The Kwando experience
Lebala
At a glance
  • Set in the wide open plains of the Linyanti Marshes
  • 8 en-suite tents – all with bath & double outside showers – including a family room
  • 2 activities – walks (seasonal) & game drives
  • Famous for its predators and high concentrations of elephants
  • We can operate off road and at night
  • Guide and tracker team
  • All inclusive rates
Lebala is situated in the south of the Kwando concession, adjacent to the head waters of the Linyanti marshes that form the boundary between Botswana and Namibia. The southerly flowing Kwando river disappears into the vast marshland before emerging as the Linyanti river. The triangle formed by this vast wetland is home to the Mamili National Park in Namibia.

Lebala means ‘wide open spaces’ in Setswana and the scenery is dominated by vast plains with scattered palms and tree islands backed by wooded savannahs. This wild expanse contrasts with the casual understated elegance and luxury of the camp itself.

This special ecosystem is home to a wide variety of Africa’s plains game such as zebra, wildebeest, impala, giraffe and tsessebe and also provides refuge to lechwe, waterbuck and the shy sitatunga.

The camp itself is comprised of eight custom designed tents, with unique mosquito net walls, allowing an unobstructed flow of cooling breezes and stunning views. Each spacious tent has its own viewing deck, bathroom and luxurious double outside showers.

Lebala has a staff complement of 22 to cater to our guests. The camp balances understated elegance with untamed Africa to perfection.