Mopiri

Water Camp in the Okavango Delta
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DESCRIPTION:

Mopiri means ‘Little Island’ in the local Bayei language. The camp is surrounded by crystal clear Delta water on all sides. The camp is situated on the north west of the Okavango Delta, approximately 290kms from Maun, and 100kms from Shakawe.

 

Mopiri camp has been designed to make the most of the panoramic views of Weboro Lagoon. Long wooden boardwalks winding through the palms adjoin the main areas and the rooms, and give guests the opportunity to explore the area around camp. The tents are light and airy and all have en-suite bathrooms with large rain showers.

At Mopiri you set the pace. Days can be spent exploring the Delta, or simply kicking back and enjoying the tranquil surroundings of island life.

Three spacious family units and seven luxury rooms set along the edge of the lagoon. All complete with king-size beds and large private decks.

Permanent lagoons close to Mopiri ensure that water activities are available all year round.

Pole along secluded waterways in the heart of the Okavango Delta only accessible by mokoro (a traditional dug-out canoe).

ACTIVITIES

There are no set itineraries at Mopiri. Managers and Guides will be there to plan your days according to what you feel like doing. Activities on offer include fishing, full day mokoro trips, a night out out in one of the fly camps, barge cruises, helicopter filps and spa treatments

BIRDLIFE

Over 350 species to be found in the Delta, including regular sightings of Pel’s Fishing Owl, Slaty Egret and African Skimmer.

MOPIRI GUIDES

Mopiri Guides grew up in the area and offer wonderful insights and first hand knowledge, enhancing your safari experience.

 

PRICE INCLUDES:

  • Accommodation

  • All meals

  • Drinks

  • Activities

  • Guest laundry

  • Tourism levy

  • VAT

  • Transfers from the airstrips.

 

HIGHLIGHTS

The “Little Island” is hidden away on the western side of the Okavango Delta. Seven spacious en-suite tents and three family units stand on the edge of Weboro lagoon, nestled between palm trees under large shady figs. Mopiri offers the perfect water camp experience.

OUR TIPS:

Mopiri camp has been used as the launch site for numerous “National Geographic Okavango Wilderness Project” Delta wetland bird surveys, as well as being used to undertake education workshops with teachers from local schools in community outreach programmes. Researchers are available to give talks on their work and the Okavango Delta for those that are interested.

Location
North Western section of the Okavango Delta
Botswana
 

Voucher Rate

$295 per person sharing per night.

Vouchers valid for travel in mid, low and high season

Standard Rate

$624 per person sharing per night

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