Nestled along the tranquil banks of the Zambezi River in Namibia, Zambezi Mubala Lodge beckons adventurers seeking a slice of riverside paradise. This stunning region of southern Africa is a part of the KAZA group of countries, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and unparalleled wildlife encounters.

Situated amidst lush greenery and towering baobab trees, this lodge offers a unique blend of natural beauty and comfortable luxury. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a bird-watching aficionado, or simply in search of serenity, Zambezi Mubala Lodge has something special to offer.


Namibia – Zambezi Mubala Lodge. Photo Credit – Kate Webster

Zambezi Mubala Lodge boasts a range of accommodation options designed to cater to various tastes and preferences. From charming chalets set on the river bank to spacious family units, there’s something for everyone. The chalets, with their modern, sleek and elegant design, are perched along the riverbank, providing breathtaking views of the Zambezi. Wake up to the soothing sounds of nature and the sight of graceful waterbirds gliding across the river.

The rooms are your home away from home, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay and even include air conditioning for those hotter summer months. The team at Zambezi Mubala Lodge is committed to ensuring your stay is as comfortable as it is memorable. From the warm welcome upon arrival to the expert guidance of safari guides, their passion for this remarkable region shines through, enhancing your overall experience.


Namibia – Zambezi Mubala Lodge. Photo Credit – Kate Webster

The lodge’s restaurant is a culinary haven that showcases the rich and diverse flavours of Namibian cuisine. Indulge in hearty breakfasts, sumptuous lunches, and delectable dinners that incorporate fresh, locally sourced ingredients. The menu features an array of dishes to suit every palate, from succulent grilled meats to vegetarian options and delectable desserts. Enjoy your meals while taking in the spectacular river views, creating a dining experience that’s as visually stunning as it is delicious.

The restaurant and bar area are also positioned right on the river banks, so you can enjoy your meal or a drink while watching the wildlife and the waters flow on by. It also makes for a great spot for sunset as the water reflects the dying light of the sun.

Lodge Experiences

Namibia – Zambezi Mubala Lodge. Photo Credit – Kate Webster

Zambezi Mubala Lodge offers a wide array of experiences and activities that cater to both adventure seekers and those in search of relaxation. This idyllic location on the river bank allows travellers to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of nature that defines the region.

One of the standout experiences at Zambezi Mubala Lodge is the mesmerizing river cruises. Setting sail on the Zambezi River is a journey into tranquillity and wildlife wonder. As you drift along the water, you can spot elephants frolicking in the shallows, hippos basking in the sun, and an abundance of birdlife, including the majestic African fish eagle. Sunset cruises are particularly enchanting, offering a front-row seat to one of Africa’s most spectacular natural shows.

The lodge has a pool for those guests who want to relax and cool off in the heat and there are plenty of quiet spots with seating along the river bank so you can sit, relax and watch the day pass by.

Hot Tips

Namibia – Zambezi Mubala Lodge. Photo Credit – Kate Webster

Be sure to embark on one of the lodge’s boat cruises along the Zambezi River. It’s the perfect opportunity to spot elephants, hippos, and a plethora of bird species while savouring the serenity of the river.

Don’t miss the guided bush walks led by knowledgeable local guides. These walks offer a unique chance to connect with the surrounding wilderness and learn about the region’s flora and fauna.

For an unforgettable experience, consider a sunset picnic on the riverbank. It’s the ideal way to soak in the magical African sunset while enjoying a delightful meal.


Address: Zambezi Mubala Lodge is located in the Zambezi Region of Namibia, approximately 120 kilometres from the town of Katima Mulilo.

Phone Number: +264 81 140 3798


Disclosure: The writer Kate Webster stayed as a guest of KAZA Tourism.

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Kate Webster

Kate Webster is the founder and owner of Captured Travel Media. She is a world traveller, ocean lover and conservation warrior who is determined to make every moment count for not only herself, but the world around her. An editor and travel journalist, Kate travels the globe in search of vivid imagery and compelling stories that capture the essence of the people and places she visits. She is a passionate conservation advocate, sustainable traveller and always travels with reason and cause.

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