Rainbow River Lodge is located on the banks of the Okavango River in the Kavango-Zambezi Region, north-eastern Namibia. We offer comfortable accommodation at affordable prices whether you prefer camping on the banks of the river or the comfort of a chalet. Our guests can be assured of always receiving warm, friendly and true Namibian hospitality during their stay.
We have a fully equipped restaurant and licensed bar with wi-fi. Enjoy scrumptious meals or simply just have a sundowner on the deck of the restaurant overlooking the magnificent Okavango. A welcoming pool awaits our guests, which is always a winner especially when you visit during our hot Namibian summers.
During the day you can take a self-drive trip to the Mahango or Buffalo Parks or join our activities.
We have 22 en-suite chalets, double, single and family units. All chalets are equipped with mosquito nets, free wi-fi, hot water and fans.
We offer 7 tented chalets. Each tent is fitted with 2 single beds, covered with mosquito nets, hot water showers, fans and electricity. This is ideal for a budget traveller.
The 20 riverside camping spots are covered with luscious green lawns and huge trees. Each camp site has its own braai area, fitted with electrical outlets. There are 4 ablution blocks with hot water and electricity. Put up camp next to your vehicle and breathe the fresh Okavango air whilst the gracious and gentle sound of the mighty river soothes your ears.
Rainbow River Lodge is very close to the Popa Falls, the surrounding areas offers views of wild animals and 84 bird species. Take a cruise on our boat Poyitunda and enjoy the beauty of the Okavango.
More about the area
Rainbow River Lodge is a tranquil stop over en-route to the Victoria Falls or the Okavango Delta. Kavango-Zambezi Region falls within the tropic climate zone and receive the highest rainfall in Namibia. The area is rich in bird life of which as many as 339 bird species has been recorded. Surrounded by the Buffalo and Mahango Parks, where 4 of the big five can be found (African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros, Cape Buffalo, African Leopard). The Okavango River is home to Hippos and Crocodiles. Less than 1 kilometre from Rainbow River Lodge Popa Falls lies, this is where the Kavango River breaks through a 4 meter high rocky entrusion, surrounded by beautiful forests.