Mazambala Island Lodge is a haven of rest in a tropical paradise. It is situated on an island in the Kwando river in the Caprivi region of Namibia, a place that the local tribes call “the island of abundance”. You are accommodated in 12 reed and thatch bungalows, all en suite. The thatched restaurant is built on 2,5 meter high stilts, overlooks the flood plain and serves delicious meals. There are many animal and bird species. The guides at the Lodge are walking encyclopedias about the traditional medicinal uses of plants and trees in this part of the Caprivi.
Mazambala Island Lodge is not the only Namibia lodge and hotel reservations that Temba do. You can do all your Namibia accommodation and safari reservations through Temba. In addition to luxury lodges such as Mazambala Island Lodge, we offer other Caprivi accommodation such as Kwando Camp in the Caprivi and Ngepi Camp which is a perfect family destination in the Caprivi on the Kavango River. Further to the west near Rundu is Kaisosi River Lodge a family destination which is 5 hours drive from Mazambala Island Lodge.
Etosha National Park is Namibia's best known game reserve. In Etosha we offer self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation at Etosha Lodge. Allow at least 12 hours to drive from Mazambala Island Lodge in the Caprivi to Etosha Lodge.
Just south of Etosha lies Damaraland with well known accommodation such as Vingerklip Lodge, Ugab Terrace Lodge , Twyfelfontein and Palmwag. From Damaraland you will most likely drive to the Skeleton Coast. Just north of Henties Bay you may well consider a night at Cape Cross Lodge which is at the seal colony north of Henties Bay. In Henties Bay, Eagle Holiday Flats is our highly recommended accommodation. Allow at least 2 days to drive from Mazambala Island Lodge in the Caprivi to Henties Bay.
Swakopmund is about 1000 km from Mazambala Island Lodge in the Caprivi. In Swakopmund you can stay in self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation at Alte Brucke or at the Hotel Pension Rapmund Hotel. A very upmarket and special lodge in Swakopmund on the Swakop River is The Stiltz.
Your next stop will most likely be Sossusvlei which is deep in the Namib Desert. Sossusvlei is known for its very high red sand dunes but also for excellent accommodation. For those in need of a bit of pampering, the Sossusvlei Lodge offers luxury accommodation near Sossusvlei in Namibia. For those who prefer self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation Sossusvlei Desert Camp offers self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation at Sesriem near Sossusvlei in Namibia. Allow at least 3 days to drive from Mazambala Island Lodge in the Caprivi to Sossusvlei in Namibia.
If you want to stay on the main road you will drive along the Caprivi Highway from Mazambala Island Lodge near Kongola and then down to the Namibian capital of Windhoek where you can stay at Arebbusch self-catering ( self contained ). if tou are prepared to drive furhter you can stay at Mariental River Chalets.
Three days drive from Mazambala Island Lodge near Kongola in the Caprivi in Namibia lies Grunau Country House bed and breakfast and Grunau Lodge self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation in Grunau, Namibia. Just an hour further is the Orange River Lodge offering self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation in Noordoewer near the South African border. To the west of Grunau is the mighty Fish River Canyon. Canon Lodge is the perfered accommodation in this area.
Keetmanshoop hotels and lodges. Keetmanshoop is in the south of Namibia and its most famous lodge is Quivertree Rest Camp and its only hotel Canyon Hotel.
Shakawe in the north-west of Botswana on the western panhandle of the Okavango Delta is very well known for lodges such as Drotsky's Cabins and Nguma Island Lodge.
Gweta Lodge on the Makgadikgadi Pans is a very unique destination. Here in the town of Gweta you can experience how the rural people live or you can overnight under the stars on the pans in luxury.
Planet Boabab near Gweta on the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana offers unique accommodation amongst massive Boabab trees.
Rundu is the most northern big town in Namibia. Here you can book lodges through Temba Lodges such as Kaisosi Lodge and Hakusembe Lodge.
Halali Rest Camp is the central rest camp in Etosha National Park in Namibia and famous for its waterhole.
Otjiwarongo and Waterberg Mountains is home to famous lodges such as the Waterberg Plateau National Park, Mount Etjo Safari Lodge, Otjibamba Game Lodge and Frans Indongo Guesthouse.
Ombinda Country Lodge in Outjo Namibia is the perfect overnight stop in Outjo near the Etosha National Park in Namibia.
Sam's Giardino is a German style boutique hotel in the CBD of Swakopmund, Namibia's premier coastal resort.
