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Kapika Waterfall Lodge is situated on a hill overlooking the Kunene river and in close proximity to the Epupa Falls.

Epupa Falls is not only one of Namibia's prime tourist destinations, but is also the country's most northern settlement. It is 186km in a north-westerly direction from the small town of Opuwo and in August 2010, Kapika Waterfall Lodge welcomed their first guests.

Although not the biggest or highest in Africa, Epupa Falls does have a its own signature when it comes to a seasonal waterfall. The attractive scenery lures visitors to a series of cascades, where the Kunene River drops just 60m over a distance of about 1.5km. They subsequently divide into a mass of channels that form a myriad of rock pools. Wild fig trees, huge baobab and waving Makalani palms, combined with magnificent sunsets, add to the Epupa experience.

Kapika Waterfall Lodge has a restaurant and bar, while the outside 'lapa' is a great spot to wine and dine with fellow travellers. The swimming pool is a favourite spot for a splash or a dip, especially after a nature walk or hard day's dusty, drive.

Accommodation at Kapika Waterfall Lodge is in 10 spacious luxury chalets, each with 2 single beds. En-suite showers, a toilet, hand basin, and mosquito nets are standard. Individual private terraces are the perfect place to appreciate the Kunene River and its surroundings, and to enjoy a sundowner all from the comfort of your own balcony!