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from$360 Avg per night for 2 guests
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About Xaro Lodge

About Xaro Lodge

Xaro Lodge, a haven for birding enthusiasts, is an absolute gem that should not be missed. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of nature as you witness the graceful flight of the Pel’s Fishing Owl, Skimmers, Carmines, Egrets, Herons, Kingfisher, and Boubous. Unlike crowded tourist spots, Xaro Lodge ensures that you have the uninterrupted serenity and exclusivity you deserve.Escape to a world of unparalleled luxury with our nine Standard Luxury Meru Tents. Nestled beneath majestic shady trees and overlooking the Okavango River, each tent is thoughtfully placed on a l

 Sleeps 20
Type: Lodge
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 10:00
Reviews: 4 reviews

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Important Information

* Per Night Per Tent (incl. transfers from Reception/Jetty to Xaro Lodge)

* 30% deposit has to be made 14 days after confirmation of the booking, to secure the booking.
* Due payment is to be received no later than 30 days prior to the day of arrival.
* All cancellations must be received and confirmed in writing.
* Provisional bookings will be held for 30 days, for which we will require confirmation in writing.
* A 30% non-refundable deposit is due to confirm all bookings. Balance of fare is due 30 days prior to arrival at the lodge.
* Cancellations over 45 days - loss of 30% deposit.
* Cancellations 45-21 days - loss of 70% of the total fare.
* Cancellation 21 days and less prior to arrival - loss of 100% of the total fare.
* Cancellation fees may only be waived at the discretion of the company and its management

Please drive to the Reception/Jetty of Xaro Lodge, this is where guest will leave their vehicles in our 24hrs-secured and lockable garages/ From there we will transfer you by boat to Xaro Lodge.

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Guest Reviews

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lize de villiers, south africa
July 2016
We really enjoyed out stay with Donovan and his team.  Had a stunning 3 course dinner.  Very accommodating with our children.  Beautiful views and a lot of wildlife noises in the evenings. This was def. no. 1 on our list visiting Botswana.  Thanks for making it so special.
aj smuts, south africa
September 2015
Private and secluded, we thought we were on an isolated island where our wish was the command of the unintrusive staff. Some special birds for long sought "lifers"? No problem, tracked and found as requested. Long since stopped eating tasteless freshwater fish?  The cook's bream dinner resulted in immediate converts. Guided walking trail? Tom spTotted birds, wildlife and even a black mamba from a... Read more
rosi jacobs, namibia
May 2015
We where a party of 8 people who stayed 2 Days at Xaro lodge.  Can only recommend the Lodge.  Food is delicious accommodation is stunning very child friendly.
leon coetzee, south africa
July 2012
The best place we stayed our whole trip!Beautiful place to stay! Relaxing!Service and people great!Will definitely stay there again!


  • Airport Shuttle
  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Garden
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Wi-Fi
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Restaurant on Premises
  • Halaal
  • 24H. Security
  • Balcony
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Bathroom
  • Breakfast
  • Double bed
  • Double/Twin rooms
  • Full board
  • Lounge
  • Lunch
  • House Keeping
  • Massage
  • Minibar
  • Non smoking rooms
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Patio
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Safe
  • Shower
  • Shuttle service
  • Wake-Up service

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Tswana (Setswana)
  • Austrian
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Xaro Lodge location

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Xaro Lodge is 12.7km from the centre of Shakawe , the nearest airport 251.6km (Rundu Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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