Temba Lodges offers a wide selection of hotel and self-contained accommodation in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia. The five star Windhoek Country Club is the city's most luxurious hotel while the Safari Hotel offers three and four star rooms. If you prefer self-catering accommodation, Monteiro Lodge and Arebbusch Lodge will be your answer.
Desert Homestead and Horse Trails are about 33 km south of Sossusvlei and Sesriem. At the Desert Homestead you can explore the Namib Desert on horse back.
Kunene River lodgein the far North of Namibia is both a paradise for birders, people interested in the Himba culture or adventurers.
Twyfelfontein Country Lodgeim Damaraland Namibia. Ihre Unterkunft im Kaokoland in Namibia. Sossusvlei Lodge bei Sesriem in der Namibwüste in Namibia bietet luxuriöse Unterkunft am Tor von Sossusvlei, bekannt für seine hohen Sanddünen.
Sams Giardinoare world renown for their good food, good wine, and superb accommodation.
The Nest Hotel in Lüderitz, Namibia is not only a luxury hotel, but it is in the most beautiful setting with breathtaking views over Lüderitz Bay.
Hardapdam is Namibia's largest dam. This recreational area is just north of Mariental in the south of Namibia. Self-catering accommodation and meals are available.
Ai-Ais Hot Springs is about 80 km south of the Fish River Canyon. The hot springs and the Ai-Ais resort are very popular with families or people who want to break away for a few days.
Bulawayoin the south-west of Zimbabwe is this country's second largest city. In Bulawayo Temba Travel offers accommodation such as the Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel and the famous Churchill Hotel.
The Rainforest Tourexposes you to the magnificent Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe is arguably the most beautiful of the seven wonders of the world.
Mlibizi Lodge in Zimbabwe is on the western end of Lake Kariba. The Kariba ferry starts and ends at Mlibizi Lodge.
The Vumba Mountains are also known as the Bvumba Mountains on the eastern highlands of Zimbabwe, and are very near Mutare. The Inn on the Vumba is a boutique hotel, while the famous Leopard Rock Hotel is known as one of Africa's best five star hotels and golf courses. Both offer magnificent views over Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
South Africa with its excellent infrastrature and numerous hotels and lodges in nine provinces is the perfect place to visit if you are interested in an African Safari.
Merino Inn Hotel's E block is recently renovated and offers rooms of a very high standard in Colesberg onroute between Johannesburg and Cape Town.
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier park is in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and covers the Kalahari of South Africa and the south of Botswana.
Springbok in the Northern Cape of South Africa and unofficial capital of Namaqualand offers very good accommodation establishments such as Kleinplasie self-catering accommodation, Springbok Hotel, Masonic Hotel and Kokerboom Motel.
Vanrhynsdorp in southern Namaqualand is just within the Western Cape Province of South Africa. During the flower season it becomes a very popular town with accommodation such as Gifberg Holiday Farm and La Rochelle self-catering accommodation.
Colesberg in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa is perfectly situated just south of the Orange River on the N1 between Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Johannesburg. In Colesberg you can stay in either the Merino Inn or in The Gables Inn self-catering accommodation.
Lakewood Lodge is an affordable bed and breakfast near the Lake area in the CBD of Bloemfontein. They offer value for money accommodation.
Coffee Bay and Hole In The Wall are beautiful towns along the Transkei Wildcoast in South Africa. Temba Lodges are proudly associated with Ocean View Hotel in Coffee Bay and Hole In the Wall Hotel.
Inkwenkwezi near East London in the Eastern Cape is a big five game reserve. Inkwenkwezi is a real jewel among the many private game parks of South Africa.
Paxton Hotel offers a touch of class in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The new Paxton Hotel is modern and very comfortable.
Somerset West is situated at the foot of the Helderberg Mountain in the heart of the South African Winelands. Strand and Gordon's Bay is also part of the Helderberg Region. Temba Lodges offer a selection of hotels, lodges and guest houses in the Helderberg.
This 4x4 safari through Botswana includes all highlights such as Makagadigadi Pans, Nxai Pans, the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park. This is a self drive safari for families who prefer to travel on their own.
Temba Car Hire mainly use Toyota 4x4 vehicles for their 4x4 fleet in Johannesburg, Gaborone, Kasane and Maun in Botswana. You can also hire a 4x4 from Temba Car Hire in Windhoek and Walvis Bay in Namibia.