrounded by the natural beauty of Africa. 


The Chobe River, Chobe National Park, Kasane Forest Reserve, the Caprivi Strip and the mighty Zambezi River, each offer their own attractions and with Victoria Falls but 70 kilometres away, Chobe Marina Lodge is a 'must visit' destination when in southern Africa.

Accommodation

66 beautifully appointed rooms comprising:


Accommodation at Chobe Marina Lodge offers a choice of guest rooms from studios, apartments, chalets, or suites with private lounges. Each is beautifully appointed and overlooks the Chobe River and landscaped gardens. All include the modern comforts of air-conditioning, television, telephones, mini bar fridges - stocked on request and daily housekeeping.
 

 

Honeymoon suites

 

Downstairs - four poster bed with mosquito net, en-suite bathroom with shower, & TV with selected satellite channels, Air conditioning, in-room safe, hairdryer, ceiling fan, tea & Coffee making facilities, telephone. 
Upstairs – Lounge area with big screen TV with selected channels. Mini bar fridge – stocked on request

 

Standard studios (slightly smaller than the Studio suite)

 

En-suite bathroom, Mosquito net, TV with selected satellite channels, air conditioning, in-room safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar fridge – stocked on request, telephone, ceiling fan.

 

Studio suites (these rooms are larger than the standard studio)

 

En-suite bathroom, Mosquito net, lounge area with TV with selected satellite channels, air conditioning, in-room safe, hairdryer, tea & Coffee making facilities, mini bar fridge – stocked on request, telephone, ceiling fan.

 

Luxury Suites

 

En-suite bathroom, Mosquito net, TV with selected channels, air conditioning, in-room safe, hairdryer, tea & coffee making facilities, mini-bar fridge – stocked on request, spacious lounge area.

Facilities

Chobe Marina Lodge offers warm, personal service and a choice of accommodation in either studios, chalets or suites. The charming thatched accommodation has every modern amenity to provide guests with a relaxed and comfortable stay.

 

Dining at Chobe Marina Lodge is all about good food and service to match. The Commissioners restaurant, is an elegant and attractive eatery that allows for intimate and comfortable dining and offers diners beautiful views across the river. An a la carte and Table d’ Hote menu is available and beautiful presented by our experienced and creative Chef and his team. The Mokoros restaurant serves delicious full English or continental breakfasts as well light lunches and casual meals. The pool and Riverside Bars are perfect for watching the glorious sunsets while enjoying a long, cold drink.

 

Chobe Marina Lodge has a state-of-the-art conference venue, and is the perfect choice for a conference, product launch or team-building event. Our professional banqueting team will not only provide valuable advice but handle your conference with style and flair. Choose from a variety of activities designed to meet your specific requirements and sit back and relax as we take responsibility for hosting a successful event.

 

We pride ourselves on providing genuine hospitality, a relaxing environment and an idyllic location - come and discover a very special African destination.

Activities

Chobe Marina Lodge with its lush expansive gardens are home to an abundance of wildlife, including the legendary fish eagle, warthog, squirrel, mongoose, vervet monkeys and fruit bat.

 

With the world-renowned Chobe National Park just 10-minutes from Chobe Marina Lodge, an encounter with Africa's awesome foursome (elephant, leopard, lion and buffalo) is bound to occur.

 

A river boat cruise to the park, will introduce you to a totally different game viewing experience. Other activities to enhance your stay at Chobe Marina Lodge includes a leisurely sightseeing cruise to Sedudu Island, or for a more thrilling activity why not try your hand at fishing for the famed tiger fish, which inhabit the Chobe and Kasai River systems.

 

After a day’s outing visiting the many attractions in the area, take a quick dip in the sparkling swimming pool. If golf’s your pastime of choice then you can enjoy a game at the nearby golf course.

 

Chobe National Park Game Viewing

Game drives in the Chobe National Park offers excellent game viewing opportunities. If you allow yourself adequate time here you will probably see nearly all the major species: giraffe, elephant, zebra, impala, tsessebe, roan, sable, wildebeest, kudu, buffalo, waterbuck, warthog, eland and accompanying predators including lion, hyena, jackal, bat-eared fox and possibly even cheetah and wild dog.

 

Sundowner Cruise

Make sure your itinerary includes a sundowner cruise down the Chobe River and view the wildlife, including numerous bird species, as you drift slowly down a side channel, where the silence is only broken by bird calls. From the comfort of your boat view mighty elephant, giraffe, hippo and other wild animals returning to the Chobe River to quench their thirst.

 

Sightseeing cruise to Sedudu Island

No trip to Chobe would be complete without including a leisurely sightseeing cruise to Sedudu Island. Sedudu Island, as it is known to the people of Botswana, is submerged by floods for several months of the year. Sedudu Island is a perfect venue from which to marvel a truly magnificent African sunset, whilst enjoying the sights and sounds of nature. The sundowner river cruise is a MUST for viewing and photographic opportunities.

 

Fishing the Famed Tiger Fish

A prime attraction to Chobe would be the coveted, majestic and powerful Tiger Fish (Hydrocynusvittatus) which is considered by many as the top freshwater game fish in the world. For a thrilling experience you can try your hand at fishing for this famed tiger fish, which inhabit the Chobe River. If you are looking to add another story to the list of "the one that got away" the Tiger Fish would have to be your number one choice.

 

Health and Beauty Spa

The Cathari Health & Beauty Spa offers a pampering range of treatments comprising a restorative menu of body services, from facials to hand and feet treatments, conducted by our team of carefully selected professional beauty therapists. Each treatment has been designed to ease the tensions and provide total relaxation and well being. The Beauty Mobile Spa was specially created to provide guests with a service to restore both mind, body and spirit so that they can feel fully refreshed.

 

Bungee Jumping - Victoria Falls

Experience a pure adrenaline rush as you face one of Africa’s top tourist attractions. Scream your lungs out as you plummet 111 metres down into the Batoka gorge. The bungee jump operates off the Victoria Falls Bridge. With over 50,000 people having committed themselves to the thrill of jumping off of this bridge, there is still a 100% safety record. Challenge the limits of the mind by leaping off of this impressive bridge.

 

White Water Rafting - Victoria Falls

This is the wildest white water on the planet and the actual experience surpasses this analogy. White Water Rafting on the Zambezi River below the Victoria Falls has been classified by the British Canoe Union as Grade 5 - "extremely difficult, long and violent rapids, steep gradients, big drops and pressure areas". The Zambezi River is classified as a high volume; pool-drop river as there is little exposed rock either in the rapid or the pools below the rapids.

 

Curio Shop

Chobe Marina Lodge offers a well-stocked curio shop with a diverse selection of handpicked arts and crafts from the surrounding areas. It is the ideal place to pick up that ‘out of Africa’ gift for loved ones back home or treat yourself to a personal reminder of your travels to one of Africa’s most beautiful corners.

Our Chobe Marina Safari clothing range will allow you to look the part on your Safari activities and blend in seamlessly with the surrounding bushveld.

We also stock a full range of essential necessities for those forgetful few that have travelled without their toiletries (cosmetics).