Welcome to The Pangolin Chobe Hotel

The award winning Pangolin Chobe Hotel is perched on the plateau over-looking the Chobe River and the endless expanse of The Caprivi floodplains.

As one of the smallest of the 4-star establishments in the region, we pride ourselves on exceptional hospitality, understated luxury as well as the best game viewing experience in one of the greatest of Africa’s wildlife destinations – The Chobe National Park.

The Hotel

Voted Africa’s Leading New Hotel at the World Travel Awards in 2019 the Pangolin Chobe Hotel is unique and captivating in its design combined with the homeliness you only experience in an owner-managed establishment.

With only 14 rooms the hotel it’s small enough to be intimate but spacious enough to feel exclusive at the same time. The hotel is booked on an all inclusive basis including all meals, drinks and wildlife experiences.

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The Chobe National Park

The Chobe National Park is arguably one of the best year round game viewing and wildlife photography destinations in Southern Africa. The park boundary is a mere 200m from the hotel affording us quick and easy access on for game drives and our signature river cruises.

The Chobe River is the only permanent water source in this part of Northern Botswana which attracts game and bird life in huge numbers.

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The Wildlife Experiences

We pride ourselves on offering the most unique and exclusive wildlife experiences in the Chobe National Park. We have specially designed boats and vehicles operated by some of the best guides in the region.

Every drive and cruise is hosted by a field guide and a photographic host to help you get amazing photographs. No camera? No problem. Free camera rental is included during your stay with us.

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What our guests are saying about us.

Keep on doing what you are doing, it’s a fabulous experience, with a fantastic, knowledgeable and skilled team. You definitely feel part of a family – a special network. Thank you. We’ll be back.


The best 60th birthday ever! Janine was a fantastic instructor. Very patient, explained concepts perfectly and with the most applicable analogies. She was such a joy to be around. What a beautiful spirit. The staff at Pangolin was first class. Always professional and attentive, but at the same time so warm and friendly. We LOVED IT!!!!!!! Thought this was a once in a lifetime trip…but we will be back.


My first time to Africa and you made it a sensational experience. Will be back soon. A huge thank you totally he staff especially Phehenyo and Dan for everything they did for us .


Everything was wonderful.
The staff were amazing. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves


Everything about Pangolin is amazing. From the staff the food the activities the rooms. We enjoyed our stay took amazing pictures and learnt a lot. We will definitely be back


Very special& unique place with very knowledgeable unique people. Thank you very much for making my stay so memorable!


Thank you so very much to the whole Pangolin family for making us feel so at home and taking such special care of us and our Canadian guests! Thanks to Janine and boat captain Dan for an extraordinary river and wildlife experience, we have learnt so much and loved spending time with you both. Thanks to the kitchen magicians, thank you for our special Canadian Thanksgiving meal, we loved all the delicious meals. Everyone gave exceptional service, we look forward to being back soon.


We had an awesome visit at Pangolin. Staff was excellent-and tho photo experiences and food exceeded our expectations. Thank you for a wonderful two days.


Excellent host. Humble care givers. Great food. Guide is amazing. Dennis and Captain are too kind and great. Awesome friendly people. Good Luck with future prospects. Love you all


Thanks for the warm welcome and your excellent hospitality! We enjoyed our stay very much and learned a lot about photography!