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Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

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- River Safaris
- Good facilities
- Excellent staff

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Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero is set on the edge of Chobe National Park above the Chobe River, northern Botswana. In the heart of elephant country and with particularly good river safaris this is a highly professional lodge, ideal for guests experiencing a safari for the first time.

The lodge boasts a whole host of facilities for a more relaxing stay. An impressive spa, large pool area and emphasis on fine dining make this a more exclusive accommodation.

A variety of activities are offered here, with the emphasis on game drives and river safaris. Famous in the Chobe area, river safaris provide a unique chance to spot wildlife from the water and you may even see elephants snorkelling across the river! Photographic and sundowner cruises are also included in the safari experience and additional fishing excursions and a day trip to Victoria Falls can be organised on request.

The accommodation at Chobe Chilwero is split into 14 cottages and a honeymoon suite. Each of the thatched cottages has indoor and outdoor showers, free-standing baths and their own private garden. The honeymoon suite also has a private plunge pool and deck area.

Children of all ages welcome. Chobe Chilwero runs a special kids programme that offers a variety of activities including ‘Safari Hunts’, kiddie croquet, walking safaris and pizza making, Menus and meal times are also flexible to suit family timings. Children under five can participate in game drives at the manager’s discretion and subject to booking a private vehicle.

Chobe Chilwero is a well-rounded, luxurious lodge that offers good game viewing and relaxing home comforts.

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  • Hi Lisa
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