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Camp Okavango

Luxury Tented Safari Camp in the Okavango Delta, Botswana.
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Special SADC Rate


per person sharing per night. Bookable within 45 days of travel. Valid until 31 December 2024.

Rates are subject to currency fluctuations.

Standard Rate


per person sharing per night

Situated on the remote Nxaragha Island, in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, Botswana
Botswana’s magnificent Okavango Delta situated within the heart of the newly declared World Heritage site, is the world’s largest inland delta, and is a maze of deep lagoons, large lakes and hidden, meandering channels. Camp Okavango, a unique and exclusive African safari camp is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island. This hidden treasure, in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, assures its guests of an unparalleled year-round water wilderness experience.

To ensure a peaceful and genuine safari experience, Camp Okavango accommodates just twenty-four guests. There are eleven intimate Safari suites and one Family suite consisting of two bedrooms and each with an en-suite bathroom. Each of the guest suites have been built on individual raised wooden platforms and set beneath the thick Okavango Delta vegetation. The en-suite bathrooms have double vanities, double shower and a separate water closet (with a view). The stack away sliding doors open onto a private open-air viewing deck offering beautiful views over the Okavango Delta.

Camp Okavango’s main area comprises of a network of interconnected walkways linking up two lounge areas, a dining room, library, self-service bar and curio shop. Sweeping ramps lead to the lower level deck with two open-air fire pits and comfortable seating areas to relax and take in the natural surroundings. There is a third deck with a rim flow swimming pool and thatched lounge deck for those warm summer days.

With its open air design and elevated position, the new Camp Okavango is an eco-sensitive lodge which captures the very essence of the Okavango Delta.

Water-based 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 quiet old-fashioned way, in the traditional mokoro (dugout canoe).

For those wanting 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. Birding opportunities are outstanding and anglers may put their skill against bream and tiger fish. Camp Okavango is a water-based camp and game-drive activities, using safari vehicles, are not possible.

Guest spending three nights or more at Camp Okavango can enjoy a night on the new Camp Okavango sleep out deck. The open deck offers you the chance to sleep out under the stars and experience the vastness of the Okavango Delta. The sleep out deck includes a comfortable bed (mosquito net included), bathroom and all the amenities you need for a comfortable night out.

Guided excursions through the deeper channels and lagoons of the Okavango Delta in hard-bottom aluminum boats. The boats are equipped with comfortable seats, a foldaway canvas roof and life jackets.

Guided mokoro excursions in traditional dug out canoes through the shallower channels and floodplains of the Okavango Delta.

Bush walks on the surrounding islands for a chance to track the larger species that inhabit the water wilderness. Guided walks are conducted in small groups with two guides.

Optional fishing excursions to fish for bream (seasonal). All fishing equipment is available at the lodge.

Scenic helicopter flights over the Okavango Delta are available from Camp Okavango at an additional charge.
    • Accommodation, scheduled activities, all meals, refreshments, local spirits, wines, and laundry service
    • Airport transfers to/from scheduled/charter flights, arriving/departing Kasane Airport for Chobe Game Lodge.
    • Guests staying three nights or more at Camp Okavango: a complimentary Sleep-Out-Deck experience may be requested & booked from 1 May - 31 October
    • Sleep-Outs are subject to availability and must be booked at time of reservation.
    • Government levies, taxes and 14% value added tax.

The experience is all in the name, this is a quintessential Okavango water safari experience with the traditional mokoro rides, boating and walking in a beautiful environment. The camp was rebuilt in 2016 and offers guests modern comforts whilst at the same time preserving the special atmosphere for which it achieved its renown.

Stay for 3 nights and experience the magnificent sleep out option.
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