Eagle Island Lodge

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana


Welcome to Eagle Island Lodge, a remarkable Belmond Safari in Botswana, offering the epitome of water-based safari experiences in the mesmerizing Okavango Delta.

With a rich heritage as one of Botswana’s original safari lodges, Eagle Island Lodge stands proudly on its own private island, enveloped by the tranquil embrace of the Okavango Delta’s expansive and enchanting waterways.

Immerse yourself in the wonders of this UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the delta’s deep stretches beckon exploration and awe-inspiring encounters. Prepare to embark on an extraordinary journey of discovery and immerse yourself in the essence of the Okavango Delta’s magnificent water-based adventures at Eagle Island Lodge.

Room Amenities

  • En-Suite
  • Hair Dryer
  • Shower
  • Air Conditioning
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access

What to Expect

The lodge is decorated to reflect an explorer’s base. Design highlights in the twelve spacious deluxe tented rooms include oversized beds with views of the delta, large outdoor decks with a vista, private plunge pools, luxurious bathrooms with large tubs, indoor & outdoor showers, a relaxation and reading nook, and walk-in wardrobes.

Fully rebuilt public areas include a stylish dining area with a pizza oven, a lounge area with an artisan-style bar, a library, a separate campfire area and the Fish Eagle Bar which is located directly on the water. Local artisans and materials were used throughout the renovations.

The lodge offers a variety of essentially water-focused safari activities including motorboat safaris, barge cruises, mokoro safaris (a local canoe), fishing, as well as walking safaris and the ultimate air safari experience by helicopter – a highlight of any guests’ stay!

There is an abundance of bird and aquatic wildlife around the lodge, complemented by larger mammals such as elephant, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, as well as the ever elusive big cats that have made this island their home.

  • Eagle Island Lodge offers a wide variety of water-focused game-viewing activities.
  • Eagle Island is surrounded by abundant birdlife and quests will have the opportunity to spot the elusive Pels Fishing Owl.



Each of the lodge’s 12 rooms are 82 square meters in size and boasts its own plunge pool and outdoor deck. Offering contemporary luxury, every detail has been carefully thought-out.

The centerpiece is an over-sized bed with views onto the Delta. Each room features a luxurious bathroom with a large bathtub, double vanity unit and a walk-in wardrobe, as well as a walled outdoor shower with a window looking onto the Delta.

Mokoro Canoe Safari

This traditional dugout canoe takes you gliding over shallow, clear waters past brilliant water lilies and papyrus grasses to areas inaccessible by boat.

Bird Watching

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is a haven for bird enthusiasts, attracting countless visitors eager to witness the astounding diversity of avian life. With over 400 land and aquatic bird species gracing the watery landscapes of the Okavango Delta, the bird watching opportunities here are unparalleled.

Immerse yourself in the captivating symphony of calls, vibrant plumage, and graceful flights as you explore the lodge’s surroundings. From majestic raptors soaring above to colorful bee-eaters and elusive waterfowl, each moment offers a chance to witness nature’s intricate artistry.

Capture unforgettable sightings, indulge in the thrill of identifying rare species, and immerse yourself in the remarkable world of birds at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge—an unrivaled haven for bird enthusiasts and nature lovers alike.

Barge Cruise

Indulge in the tranquility of a leisurely cruise along the meandering channels of the Okavango Delta during the enchanting hours of sundown. As the golden hues of the African sunset paint the horizon, immerse yourself in the serenity of the moment.

Keep your eyes peeled, for amidst this picturesque setting, you may witness the majestic spectacle of a Fish Eagle gracefully spreading its wings, soaring into the sky with unparalleled grace. Cast your gaze further, and you might catch sight of pods of hippos, their colossal forms bobbing in the gentle ripples, creating an ethereal silhouette against the backdrop of the setting sun.

Allow the symphony of nature to envelop you, as you savor the breathtaking sights and sounds that unfold around you during this idyllic cruise. Embrace the magic of the Okavango Delta at Belmond Eagle Island Lodge, where unforgettable moments blend with the rhythmic flow of the Delta’s waters, creating an experience that will forever be etched in your memory.


  • TV Room
  • Bar
  • Eco Friendly
  • Internet Access
  • Pool
  • Laundry Service
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We also offer a range of activities and excursions, including guided wildlife safaris, walking safaris, and boat cruises. So come and explore the beauty of Botswana with us, and experience the magic of the African wilderness in comfort and style!


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We understand that planning a trip can be overwhelming, which is why we offer a comprehensive planning service that takes care of everything from start to finish.



During your trip, we’re available 24/7 to provide assistance and support. If any issues arise, we’re here to help, so you can focus on enjoying your trip to the fullest.

Customer Testimonials

  • Jennth Norz
    San Francisco

    My trip to Botswana was absolutely amazing! The wildlife was stunning, and the landscapes were breathtaking. The accommodations were also fantastic, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend a Botswana getaway to anyone looking for an unforgettable African adventure.

  • Rory Gibson

    I recently went on a Botswana safari, and it was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The guides were incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the wildlife, and we saw everything from elephants to lions to hippos. The lodges were also very comfortable and had everything we needed. I would definitely recommend Botswana as a destination for anyone looking for an adventure in Africa.

  • Jessica Cosby
    New York City

    Botswana is a beautiful country with so much to see and do. I went on a mokoro (dugout canoe) safari in the Okavango Delta, and it was a peaceful and unique way to experience the wildlife and scenery. The lodges we stayed at were also top-notch and had everything we needed. I would highly recommend Botswana as a destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

  • Brittany Webster

    My Botswana getaway was everything I had hoped for and more. The wildlife was incredible, and I felt like I was in a nature documentary the whole time. The lodges we stayed at were also very comfortable and had great amenities, like swimming pools and spa services. I would definitely recommend Botswana as a destination for anyone looking for a luxury African safari experience.