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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Experiences – Spa & Wellness, Family Vacations, Wildlife & Safari

Getaway Experiences
  • Daily Game drives twice a day. 
  • Walking Safaris along the Khwai River with expert guides. 
  • Enjoy the mesmerising beauty of the night under the stars filled sky and the silver shining moon either with naked eyes or with the telescope. 
  • Hide in private or sit in the comfortable chairs of the Observation deck and rejoice yourself watching the rich variety of birds in the river area.
  • Replenish your body and mind with personalised Spa treatment. 
  • Stargazing the treasures of the boundless night sky
  • Join the evening session of a traditional Boma and listen to the choir sing tribal songs with a feast of African delicacies.
  • Animal magic meets old-world indulgence at Belmond Khwai River Lodge.
  • Located on the edge of beautiful Moremi Game Reserve this lodge offers amazing views of wildlife in his natural habitat. 
  • A perfect adventure getaway for all age groups. 
  • Sheer paradise for nature lovers as the resort’s location offers the most spectacular sunrise and sunsets along with some of the chirping of some rare species of Birds found here. 
  • Deliciously home cooked meals prepared and served daily with rich African wines to relish. 
  • Overview
  • Rooms
  • Services & Amenities
  • Tariffs & Packages
night view of lodge exterior

Opened in 1971 by Harry Selby, the Belmond Khwai River Lodge was one of the first lodges to promote safaris with a conservation ethos.Located on the edge of Moremi Game Reserve, the lodge is spread across the vast cover of fig trees offering the most uninterrupted views of the inhabiting wildlife of this area and the refreshing waters of Khwai River plains. Wake up to the calls of fish eagles or view the snorting elephants that stroll around the river plains or enjoy a memorable dining experience at the Private deck under the illuminating stars and the silent music of the flowing river waters. 


Situated in Botwsana's Moremi National Park, Belmond Khwai River Lodge is accessible by scheduled flights from Johannesburg and Cape Town.


The lodge has 14 tents, which are more like luxurious suites which are more like luxurious suites, each of which enjoy spectacular views of the setting sun or the innocent play of wildlife in the open vicinity of the lodge area.

  • Tented Room

    The tents are housed on raised wooden platforms The tent interiors feel light and modern, and include en-suite facilities with double vanity, shower and separate toilet, king-size beds complete with mosquito netting. Suite

  • Suite

    Tucked away from the main rooms, the lodges private suite offers a more secluded, romantic experience. Submerge in a heated plunge pool as antelope dash only metres away. Or take an alfresco shower at dawn to witness the savannah coming to life as you do.

Services & Amenities

  • Big rooms with Oversized beds and Air conditioning
  • Spacious en-suite bathroom along with Bathrobes and slippers
  • Full board meal plans
  • Stocked minibar
  • Hair dryer and Heater 
  • Spa Treatments
  • Private heated plunge pool 
  • Complimentary Zeiss Binoculars to view the animals from near distance. 
  • Private Observation Deck in each Suite
  • Swimming Pool 

Tariffs & Packages

Estimated Average Price: From US$ 460 per night

Terms & Conditions:
  • The estimated average price listed is for the base category room and is only indicative and may /may not include taxes. Please speak to or mail our luxury travel consultants with your dates of travel or fill out our enquiry form and we will revert with the best currently available price / offer for the chosen room category
  • The exclusive and/or special offers, if listed, are subject to availability and can be withdrawn without prior notice. Proof of eligibility maybe required to avail of some types of special offers (eg: honeymoon offers)
  • The booking, payment and cancellation policies of the hotel/s will apply and our luxury travel consultants will advice you of the same at the time of reservation
  • Check in time for most hotels worldwide is 1400 hrs and check out time is 1200 hrs. Early check in will be on request and is subject to availability
  • We do not levy any booking fees or service charges