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Impalila Island Lodge - Caprivi Strip Namibia

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Impalila is an unique island  which is situated at the meeting place of two mighty African rivers, the Chobe and Zambezi, and four countries, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe and Botswana. This is the only place in the world where four countries meet. Impalila Island forms the north-eastern tip of Namibia and lies just 70km's west of Victoria Falls. The surrounding area is an amazing mosaic of waterways, floodplains and bushveld:- host to exceptional birdlife, game viewing and assorted vegetation - and in the waters outstanding fishing opportunities.

Impalila Island Lodge is a 16-bedded luxury lodge with much to offer discerning clients. The island is situated at the confluence of the Chobe and Zambezi rivers at the place where 4 countries meet - from the air an amazing mosaic of waterways, floodplains and bushveld - on the ground exceptional birdlife, game viewing and assorted vegetation - and in the waters outstanding fishing opportunities. Impalila is also the most secluded and remote of the Chobe destinations but close enough to offer guests the very best of the Chobe river that is game viewing by boat.

At Impalila game viewing by boat in the Chobe National Park for Africa's big game is preferable during the mid afternoon to sunset when game comes down to the waters edge to drink. The Chobe is but a short distance away and one of the attractions is to take a late afternoon cruise into the Kasai channel and from there into the Chobe - renown for vast elephant herds, buffalo, lion, hippo, the rare Chobe bushbuck and puku. Elephant cross the Chobe onto Impalila Island often, and along with hippo, sitatunga can be seen from Impalila Island Lodge.

Birdlife - is excellent at Impalila  island , with over 450 species occurring here - including some of Africa's rarest species. The area attracts many migrants and the variety of habitats offer specials such as Pels owl, Rock pratincole, African skimmers, Pygmy geese.

Impalila Island Lodge, situated at the confluence of the Zambezi and Chobe rivers, provides access to 120km's of Zambezi river - inhabited only by amazing bird and fishlife and the odd traditional fishing village of the timeless Lozi people.
The Chobe river cruises reward guests with stunning big game viewing and excellent fishing and birding opportunities, and the Kasai canal which links these two major rivers provides its own unique winding ecosystem. 



A choice of fishing in the Zambezi, Chobe or Kasai rivers as well as the Mambova rapids, and backwaters of the floodplains makes Impalila island fishing opportunities magnificent. Fly fishing or traditional angling from either motorized boat or mokoro for a variety of African species is possible. Impalila's  guides are professional and very knowledgeable on the area.  Impalila is well known for its exciting tiger fishing.

 

 

Impalila Island Lodge - Caprivi Strip Namibia

 

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