We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Oddballs' Palm Island Luxury Lodge

Chief's Island, Botswana
Lowest prices for your stay
-- / -- / --Check In -- / -- / --Check Out
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in Okavango DeltaSee available hotels in Okavango Delta
Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (5)
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“oddballs camp” (18 reviews)
“bucket shower” (13 reviews)
“on foot” (13 reviews)
Breakfast included
Paid Wifi
All hotel details
29 Oct30 Oct
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Okavango Delta hotels with availability
Write a Review
Reviews (136)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 5 of 104 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first visited Odd balls in 2001 and the total experience then was fantastic. This time we stayed at Odd Balls enclave a nearby upmarket add on to the original camp. The guides were as ever, welcoming, knowledgeable, and entertaining and made our time here...More

1  Thank Kiwi030
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Other reviews have mentioned the high price and I agree. This place is very expensive. I enjoyed the tents, the bucket showers, and the overall rustic appearance but other places in the Delta do offer more comfort for a similar price. KT and Georgina were...More

Thank jbg74
Reviewed 11 September 2017

We were very disappointed by our stay at Oddballs. It is very expensive however they do not offer an appropriate standard for this price. There is no guarantee as to what time of day they fly you in and out, and no attention to who...More

Thank Hauskn
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Stayed for 3 nights and kind of wish we had stayed 1 or 2 more, the leisurely pace of the camp was so relaxing... Lets be honest, if you want all the usual luxuries of a hotel / big city and an affordable holiday, Botswana...More

Thank steveb2170
Reviewed 30 August 2017

We stayed 2 nights at this camp in August. The staff here were tremendous. Georgina and KT running the camp our guide Bafana and all the other staff members were awesome. The area is beautiful and going out on the Mokoro and staying in tents...More

Thank emjets32
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
  • Top amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Hotel Amenities
  • Breakfast included
  • Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Price range
  • US$886 - US$893 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
  • Number of rooms
  • 12
  • Location
  • Botswana >
  • North-West District >
  • Okavango Delta
  • Also Known As
  • Oddballs Palm Island Hotel Okavango Delta ,
  • Oddballs' Palm Island Luxury Lodge Botswana/Okavango Delta
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (148)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (5)
Pool & Beach (3)
Hotel & Grounds (100)
Bathroom (13)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
17 February 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from PeterMaun | Property representative |
Hi Barry, Oddballs' itself takes 30 guests whilst The Enclave takes just 10, so is much more intimate. also the tents are much bigger, so it really boils down to what's more important to you - the intimacy and comfort, or... More
Room Tips
"tents with bucket showers"
Read review
"No tents are better, only some got a direct riverview!"
Read review
"Take your time to enjoy Oddballs and prepare to just relax and enjoy nature"
Read review
"Along the river is best"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing