Susuwe Island Lodge


Welcome to Namibia’s fascinating wilderness! The luxurious Susuwe Lodge is situated on a small island in the Kwando River. With the two elements land and water present, your holiday is sure to be filled with a diversity of breathtaking nature experiences.


The maximum number of guests at the Susuwe Island Lodge and the neighbouring lodges in the immediate vicinity of the Bwabwata National Park is limited to forty, twelve at the Susuwe Lodge. The policy is designed to ensure a more intense nature read more » experience as well as protect the environment and your privacy.


Nestling beneath lush trees, the lodge blends into its pristine surroundings. The materials used to construct the buildings, above all wood, were carefully selected to enhance the natural ambience.


Throughout the small complex, nature observation platforms were installed on different levels commanding magnificent views of the picturesque landscape.


The tranquil and unspoilt atmosphere is especially enjoyed by those guests who choose to spend their precious holidays in a remote and peaceful environment, in harmony with nature without wanting to sacrifice a certain level of comfort.


The journey to the lodge itself is a small adventure and a preamble to your stay at the Susuwe Island Lodge. In a small boat, you will glide through the lush Kwando River waterways. At night, the guests like to meet on the terrace for chat, a campfire lighting the setting.


Your privacy has top priority at the Susuwe Island Lodge. Of course, you can socialise with the other guests but on your request, your table will be placed at a distance so you can indulge in a romantic candlelight dinner for two.


Experience Africa with all five senses! Listen to the exotic sounds of the bush at night and deeply inhale the musky air – all against a strikingly beautiful backdrop of soaring trees, blossoming lilies, the intricate river landscape and prolific wildlife.


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Six tastefully designed and luxurious suites accommodate the distinguished guests at the Susuwe Island Lodge. The spacious lodging provides ample space to spread out and unwind.


Hand picked decoration read more » and art objects bestow an individual character upon each of the rooms. Set on raised platforms, the suites are situated close to the water’s edge, a position that affords you with a romantically scenic river panorama.


The cottages were built primarily with bricks and reed and accommodate not only the generous bedroom but also a cosy lounge and timber viewing platform. A special highlight: Each unit features a small swimming pool for bathing delights with a view.


The nights are something to look forward to: Dine beneath the sparkling firmament. Savour the delicious culinary creations accompanied by a quality South African wine and mellow candlelight.


Afterwards, you might choose to draw yourself a foam-topped bath in the large bathtub. Even your bathroom, complete with a double washbasins and a separate shower, features a view of the pristine surroundings!


The large four-poster bed is draped in a flowing mosquito net and promises a restful night after an exciting day in the wilderness. A ceiling ventilator sends a cool breeze through your suite.


The Susuwe Island Lodge offers a highly convenient laundry service and a comfortable bar perfect for enjoying a drink to help digest the sumptuous dinner. A small shop sells a selection of souvenirs that will forever remind you of your holiday at the Susuwe Island Lodge.


In the Caprivi Region, the generally dry and harsh Namibia puts on an inspiring display of vibrant life and lush beauty. Not something, you will easily forget!


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On their way south, four major rivers cross the narrow strip of land called the Caprivi: the Okavango, the Kwando, the Zambezi and the Chobe River.


The Susuwe Island Lodge is situated directly on the read more » Kwando River, which carries water all year round. Thanks to the unlimited availability of water, countless species of wildlife inhabit the region. The Caprivi houses some of the largest elephant herds in Africa.


The grey giants are easily spotted and readily observed. One of the most popular spots is the Horseshoe Bend where you can settle down enjoying a refreshing sundowner while the animals parade past you.


Many more species are regularly sighted: graceful antelopes, many colourful bird species, grazing buffaloes and massive hippopotamus, which languidly lift their heads out of the water to watch you approach.


No matter whether you join a river safari, a classic game drive or a guided safari walk including a bush picnic, on every excursion you are sure to learn more about Namibia’s exotic wildlife. The sanctuary surrounding the lodge is more than 1000 square kilometres large.


Climb the Susuwe Island Lodge’s tree house for a better vantage point to observe the wildlife, especially the prolific bird population. Finally, the delicious smells wafting up from the lodge’s cuisine will entice you to come back down.


Get to know the locals. A member of the celebrated hotel chain Islands of Africa, the Susuwe Lodge is committed to sustainable tourism and involving the local population. The efforts include improving the living conditions in the nearby villages and protecting the unspoilt ecosystem.


Of course, after a day filled with activity, you will want to kick back and relax. A comfortable sitting area in the main building is perfect for burying oneself in a good book from the lodge’s library. Or just loose yourself in sweet idleness and happy reverie…


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