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About Tambuti Lodge

Tambuti Lodge is located in Rundu, the capital of the Kavango region. We are approximately 50 m from the river floodplain and 250 m from the Rundu town center. Tambuti is easily accessible and never flooded making it the ideal stopover before heading to the deeper Kavango and Caprivi Wild.

We have eight white-washed bungalows perched in a lush garden situated above the Kavango River. We have five Premium Bungalows with queen-size beds and en-suite bathrooms and three Premium Bungalows with twin beds and en-suite bathrooms. All bungalows have satellite TV, minibars, fans, telephones, and wireless Internet connectivity. Mosquito screens are fitted on the windows and mosquito nets hang over all beds.

We have a small restaurant specializing in traditional African food and drinks. This gives the lodge guests the opportunity to explore local flavours, add value to local products, and support the local communities providing the ingredients while considerably reducing the food miles. The lodge emphasizes its low local carbon footprint, using solar energy for all the lights and water heating, and enviro-flush septic tanks which do not connect to the under-capacitated municipal based treatments.

  • Response Rate: 69%
  • Response Time: 24 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Lodge
  • Sleeps: 24
  • Check-in: 10:00 AM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Reviews: 8 Reviews


  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Satellite TV*
  • Wi-Fi
  • Room Service

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Portuguese
  • French
  • Italian
  • Belgian
* Please enquire for further details.

Important Information

50% deposit required on final booking/reservation.

Tambuti Lodge Rooms

Reviews for Tambuti Lodge

8 guest reviews Reviews of

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Jon Wentzel, England
07 August 2015

We had a lovely overnight stay on route from Etosha to the panhandle. Rooms were spacious, beautiful white linen, comfortable bed and great bath or shower with lots of hot water. Easy to find in town on the banks of the kavango river. Great view of the river from breakfast table. Staff very attentive and helpfully from the night watchman , reception and waitresses. Highlight was the local hibiscus jam and cordial. Lowlight was the construction work noise next door ( building luxury accommodation, hopefully will finish soon).  Happy to recommend. 

Martiens Zietsman, South Africa
17 March 2015

Very clean and neat. Stayed over for just one night. Meals in the restaurant were also nice.

Bertil Nordstrom, Sweden
22 November 2014

Everything was fine staff, food, room, garden and so on. Just missed the fact you have to buy internet separately and it was not available all over the place._Bertil & Rose

Bertil Nordstrom, Sweden
20 November 2014

Very helpfull and fredly staff. Good food and the room was superb.

Monika Vieira, South Africa
30 December 2013

Dear Sir/MadamWe Mr and Mrs Vieira had our stay at your lodge for several days, we were met we disappointment. Firstly the area where we had our breakfast had an infestation of flies, which were also found within the food itself and included the kitchen were fall of flies where the food was being prepared. In the bedroom where we were situated, we invited the staff member to have a look, the mattors was fall of blood stains, the pillows were dirty, we had to turn around the mattors due to the hygiene concerns, the staff members changed the sheets and didn't report the compliant of the clients....
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Tambuti Lodge Map

Tambuti Lodge is 3.3km from the centre of Rundu , the nearest airport 7km (Rundu Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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