Belmond Khwai River Lodge Highlights
• Nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains Khwai is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals.
• As a year round destination for wildlife, predators can regularly be seen.
• Exceptional birdlife.
• Huge swimming pool with deck overlooking the floodplain
Belmond Khwai River Lodge Description
There are 15 luxury tents at Khwai River Lodge. Each tent is set on a deck overlooking the ever chancing Khwai River with easy chairs and hammocks to enhance relaxation and game viewing! There are en-suite facilities, ceiling fans, tea & Coffee making facilities and air-conditioning.
The camp is set under a canopy of aged indigenous leadwood and fig trees, overlooking the Khwai River Floodplain. This canopy has the covered dining room, which offers delicious cuisine at all hours and a lounge area with fully stocked bar. The pool and deck overlook the Khwai floodplain’s ever changing scenery.
Belmond Khwai River Lodge Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
At Khwai River Lodge, you are close to Africa’s heartbeat and at the centre of a world that has not altered since life began. You can sense this from the moment you arrive. Bush hats and desert boots, tall tales and long drinks, a past redolent of trophies and potent sundowners.
Khwai is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck. As a year round destination for wildlife, predators can regularly be seen in the area, rated as one of the most prolific in Botswana for viewing wildlife. The exceptional location of Khwai makes it a regular host to Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah and Wild Dogs. Birdlife can also be viewed in abundance with exceptional sightings of wildfowl and raptors near the lodge.
Activities at Khwai River Camp include morning and afternoon game drives in open 4×4 Land Cruisers, as well as after-dark spotlight game drives for guests to search for the elusive nocturnal animals. Local experienced guides. Cultural visits to a local village can also be arranged, as well as guided safari walks along the hippo-populated Khwai River.