With its intricate set of waterways forming a vast, fertile wildlife habitat you won’t find anywhere else on the planet, it’s no surprise that Botswana’s Okavango Delta is one of the natural wonders of the world.

What keeps the Okavango so unspoilt is that you can’t realistically drive there – the roads are treacherous and long and take days to traverse. By flying in and out of the Delta, you’ll be instantly transported to a maze of sparkling lagoons, roaming channels and overgrown islands, all offering incredible interactions with water-related wildlife. The Delta is actually a flood plain oasis in the middle of the Kalahari desert, which makes it all the more amazing that such rich diversity is present in the middle of such a dry stretch of land.

To the North, the Chobe River has the highest concentration of elephants in the world. Nearby, the Makgadigadi salt pans are known for their flamingos, meerkats and mini zebra migrations – this is a completely dynamic and diverse country that’s a must visit in Africa.

Safari Scapes Botswana



Located on the northern part of Chief’s Island in the heart of the Okavango Delta, Mombo is the epitome of understated yet luxurious bush living. The island is a private reserve surrounded by the water of the Okavango’s flood plains, making this one of the best game-viewing locations in the Delta – and one of the only places where you’ll see both the black and white rhino in one place.


With only four luxury tents and one suite, Zarafa in Northern Botswana is a luxury safari camp that many consider to be the most eco friendly on the continent. Enjoy the food and wine experience of a world-class hotel but in the context of an exclusive bush experience. The camp overlooks the Zibadianja Lagoon, and the area is known for its high concentration of elephants. Enjoy dinner under the stars on a wooden deck that extends out into the flood plain to get close to nature at its finest.


Vumbura Plains is exceptionally located for both land and water-based game viewing activities. Soak up the peace of the Delta on a mokoro trip, or take a boat trip for game viewing with a difference. Enjoy some of the best antelope diversity in the region, including the opportunity to glimpse the rare sable antelope. Vumbura consists of two linked camps – Vumbura North and Vumbura South – each offering the ultimate in contemporary luxury design.


As part of Wilderness Safaris’ Premier camp collection, Jao is a raised camp built on a flood plain in the heart of the Delta’s Jao concession, providing the ultimate water-based game viewing experience. The nine spacious and individually designed luxury safari tents all offer expansive views that will make you feel as if you’re in your own exclusive treehouse – with unmatched personal service to go with it.

Kings Pool

Nine well-appointed rooms (including a family room) of canvas and thatch each have a large en-suite bedroom, outdoor shower and lounge. A veranda with private plunge pool and separate thatched sala soak up the views. The lounge and dining areas are set on expansive decks, and there is a pool and an open-air ‘kgotla’ (boma) for evening dining under the stars.

Chitabe Camp

Chitabe is situated on a beautiful old tree-island in a prime location in the south-east of the Okavango Delta. Eight spacious en-suite Meru-style tented rooms are built on elevated wooden decks, each tastefully styled with unique décor. The spacious en-suite bathrooms include double vanity basins together with an indoor as well as outdoor shower. Elevated walkways connect the rooms to the main area.

Kwetsani Camp

Kwetsani, one of the most remote camps in the Okavango, is situated on an elongated island covered with palm, mangosteen and fig trees. Five beautifully furnished ”tree-house” tents, each with en-suite bathroom and outdoor shower, are elevated so as to take in the view.

Duma Tau

DumaTau, meaning ‘roar of the lion,’ is a luxury tented camp is located in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve on the western boundary of Chobe National Park. The area is famed for large herds of elephants and exceptional game viewing along the Savute Channel.

Duba Plains

Situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta on a matrix of palm-dotted islands, flood plains and woodlands is a wildlife connoisseur’s getaway. Designed to blend into the forest and to take advantage of the shapes and textures of the shade but also to evoke the old classic African safari style of the 1920’s, with literally thousands of animals in an almost endless pattern across the flood plains.


Exploring Qorokwe reveals a world of diverse Delta habitats supporting a wealth of wildlife .The exclusive concession encompasses over 26 000 hectares in a high-density game area of the south-eastern Okavango, bordering the renowned Moremi Game Reserve.

Jacks Camp

Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Pans, gazing over glittering salt pans and shimmering expanses of sun-scorched earth. It’s an oasis of style and old-world glamour in a landscape of savage beauty, and more elegant and enchanting than you could imagine in such a remote landscape.


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