Kwando Lagoon Camp Highlights
• Lagoon Camp is situated on the shady banks of the Kwando River
• Deep forest surrounds the camp and is teaming with birdlife
• Small and intimate offering guests an exclusive safari experience
• Lagoon is famous for wild dog viewing
• Endangered Sable and Roan are often seen
• All game activities are accompanied by expert, professional guides
Kwando Lagoon Camp Description
Overlooking the Mudumu National Park in the Namibian Caprivi Strip, Kwando Lagoon Camp is situated under a canopy of trees and surrounded by woodland. The views over the Kwando River are stunning and with elephant and hippo frequently seen just outside. Kwando Lagoon Camp accommodates only 12 guests in six twin bedded luxury safari-style tents. Each tent looks out over the water and has private en-suite facilities, including hot and cold running water, open-air showers, flush toilets and modern amenities. A family of hippo and an elephant or three are regularly sighted from the tents. This contributes to the relaxed calm that prevails at Lagoon.
The guest areas at Kwando Lagoon Camp are spread out under a shady, treed environment, which is hosts to a great variety of birds and squirrels that visit daily. The dining room, bar and lounge are spread out with secluded spots for guests to soak up the views in a private moment or even try their hand at catch and release fishing from the deck! There is a swimming pool and deck with sun loungers for guests to spend an afternoon. Evenings are spent around a camp fire.
Kwando Lagoon Camp Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
The Kwando Wildlife Reserve consists of 232 000 hectares of prime African bushveld that offers incredible game viewing. Kwando Lagoon Camp is known as one of the best wild dog viewing destinations in Africa. The area is home to more Elephant than the entire country of South Africa. Guests can also expect to see Impala, Kudu, Zebra, Wildebeest, Tsessebe, Giraffe, Sitatunga, Sable, Roan, Buffalo, Bushbuck and the smaller antelope. Kwando also offers guests the opportunity to see Red Lechwe, Waterbuck, Warthog and the shy Sitatunga Antelope. The major predators such as Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild Dog and Hyena are resident and regularly sighted. The reed and papyrus swamps are ideal for the numerous and diverse species of birds. Night drives provide the opportunity to see the nocturnal species such as Civet, Large and Small-spotted Genet, Honey Badger, and Spring Hare. Nocturnal birding, especially Owls can also be found here.
Activities at Kwando Lagoon Camp centre on morning and evening game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles. Guests can also try their hand at catch and release fishing on the banks of the Kwando River. Evenings can also be spent cruising on the Kwando River, watching the game come to the banks and then the magnificent sunsets. In season, there are also bush walks for guests to enjoy. All activities are led by an experienced guide who is generally a local and knows the birds and wildlife and how to track it all.