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The elegant, African-style lodge nestles directly on the Boteti River, which forms the border to the Makgadikgadi National Park.
From the fire pit, you can overlook the waterhole where numerous animals cavort.
The chalets lie directly on the river. In the morning, you can enjoy the romantic sunrise from your bed.
At the bar, you can enjoy delicious drinks or relax in one of the comfortable armchairs.
It is not uncommon to spot an animal or two from your balcony.
In the evening, when the campfire is burning, you can share the safari events of the day with other guests.
The experienced guides know every path and trail of the terrain.
You can cool off in the swimming pool and unwind on the sun deck.
During the dry season, numerous animals gather around the site's watering hole.
Are you looking forward to romantic sunsets?
About 30,000 years ago, the area was an enormous inland lake fed by the great Kavango and Zambezi rivers.
Observe zebras in their natural environment.
There are also elephants in this national park.
Experience the “little migration” during the dry season
Includes activities and meals
Spectacular view of the Boteti River
Sliding glass doors opening onto a private veranda
Hidden observation point for up close and personal encounters with the animals
The majestic Leroo La Tau Lodge perches on a cliff above the Boteti River on the western border of Makgadigkadi National Park. Explore nature’s beauty and get up-close experiences with the wildlife on day and night game drives. During your stay, you can look forward to the fire pit that boasts stunning river views and rare wildlife.
The exclusive lodge nestles right on the Boteti River, perched on a 25-meter high cliff, promising unique views of the surrounding landscape. The Boteti River is one of the longest in the Okavango Delta, so you can book activities to explore the area during game drives and night safaris. You can also take day trips to Nxai Pan National Park and the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans (depending on the season). You can also book mokoro and motorboat safaris depending on the water level. From May to September, you can see the impressive wildlife migrations of wildebeests and zebras between May and September during the “little migration” hike. Naturally, these migrations also bring many predators so that you can observe interactions between the herds of animals and their hunters with a bit of luck. With the first rain, the animals head north again to the areas around the large salt pans.
The hotel is about two hours from Maun in the western part of Makgadigkadi National Park.
The main building has a thatched roof and offers a lounge with a bar, a dining room, reception, and a souvenir shop. You will find a library and a quiet terrace on the upper floor. After an exciting safari, cool off at the hotel pool or relax on the large sun deck or observation deck. The fire pit is at the water hole, which many wild animals visit throughout the day.
Leroo La Tau means “footsteps of the lion” because they are native to the region. The lodge also offers a “hide” where you can observe the animals up close. The main building has a tunnel that connects to it so that the animals won’t spot you on your way to the hideout. It increases the chances of seeing many animals for long periods.
You can either eat your meals with the rest of the lodge or privately.
The 12 luxurious and spacious chalets come equipped with comfortable double beds and a private bathroom. They overlook the riverbed and watering hole that attracts animals day and night. Large glass sliding doors and a veranda promise a fantastic view of the lodge’s surrounding area.
You can relax in the pool after an exciting day of safari adventures.
Closest city: Maun
Closest airport: Maun Airport
Number of rooms: 12
1 night in a chalet
Full board, local drinks, and wines
Guided game safaris
National park fees