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Nguma Island Lodge
Beacon Bay; East London
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“Experience the Okavango!”
Reviewed July 1, 2013

What an experience! Nguma Island Lodge is situated in the panhandle of the Okavango Delta...a unique natural phenomenon in the heart of Botswana. In addition to enjoying the delta itself, we had an absolutely awesome stay at the well run and comfortable Lodge. The indefatigable Nookie Randall and her friendly and efficient staff ensure that guests are well looked after at all times. My wife and I had great fun under the guidance of the lodge's knowledgeable guides on the many boat trips and also while being poled along the channels of the Okavango in a mokoro, the local equivalent of a Venetian gondola. The bird life was wonderful and the location is a photographers delight.

We opted for the tented/full catering option and the team in the kitchen certainly made very sure we never went hungry. Accommodation options vary from the comfortable stilted safari tents to full-camping and also self-catering options. You need to have your own 4x4 to get to the lodge if you're on your own - there are however other options available. The lodge has their own air-strip so this is also an option.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Nguma Island Lodge
Address: Botswana
Location: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Hotel Style:
Ranked #66 of 70 Specialty Lodging in Okavango Delta
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Nguma Island Lodge Botswana/Okavango Delta

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