Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge

Ranns Concession, western Okavango Delta

Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge is situated in a private wilderness concession of 25 000 hectares to the south-east of the Moremi Game Reserve in the centre of the Okavango Delta.

The concession on which Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge is situated features a number of permanent river channels that flow throughout the year and create a distinctive layer of vegetation, with lush beds of tall papyrus, miscanthus grass, evergreen figs and ferns. The area is good for birding, with warblers, weavers and various types of kingfishers. Pel’s fishing owls are attracted by the large variety of fish found in the channels.

Twice daily game drives – guests can explore the rich wildlife surrounding Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge on early morning and late afternoon/evening game drives in an open-air safari vehicle, accompanied by an armed guide and tracker. The landscape traversed on game drives includes floodplains, as well as seasonal grassland, woodland, shrubland and savanna.

Interpretive bush walks – Take place in the surroundings of the Camp to take in the sights, smells and sounds of the Okavango Delta, accompanied by an armed guide.

River cruises in an electrically powered ‘eco boat’ or mokoro – explore the waterways of the Okavango by boat in the company of our experienced guides.

From USD 830 per person

Okavango Delta - John Knox Gibson

At Okavango Delta Explorations we specialise in crafting safaris to this unique ecosystem.

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Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge - Photographic Safaris

Photographic Safaris

Unspoilt vistas in Africa

With a variety of habitats and ever abundant water, the Okavango Delta provides the photographer with a wealth of subjects, dramatic landscapes, herds of plain’s game and spectacular birdlife.

Photographic Safaris

A variety of activities are offered at Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge. Game drives are conducted both in the early morning and late afternoon. Motorboat and mokoro excursions are also conducted on a seasonal basis. At an additional cost, this camp has recently introduced both riding safaris and an interpretive experience with the San people.

Rann’s Concession

Rann’s Concession

At the heart of the Delta

The area is home to an assortment of species adapted to the semi-aquatic lifestyle, such as the elegant red lechwe and shy sitatunga. Lion prides, cheetah, leopard and African wild dog are occasionally encountered, while families of hippo hide in the deeper channels and lagoons that are fed by seasonal rains. Roan and sable antelope are occasionally spotted in the open woodlands.