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Ichobezi River Lodges

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Impalila Island | PO Box 68630, Impalila Island, Namibia
Ichobezi River Lodges
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The Ichobezi Houseboat is simply the best way to enjoy the Chobe. The boat itself is awesome with everything you need. The boat Moors in the Chobe park in the evening, and Elephant, Hippo and Crocodiles will entertain you non stop while cruising the river. Ernest and his team made the whole experience even better with their great service and... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Ive been coming to this Ichingo since I was 6 months old and in all honesty to whom ever visits this paradise, regardless of your reason to go there, you won't be disappointed. A truly great way to experience Africa at her finest, with great hospitality and service. If you intend on fishing you won't be let down as the... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wow oh Wow - Chobe via houseboat on the river is the only way to go! This is elephant, hippo, giraffe and buffalo paradise (just to name a few). The Ichobezi crew were really awesome! Harris our guide, Ernest (boat manager), and the chef who prepared amazing meals every day - are to be highly commended. We had an absolute... More 

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Newbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This year myself and two other family members wanted to visit Chobe so I wanted to book with Steffi Presske and Gondwana Tours . It was Steffi who recommended that we spend the three nights we had on one of the Ichobezi houseboats, as we would be able to see the bird life and animals at the water’s edge whilst... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We spent 2 nights on an Ichobezi Houseboat in December of 2013. Generally a worthwhile experience as you get to see wildlife close up along the Chobe river in Namibia. You are assigned a guide who takes you out on a small speedboat several times a day which greatly enhances the experience. Accommodations was reasonable and the food was good.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Unbelievably brilliant riverboat experience. This was at the start of our mega African trip and we were spoilt beyond belief! My mum is still talking about our time spent whiling away along the Chobe River and the delicious food that was provided. The added benefit of unlimited drinks contributed to a stress free holiday experience. The game viewing was wonderfully... More 

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Accra, Ghana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We spent three nights on the Moli houseboat, and would have changed plans to stay longer but space was not available. The game viewing was excellent (viewing by boat is tremendously more comfortable than by car), the accommodations were very pleasant, and the staff was most pleasant. The biggest surprise was how good the food was - it would have... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Our family group of 6, from New Zealand, UK and South Africa had an unforgettable 4 days on the Chobe and 2 days at the lodge. Lally, Harris, Raymond, Morgan & Eustace (chef) were perfect hosts and guides and we couldn't fault their caring and friendly service. Cabins were great but a bit warm sometimes! The game drives by boat... More 

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IchobeziRiverLodges, Director of Sales at Ichobezi River Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Harry and Jan, Thank you so much for your lovely review on the Ichobezi Safariboat and Ichingo Chobe River Lodge and we are delighted you had such a memorable New Years with us. It is a very special part of Africa and we look forward to welcoming you on board again in the near future. Regards, Lisa More 

Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

After having been picked up at botswana border we had a wonderful and relaxing stay on the house boat for (ONLY) two nights. Service was perfect, the meals excellent and the safaris on the border of the chobe river were fantastic ! Thanks for all your attention.

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IchobeziRiverLodges, Director of Sales at Ichobezi River Lodges, responded to this review

Dear KH Sander, Thank you so much for taking the time to post a quick review on your experience on the Ichobezi Safariboat and I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us. We and our staff on board strive to make every visitors stay a memorable one and we look forward to seeing you on the water... More 

Bunbury, Western Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

Look no further, best trip of a lifetime! Travel down Chobe River between Botswana and Namibia. Mukwae “princess” of Ichobezi’s 3 houseboats, sleeps 8 people in luxury, rooms have on-suites, does get hot at night, but room fans. The food, serously, Eustice is a superb chef! The game is never-ending. View from platforms mini pool or towed boat up close,... More 

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IchobeziRiverLodges, Director of Sales at Ichobezi River Lodges, responded to this review

Dear Karen, Wow what a great review. We are absolutely delighted that you had had such a fantastic stay on board the Ichobezi Safariboat and we have passed your comments onto Eustace (the chef) and the to the rest of the crew. The Chobe River does offer so much in terms of the wildlife, birdlife and fishing and we are... More 

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