Kubu Lodge is situated on the banks of the Chobe River (2 km upstream from the confluence with the Zambezi River where 4 countries meet – Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia) in the northern Botswana village of Kazungula. The property covers 30 hectares of land (Forest Reserve), mostly undeveloped and is a sanctuary for the Chobe Bushbuck. The entry gate to the Chobe National Park is a mere 12km away.
Kubu Lodge at a Glance
- 3 Double Bed Chalets (with a twin bed in as well)
- 2 Double Bed Chalets
- 4 Triple/Twin Chalets (3 twin beds)
- 1 Twin Chalet (2 twin beds)
- 1 Family Quad Chalet (2 twin beds and 1 bunk bed for children 4 – 11yrs)
- Curio Shop
- Laundry is done daily
- Game Drives
- River Cruises
- Fishing trips
- Beauty Salon
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Kubu Lodge Accommodation
11 Wooden, thatched chalets, elevated on stilts each with a balcony. All are set on expansive lawns beneath giant ebony and wild fig trees along the banks of the river. Please note the lodge is not wheelchair friendly.
3 Double Bed Chalets (with a twin bed in as well)
2 Double Bed Chalets
4 Triple/Twin Chalets (3 twin beds)
1 Twin Chalet (2 twin beds)
1 Family Quad Chalet (2 twin beds and 1 bunk bed for children 4 – 11yrs)
Full en-suite, hot (electric) and cold running water, shower, flush toilet, hand basin, hairdryer and plug point for electric shaver. A ceiling fan, tea/coffee machine and mosquito net over each bed are provided.
Set down by the river with pool loungers under the trees. Towels are available from reception.
The restaurant consists of an indoor dining room, with an upstairs lounge and bar. A two tier wooden verandah allows for meals to be set outdoors. A separate “braai” (barbecue) area leads to a small boma that is available for private dinners. When not in use, the boma may also be used by guests to enjoy their tea/coffee around the fire.
Situated behind chalet 7, the reading lounge has some comfortable chairs, magazines, books and board games as well as a writing desk to use for writing the postcards. A nice cool spot on a hot summer’s day.
Table d’hote: breakfast (a full English breakfast is available); lunch and a three-course dinner. Special meals and diet requirements are catered for on request.
Curio Shop is available in the reception.
Laundry is done daily – FOC to “Inclusive” guests.
A nominal fee is charged for all other guests.
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“Inclusive” rates include two activities per day. Guests may choose from 3 game drive activities per day: dawn 06h00 – 09h00am; mid morning 09h30 – 12h30 (summer) and 09h00 – 12h00 (winter); afternoon 15h00 – 18h00.
There are also 2 boat cruise activities per day: mid morning 09h30 – 12h30(summer) 09h00 -12h00 (winter), and afternoon 15h00 – 18h00.
Additionally the lodge offers a short boat cruise from Kubu Lodge to the confluence of the Chobe & Zambezi Rivers
Take a walk along the 2km Nature Trail that meanders through some pristine indigenous riverine habitat on the Chobe. Armed with binoculars, enjoy the fantastic birding that is on offer or perhaps catch a glimpse of the elusive Chobe Bushbuck that are prevalent on the property.
Fully guided fishing trips can be arranged. Either short trips from the lodge, or longer trips on the upper Chobe (above the rapids).
Day Trips to Victoria Falls can also be booked on request.
Self guided “Nature Trail” on the property of Kubu Lodge, a guide list is available from the front desk.
Visits to a working Crocodile Farm and a Reptile (snake) Park are also available on request.
No children under 4 years accepted.