The splendour of Chobe Marina Lodge

SHARE   |   Sunday, 06 July 2014   |   By Othusitse Tlhobogang
The splendour of Chobe Marina Lodge

Chobe Marina Lodge is situated on the Chobe River in the north eastern corner of Botswana. The lodge is at the crossroads of four African countries- Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana, and is only 70km away from Victoria Falls. Chobe Marina Lodge is situated in the heart of the picturesque village of Kasane and within easy walking distance of all major facilities including banks, post office, pharmacy, supermarkets and a petrol service station.  Chobe Marina Lodge offers a vast range of activities to suit every individual, this range from wildlife drives, walking, canoeing, fishing, shopping and conference facilities.

Enjoy a delicious barbeque next to the swimming pool or be entertained by traditional Setswana dancers, rock bands and jazz music.  Visit the Kasane village market for African souvenirs.  Weddings are catered for at the riverside deck.

Guests have various dining options at Chobe Marina Lodge.  Commissioners a La Carte Restaurant serves world-class dishes beautifully prepared by experienced chefs.  For a more informal meal, the Mokoros Restaurant offers local cuisine in a relaxed and friendly environment.  The pool bar and riverside bar overlook the Chobe River, which make this a truly unique location.
Chobe Marina Lodge has continuous 220V AC power.

Accommodation is provided in thatched studios, apartments, chalets and suites, with private lounges and modern comforts such as air conditioning, ceiling fans, satellite TV, telephones and mini bars.  Families are accommodated in two or three bedroom units.  All rooms overlook the Chobe River and landscaped gardens.

Chobe Marina Lodge boasts lush expansive gardens which are home to an abundance of wildlife, including fish eagle, warthog, squirrel, mongoose, vervet monkeys and fruit bats. With the world-renowned Chobe National Park just 10-minutes from Chobe Marina Lodge, game drives to see elephant, leopard, lion and buffalo are possible.  A river boat cruise to the Chobe National Park offers a totally different game viewing experience to guests.  Other activities offered from Chobe Marina Lodge include a sightseeing cruise to Sedudu Island, fishing for the famed tiger fish, scenic flights, Victoria Falls day trips, crocodile farm visits and golf.

It has game tracking safaris, themed dinner evenings, ethnic village experience and game viewing by river cruise.  Also included are product launches overlooking the Chobe River, group educationals and game drives.

Chobe Marina Lodge accepts children of all ages.  A babysitting service is offered by prior arrangement and baby cots are available on request.

Cresta Mowana safari Resort and Spa
On the banks of the mighty Chobe River lies the luxurious four-star Cresta Mowana Safari Lodge. In these tranquil surroundings you will come to experience true comfort, superb accommodation, magnificent Africa buffets and only the best in personalized African-style service. Play a round of golf on the famous golf course or enjoy bird watching from the Mokoro – an unforgettable canoe trail on the Chobe. All 115 bedrooms boast spectacular river views and have been tastefully decorated in an ethnic style to complement the natural ambiance.

Both the Serondella restaurant and Savuti cocktail Bar overlook the Chobe River and Namibian flood plains, the ultimate place to watch the abundant wildlife gather at twilight. Life doesn't get much better than this.

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