Caprivi Mutoya Lodge & Campsite is situated on the backwaters of the Zambezi River and only has boat access from the lodge to the main river during the flood season (mid-April to June). When the floods recede the lodge backwater becomes a small lake (lagoon), and during this time the lodge boats are moored on the river, only 5 to 7 minutes drive away.
Boat Hire is to please be booked well in advance to avoid disappointment.
We offer a variety of land and water activities
The Upper Zambezi River is a renowned freshwater fishing destination enjoyed by many anglers, who will travel great distances for this once-in-a-lifetime experience. From the lodge, fishing can be done on the Zambezi River or on the lodge’s tranquil backwater. For fishing on the main Zambezi River, it is only … read more
Birding in the Caprivi is an absolute treat and undoubtedly a privilege not to be missed. With up to 450 species, birdwatchers and birding enthusiasts from around the world should include this small part of Namibia in their birding destinations. A sunset boat cruise is an ideal time to spot some … read more
We offer boat cruises for any occasion. Whether it’s for fishing, sundowners, year-end functions, parties, bird viewing or for special occasions.
Boat Cruise bookings are to please be made in advance to avoid disappointment.
Guests can paddle out on fiberglass Canadian canoes to view crocodiles, hippos, and the myriad of birds the lagoon has to offer. Fishing can also be done from the canoes. Canoeing (unguided) is FREE for lodge guests.
Makoros (Traditional Canoes)
For the more adventurous we can arrange a traditional Makoro (African wooden dugout) to experience some of the local cultures.
These can be taken around the lodge and within the surrounding forests. The lodge is home to monkeys, mongooses, squirrels, and a variety of bird species. The lodge property is also home to a pair of Schalow’s Turacos, a bird much sought after by twitchers.
Village Walking Tours
Take a walk to Libula village (approximately 1km from the lodge) to interact with the community of a traditional African village. The tour is approximately 2 to 3 hours and the majority of the tour fee is paid back to the village.
These can be taken around the lodge and within the surrounding forests. The lodge property is home to monkeys, mongooses, squirrels, and a variety of bird species. Day tours can also be organised to any of the Namibian National Parks within the Zambezi Region, Chobe National Park in Botswana, or Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.