Nogatsaa Pans Chobe Lodge is nestled a remote and pristine corner of Chobe National Park, offering some of the finest game viewing opportunities right on its doorstep. Strategically positioned to provide sweeping views of the Kwikamba Pan, the largest among several clay bottom pans in the area, the lodge delivers an authentic bush safari reminiscent of yesteryear.

The main area boasts an open dining space, a bar, and various seating areas where guests can luxuriate amidst the wilderness. A raised viewing deck invites guests to marvel at the Botswana night sky, offering excellent stargazing opportunities. Moreover, guests can unwind by the poolside deck, offering the quintessential armchair safari experience.

Our restaurant presents guests with a culinary journey inspired by Africa, showcasing dishes crafted from locally sourced ingredients, further enriching the safari experience.

Featuring 12 classically elegant tents on raised platforms, including 2 family tents, each equipped with spacious outside decks boasting sweeping views of Kwikamba Pan, the lodge enhances the relaxed safari ambiance.

Nogatsaa Pans Chobe Lodge holds Eco Tourism certification for its minimal environmental impact, ensuring a sustainable and responsible safari experience for all guests.

Accommodation

We focus on excellent service and pampering the soul with relaxation while you are on Safari. We are a small intimate lodge with only 12 rooms
Tented Rooms: 12 Luxury Tented Rooms – 28 Pax Capacity
10 Twin / Super King Luxury Tented Rooms – Super King/2 x ¾ bed – sleeps 2 per room
2 Family Luxury Tented Rooms – Main with bathroom on suite and interleading room. Main Room has King Bed and 2nd tent 2 single beds – sleeps 4

Each Room has:

  • Private viewing deck overlooking the Kwikamba Pan
  • En-suite bathrooms with double vanity, separate toilet and separate shower and an adventurous outdoor shower
  • Superbly appointed furniture and fittings complemented with lime-washed wooden floors.
  • Luxury eco-friendly guest amenities including insect repellent, shampoo and conditioner
  • High quality Linen and Towels to ensure your every comfort
  • Gowns and slippers for your use
  • Mosquito nets
  • Comfortable armchairs to enjoy the views or catch up on some reading.
  • Cupboard with hanging space
  • Luggage rack
  • Roof fan & standing fan
  • Power point for charging photographic equipment and cell phones.
  • Personal safe with personalised digital settings
  • Flashlight for your use in the room
  • Air horn for in case of an emergency

Facilities

Rooms: 10 Luxurious Double/Twin Tented Rooms – Super King Bed / 2 x ¾ Beds
2 Luxurious Family Tented Rooms – Main bedroom with second bedroom with 2 x ¾ Beds, with bathroom seating area in between
Pilot / Guide: 1 x Pilot/Guide Room (not same standard as guest rooms).
Lounge Area: Main area with viewing decks with seating area overlooking Kwikamba Pan
Dining: Various indoor and outdoor dining
Spa: Various Massage Treatments are available in room
Boma: Campfire area under the stars
Curio Shop: Accepts cash and credit card payments.
Laundry: Daily, inclusive laundry service available.
Electricity: Solar farm supplying renewable energy
Library: Books on animals, flora and fauna are available to read at leisure
Wifi: Available in designated area only
Telephone: No telephone communication available. The lodge has a satellite phone and radio for emergencies.
Children: Children 6+ years only. See child policy for more information
Game Drives: Shared game drives – vehicles seat 6 guests – private game vehicles available at an extra cost

Activities

  • Morning & Afternoon game drives in open 4 x 4 safari vehicle on a network of roads that includes the Ngwezumba river bed and meander through teak forests, a section of land that is rich with bird life.
  • Birdwatching
  • Stargazing
  • Sundowner drives
  • Private Dinners
  • Spa – Experience the secrets of relaxation

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General Travel Info:

Malaria
Malaria is prevalent during the  mid to late rainy season (January to May) but one should always take precautionary measures. Consult your local GP for preventative malaria prophylaxis. Use insect repellents, sleep under mosquito nets and during the day wear light long sleeved clothing.

Weather

  • The Chobe region has two very distinct seasons and experiences hot, wet summer and cool, dry winters.
  • The rainfall period occurs November to April and daytime temperatures during this period average at 35 degrees Celsius.
  • During   May to September the days are moderate, but the mornings and evenings are cold. Humidity in the Chobe area is low.

What to Pack

  • Summer months are hot and humid. Cool cotton clothing advised
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sun hat, sunglasses and sunblock
  • Cameras and extra SD Cards and binoculars
  • Light, neutral coloured clothing
  • Bathing suit
  • Warm jackets essential in winter (May – Oct)
  • Beanie and gloves – the mornings are cold during winter

Location:

Nogatsaa Pans Lodge, Chobe is built on the edge of Kwikamba Pan in Nogatsaa area of Chobe National Park in the eastern part the park approximately 80 km from Kasane

How to get there:

4 x 4 vehicle:
Road transfer is approximately 2 hours taking you through parts of Chobe, some local villages and different 4 x 4 terrains. Transfers can be pre-booked at time of reservation from Kasane Airport. (Minimum 2 people)

Small Aircraft Flights:

Our airstrip is a quick 8 minute drive from the Lodge where Mack Air now connects this amazing corner of the Chobe National Park, into a circuit for unrivalled game viewing in a very remote part of Botswana’s 2nd largest reserve.

15 minutes from Kasane and 50 mins from Maun

Ghoha Hills & Nogatsaa Pans with only a 20 minute intercamp flight.

Helicopter
Kasane Airport to Nogatsaa Pans – 24 Minutes
Nogatsaa Pans to Ghoha Hills – 30 Minutes
(Minimum 2 people) – Luggage Restrictions

Luggage restrictions: Personal baggage shall be limited to a maximum of 20kg per person (small soft duffel bags including hand luggage

GPS Co-ordinates: S 18°19’19.45”      E 24°53’12.44”

Email: reservations@ghohahills.com  |  Tel: +27 63 613 9144 / +27 46 011 0098

Email: reservations@ghohahills.com

Tel: +27 63 613 9144 / +27 46 011 0098

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