Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Perched above the Chobe River at the edge of Chobe National Park, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero offers sweeping views over the islands and floodplains.

Perched above the Chobe River at the edge of Chobe National Park, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero offers sweeping views over the islands and floodplains all the way to the Namibian border. There are just 15 guest cottages with thatched roofs, luxurious free standing baths, indoor and outdoor showers.

Fenced for security, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is perfect for families with children. There is also a comprehensive kids’ program with activities ranging from guided walking safaris and treasure hunts to cooking lessons with the chef. For guests of all ages, the property offers an inviting split-level swimming pool and a full-service spa with a treetop treatment room.

Things to do at this wonderful Botswana lodge include photography and sundowner cruises along the Chobe River, well-frequented by elephant, buffalo as well as rare sable and roan antelope. Guests can also enjoy game drives, uncovering the region’s rich wildlife especially the continent’s largest remaining herds of elephant, who have found refuge in this wild corner of southern Africa.

Location

How to get to Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is accessible from Botswana’s Kasane Airport (10 minutes away) or Livingstone Airport in Zambia, approximately 90 minutes’ drive from the lodge.

Activities at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

  • Game drives
  • Chobe River cruises
  • Photography
  • Fishing
  • Spa treatments

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Highlights

  • A fantastic lodge by Botswana’s elephant-rich Chobe National Park
  • Set by the mighty Chobe River
  • Offering the country’s first full-service day spa
  • Ideal for families with children
  • Sundowner boat cruises and exciting game drives

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Chobe National Park and Savute Accommodation

Below are some of our preferred safari lodges in the Chobe National Park region. Please contact us to tailor design a selection of accommodation options to suit the style of your trip, and your budget.

Chobe Game Lodge

The only lodge in Chobe National Park situated right by the magnificent Chobe River, Chobe Game Lodge offers a classic luxury safari experience.

Chobe Princess Safariboats

The three Chobe Princess Safariboats offer relaxed voyages along the wildlife-rich Chobe River, uncovering its many animal and bird species completely at leisure.

Muchenje Safari Lodge

Situated on the quieter western side of Chobe National Park, lofty Muchenje Safari Lodge offers captivating views of the Chobe River, Caprivi Strip and surrounding floodplains.

Ngoma Safari Lodge

Ngoma Safari Lodge is built with natural materials to blend into its beautiful surroundings, and boasts the largest elephant herds on Earth at its doorstep.

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Perched above the Chobe River at the edge of Chobe National Park, Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero offers sweeping views over the islands and floodplains all the way to the Namibian border.

Savute Safari Lodge

Situated beside the ephemeral Savute Channel, this atmospheric safari lodge accommodates guests in thatched chalets, with the majority of game drives visiting the teeming Savute Marsh.

Zambezi Queen Houseboat

The Zambezi Queen is a tri-level houseboat built to exacting standards - an ideal vessel upon which to explore the mighty Chobe River.

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Botswana Overview

What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Abundant wildlife including big cats, small, ultra-luxurious lodges and diverse landscapes make Botswana one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Unique activities including exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta by mokoro (dugout canoe), walking with bushmen in the Kalahari Desert, and exciting 4WD safaris are all possible.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-August days are dry and sunny with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Daily averages begin to rise in September and October towards 33-35°C. Temperatures from November-April can be very hot, reaching above 38°C. December to March is when Botswana receives most of its rain.

How do you get to Botswana?
Unfortunately, there are not many direct flights into Botswana. Most travellers fly into Johannesburg in South Africa, the major hub for Southern African Safaris. From there, there are regular flights between Johannesburg and Maun, the Okavango Deltas major access point.

What can I combine Botswana with?
A landlocked country, Botswana is surrounded by a number of other safari destinations. Botswana can easily be combined with Victoria Falls, the stunning sand dunes of Namibia, cosmopolitan Cape Town or even a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

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