Masego Maruping

Camp Okavango

Tomorrow we say a sad goodbye to our intern Masego Maruping.  Masego is a student at the Botswana Accountancy College and has been with us for three months, gaining practical experience in the tourism industry.  During that time she has worked hard in across the organisation, but found time to visit Desert & Delta Safaris’ Camp Okavango. Camp Okavango – …

Natural Selection - Sable Alley

Natural Selection

The latest entrant in Botswana’s safari outfitters, Natural Selection draws on years of experience with its founders some of southern Africa’s safari pioneers.  The company operates camps in both Botswana and Nambia with two camps scheduled to open in South Africa. All Natural Selection’s camps are very different with a model of creating operational partnerships with both new and existing …

Zebra Migration

Makgadikgadi Zebra Migration

Covering over 150 km the zebra migration from the Okavango Delta to the Makgadikgadi ceased in 1968 with the erection of veterinary fences in the 1950s and 1960s.  It has however been re-established over recent years with the removal of the fences. Recent research has identified other significant zebra migrations, with a research team consisting of WWF, the Namibian Ministry …

Chobe River

Chobe River

A boat makes its way out on the Chobe River on the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park.   With the river’s floodplains famed for their huge herds of elephant and buffalo, a boat excursion is a super way to explore this environment. Camps in the region include &Beyond’s Chobe Under Canvas and Desert & Delta Safaris’ Chobe Game Lodge or …

Feline Fields

Feline Fields – Luxury Kalahari

Feline Fields is situated on the edge of a wooded island deep in the Kalahari Desert.  This innovative lodge celebrates the peace, space, and light which flows throughout this vast area with a design inspired by the simplicity of the Kalahari, an inviting oasis.  Perfect for honeymoon safaris. Activities at the lodge explore the Kalahari Desert in which it is …

Splash Camp

Splash Enclave Camp

Kwando Safaris’ new lodge in their exclusive Kwara Concession, Splash Camp, provides new accommodation in this well known area.  The camp is situated under shady trees and provides access to permanent water and seasonal floodplains.  Whilst a new camp Splash is one of the oldest names in the delta. With twelve tents, including two family rooms, set overlooking a productive …

Sunset Over the Chobe River

A view over the Chobe River at sunset.  The Chobe River marks the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park. Its rich floodplains support large herds of elephant and buffalo.   Lodges in the area include Chobe Savanna Lodge, Chobe Game Lodge and Chobe Chilwero.

Chobe’s Mopane Woodlands

Whilst the Chobe National Park is best known for its eastern floodplains; the park comprises many different vegetation types.  These habitats to the south of the A33 transit road support diverse species not often seen on the floodplains including the shy roan antelope.  Often overlooked these areas are vast, diverse, unspoiled and very rewarding for the intrepid traveler.  The Mopane …

Nogatsaa Pans

Eighty kilometers from the Chobe riverfront lies the recently opened Nogatsaa Pans Lodge.  With panoramic views of the enormous Kwikamba Pan in the heart of the Chobe National Park.  This permanent pan draws animals from the surrounding area. Game drives explore the dry Ngwezumba River valley and the surrounding  Mopane woodlands.  This is a remote area and guests might go a …