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Location:Caprivi, Namibia


Hakusembe River Lodge

A hot shower, a good meal and a comfortable bed: what more could you want at a stopover? A lot if you're staying at Hakusembe River Lodge on the Okavango River.

You will find Hakusembe Lodge on your way to or from Caprivi and Victoria Falls a most welcoming stopover, especially after the long, dusty road – right on the bank of the Okavango River set among ancient acacia trees and manicured gardens.

Ten neat air-conditioned chalets, a family room and floating bungalow face the river rich with birdlife and all the basic amenities to ensure a comfortable stay.

Located just 16km west of Rundu, Hakusembe River Lodge is ideally placed to revive and refresh you while on-route to Caprivi, Vic Falls or Etosha National Park.

Relaxing is high on the order of activities here but for those of you looking for something to while away the hours; you can go on a tiger-fishing trip, canoe safari or a romantic champagne cruise down the river – what a great way to spend the day.

If you’re heading through Namibia, your hosts at Hakusembe Lodge Edward and Yvonne are waiting to welcome you with comfortable accommodation and warm Namibian hospitality so that you can rest, revive your weary limbs, and have some fun while planning the next part of your journey through Namibia.


Restaurant; pool; 10 en suite chalets; air-conditioning; restaurant; swimming pool; river-facing deck and bar; wi-fi


Fishing tour on the Okavango River for Tiger fish; bird viewing along the river; Cruise along river; Sunset Champagne Cruise to watch the sunset over the waters of the Okavango River; Picnic Safari across the border into Watu, Angola for lunch on this 2hr trip; Canoe Safari up the river with a picnic lunch en-route; Cultural Tour, visiting the Living Museum presenting ancient traditional culture known as the Ukumwe while local drummers and dancers perform for you during or after dinner.

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  • EdwardEdward
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  • BiancaBianca
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“I feel that Edward is honest, extremely helpful, and a true professional. I will recommend this company and Edward's expertise to anyone heading to Africa. A perfect trip!!”

“We had an 18-day private guided tour (Namibia, Botswana and Vic Falls) organised by the NTS team. Our consultant Wilmari was amazing both in preparation to and during our travel. Responsive, personable and diligent she put together an excellent itinerary.”

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“Namibia Tours and Safaris and their consultants are the best. Ulrike, our consultant, helped us over a 2 year period to plan our 4x4 Safari details. She had the patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Chantelle did a fantastic job in organizing our self-drive trip through Namibia. Nothing was too much hassle and Chantelle was so helpful and responsive throughout the whole process.”

“Having tried to organise this trip myself I was very appreciative of the knowledge and support given by Ashlee who could not have been more supportive.”

“The organisation and response from the initial contact was fast and flawless thanks to Bonique our tour consultant. Her recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with a lot of foresight and local knowledge.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip and loved everything in Namibia.”

“Janine from NTS proposed us a great trip that suited our needs and wishes finding the right accommodation and great places. We had a wonderful stay and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen Scott and all the NTS team for their excellent work. Keep it up and all the best!”

“I cannot find any hassle or negative point for the organisation of this trip. Outstanding material, good accommodation, simply perfect. What a great company!”