Is Epupa a town? Epupa is more of a township with three lodges situated along the edge of it on the river bank and one behind the township on a small hill. Apart from the lodges there is a police station, a mobile hospital for the local people and several shebeens. So unless you count… Read More Is Epupa a Town?
The sundown view from above Epupa. You can visit this lovely spot on your own – a short hike from the lodge, or you can go up with Epupa Falls Lodge and enjoy a drink in this beautiful spot. Do you need to book it before arrival – not necessarily. But if you want to… Read More Epupa Falls Lodge | Sundown View
A lot of people ask me how far are we from the chalets. Well… let me illustrate. These are the chalets: We have five of these twin chalets, right on the river bank. Below is the view from one of the five chalets (they share pretty much the same view) and where you see that… Read More Epupa Falls Lodge | Distance to Falls
Epupa does not get rain when it rains across the country. In fact, it hardly ever rains up here in our little corner. But our river… oh dear me… The Cunene river comes from the highlands of Angola where it doesn’t just rain. IT RAINS! So it has happened, and it does so quite often,… Read More And then it rained 2011
Though this is not an Epupa Falls Lodge activity, you can book the rafting with Epupa Camp when you are in camp. Why don’t we offer rafting? Well, we are right on the falls and you won’t have much time to raft before you well, bungee jump without a rope down the falls… At Epupa,… Read More Activities | Rafting
A Collection of Pods and Flowers found in and around the lodge. (We might add to this from time to time…)
Wikipidia reports the following: The Real fan palm (Hyphaene petersiana), locally known as the Makalani palm, is a palm tree native to the subtropical, low-lying regions of south central Africa. Its habitat is open woodland, flood plains, banks of rivers and the fringes of pans and swamps. It is found in Burundi, Rwanda, the Democratic… Read More Botany | Makalani Palms
Ever wondered what that raucous throughout the night was? Especially early morning? These guys are the most likely culprits. It is their way of saying – welcome to our home!
The first time I saw these little guys, I fell in love with them. They are the drama queens of nature. They make the noise of the Ground Scraper Thrush sound like a whisper. These are the real speakers. Photos by Dieter – Epupa Falls Lodge
Character – these guys have enough attitude to be LA Superstars. Love watching them. Especially during mating season. And if you think they only have attitude – you should hear them perform. Two of them can easily sound like a flock of 20.