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Location:Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park

Kwalape Safari Lodge

Kwalape Safari Lodge is on the Chobe River between the towns Kazungula and Kasane in northern Botswana. Close to the entrance of the Chobe National Park and 70km from Victoria Falls. It's a laid back place and a good base camp.

Just 3km away is an argument. You see, some say this is the world's only 'quadripoint' - a place here 4 countries meet. Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Others say, "No, no, no. Rubbish. Can't you see? There's a gap. It's about 100m. That means it is two separate TRIPOINTS. Fools."

Hmm... Muse on. Whilst you're at home. Here at home. For here means home. Or rather ‘Kwalape’ means home. Confused? Well, home sweet home this is. Sitting on a slope of the Chobe-Zambezi river valley. Just 3km from the confluence of these great rivers. Hence 3km from the quadripoint/tripoint debate. Discuss.

Chalets, rooms and safari tents.

12 canvas and wood en suite chalets with a large living area and a private veranda.

Standard rooms have double or single beds. They're air conditioned and have en suites, TV and a minibar. Patio and private plunge pool.

12 canvas safari tents with single beds, fan, bedside table and lamp. There's a small patio which leads to a garden area. All Kwalape's facilities can be used. You share ablutions with the campers.


Swimming pool; garden; restaurant & traditional dinners with cultural dance and song performances(can also be arranged on request); dining area; bar; boma; curio and craft shop; braai facilities; Wi-Fi; housekeeping; secure parking


You're on the Chobe River near the Chobe National Park so you obviously have all that wildlife bounty to enjoy. You can go on boat cruises and game drives and the lodge can help arrange trips for you.

Watch elephants in the river or hippos doing their wallowing thing. Giraffe and antelope come for a drink and you'll no doubt see a predator or two lurking. The lodge has a small boat which is rather like a mobile hide. Good for photography enthusiasts.

As are the game drives. Impala are everywhere and giraffe tend to wander lots too. As do buffalo.

The Kazungula Ferry that crosses the Chobe River into Zambia is a little over 6 miles from the lodge.

If you want to go out out, Victoria Falls day trips are on offer. They're only about an hour's drive away from the Lodge. Stunning, naturally. Lots for adrenaline junkies too. White water rafting, bungee, kayaking and more.

You can also fish, visit a nearby snake park or go to Mowana Golf Course.

Similar Properties in Chobe National Park

Chobe Safari Lodge

Affordable, but luxurious, Chobe Safari Lodge is on the edge of the Chobe River and an easy gateway to the Victoria Falls and neighbour countries.

Tlouwana Camp

Tlouwana Camp is in Botswana's Lesoma Valley Reserve adjacent to Chobe National Park. Owner-run, Tlouwana is homely, comfortable and very very quiet.

Chobe Bush Lodge

Chobe Bush Lodge in Kasane is offset from the Chobe River with views of the Botswana the bushveld. Spacious, modern and comfortable you're ideally positioned to explore both Chobe National Park and Victoria Falls.

About Us

Staff party photo from 2019 showing all staff smiling
  • Wilmari Wilmari
  • Bianca Bianca
  • Ulrike Ulrike
  • Chantelle Chantelle
  • Ashlee Ashlee
  • Bonique Bonique
  • Tessa Tessa
  • Anja Anja
  • Kirsti Kirsti
  • Jessica Jessica

“NTS was AMAZING! Special thanks to Wilmari for the best trip we have ever taken. 100% recommend!”

“This was a "bucket list" trip for us. It could not have been better. HIGHLY recommend you ask for Bianca.”

Ulrike helped us plan our safari for 2 years... patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Ask for Chantelle, a true legend of patience, availability and efficiency. Will highly recommend.”

“I cannot say enough about this great company and Ashlee herself... best honeymoon we could have wished for!”

Bonique's recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with foresight and local knowledge... flawless.”

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

“Our family would like to thank Anja and everyone at NTS for organising such an incredible trip for us.”

Kirsti arranged the best family holiday we have ever had... highly recommended.”

Jessica was AMAZING and so helpful with all of our concerns and questions - we had the most amazing trip.”