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South Okavango | Omogolo Bush Lodges - Best close-up elephant observations!

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2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
4 guests
Minimum stay varies
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Very close-up elephant observing from your comfortable veranda chair! Enjoy being surrounded by Okavango Delta's wildlife in this comfortable and very private self-catering holiday home, located on a sand tongue in the South of the Delta. The large elevated deck overlooks a natural waterhole that is a regular drinking spot for birds, elephants and other wildlife. The two spacious bedrooms have extra-length beds and en-suite bathrooms that are open to the bush. Central is the large lounge/dining area with a well-equipped kitchen. The lodge sleeps four persons and guests have the exclusive use of the lodge. The lodge is eco-friendly and the wooden structure with canvas walls and thatched roof blends in with nature. Hot water and electricity are provided by solar energy. Full-time staff an...Very close-up elephant observing from your comfortable veranda chair! Enjoy being surrounded by Okavango Delta's wildlife in this comfortable and very private self-catering holiday home, located on a sand tongue in the South of the Delta. The large elevated deck overlooks a natural waterhole that is a regular drinking spot for birds, elephants and other wildlife. The two spacious bedrooms have extra-length beds and en-suite bathrooms that are open to the bush. Central is the large lounge/dining area with a well-equipped kitchen. The lodge sleeps four persons and guests have the exclusive use of the lodge. The lodge is eco-friendly and the wooden structure with canvas walls and thatched roof blends in with nature. Hot water and electricity are provided by solar energy. Full-time staff and shopping service are available. Game drives in private 4WD vehicles are allowed. Activities that are offered include Bushman nature walk, helicopter scenic flight, spa treatments and more. All activities need to be pre-booked. Guests staying 2 nights or more receive complimentary coverage with Okavango Air Rescue. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: 005963AMore
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About the Owner
Yvonne V
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2017
Interaction with guests
Privacy is our key word. You will be welcomed by our staff upon arrival and they will help you store your shopping away in fridge and cupboards. You choose at which times you want daily housekeeping to be done during your stay. If you need any assistance at different times of the day, you can radio the staff and someone will come. Other than that, we will leave you in peace, to enjoy the bush and its inhabitants.
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Reviewed June 4, 2018

If you are in need of some one on one time with beautiful elephants then go to OMOGOLO. No need for early rises for game drives, hustling and bustling with trucks, it is simply fantastic, the elephants are so close you could touch them. Highly...More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank angela s
Management response:Responded June 6, 2018

Dear John and Angela, Thanks very much for your kind review! We're happy you had such a pleasant time at Omogolo and we hope to see you again in the future! Our warmest regards, Bruce and Yvonne

Reviewed May 15, 2018

Yvonne, Bruce and the staff are wonderful hosts I's a fantastic, quiet, single lodge with an exlusively corresponding waterhole. Many lovely selected details in and around the lodge Great wildlife: Elefants all day long, hundreds of birds , Kudus etc. Perfect pre arrival shopping with...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Journey655118
Management response:Responded May 25, 2018

Dear Matthias and Barbara Thank you for reviewing Omogolo Bush Lodges! We are very happy that you had such a good time with us, and we look forward to seeing you back at Omogolo, as you were great guests! Best regards Yvonne and Bruce

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Reviewed October 6, 2017

We stayed at Motswiri Lodge at the end of September, originally we only planned on staying 3 nights but because it was so amazing we stayed another 3 nights and extended our stay. If you want to stay in a tented lodge in the middle...More

Date of stay: September 2017
Thank Cla3074
Management response:Responded October 6, 2017

Dear Guest, We want to thank you for your kind review – we hope it will help other travelers in making their choice. It was great to have you stay with us and we hope to meet again in the future! With kind regards, The...More

Reviewed August 22, 2017

We stayed in this lodge while in construction phase. Good and close view on the waterhole. Delicious food out of the poiki pot straight from the campfire and owners Yvonne and Bruce took us on a morning bush walk. They both have an excellent knowledge...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Mrs H
Management response:Responded August 22, 2017

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your kind review – we hope it will help other travelers in making their choice. It was great to have you stay with us and we hope to meet again in the future! With kind regards,...More

Reviewed July 8, 2017

On the edge of the Okavango Delta, enjoying the animals from our private veranda at its own waterhole, away from tourist crowds, what more could I wish for. The lodge is beautifully adorned and has all the comforts one could wish for. We will definitely...More

Date of stay: April 2017
Thank bart a
Management response:Responded July 11, 2017

Dear Guest, We would like to thank you for your kind review – we hope it will help other travelers in making their choice. It was great to have you stay with us and we hope to meet again in the future! With kind regards,...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
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Stove
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Water Views
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Towels Provided
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Private Yard
Ceiling Fans
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Balcony
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
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About the neighborhood
Omogolo’s land is characterized by pristine bush, with many acacia and leadwood trees and open to grassland that is untouched by agriculture and fences. As a result, many animals enter from the Delta. Omogolo is home to many mammal species, including elephant, lion, hyena, leopard, wild dog, zebra, kudu, steenbok and impala. There is excellent birding, especially around the water holes.
Getting around
Omogolo is accessible by 4WD only. Transfers either from the main road, from Tsau airstrip or from Maun can be booked, as well as transfer by helicopter. Activities further afield such as Drotsky's caves, Tsodilo hills, fishing, boating and mokoro excursions can be organized on request.
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