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Xugana Island Lodge
Why we like it
- One of the Okavango Delta's most spectacular permanent water sites
- Mokoro trips are the one of the best ways to enjoy this amazing part of the delta
- Walking Safaris on one of the many islands around the lodge
- Birding in the region is outstanding, particularly so from November to March, as many migrant species visit
Spend a lazy afternoon fishing for either bream or tiger fish in one of the many water ways around the lodge.
I would rate Chris Hamlin's handling of my booking - from enquiry through to deposit - as superb; at least 12/10!
- GN, London
Just 8 large raised reed and thatch chalets make up with small lodge. Each chalet has a private viewing deck from which to enjoy the wonder views of the Okavango Delta. The lounge, bar and dining areas are open-sided thatched and are set back under the ebony and African Mangosteen tree canopy. During the heat of the day enjoy time at the swimming pool, which is located within the mature gardens in the centre of the island. Xugana Island Lodge's has a boma area for al fresco dining overlooking the Xugana Lagoon's expanse of pristine water of this unique delta.
Maun or Kasane via Johannesburg
12 hours 40 minutes
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate required if arriving from an endemic area
Best time to travel
March - November
The best time to travel is between March and November, rain fall is at a minimum and the days are cooler but clear. Early mornings and evenings can be chilly. The Delta is normally in flood from May until August.
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