Kanana Camp

Pom Pom Concession, western Okavango Delta

Kanana Camp is a hidden jewel set on the Xudum River in the southwest Okavango. The area encompasses a necklace of islands dotted with palms, figs, ebony and knobthorn, and is home to a myriad of birds, plants and animals. The nature of the habitat means it is the perfect place to experience the diversity of species found within the Okavango Delta.

At Kanana Camp guests are accommodated in eight spacious, twin-bedded safari style tents, set on raised teak decks, offering breathtaking views across the waterways. Dependent on the annual floods, the level of water transforms this dry camp into a true water experience and in the early months of the year you may actually enjoy the visible spectacle of the water rising around the camp. All tents offer en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold running water, shower and flush toilet. The tents are well spaced affording privacy, whilst still being within comfortable distance from the central dining and lounge area.

Being in a private concession a wide variety of activities is available at Kanana Camp and the focus of activities varies with the rising and falling levels of the Okavango Delta, your Professional guide will assist you in planning your days to best explore the area. Game drives in specially designed vehicles in the morning and late afternoon, into the evening on night drives. Alternatively you may explore the crystal clear waterways by mekoro or powerboats, and enjoy the magnificent variety of birds, plant and reptile species found in the area. Of special note is the birding in the area, the concession hosting a seasonal heronry that teems with activity from August through to the summer months, a true highlight at Kanana Camp which converts all visitors to avid ‘twitchers’ at first sight. Guided walks are highly recommended in this pretty area as well as fly or spin fishing for tilapia, African pike and sharptooth catfish.

From USD 535 per person

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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

Activities at Kanana Camp explore the Pom Pom concession. Game drives are conducted both in the early morning and late afternoon. Motorboat and mokoro excursions are also conducted, primarily in the late afternoon. Guided walks are conducted with professional guides giving guests the opportunity to learn more about the ecology of the area.

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Pom Pom Concession

classic Okavango Delta

The Pom Pom Concession is a private concession situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta and on the head waters of the Xudum river system. The area lies on the western boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve and offers superb Okavango scenery and a true Okavango wilderness experience.