Nguma Island Lodge offers peace and tranquillity with spectacular and exclusive views over one of the largest lagoons in the north west of...
Nguma Island Lodge offers peace and tranquillity with spectacular and exclusive views over one of the largest lagoons in the north west of the Okavango Delta. The lodge is situated on the banks of the beautiful lagoon bordered by palm trees, papyrus and reed beds. A 50 minute boat drive brings you to the main Okavango River in the panhandle where tiger fish abound and the many inlets offer good bream fishing. Nguma Island Lodge offers a very relaxed family atmosphere and a fishing, mokoro and birdwatchers paradise.
Nguma Island Lodge offers luxury full board accommodation in Meru-style luxury en-suite tents. For those who prefer to self-cater, the lodge also offers Delta Dawn Self-catering Units and the Delta Dawn Campsite.
The eight Luxury Meru en-suite Tents are set among large indigenous trees. Each tent is set on a raised wooden platform and has a thatched roof. The en-suite bathrooms feature hot showers, ensuring a comfortable stay. Elevated wooden walkways link the tented chalets to the bar and restaurant. Meals include full English breakfast, hot or cold lunch and three-course dinners.
For travellers who prefer to ‘rough it’ a little, the Delta Dawn Self-catering Units and the Delta Dawn Campsite are ideal. The Delta Dawn Self-catering Units are built on raised platforms overlooking the Nguma Lagoon. Linen is provided, and the units are fully serviced. Guests in these units share a spotlessly clean ablution facility, and a kitchen facility with the Delta Dawn Campsite.
The Delta Dawn Campsite is shaded with lawns, and these well-appointed campsites are ideal for self-erected tents or roof-top tents. The camp sites have their own braai facilities, and have use of electrical points, washing lines, water taps, clean ablutions, and a kitchen facility.
The main focus at Nguma Island, is the fishing. Fishermen can take a 50 minute boat ride into the delta to the main Okavango River to catch their trophy tiger or bream. Nguma Lodge staff offer boats with drivers, use of fishing tackle.
Other activities at Nguma Island Lodge include boat trips, mokoro trails, island walks, game viewing, and bird watching. Your hosts, The Randalls, have earned a reputation for superb hospitality, and have lived in the area for the past 20 years, so their knowledge is hard to beat. They can assist with arranging interesting itineraries.