Tuludi is located in the 200,000 hectare Khwai Private Reserve that borders both the Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park. Offering a rare blend of dry woodland as wellas the rivers, waterways and floodplains iconicof the Okavango Delta, the area is a veritableparadise for wildlife and there are predators and big game aplenty. Game drives will primarily explore the western side of the reserve, whilstwalks will head into the wilds of the south. Tuludi is open all year round with excellent game viewing. Water levels are highest in April to October for exploring on mokoros and boats. At other times of year, water activities may be restricted.
Sable Alley is located in the 200,000 hectare Khwai Private Reserve concession, overlookingvast floodplains. Red lechwe, waterbuck and reedbuck along with many antelope species are full time residents, whilst sightings of lion, leopard, spotted hyena and wild dog are excellent. Elephants abound and very quickly become an all-time favourite. Sable Alley is open all year round with excellent game viewing.
The Jackal & Hide
The Jackal & Hide is located in the Khwai Private Reserve, a 200,000-hectare area of pristine wilderness in the Greater Okavango. The reserve is bordered by Moremi to the south, Savuti to the north and the Khwai Community Reserve to the east – in other words, in the middle of some of the most famous and iconic game-viewing areas on the continent! The Jackal & Hide is open year-round with excellent game viewing throughout the seasons.
Hyena Pan is in the Khwai Private Reserve, which borders Moremi Game Reserve, the Khwai River and Chobe National Park and is considered one of Botswana’s best game viewing areas. Elephant, buffalo, wild dog as well as lion and leopard are often seen, as are the many antelope and colourful birdlife of the reserve. Hyena Pan is open all year round.
Located in the 495,000-acre Khwai Private Reserve. The platforms overlook a busy waterhole that is the only source of water in 50,000-acres and is frequented by bull elephants, along with lion, leopard, eland, zebra, and more making for outstanding game viewing, straight from your platform. Skybeds is open during the dry season only from 01 April – 31 October.
The concession in which Mapula is situated lies north of the renowned Vumbura and Duba Plains concessions in the Okavango Delta. The wonderfully rich habitat of savannah country,seasonal floodplains and permanent waterwayssupports varied and diverse wildlife, including everything from sitatunga antelope, buffalo, big cats, wild dogs and phenomenal birdlife. Mapula Lodge is open all year round with excellent game viewing. Water levels are highest in April to October for exploring on mokoros and boats. At other times of year, water activities may be restricted.
NEW Jack's Camp
Jack’s Camp is located in Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The remnants of an enormous super-lake that used to cover most of Southern Africa, Jack described the area as the “savage beauty of a forgotten Africa.” It’s a landscape of space and remoteness and otherworldly vistas dotted with unique desert wildlife. The new Jack’s Camp will open on 01 May 2020 and will be open all year round, but please note that some activities are seasonally dependent.
Jack’s is located in Botswana’s Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. The remnants of an enormous super-lake that used to cover most of Southern Africa, Jack himself described the area as the “savage beauty of a forgotten Africa.” It’s a landscape of space and remoteness and otherworldly vistas dotted with unique desert wildlife. Jack’s Camp is open all year round. Direct flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg to Maun and then take a small charter plane to the Makgadikgadi. Road and self-drive transfers from Maun (approx. 4-5 hrs) are also possible.
San Camp is situated on the edge of the vast and mysterious Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, the remnant of an extinct super lake that once covered most of Botswana. Whilst they may look empty, the pans are home to unique desert wildlife including ostrich, lion, brown hyena and, of course, the cheeky meerkats. San is open during the dry season only. Please note that some activities are still weather dependent. Direct flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg toMaun and then take a small charter plane to the Makgadikgadi. Road and self-drive transfers from Maun (approx. 4-5 hrs) are also possible.
You’ll find Camp Kalahari amongst the acacias and mokolwane palms of Brown Hyaena Island, on the edge of Botswana’s hauntingly beautiful Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Wildlife in the surrounding savannah includes brown hyena, bat-eared foxes, elephant (the camp swimming pool is a welcome stop!), meerkat and during the green season, spectacular numbers of zebra and wildebeest. Camp Kalahari is open all year round.
Meno a Kwena
Located on the western boundary of Makgadikgadi Pans National Park (MPNP), Meno is situated on tribal land overlooking the exceptionally scenic Boteti River, whichhas been flowing since 2008. The camp is easily accessible from Maun – just a 90 minute drive. Meno a Kwena is open all year round. The zebra congregate at the river during the dry season (but this cannot be guaranteed!) and game viewing is excellent in all seasons.
