Rainbow River Lodge


Rainbow River Lodge is a tranquil stop over en-route to the Victoria Falls or the Okavango Delta. Kavango- Zambezi Region falls within the tropic climate zone and receive the highest rainfall in Namibia. The area is rich in bird life of which as many as 339 bird species has been recorded. Surrounded by the Buffalo and Mahango Parks, where four of the big five can be found (African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard). The Okavango River is home to Hippos and Crocodiles. Popa Falls is less than 1 kilometer from Rainbow River Lodge, this is where the Kavango River breaks through a four-meter-high rocky intrusion, surrounded by beautiful forests.



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Accommodation Types

Standard Chalet

Starting from N$ 985

Luxury Chalet

Starting from N$ 1170


Starting from N$ 285

Accommodation Info

22 en-suite chalets that consist of double, single and family units. All chalets are equipped with linen; towels; mosquito nets, ceiling fans and en-suite bathrooms consisting off a shower & toilet, a further 7 X Deluxe chalets are situated on the lower river bank, overlooking the Okavango River.

The 11 x river facing camping spots are covered under lawn and a canopy of large trees.
Each campsite has its own braai area, fitted with electrical outlets and water points.
The 4 x ablution blocks are equipped with hot water showers and electricity, and furthermore a communal scullery equipped with hot water and electrical points.

Room Features

Seating Area
Complimentary Toiletries
Mosquito Net

Property Amenities

Bar / Lounge
Breakfast Available
Outdoor Dining Area
Wine / Champagne
Outdoor Furniture
Sun Terrace
Laundry Service


Boat Cruise – Starting from N$ 385
Activities include boat trips to Popa Falls where you can easily spot hippos and crocodiles.

Makorro Trips – Starting from N$ 550
Guided canoe trips in traditional hand dug canoes called a Mokoro or Wato.

Fishing – Starting from N$385
Feisty tiger fish and a variety of bream species live in the river. Fishing is done on a catch and release basis for the more adventures guest.

Game Drive Mahango Park – Starting from N$ 770
Game drives to the Mahango, with the possibility of spotting four of the Big Five (African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard)

Game Drive Buffalo Park – Starting from N$825
Game drives to the Buffalo Park, with the possibility of spotting four of the Big Five (African Elephant, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard)

Birding is exceptionally good with around 84 bird species around the lodge and 339 recorded in the Kavango region

Price Breakdown

Rates for 2022
Standard Chalet
N$ 985.00
Luxury Chalet
N$ 1 170.00
N$ 285.00


GPS Coordinates: -18.111024,21.591432

Children Policy

0-12 years - Free of charge

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Cancellation Policy

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