Surrounded by the Zambezi floodplains in a small riverine forest, Caprivi Mutoya Lodge is haven to an abundance of bird species, including a beautiful pair of resident Schalow’s Turaco. Situated on the backwaters of the mighty Zambezi River, the lodge is only a short drive to the largest southern Africa Carmine Bee-Eater colony, where visitors flock from all around the world to view this spectacular phenomenon. The birds turn up in their thousands between August and September for the start of the breeding season.
From the lodge bird activities can be arranged such as boat cruises, canoeing on the river and floodplain drives to explore the surrounding backwaters. The floodplains are home to a large number of species including the African Finfoot, Half-collared Kingfisher, Lesser Jacana, Greater Painted-Snipe and Black Coucal. With up to 450 species, birdwatchers and birding enthusiasts from around the world should include this small part of Namibia to their birding destinations.