This stunning riverside lodge is known as The Garden Lodge and is located off Presidents Avenue in Kasane, Chobe. The property is nestled along the banks of the Chobe River in Kasane, Botswana.
The lodge has 8 rooms with teak and mukwa furniture, all rooms boast a private verandah overlooking the Chobe River. Depending on your preference, beds can be made up as two singles or one king size double. Bathrooms are en-suite with spacious showers and are supplied with all the necessary toiletries needed, including a hairdryer. All rooms offer a coffee and tea making facility, a ceiling fan, air conditioner, mosquito nets over the beds and mosquito protection in the windows.
The dining, under a thatched roof is open to the swimming pool and the garden. There is an upstairs lounge overlooking the river as well as a boma under a shady acacia tree where afternoon tea is served.
Dining Area, Food and Cuisine
Breakfast is a continental buffet with the option of a cooked breakfast. Lunches are buffet-style with a variety of salads, warm dishes, cheeses and cold meats. Dinner is a set menu where a starter, main course and dessert are served.
Between the lodge and riverfront is a lawn area with shady indigenous trees. Warthog,
mongoose, monitor lizard and other small animals are often seen on the lawn. The trees,
shrubs and ornamental plants attract a wide variety of birds.
Whilst relaxing on the verandah, it is possible to record over 50 different species of birds. The lodge has a resident pair of barn owls who have nested in the roof of the lodge every year, for the past 15 years, that are often seen at night perched in the trees looking at the guests.
Game Drives and Boat Cruises
Activities revolve around game viewing, either by vehicle or boat, within the Chobe National Park. The Park with its estimated 140,000 elephants, huge herds of buffalo, and almost daily sightings of lion is a photographer’s dream.
Victoria Falls is located an hours’ drive away.
At night, elephant and hippo can often be seen from the lodge.