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The Old Bridge Backpackers

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was great! We camped at the hostel. It has a great restaurant and the location is right on the rivers flowing from the delta. The showers were amazing - great water pressure and open to the sky so you could shower under the...More

Thank jac222018
Reviewed 1 week ago

A magical place. A meeting place. An unforgettable place. Backpackers and travelers from everywhere converge at the bar and dining area - overlooking the river. The food is really good - Vegan options. Burgers. But unique - O.G. African style Stew available. For breakfast I...More

Thank Blaire B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My two adult children and I booked a 6 day mobile safari with Old Bridge Backpackers. The owner, David made arrangements to pick us up at the Maun Airport and we spent our first night in the riverfronting chalets, the sounds of the animals were...More

Thank darkhairedjay
Reviewed May 10, 2018

My wife & I travelled with a friend in April 2018 organised by Old Bridge Backpackers. It was absolutely amazing and I have no hesitation in recommending them. If you want to stay in a lodge and have European style luxury in the bush (and...More

2  Thank Clive P
Reviewed April 11, 2018

We stayed for one night at Old Bridge before heading into the Okavango Delta. The hostel is great. It is located right on the river which makes it quite scenic and you have the opportunity to see some wildlife right there. We saw a crocodile...More

Thank Robert K
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Zagora
September 18, 2015|
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Response from Tracey R | Reviewed this property |
We did everything by email. I tried to post a link to their site but TripAdvisor wouldn't let me. If you google old bridge backpackers Maun, it should come up for you
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olebile
May 25, 2015|
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Response from GoldenRob | Reviewed this property |
It is called The Old Bridge Backpackers. It is in Maun, Botswana. I have absolutely no idea where Staybridge Lodge is, but it certainly isn't this one.
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oodle1
March 3, 2015|
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Response from Roresand | Reviewed this property |
As HeiriA suggested you should go to the website and email for details. We went by motorboat and then mokoros (dug out canoes) out to a separate island for an overnight and I believe could have gone from there farther into... More
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"There are tents and rooms. The rooms are amazing."
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"Go for a cabin with ensuite overlooking the river."
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"We did a camping safari, so our comments apply to the campground experience. It was pretty posh for camping..."
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"The tents with bathroom is a great value."
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