One of the most popular safari destinations in Botswana, the Okavango Delta is a vast oasis atop the sands of the Kalahari Desert. Its palm islands, lagoons and grass floodplains are home to a huge amount of wildlife including lions, elephants, buffalos, hippos, leopards and over 450 species of birds.
The wetlands are present all year-round, which means there is always a thriving population of wildlife.
From June to August the water levels are high, with best opportunities for boat and canoe safaris. From September to October the climate is hot and dry and particularly good for game viewing, as thirsty animals congregate around the banks of the river.
This luxurious camp is Sanctuary's smallest and most intimate camp set in a grove of trees.
Belmond Khwai River Lodge is superbly situated in the Khwai Concession, overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains across to the Moremi Game Reserve.
An elegant, elevated thatch and timber structure which peers out beneath giant ebony trees across the Xakanaxa area
of the Moremi Game Reserve. The area is a wildlife haven with incredible game viewing opportunities year round.
Little Vumbura is situated on a beautiful island in a private concession in the northern reaches of the Okavango Delta.
Eagle Island Camp overlooks a lagoon fed by the tranquil waterways of the Okavanga Delta and is surrounded by
llala Palms in a superbly pristine natural location.
A beautifully designed lodge nestling among towering ebony, acacias and sausage trees, offering excellent water activities.
Built along the tree line overlooking a lagoon, the whole camp is raised off the ground to take advantage of the view.
Kwara Camp is situated in the 175,000 hectare Kwara conservancy. The conservancy shares a border with the Moremi Game Reserve and animals are free to move between the two.
Remote and exclusive, this tented camp sits on an island in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The peaceful, lovely surroundings and welcoming hosts aim to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Situated in the Kwando, a huge private reserve covering 2,300 km. Most of
its western side is dense mopane forest, but along the Kwando River is a band of lush riverine forest, interspersed with open plains.
Situated within the Kwara
private reserve which shares a
common boundary with
Moremi Game Reserve. The
camp has a picturesque setting
overlooking the permanent
waters of the Okavango Delta.
Machaba is the local Setswana name for the sycamore fig tree, 'the tree of life'. The tree is plentiful in the Okavango Delta as well as most African riverine forests.
Motswiri is a small and personal camp, stylishly and comfortably rebuilt
in 2010. It meets the latest, exacting environmental standards and is
largely solar powered.
Xakanaxa (pronounced ka-ka-na-ka) is one of Botswana's first safari
camps, and the owners have gone to extraordinary lengths to preserve its
original character, whilst providing guests with every
Built on a palm fringed island surrounded by the Moremi's game-rich seasonal floodplains overlooking Chief's Island. Moremi Crossing is a new style safari camp combining luxury with simplicity, and 100% eco-friendly development featuring the latest i...
This small camp is surrounded by swathes of grassland dotted by small islands of acacia trees in one of the most
scenic areas in the Okavango.
Designed in the style of the
classic tented safari camp of
days gone by, with open-air
bucket showers, hand crafted
furnishings and classic styling, it
aims to rekindle the
atmosphere of the luxury
mobile safari camp.
A rustic experience in a superb setting, once visited by Prince Charles. Offering excellent water-based activities in an incredibly tranquil and peaceful environment.
This intimate safari camp is nestled on a small island close to the south-western edge of the Delta along the Boro River overlooking Chief's Island.
Oddballs Camp is an exciting, affordable Okavango Delta experience particularly suited to those seeking adventure or an escape from it all.
This small, intimate hideaway with spectacular views over the floodplain offers arguably the purest traditional Okavango Delta experience.