Okavango Delta Safari
Experience two distinct areas in the Okavango Delta, the Moremi Game Reserve and the permanent delta, by visiting Camp Moremi and Camp Okavango
This is an excellent value safari for those wishing to explore the Okavango Delta. These camps were originally sited in the early 1980s and have been part of the Desert & Delta Safaris portfolio ever since.
Camp Okavango, the first camp on the itinerary, is situated on permanent water within the northern Shinde Concession of the delta. From here guests undertake walking, mokoro and motor boat excursions, getting a real flavour of the Okavango Delta.
Camp Moremi peering out of the tree line at Xakanaxa are in the Moremi Game Reserve gives guests a wonderful opportunity to explore this remarkable Game Reserve. The Xakanaxa area includes both open grass lands an heavily wooded areas, excellent for game viewing.
Desert & Delta Safaris operate a portfolio of lodges across northern Botswana, with properties in Chobe, the Okavango and Boteti.
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Recently rebuilt, Camp Okavango, provides excellent accommodation deep in the delta. Situated on the remote Nxaragha Island at the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta. This assures a year-round delta experience.
Water-based game-viewing activities are conducted by experienced professional guides who will expertly navigate guests through the many meandering, reed-lined waterways. Roam the vast expanses of water from the comfort of a modern motorboat or explore the intricacies of the Okavango Delta the old fashioned way, in the traditional contours of the Mokoro (canoe).
For those looking to get a little closer to nature, guided bush walks are conducted on a number of the nearby islands, offering an opportunity to track some of the larger land-based species that inhabit this water wilderness. Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and fishing for bream and tiger fish is also offered as an activity.
One of the more traditional camps in the Okavango Delta the camp’s twelve luxurious east African style safari tents with en suite bathroom. Within the camp itself two dining areas serve buffet-style food with breakfast, brunch and high tea are served in the thatched boma. Dinner is served in the main building, a unique tree house. A secluded swimming pool and lagoon side viewing deck provide excellent spaces in which to relax when not on safari.
Safari activities include both morning and afternoon game drives. These explore the many different habitats of the Moremi Game Reserve. Motorboat excursions explore the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding channels.