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The owners Adam and Jenny Young first purchased the land where Chobe Bakwena now sits in 2000, since then they have been passionate about building a socially and ecologically conscience retreat perfect for exploring Chobe National Park.
The lodge is located on the banks of the Chobe River, near to the town of Kazungula, it is around 1.5km upstream of the meeting place of Zambia, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana and only a short drive into Chobe.
The lodge runs twice daily activities including game drives and boat cruises into the National Park. Boat cruises are a stunning and serene way to explore the waterways and channels.
The park is home to the world’s largest elephant population. It is thought to number up to 120,000 and everyday herds of elephants move from their feeding grounds in the dense forest and scrub to the riverfront to quench their thirst. Watching these mighty pachyderms, drink, play and sometimes swim from the viewpoint of a boat is one of many moments of potential magic on offer in this area.
However, it is not just activities that a focus on the wildlife populations that are available from Bakwena. Due to it’s close links with the local community guests have the chance to meet the people of Botswana on a village tour or even take one of the 20 cruiser bicycles out for a spin around the local area with a guide or on your own. During longer stays at the lodge you might like to include an unguided trip to Victoria Falls instead, which is around 90kms away.