Deception Valley Lodge

Discover an oasis in the Kalahari of Botswana not far from the famous Okavango Delta, where the luxury safari lodge called Deception Valley Lodge is situated. Deception Valley Lodge offers the best African - Kalahari experience, with Bushman at hand, to share their knowledge, while you can relax in total luxury at this unique safari lodge. The main complex boasts a dining room, lounge and bar area decorated in warm Kalahari colors making use of Bushmen and other African artifacts. From the deck you can view activities at the nearby water hole. A curio shop and small library forms part of the complex. The lodge has an ethnic African theme and was build to fit into the surrounding bush without altering, damaging or detracting from its ambience and color. An inviting swimming pool is situated close to the main complex, as well as a boma for night time meals, which you can enjoy whilst gazing across a clear night sky with its abundance of stars and listen to the enthralling night calls of the wild. Deception Valley Lodge accommodates up to ten people on a sharing basis. The lodge is private and restful. Attention has been given to every detail ensuring for a completely different experience, in an arid Kalahari bush land stretching for miles. Each unit stands separately, on stilts connected with the main lodge by wooden walkways. 6 of the 8 units consist of luxury twin bedded rooms with en-suite Victorian style bathroom, an outside shower and a private spacious lounge. There are also 2 inter-leading rooms. For your convenience a hairdryer, shaving plugs and bathrobe is standard. All units are fitted with ceiling fans and mosquito nets. A private mini-bar will to ensure your comfort during an afternoon siesta. After a night-cap, turn in for a peaceful sleep nestled among the comfortable and safe surroundings of the lodge. Activities at Deception Valley Lodge includes: Games drives with open 4 x 4 vehicles; Night drives to explore the nocturnal species; Bird watching - over 200 species, from the deck at the main lodge or in a hide at one of the water holes; Nature walks with experience guides; Guided walks with the Bushmen to explore their culture, survival and hunting skills and their extraordinary knowledge of the veld and animal life. Specialized guided walks - survival of plant, animal and man in this arid semi desert - by prior arrangement. The Bushman remains the highlight at this luxury safari lodge. The Bushman is believed to have inhabited Botswana for at least 30,000 years. Get to know the Bushman's ways of life, survival and hunting skills. Interact with the Bushmen of the Kalahari on one of the cultural walks with Bushmen at Deception Valley Lodge. At Deception Valley Lodge you can experience the vastness of the Kalahari while enjoying some of the most prolific bird life or do some star gazing at night.