Discover the beauty of a water-based safari
Our tranquil lodge is nestled in the heart of these UNESCO wetlands, situated on the idyllic ilala-palm-fringed Xaxaba Island. We're the perfect spot to explore the watery wonderland of the Okavango Delta, whether by mokoro (wooden canoe), barge, motorboat, helicopter or on a walking safari.
From our private heli-pad, embark on a scenic helicopter safari for a birds eye view of the stunning Okavango Delta below.
Just a five minute drive to the lodge, our private airstrip heralds the start of your safari adventure.
The Perfect Nightcap
Fish Eagle Bar
With a tipple in hand, listen out for the whistle of the titular Fish Eagle at one of the most romantic bars in Africa.
Gather around a roaring fire for sundowners and special occasions with extraordinary views of the delta.
A Warm Welcome
After your travels, ease into your safari adventure at our reception.
Embrace open-air dining with a series of unique culinary experiences in the heart of Botswana.
Endless exploration awaits in the Okavango Delta. Here are just some of the features that make us stand out from the crowd.
Eagle Island Lodges offers a wide variety of water-focused game-viewing activities. Whether you choose to venture out by motorboat, on a barge cruise or gliding silently on a wooden mokoro, the breathtaking Okavango Delta is yours to explore. Alternatively, how about a walking safari on a remote palm-fringed island, or the ultimate air safari experience: in an open-sided helicopter?
Eagle Island is surrounded by abundant birdlife and guests will have the opportunity to spot the elusive Pels Fishing Owl, the majestic Fish Eagle and the brilliantly coloured malachite kingfisher. There are also plenty of larger animals to be found in this area, including elephant, buffalo, hippo and crocodile. Elusive big cats have made this island their home and can sometimes be seen swimming in order to catch their prey.