Karongwe River Lodge


Spectacular, unexpected, luxurious, exciting, thrilling, educational….I could continue to pump out the adjectives and still not do justice to this incredible place!  So, I’m going to give my words a bit of a rest and let the photos do the bulk of the communication.

How fantastic is this room?  We have a private deck overlooking the river.

How great is this room? We have a private deck overlooking the river.

If you think the tub is great, just wait till you see the shower!

If you think the tub is great, just wait till you see the shower!

Yep, that IS a huge window inside the shower.  You can look out at the river and be grateful you don't have to bathe in it!

Yep, that IS a huge window inside the shower. You can look out at the river and be grateful you don’t have to bathe in it!

We had springbok filet which was absolutely delicious, plus more standard fare, like caramelized parsnips

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We had our picnics during our two daily game drives: coffee and pastries to tide us over till our huge breakfast, and "sundowners" (beverage of choice--mine was wine) in the afternoon.

We had our picnics during our two daily game drives: coffee and pastries to tide us over till our huge breakfast, and “sundowners” (beverage of choice–mine was wine) in the afternoon. Setepi and Sondy, our driver and tracker

But it really was all about the animals, so I’m going to upload a couple of shots before the Internet shuts down on me. Here goes…

A cheetah

A cheetah

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Saving the best for last…

A leopard looking for breakfast

A leopard looking for breakfast

13 thoughts on “Karongwe River Lodge

  1. Oh my gosh, those animal shots brought tears to my eyes – especially the zebra. I am SO traveling through you on this one. AND THAT TUB !!!

    All your adjectives and more, as you wrote.

    What kind of wood are the wall panels? So rich-looking.

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  2. It looks like you are having an amazing time! Good for you and such a wonderful landing spot at the end of your daily animal adventures. Springboks is the name of the SA Rugby team. Do I get any points for that ???

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