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AndBeyond Camps In the Okavango Delta

One of Africa’s leaders in responsible luxury adventure tourism, &Beyond have camps and lodges throughout southern and eastern Africa. This is a premier operator known for the high level of accommodation, guiding, service and attention to detail. The food and wine experience is particularly noteworthy.

&Beyond operates three camps in the Okavango Delta. The original and more traditional Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp, the chic and upmarket Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp and their flagship premier property Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, which stands out for its unique design and luxurious accommodation.

Originating in South Africa, there has been considerable growth in &Beyond’s Africa portfolio which has expanded to include lodges in Botswana, Namibia, Tanzania, Kenya and Mozambique. The collection is diverse, including a full spectrum of
accommodation from mobile camps to lavish luxury lodges, though all are upmarket.
For those looking for a more traditional African experience, Chobe Under Canvas and Savute Under Canvas are more rustic but innovative safari option. These are mobile camps and while guests do not move with the camp the style and experience is that of a classic mobile camp, perfect for the more adventurous travellers.

&Beyond prides itself in delighting guests and places a huge emphasis on staff development and training. Combining a warm brand of African hospitality and some of the most highly trained and knowledgeable African safari guides, guests are provided with memorable wilderness experiences to last a lifetime.

&Beyond has a total of 29 lodges in its global portfolio, which also reaches to Asia and South America and guests will notice the experience they have gained over the past quarter century in everything they do.

The company was born in 1991 in Phinda Game Reserve, South Africa and grown steadily since then maintaining a loyal following. The logo takes its inspiration of the bateleur eagle. ‘Bateleur’ means acrobat in French, named because of the movement the eagles make as they rock from side to side in eh sky, mimicking the balancing act of a tight-rope walker. It is this balancing act which captures the spirit of the company which aims to keep a healthy balance of caring for the land, wildlife and people.

&Beyond run a number of responsible tourism and conservation programmes including the Rhinos without Borders project which see the relocation of rhinos from heavily poached South Africa to Botswana. This is run in conjunction with Great Plains. Launched in 2014, by 2019 87 rhinos have been relocated.

From $2399 per person

Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge

Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge was destroyed in a fire in 2018. This luxury camp was situated on the private wilderness concession of 25 000 hectares to the south-east of the Moremi Game Reserve in the centre of the Okavango Delta.

From $885 per person

Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp is a stunning camp set in an idyllic corner of the Okavango showcasing some of the most beautiful and quintessential landscapes of the Delta- with glistening waterways and lily covered lagoons during the annual flood, while tall palms peep over pretty floodplains. This luxurious lodge offers the opportunity to enjoy a slower pace of safari, a spoiling experience in a wonderful setting.

From $1,140 per person

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge is set along ancient game paths where the gentle majesty of elephants have often tread. This is an extremely productive game viewing area. Twelve luxurious guest cottages lie beneath a cool forest canopy of wild palms and gnarled fig trees. Here exclusive luxury can be enjoyed within an intimately wild setting. The lodge design is striking and utterly unique, the experience luxurious and the game viewing excellent.

From $835 per person

Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp

Meaning “Place of the Giraffe,” Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp is known for its luxurious and elegant tented accommodation with breath-taking views of the Okavango Delta. This is an intimate, stylish camp which offers the experience of water and wildlife on twice-daily game-drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles, mokoro and powerboat excursions (water levels permitting).

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Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge

Family Safari From $2399
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Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp

Family Safari From $885
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Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

Family Safari From $1,140
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Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp

Family Safari From $835
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Safaris Featuring AndBeyond

7 Nights
From $5765

7 Night Fly Me Around Botswana

This week long ‘Fly Me Around Botswana’ is a fantastic itinerary combining the &Beyond properties in the Okavango, one of the leading luxury safari operators. It offers reduced rates by combining their top luxury camps and delivers an impressive and spoiling safari experience. Staying at three stylish camps - Xaranna, Nxabega and Sandibe – each set in different environments, offers a myriad of wildlife spectacles. Game viewing is good year round at these camps, water activities are seasonal. These camps have some of the highest levels of guiding and camp service in Botswana, with superb dining too.

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