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Belmond Khwai River Lodge

Moremi, Botswana


Nestled on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains and beyond into the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, sits the luxurious Belmond Khwai River Lodge. Khwai is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck.


Situated in one of Africa’s most sought-after wildlife-viewing locations, the Lodge is renowned for providing access to impressive concentrations of large mammals, such as the elephant, buffalo and hippo, in addition to lion, leopard and wild dog.
Map co-ordinates: -19.148363, 23.800252


Belmond Khwai River Lodge is home to luxury rooms seated on raised wooden platforms with traditional African thatch roof. Private decks with easy chairs and hammocks provide panoramic views. Inside you’ll find a netted four-poster bed, an elegant bathroom, a stocked mini bar and discreet air conditioning.

Tucked away from the main rooms, the private suite offers a more secluded, romantic experience. The large deck includes a heated splash pool with full views of the reserve. An open-air bathroom, complete with double showers and copper-framed Victorian bath, brings you closer to nature.


  • Game drives are offered both day and night game in open 4x4 vehicles.
  • Spa facilities, massages and facials can be arranged on your own private deck.
  • Facilities include indoor & outdoor fire area, telescopes & swimming pool from which you can watch hippos playing in the river.
  • A cultural visit to a local village can also be arranged, as well as guided safari walks along the Khwai River by one of our experienced team of guides.

At A Glimpse

Belmond Khwai River Lodge is an ideal location for experiencing Botswana at any time throughout the year.

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