Island Safari Lodge is set on a 300-acre private island reserve, and is just 10 km away from Maun Airport. It is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane River under a canopy of beautifully lush and green Okavango trees. The lodge overlooks a floodplain of fields and water that are frequented by an abundance of birdlife and the occasional hippo. The lodge offers a tranquil bush setting that is complimented by the river view, a pool and the iconic tranquil call of the African Fish Eagle.
Island Safari Lodge is situated about 10 km from the Airport. From Maun, take the main road that runs north-east towards the Moremi. Just before you cross the river, turn left and follow the dirt road for 3 km. This road is accessible to most vehicles, but the sand might sometimes be a bit loose. Small or very low vehicles might experience a bit of difficulty.
The accommodation is comfortable and set in the lodge gardens. The lodge comprises of 12 Chalets, 6 Heritage Rooms and 6 Heritage Family Rooms all with en suite showers, DSTV and air conditioning.
Island Safari Lodge also offers shady campsites, with shared ablution facilities, a braai (barbeque) area as well as power points.
The campsite offers a very large swimming pool where everybody who prefers a more social environment can relax and play while the nature lovers can enjoy a more restful experience at the pool near the bar.
The lodge has a main bar and restaurant area with seating indoors or out in the gardens. You are able to choose from a la carte menu for lunches and dinners accompanied by our wine list. It is an ideal place to relax alongside flowing waters, or beside one of the swimming pools, using the free WI-FI services and ordering refreshments from the restaurant. For those active bush loving visitors who are interested in adventure, there are many recreational excursions and opportunities available.