Okavango Delta

Camp Okavango

Exclusive safari camp on the remote Nxaragha Island

A year-round water wilderness experience in the heart of the Okavango Delta

Camp Okavango sits in the centre of the permanent Okavango Delta on Nxaragha Island giving guests a captivating and traditionally wild safari experience.

It accommodates just 24 guests, ensuring a peaceful and comfortable safari experience. There are 11 safari suites and one family suite consisting of two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom. The suites have been built on individual raised wooden platforms and are set beneath the cooling Okavango Delta vegetation. The en-suite bathrooms have double vanities, double shower and a separate loo. The sliding doors open onto a private open-air viewing deck offering beautiful views over the Okavango Delta.

The camp’s main area comprises a network of interconnected walkways that link the two lounge areas, 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. There is another deck with a rim flow swimming pool and thatched lounge deck for the warm summer days.

With its location in the delta, this charming camp offers a number of water-based game viewing excursions which are all led by expert professional guides. Activities include motorboat trips, mokoro tours, plus guided bush walks where guests can witness exciting land-based wildlife. After an eventful day, unwind at Camp Okavango’s main lodge. Here, guests can enjoy a drink at the cocktail bar, relax in the lounge, feast on tasty fare in the dining room, or read up on local wildlife at the reference library.

Highlights

Eleven safari tents and one cottage

Lounge, dining area and cocktail bar

Plunge pool

Wildlife reference library

Secluded bird-viewing hide

Sundeck

Guided bush walks

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Okavango Delta

Wilderness Vumbura Plains
Botswana’s mesmerizing Okavango Delta is now brighter than ever with the newly transformed (as of 2022) Wilderness Vumbura Plains. Nestled in a large private concession of 60,000 hectares in the far north of the Delta, the camp is enveloped in some of the most incredible landscapes, home to some of the best wildlife encounters in the area. The 60 000-hectare Vumbura Plains Private Wilderness Area is leased from five villages, through the Okavango Community Trust (OCT), a partnership that spans 20 successful years of impactful conservation tourism in the region. Inside, the camp celebrates its sense of place and culture, with design elements that pay homage to its wonderful setting with patterns, textures and colours bringing nature inside. Rooms at the lodge are amongst the biggest in the delta, all open plan, with a sunken seating area, private shaded deck and swimming pool outside as well as indoor and outdoor showers. There is an amazing sense of space here, in keeping with the wide-open plains that the rooms face onto. The rooms are open on three sides (with netting) giving a feeling of being closer to the nature and wildlife whilst still remaining is absolute comfort. The local connections continue throughout the camp experience.The menu celebrates seasonal produce sourced directly from local farmers, suppliers and artisans. Activities here are a mixture of game drives and water activities which will vary according to the level of the water and the time of the year. You will find day and night drives, walks and mekoro (dugout canoes) activities, with hot-air ballooning – from April to September each year – as well as scenic helicopter flights, making Vumbura an exclusive destination for the discerning adventure-seeker.