You’ll find Planet Baobab nestled amongst 17 giant baobabs, adjacent to the village of Gweta and about 40 kilometres from Botswana’s mysterious and magnificent Makgadikgadi Pans. It’s a quirky camp in an even quirkier part of the world. Planet Baobab is open all year round. The accommodation is cool, quirky and super comfy. Planet Baobab has an original a la carte restaurant and menu, and meals are comprised of interesting and delicious dishes from all across Africa. We are vegetarian-friendly!
Kwessi Dune Lodge
Opening in March 2020, Kwessi Dune Lodge is situated in 15,000 hectares of exclusive desert with access to Namibia’s NamibRand Nature Reserve, just south of the dunes of Sossusvlei. The NamibRand is an extraordinary private nature reserve of over 200,000 hectares (one of the largest in southern Africa) and was established to protect and conserve the wildlife of the Namib Desert. At Kwessi Dune lodge, you’ll find 10 cool and comfortable (and air-conditioned) chalets all with canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each bedroom has a separate ‘star gazer’ room, completely open to the sky, and the perfect spot from which to watch the celestial theatre show above. Views from the rooms, the main area and the swimming pool are of the vast, desert vistas and when you can bear to tear your eyes away, enjoy quad biking, scenic drives and walks, hot air ballooning, helicopter flights, horse riding and day trips to Sossusvlei.
Hoanib Valley Camp
Hoanib Valley Camp is in the Sesfontein Community Conservancy Area, Kaokoland, in the very remote northwest of Namibia. The camp sits on the bank of the Obias River, overlooking the Hoanib River Valley, a linear oasis running through one of the most beautiful deserts in Africa, where desert-adapted elephant, giraffe, lion and rhino move freely. There are 6 tents – 5 twin/double and 1 family with 1 king size bed and 2 single beds which are raised on spacious decks, each with their own private veranda. All tents are ensuite with a separate loo &, indoor showers.
Shipwreck Lodge is the only lodge inside the Skeleton Coast National Park, 45km north of Mowe Bay, on the mouth of the Hoarusib River. The area contains irreplaceable and vulnerable wildlife habitat for species of the highest conservation importance, including black rhino, elephant, black faced impala and the Hartmann’s mountain zebra. The 10 cabins (8 twins and 2 family with 2 extra beds) have been uniquely styled to look like the shipwrecks that dot the coast. All are ensuite (with indoor showers), solar powered and have wood burning stoves to ward off the coastal chill.
Safarihoek is in the heart of the 600 square- kilometre Etosha Heights Private Reserve. Elusive mountain zebra, kudu and lion hide in the dolomite hills, and the waterholes attract large numbers of antelope and elephant. The Etosha area is famous for rhino sightings, and the reserve is home to both white and black rhino. Safarihoek has 11 chalets, all with a view: 8 luxury, 2 classic and 1 family suite. Ensuite bathrooms with indoor showers. The 8 luxury chalets have outdoorshowers. Each has a writing desk, minibar and tea and coffee stations. All are air-conditioned and have electronic safes, hair dryers and mosquito nets.
Etosha Mountain Lodge
Etosha Mountain Lodge is in the heart of the 600 square-kilometre Etosha Heights Private Reserve. Elusive mountain zebra, kudu and lion hide in the dolomite hills, and the waterholes attract large numbers of antelope and elephant. Etosha Mountain Lodge has 7 thatched chalets: 6 doubles/twins and 1 family (NB from 15 April 2019, there will be 2 extra twin chalets). A thatched ‘Lapa’ area is at the heart of camp and contains a restaurant, bar, reading lounge and anindoor fireplace. There’s also an outdoor boma andBBQ area, and an outdoor swimming pool.
Safari House is just to the northeast of Safarihoek Lodge in the heart of the 600 square-kilometre Etosha Heights Private Reserve. Elusive mountain zebra, kudu and lion hide in the dolomite hills, and the waterholes attract large numbers of antelope and elephant. Safari House is a private farmhouse with 3 ensuite bedrooms. Each room is air-conditioned with a private, sliding door entrance. The house can sleep a maximum of 6 adults, with the possibility of adding 3 extra children at an additional cost.
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge
Lekkerwater Beach Lodge is located in De Hoop Nature Reserve, an exclusive coastal reserve halfway between Cape Town and George / Knysna on the world-famous Garden Route. The 34,000-hectare reserve is a melee of fynbos and beach, sand dunes and wetlands, all framed by the dramatic Potberg Mountains and the Indian Ocean. Lekkerwater Beach Lodge offers a homely and comfortable beach experience in De Hoop, a magical coastal reserve chosen by ex-President FW de Klerk to be his ‘Camp David’ due to its extraordinary beauty and seclusion.