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Guma Lagoon Camp

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South Africa
Reviewed 21 October 2016

The drive in reminds one of all the roads in Botswana 30 yrs ago! The location is great and the lodge design wonderful. Accommodation in riverfront chalets was the best we had along the Okavango river. Staff was efficient, boat was nice. It is all about management! We only had good experiences here and can recommend this lodge to all.

1Thank r0bcat
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place comfortable tents if you can call them that hot and cold running water flushing toilets comfortable beds Management friendly helpful dog friendly but kept under control Water views from all tents . Breakfast good choices hot cold or both reasonably priced Drinks reasonably priced overall I would go back again tomorrow Lots to do on the lagoon great...

1Thank Paula S
Ivybridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Our trip to Guma was to fish the Barbel Run on the Okavango Delta. From the minute we arrived until we sadly had to leave our stay was one of the best experiences I have ever be fortunate to experience. The greeting was warm, our accommodation simple but immaculate and well set out. The site facilities were excellent including the...

1Thank MarcWain
Melbourne Beach, Florida
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

You absolutely need 4WD to get here and know how to use it. Even with that, visitors being stuck in the sand is a daily occurrence. The track to the West is slightly less challenging.  Corey is the go to person and is very pleasant, thoughtful, and helpful. The mokoro boat ride in the morning is a must do.  The...

Thank cardiak
Reviewed 15 August 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed two nights in Guma Lagoon in July 2016. We recommend! This place is very nice! the activities (although no safari) are beautiful and the mokoro trips were a true experience! The hotel is very clean, rooms are big and facing the lake! we could watch the sun rise from our bed. Also, we could fish...

Thank JVi91
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We spent two nights at the Lodge and very much appreciated the beauty of the location, the fantastic and friendly staff and the comforts of the room and main house. This was our first days of our trip in Okavango and the owners and staff were extremely helpful in getting our bearings and with practical knowledge. We stayed in the...

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Guma Lagoon is an absolute little gem, located on the shores of the Okavango Panhandle, not far from the Okanvango Delta. Its friendly owners made us feel at home right away after we had managed the quite adventurous 4x4 track (including water passages and very soft sand) that leads to the lodge from the little village of Etsha 13. The...

Thank Jeroen W
Reviewed 23 July 2016

I had spent so much time doing research to find a decent priced camp that I was almost suspicious when I came across Guma Lagoon! It is wonderful to find a camp where one does not feel that it is all about the money and the luxury, attracting tourists with a fat wallet. Beverly and Guy are genuinely pleased to...

Thank caviar
Reviewed 22 July 2016

We stayed two nights as part of a safari group, and found the place very warm, welcoming and interesting. There is a whole rich history here, which the owners and staff are happy to explain. We took a canoe ride in the delta, fished for tiger fish, and stayed in lovely accommodation. Morning saw us looking out over the water...

Thank Genxmum
Reviewed 17 July 2016

What a fantastic surprise to find this well run, well maintained camp in the middle of nowhere. The setting is just absolutely stunning. The deck looking out over the lagoon is a perfect place for a sundowner or a coffee. There are seven camp sites, each with it's own private ablution, which is basic, but clean and functional. There is...

Thank Fkafrica

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Address: Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Hotel Class:3 star — Guma Lagoon Camp 3*
Also Known As:
Guma Lagoon Camp Hotel Okavango Delta
Guma Lagoon Camp Botswana/Okavango Delta
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“The chalets are quiet and peaceful and right on the water.”
 of 5 bubbles Jennifer196807, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms looked great and are on the river.”
 of 5 bubbles r0bcat, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 2 was excellent”
 of 5 bubbles MarcWain, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go fish from the deck or rent a boat!”
 of 5 bubbles JVi91, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a lagoon view room - and make sure you take a good torch in case there are hippos about at night...”
 of 5 bubbles Genxmum, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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