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