Located just outside of Moremi Game Reserve, deep in the Okavango Delta, lies Mapula Lodge. Boasting 9 luxury chalets with unique and quirky locally handcrafted furnishings the atmosphere is natural and earthy.
The main area’s comfortable viewing deck, with soft inviting sofas, overlooks the hippo-filled lagoon. The cooling pool invites you to survey the beautiful tranquil vistas from a relaxed position.
Game viewing, in open vehicles, is particularly good in this area; the majestic riverine flora around the lodge is home to a huge variety of birds. Being in a permanent water area, Mapula Lodge’s water activities include poling mokoro’s peacefully through lily-filled channels. Walking safaris are offered with experienced guides; night drives offer a change of spotting the nocturnal species of the area. Hot air ballooning and scenic helicopter flights can be arranged at an additional cost.
The following recent comment says it all: “WOW WOW WOW. Do I need to say more? We loved this place and the wonderful people. This is definitely a place for people who are serious about their game viewing. The enthusiasm and the passion that is shown by the guides and the trackers, is unbelievable”.
- Communal Dining
- Eco Friendly
- Laundry Service (Complimentary)
- Private Vehicle Available
- Big 5
- History & Culture
- Indigenous Culture / Art
- Star Gazing
There are 2 double thatched cottages with 1 x king sized wrought iron bed, indoor and out door seating area, on a private deck. Overhead fan, charging station as well as an indoor and private outdoor shower Please note that the king bed can not be split Max: 2 adults Children 6 and older are…
Each of the 6 twin thatched cottages include 2 x 3/4 wrought iron beds, indoor and out door seating area on a private deck. Overhead fan, charging station as well as an indoor and private outdoor shower Please note that these can not be converted Max: 2 adults Children 6 and older are welcome
The family tent is made up of one tent (55sqm) with 1 x queen size wrought iron bed, with a indoor as well as an outdoor shower, small lounge area and on the opposite side 2 x 3/4 beds with a private indoor shower. There are overhead fans above the beds, charging stations as well…
Guide accommodation only, no guests will be accommodated in guide rooms.
Number of Rooms: 9
- Balcony / Deck
- Dressing Gowns
- Electrical Outlets
- Lounge Area
- Mosquito Nets
- Outside Shower
Game drive through the vast concession to see the diverse wildlife of the area including wild dogs, sitatunga antelope, big cats and extensive birdlife. Their beautiful habitat changes with the season from seasonal floodplains, waterways and grassy savannah.
Whilst water levels are at their highest in April to October, boating activities are an integral part of a stay at Mapula. Exploring by boat, cruising through lilies and reeds, offers a new perspective to the area.
Take to the skies on an evocative hot air balloon flight (at an additional cost; only available if combined with a helicopter transfer; 01 April – 30 September).
Fly over the vast landscape by helicopter to give a much broader perspective of the Delta. (This incurs an additional cost.)