Otter Bay Lodge has eight Victorian-style chalets all of which provide self-contained accommodation. There is also a boardroom some 30 meters into the water, connected to the mainland by a wooden footbridge. A swimming pool by the water's edge, a jacuzzi, a bar and an open air restaurant on wooden decking complete the facilities. It is essential that you book ahead to check the availability of the facilities.
Get to Otter Bay Lodge by car or boat
The lodge is only about 100 kilometres from Lusaka's Kafue roundabout. The last six kilometres is on a dirt road that branches off the tar road leading to Kafue Gorge Power Station just before the gate to the ZESCO barrier. The recommended mode of transport is a 4×4 vehicle. Alternatively, the lodge can be accessed by boat from the Kafue River Cliff and this takes about 20 minutes by speed-boat. Alternatively there are usually speed boats available for hire where the Kafue Queen sets off from, near the Kafue Bridge.
Other activities at Otter Bay Lodge include boat cruises, fishing and nature walks. Crocodile, hippo, and of course otters can often be spotted, along with water monitor lizards, squirrels, aardvark and monkeys. Otter Bay Lodge also provides chalet type safari accommodation. It is essential that you book ahead to check the availability of the facilities.