Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge

Zambezi Region

Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge

Found in the incredible wetland areas if the Nkasa Lupala National Park, the Nkasa Lupala Tented Camp is a beautiful eco-friendly lodge that is located on one of the stunning channels of the Kwando-Linyati River System.

The lodge was built using local materials and is completely self-sufficient with regards to energy and solar panels run the entire place. A network of pathways link everything together and guests can enjoy the dining room, lounge and bar while having a stunning view over the river below.

Large numbers of Namibia’s favourite wildlife are found in the region and the park is home to the highest number of bird species in the entire country.


  • Luxury Tents: Luxury tents are constructed out of naturally sourced materials, steel, wood, thatch and canvas. All tents have en-suite bathrooms, outside bathtubs that overlook the river and spacious interiors where guests can relax and watch the wildlife in the river below.


  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Curio shop
  • Lounge area


  • Game drives
  • Boat cruise
  • Combination of boat and drive
  • Village visit
  • Walking safari
  • Night drive



Activities available subject to the conditions of the day

AM / PM Game Drive in Mamili National Park
Summer Time: Departs at approximately 06:00 in the morning and at 16:30 in the afternoon – duration approximately 2.5 hours
Winter Time: Departs at approximately 07:00 in the morning and at 15:30 in the afternoon – duration approximately 2.5 hours
Includes park entrance fees, soft drinks/water, local beer and snacks

AM Game Drive in Mamili National Park including lunch
Departs approximately at 09:00 in Summer time and 09:30 in Winter Time – duration approximately 4.5 hours
Includes park entrance fees, soft drinks/water, local beer and a bush lunch (not lunch pack)

Sundowner Boat Cruise
Departs approximately at 16:30 in Summer time and 15:30 in Winter Time – duration approximately 2 hours
Includes park entrance fees, soft drinks/water, local beer and snacks

Guided walk with armed ranger
Available on request – duration approximately 2 hours
Includes soft drinks and water
Guided walk through the exclusive zone of the conservancy
Minimum participants 2, maximum 6

Night Drive
Departing after dinner – duration approximately 1 hour

ACTIVITIES ( per person ) N$/ZAR
2hour Game Drive in Nkasa Rupara National Park N$ 500.00
5hour Linyanti River Combo (drive+boat) N$ 900.00
2hour Harubandi River Boat Crusie (Seasonal) N$ 500.00
1hour Night Drive N$ 350.00
2hour Game walk with a armed guide (subject to safety conditions) N$ 500.00
3hour Village visit N$ 350.00
2hour Mokoro canoe cruise (Seasonal) N$ 350.00


RATES per person N$/ZAR
Double Room (Dinner.Bed & Breakfast ) from N$ 1930.00
Double Room (Dinner Bed & Breakfast ) 2 or more nights from N$ 1737.00
Single ( NO supplement in Green Season ) N$ 0.00
Children (6-12) Per child sharing room with parents from N$ 965.00


GPS: S18.32943 E23.67207

By Road

Nkasa Lupala Tented Lodge is located on the Nkasa Rupara NP (Mamili) boundary, 1km East from the Shisintze ranger station and park entrance and 11km South from Sangwali village
The lodge is in around 75km from Kongola (B8 road) and 130 from Katima Mulilo.

From Kongola and Katima Mulilo, follow the C49 road up to the junction to the Sangwali village (direction Nkasa Rupara NP).
The C49 road is a perfect Tar road from Kongola to Sangwali and to Katima Mulilo will be completed in early 2015.

From Sangwali take the road to the Nkasa Rupara NP. (4×4 is advised or call the lodge for pick-up, there is a safe parking for normal vehicles in Sangwali)
There a new bridges build the road to the Park.

Once arrived to the Shisintze ranger station on the road that is the Park boundary cutline, drive East for 1km and you are arrived to the Lodge.