Xugana Island Lodge

Xugana Island Lodge has one of the Delta’s most spectacular settings.

Located on a magical lagoon within a private concession, Xugana Island Lodge takes full advantage of its stunning natural surroundings. The dining and lounge areas nestle beneath shade trees, whilst an expansive deck, open-air ‘boma’ and al fresco dining space all overlook the crystal clear permanent waters of this part of the Okavango. Within the grounds is a secluded swimming pool at the centre of Xugana Island.

This intimate lodge accommodates just 16 guests in 8 reed-and-thatch chalets that feature large sliding glass doors that open out onto spacious private verandas. All are fan-cooled and lagoon facing and equipped with ensuite bathrooms with showers.

  • A true water camp in the permanent waters of the Delta
  • Situated on an island in an enchanting lagoon
  • A range of water-based activities and guided walks
  • Intimate camp with accommodation for just 16 guests
  • magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species
  • 8 guest tents made from reed and thatch on raised decks
  • Private viewing decks facing the lagoon
  • Ensuite bathrooms with shower, hand basin and toilet
  • Central lounge, bar and dining areas shaded under large trees
  • Open air boma
  • Swimming pool
  • Guided safaris by motorboat
  • Guided excursions by traditional mokoro canoe
  • Guided nature walks on nearby islands
  • Birdwatching
  • Seasonal catch and release fishing
  • Day and night game drives

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Light aircraft transfers to this lodge can be arranged from Maun, Kasane or selected camps in the Delta. The property’s private airstrip is approximately 20 minutes’ by boat to Xugana Island Lodge.

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