Okavango Horse Safari
Experience the best of the Okavango Delta on horseback
Established in 1986 and still operated by the redoubtable PJ and Barney Bestelink, Okavango Horse Safaris has a real focus on the equine safari. With equipment and horses of the highest standards, Okavango Horse Safaris’ experienced team provide a remarkable safari experience in this water wonderland. Testament to the quality of the experience, the huge number of repeat guests consider themselves part of the family. With a string of over 60 horses ranging from thoroughbreds to Arabs, Barney matches horses to riders ensuring the perfect fit. Both English and South African trail saddles are available.
Various itinerary options with fixed departure dates are offered.
5 Night Itinerary
A 5-night itinerary may take place on the first five nights of a 7 night itinerary. Guests would depart on
day 6 after breakfast from Mokolwane camp.
7 Night Itinerary
A 7-night itinerary starts on Saturday to Saturday, or Tuesday to Tuesday. The safari would ride between 2 camps, giving guests the opportunity to explore these areas.
10 Night Itinerary
A 10-night safari is for the adventurous traveller The first 7 nights are the same as a the 7 night itinerary. Day 8 and 9 are spent in our mobile fly camp which is set up especially for the safari. All these camps are well situated in big game areas. They are chosen for the variety of terrain and species that favour particular areas.
This itinerary may vary according to water levels and game movements
attracted to this area. The abundant animal tracks leave you guessing whats up ahead and what has past by . In the cool of the afternoon drift on the water in a Mekoro (traditional canoe) past heavily scented water lilies and painted reed frogs.