Taranga Safari Lodge

Boat Cruises

The peaceful waterworld of the Okavango provides an ideal experience of the African sunrise or sunset. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the wildlife along the river, including birds, hippos and crocodiles. Glimpse the friendly villagers rowing by on their watus. During flood season, water lilies brighten the channels.

Sunrise river cruise - N$250 pp
Sundowner river cruise - N$450 pp


Taranga Safari Lodge is surrounded by 11 hectares of African bush, which is home to hundreds of beautiful and rare bird species, including the African jacana, African skimmer, Giant kingfisher, Malachite kingfisher and African fish eagle. These can be spotted fluttering along our walking paths and drinking at the watering hole or fishing and wading in the river.

Bird path - self-guided walk
Watering hole - self-guided viewing
Bird watching river cruise - N$200 pp/hour


The Okavango river is an ideal destination for those who are after the most prized freshwater game fish, the mighty Tigerfish. The river also provides the chance to catch large Catfish, Nembwe and Squeakers.

Fishing trip with professional guide - N$ 200 pp/hour