Impalila Island Lodge
Caprivi Strip, Namibia - Classic 4
Impalila Island Lodge is situated in north eastern Namibia, at the confluence of the mighty Zambezi and Chobe Rivers, on Impalila Island which forms the meeting place of four countries - Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. The area is the eastern most tip of the Caprivi Strip Strip - from the air an amazing mosaic of waterways, floodplains and bushveld - on the ground exceptional bird life, game-viewing and assorted vegetation - and in the waters outstanding fishing opportunities.
Guests may choose how they spend their leisure time and apart from the luxurious accommodation and culinary delights. The peaceful and secluded water based lodge's activities principally center on things that can be done by boat, Including: A sunset game cruise on the Chobe River, fly-fishing the Mambova rapids for the rapacious Tigerfish or bream (catch & release only), guided walks on the island including visits to cultural villages and a 2000 year-old baobab tree, mokoro (dugout canoe) trips in the quiet backwaters, or just pampered relaxation. Bird-watching - some of Africa's rarest birds are spotted here. Day trips to Victoria Falls and scenic flights over the Chobe and Zambezi Rivers, can be arranged.
The lodge itself is built around a large ancient baobab tree, which forms the focus for the dining and lounge area. The public areas are tastefully and colorfully decorated with sculptures and painting of local wildlife.
Eight private en-suite chalets built of wood and thatch - on the edge of the fast flowing Mambova rapids of the Zambezi river- all with private decks and superb views. A choice of king size or twin beds, overhead fan, hairdryers and mosquito nets. The Main complex facilities include swimming pool, bar, curio shop, reference library, lounge and dining area.
Food is superb and internationally inspired. Service is relaxed and friendly, and activities are organized to suit your schedule - even at the spur of the moment.