Found beneath old Leadwood and Jackalberry trees by the Kunene River

Kunene River Lodge began life as an impromptu rest camp on the long, arduous 4x4 trail from Epupa to Ruacana. In 2005, Pete and Hillary Morgan fell in love with the Lodge, took it over and have since devoted themselves to improving its facilities and reputation. White-water rafting activities contribute significantly to the success it now enjoys as one of the most desirable tourist destinations in this remote corner of Namibia. In addition to its idyllic setting, facilities and in-house activities, the Lodge also serves as an ideal gateway for those setting out to explore the rugged and beautiful Kaokoland region of Namibia to the north-west - indeed many ardent 4x4 drivers enjoy tackling the notorious river road to Epupa Falls. But there is a more peaceful and tranquil side to Kunene River Lodge and birding enthusiasts find a wide range of endemic and visiting species to enthral them during their stay - including the diminutive and secretive Cinderella Waxbill whose range is limited to just a short stretch of the Kunene River. In conjunction with the local Conservancy, of which the Lodge is a prominent member, the World Wildlife Fund has re-introduced a limited range of mammals to the region and some might be lucky enough to spot kudu, zebra, black-faced impala or giraffe while driving in the area. Local and Regional (SADC) Special Rates “With Extra Discount” Post COVID-19 lockdown travel kicks on with respect to measures on prevention, that could perhaps define our next normal. Our Special rates for Namibians and SADC nationals come with Extra Discount as incentive for Travel in times of COVID-19 crisis. “We Await To Welcome You”

Stay Location

Facilities

 4.4
Sustainability Rating
Environmental Impact
3.8
Economic Impact
4.4
Socio-cultural Impact
5

Best time to go to Kunene River

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The best time to visit the Kunene River is from April to September. Kaokoland is a great area to visit throughout the year, but it is at its best during the peak of the dry season when daily temperatures are more pleasant. In April and May, the Kunene River is in peak flow, allowing wonderful water excursions, whereas the flows are at their lowest in October. The following months, from November to early May, are part of the wet season and produce lovely green scenery and fantastic birding opportunities.

Rooms

De-Luxe Room (Max 4 Person)

4
4

De-Luxe Room (Max 3 Person)

2
3

A-Frame Bungalow (Max 2 Person)

1
2

A-Frame Bunglow (1 dbl bed)

1
2

Campsite for Rooftop Tents

2
4

Campsite for Tents (Max 2 Person)

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2

Campsite for Tents (Max 8 Person)

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8

Campsite for Tents (Max 10 Person)

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10

Campsite for Tents (Max 15 Person)

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15

Campsite for Tents (Max 20 Person)

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20

Campsite for Tents (Maximum of 6 people)

3
6

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