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Ichobezi River Lodges

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Impalila Island | PO Box 68630, Impalila Island, Namibia
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Ichobezi River Lodges
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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Hong Kong Region, China
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11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed 2 nights, 3 days. Unfortunately I let my travel agent book this. I stayed t the river lodge (not on the houseboats). I massively overpaid and tried to cancel when I realised but no cancellation allowed so I went. I did not get what I expected (river trips, fishing, game drives). I got the fishing almost exclusively in... More

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Sydney, Australia
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The Ichobezi Safari boat, was a once in a lifetime experience. Whether it was watching the sunset while drinking cool beverages on the top deck, fishing for tiger fish on the Chobe or going to experience and visit a Namibian village, we had a great time. It wasn't particularly cheap, but it was worth it! The only thing that is... More

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Victoria, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Have just returned from 3 nights on the Ichobezi House boats and can not recommend this enough. Small and intimate with a max 8 passengers this is the best way to enjoy Chobe. From pick up in Kasane to the transfer though Namibia customs and to the boat all went flawless. Each room has its own small skiff that is... More

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Grand Junction, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We stayed on the Ichobezi Houseboat for three nights and could not have enjoyed it more. Having your own boat to explore the river is fantastic and made for some incredible photographic opportunities especially thanks to our guide Martin who seemed to know many of the fish eagles on the river personally! The sunsets and sunrises were awesome and the... More

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Hereford, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We have just returned (June 2014) from two nights on the Ichobezi river boat, everyone made us really welcome, the trips on the river, and the food were the highlight of our 17 night trip traveling through Namibia. We had two nights at the Ichingo Chobe River lodge, where the highlight was fishing for tiger fish ...wonderful. Ralph ate with... More

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San Jose, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Wild Horizons met us as expected and took us to clear immigration. They then took us to the dock where we were meet by the Ichingo guide who took us to Namibia immigration (a short boat ride and walk). We were then on our way to Ichingo Chobe River Lodge. We were in one of the smaller power boats and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

As a group of 4 couples we enjoyed the excellent service onboard provided by our crew, John, Lally, Raymond, Chris and Vasco. The cabins are of good size, beds are very comfortable. Certainly a tick on the "bucket list". The outings on the tender boats were just fantastic. I personally would recommend a good clean-up of the boat, ie remove... More

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Mebane, North Carolina, United States
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We began our two-week trip to southern Africa with 3 nights on one of the Ichobezi river boats. I'm not sure how we merited it, but for our first two nights we were the only guests onboard. Needless to say, the service was excellent. Even after two other couples joined us, the crew went out of their way to make... More

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We had a fantastic experience with Ralph and Dawn Oxenham. We were collected right on time at the Botswana border post and transferred by boat to the Namibia post on Impalila Island. Just make sure you have a pen to fill out the paperwork! The Lodge was about 5 minutes down the river from the border post. We were greeted... More

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Morristown, New Jersey
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55 hotel reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

We spent one night at the lodge and two nights on the river boat. First, the lodge: Check in was quick and all the staff were extremely nice. We were seated right away for lunch as it was early afternoon. The meal was delicious. Then a tour of our room. All details were provided. The room (tent) was fairly large... More

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Address: Impalila Island | PO Box 68630, Impalila Island, Namibia
Location: Namibia > Caprivi Region > Impalila Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $

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