Wilderness Safaris

Operating camps and lodges throughout Africa, Wilderness Safaris is one of the foremost safari outfitters on the continent. The company offers a wide range of safari experiences, including their premier camps and expeditions, the focus of all their safaris is on Africa’s incredible wildlife

Wilderness Safaris is one of Africa’s largest and best known safari brands. The company was established over 27 years ago and operates camps and safaris in Botswana, Namibia, Malawi, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe and the Seychelles.

Wilderness Safaris was founded in Botswana in 1983 by a group of wildlife enthusiasts as a mobile safari operator. The company has grown beyond recognition, listing on the Botswana Stock Exchange in 2010, but has ensured that the original enthusiasm for wildlife remains at the fore of what the company does today.

The largest and most respected ecotourism operator in Africa, Wilderness Safaris offers access to nearly three million hectares (seven million acres) of perhaps the finest wilderness areas in Africa. With operations spread over eight African countries, Botswana, Congo (Brazzaville), Kenya, Namibia, Seychelles, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Wilderness Safaris’ reach is unparalleled. Providing wildlife, marine and cultural safaris in pristine wilderness locations Wilderness Safaris’ safaris are specialised, educational and above all fun.

In Botswana, Wilderness Safaris operates some of the finest camps and lodges in Africa, including the renowned Mombo Camp on Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta. With a fulsome portfolio encompassing all of the country’s ecosystems, a safari with Wilderness Safaris allows the visitor to see Botswana at its best with properties in the Kalahari, Linyanti and most importantly the Okavango Delta. Wilderness Safaris offers the full spectrum of safari experiences from mokoro excursions, game drives, motor boat trips, walking safaris to their renowned elephant interactions at Abu Camp deep in the Okavango Delta.

With an emphasis on hospitality and professional high standards, Wilderness Safaris has a particular reputation for excellent guides with considerable investment in guide training throughout a guide’s career.

The Wilderness Safaris brand covers camps and lodges in the Premier, Classic, Adventure and Collection groupings, but all offer the same enthusiastic and professional service.

A fully integrated charter operator, Wilderness Air, ensures that air transport between camps, is to the same high standards to which guests become accustomed to whilst staying at Wilderness Safaris’ camps. The company benefits from an excellent logistics base in Maun allowing first rate support for Wilderness Safaris’ operations deep in the Okavango Delta.

Sample Itineraries
These are sample itineraries – please contact us for a bespoke safari including these camps
Chitabe Camp

Four Night Classic Wilderness Safari

Chitabe Camp and Little Vumbura

This complete Okavango Delta experience, visiting two excellent private concessions, combines Wilderness Safaris’ Little Vumbura and Chitabe Camps. These complement each other perfectly, offering a diverse range of habitats and wildlife encounters.

USD 4400

Fully inclusive with light aircraft transfers between camps
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Camps within the Okavango Delta
Abu Camp

Abu Camp

Abu Concession, western Okavango Delta

Abu Camp is set in a pristine pocket of riverine forest in a private reserve of 180 000 hectares (400 000 acres) in the Okavango Delta and was where Africa’s first elephant back safaris were pioneered in the Okavango Delta 17 years ago.


Abu Camp
Chitabe Camp

Chitabe Camp

Chitabe Concession, Okavango Delta

Chitabe Camp borders the Moremi Game Reserve and the area is a fascinating combination of open floodplains, wooded islands and perennial Delta – which hosts a wide variety of wildlife.


Chitabe Camp
Chitabe Lediba Camp

Chitabe Lediba Camp

Chitabe Concession, Okavango Delta

Chitabe Lediba is a smaller version of the main Chitabe Camp. Chitabe Lediba is built a few hundred metres from the main camp, on the other side of the same island. The same style of tents and furniture, as the main camp, is used and game drives take place in the same area as Chitabe’s guests, so the viewing experience is identical. Chitabe Lediba is an intimate camp which is ideal for small groups and families.


Chitabe Lediba Camp
Jacana Camp

Jacana Camp

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Jacana Camp is set on a heart shaped island situated on the Jao Flats. The density of date palms gives Jacana the feeling of a ‘tropical island’. A true water camp that offers mokoro and walking safaris all year round.


Jacana Camp
Jao Camp

Jao Camp

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Jao Camp is situated in the western Okavango Delta within the Jao Concession (NG 25). With only nine tents Jao Camp is one of the smaller and more luxurious camps in the Okavango Delta.


Jao Camp
Kwetsani Camp

Kwetsani Camp

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Kwetsani, with its five elevated tree house like tents, is situated on an island in the Okavango Delta. This island with its palms, mangosteen and fig trees is one of the most remote in the Okavango Delta and provides access to the wildlife of the game rich Jao Concession.


Kwetsani Camp
Little Mombo

Little Mombo

Chief’s Island, Moremi Game Reserve

Little Mombo is situated in Africa’s premier game viewing area, Chief’s Island in the Moremi Game Reserve. This area is known for its huge concentrations of both general game and predators. The camp is perfect for small groups with only three rooms and allows guests to explore this prolific wildlife area in considerable comfort.


Little Mombo
Little Tubu

Little Tubu

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Little Tubu is an intimate tented camp with just three tents. All tents have ensuite bathrooms with private decks and outdoor showers overlooking the floodplains.


Little Tubu
Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura

Kwedi Concession, northern Okavango Delta

Little Vumbura is an intimate safari camp situated in the Vumbura Concession of the Okavango Delta. It shares the concession with its sister camp Vumbura Plains but provides a more bespoke safari experience.


Little Vumbura
Mombo Camp

Mombo Camp

Chief’s Island, Moremi Game Reserve

Mombo Camp is a luxurious tented camp which overlooks floodplains that teem with wildlife. The sheer numbers and variety of large mammals found in this area makes Mombo Camp the ultimate safari retreat. National Geographic, the BBC and many others have filmed here, acclaiming Mombo to have some of the best all year round game-viewing in Africa. The atmosphere, combined with personal attention, food, and guides at Mombo Camp is excellent.


Mombo Camp
Pelo Camp

Pelo Camp

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Pelo Camp is situated in the private Jao Concession on the Moremi Game Reserve boundary. It is the perfect place to connect with one of the largest inland wetlands on the planet: the Okavango Delta in Botswana.


Pelo Camp
Seba Camp

Seba Camp

Abu Concession, western Okavango Delta

Seba Camp is one of the few specialist family camps in the Okavango Delta. Situated in the prolific Abu Concession, Seba Camp overlooks a perennial lagoon. The camp comprises eight elevated en-suite tents with wonderful views over the floodplains. Seba Camp is a fantastic camp for children to learn about the wildlife.


Seba Camp
Tubu Tree Camp

Tubu Tree Camp

Jao Concession, western Okavango Delta

Tubu Tree Camp is located on the western edge of Hundu Island in the Okavango Delta. Its location on Hundu Island and allows access to both wet and dry habitats ensuring that guests experience the full splendor of the Okavango Delta’s wildlife.


Tubu Tree Camp
Vumbura Plains

Vumbura Plains

Kwedi Concession, northern Okavango Delta

Split into two main camps, North and South, Vumbura Plains Camp has a total of fourteen rooms, all raised on wooden platforms and connected by a raised wooden walkways.


Vumbura Plains
Xigera Camp

Xigera Camp

Chief’s Island, Moremi Game Reserve

Xigera is situated in an area which has permanent water all year round, which makes it the perfect water and land activity camp. Guests can enjoy an unparalleled variety of activities including walking safaris, mokoro trips, game drives and powerboat trips, in total privacy.


Xigera Camp