An African experience situated on the banks of the Kavango river close to the Poppa Falls, Namibia
Experience Namibian hospitality at Shametu River Lodge, where the Kavango will make you feel right at home.
At Shametu River Lodge you arrive as a guest and leave as a friend.
Shametu River Lodge enjoys luxurious solitude on the edge of the Okavango river with a magnificent view of the unique Popa Falls. The lodge is halfway between the major gems of Southern Africa, the Okavango Delta and the Victoria Falls, making it an ideal stopover to unwind during your journey.
Fill your days at Shametu River Lodge with a range of activities from a fishing trip to a game drive.
Fill your days at Shametu River Lodge with a range of activities from a fishing trip to a sunset cruise. Situated next to the Okavango River with an amazing view of the Popa Falls you will not have one day without something to do. Here are some of the activities we offer at Shametu River Lodge.
Mokoro Trip / Boat trip to Popa Falls Only. Explore the Okavango River on a Mokoro. At Shametu River Lodge we use fiber glass Mokoros. Traditionally mokoros are made from Mushi Mughongo and the Mukuthi Tree which are both indigenous trees in the Caprivi.
Enjoy a 30min walk to one of our local villages and experience how dependent our local tribe, the Habukushu, is on nature.
For the more adventurous traveler, Shametu River Lodge offers amazing fishing activities which will keep you occupied for hours. Experience a peaceful fishing trip while enjoying the wildlife and nature from a fishing boat floating down the Okavango River.
Experience the tranquility of the Okavango River and all the secrets it holds. Glide gently downstream and watch the hippo frolic in the water while you try to spot the shy crocodile lurking in the reeds.
We have daily game drives departing into the Mahango National Park or the Bwabwata National Park. Most mammal species are well represented.
Indulge in the rich aromas and soothing sensations of our African spa treatment.
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