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Wilderness Safaris Kwetsani
Luxury Tented Camp in the Okavango Delta
Located in the centre of the Jao Reserve, in the Okavango Delta, Wilderness Kwetsani is ideally positioned on an elongated island covered with palm, mangosteen and fig trees. The surrounding floodplains are home to a number of "Delta specials" - species that are found in few other places on Earth. Depending on the water levels, Wilderness Kwetsani offers excellent land and water activities, viewing wildlife by mekoro or on game drives, allowing guests to see all aspects of the Delta's makeup. During times of high water, Kwetsani boats to Hunda Island for game drives, complete with a picnic for a full-day excursion.
Intimate and exclusive, Kwetsani promises all the Okavango has to offer, with exceptional game viewing both on land and water. Here lechwe, reedbuck, and tsessebe populate the floodplains, hippos and crocodiles take to the waters, and leopards, lions, and spotted hyenas provide thrilling predator encounters.
Accommodation: Five luxurious, distinctively designed treehouse suites, tucked into the mangosteen and fig trees, beautifully crafted from canvas, wood, and glass; each safari suite provides an elegant home away from home, with an exquisitely furnished bedroom and lounge. The 5 luxurious “tree house” tents are elevated so as to take in the sweeping views. The main area includes a dining room and lounge area situated under a cool thatched roof, and leads onto an expansive wooden deck that looks out over an enormous floodplain often dotted with plains game. A plunge pool is the perfect spot to relax or watch the animals below.
Wildlife: Wilderness Kwetsani is set in the most densely populated wetland area for red lechwe, and sitatunga. Hippos. and crocodiles are regularly seen. In the dry season tsessebe, elephants, wildebeest, and zebras are prevalent; with lion, cheetah, and leopard often sighted. Nocturnal animals like porcupine, aardwolf, serval, large spotted genet, and lesser bushbaby can be observed on night drives (water levels permitting). Many bird species are resident, such as large concentrations of wattle crane as well as slaty egret, rosy-throated longclaw, and African skimmer.
Unique Selling Points
Wilderness Kwetsani's position is ideal for a diverse game viewing experience, with access to the quintessential Delta waters, and the thrilling land adventures of the savannah
The floodplains are populated by lechwe, reedbuck and tsessebe, and the waters by hippos and crocodiles
Nearby Hunda Island – the largest landmass on the Jao Reserve – provides ample room for plains game such as giraffes, wildebeest, zebras and impalas, and their predators, chiefly leopards, lions and spotted hyaenas
The surrounding floodplains are home to a number of Delta specials – species that are found in few other places on Earth: endangered wattled crane, slaty egret, pink-throated longclaw, and numerous others.
- Accommodation on a full board basis including twice daily scheduled camp activities, local drinks, laundry, park fees.
Internal flights are available at a discounted rate of $220 per person per leg for SADC residents.
With direct access to the Delta’s waters and the open floodplains, Wilderness Kwetsani promises adventure and discovery. Explore the wetlands by boat or traditional mokoro. Here hippos and crocs dwell, and red lechwe and rare sitatunga leap across the channels. Keep a keen eye out for plains game such as giraffes, wildebeest, zebras and impalas, plus, of course, their predators.
Explore all aspects of the Delta by land and water with game drives, mokoro rides, and boat trips. During times of high water, travel to Hunda Island for a full day out, complete with a picnic in the wilderness.
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