Camp Okavango is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta, assuring a year-round water wilderness experience. Camp Okavango's unashamed luxury blends with the Africa of old in the elegant thatch and lethaka main lodge buildings.
Camp Okavango is a water-based camp and game-drive activities, using safari vehicles, are not possible. Exploring the Okavango by mokoro, specially adapted boats or guided walking excursions on the islands surrounding Nxaragha Island will allow every visitor to the region the opportunity to truly experience what the Okavango Delta is all about.
The elegant thatch and lethaka main lodge building, shaded by giant mangosteen trees, features a cocktail bar, lounge and wildlife reference library. The dining room leads onto an expansive open-air patio for evenings around the fireside offering guests a chance to view the stars beneath the crystal clear skies of Botswana.
Other facilities include a secluded bird-viewing hide and a sun-kissed deck with plunge pool for relaxing during the hot midday hours.
Camp Okavango accommodates only 24 guests in intimate exclusivity in East African-style safari tents, individually situated on raised teak platforms with en-suite facilities and private viewing decks.
For those who demand the ultimate in exclusivity, Camp Okavango boasts the Okavango Suite, a thatched cottage offering complete privacy - ideal for honeymooners.
All meals; refreshments, local spirits and wines (excluding premium brands); scheduled shared activities; Park fees; and a laundry service are included.
Children aged 16 years and older are welcome. Rates available on request.
General Information For Guests
Each of the guest suites have been built on individual raised wooden platforms and set beneath the thick Okavango Delta vegetation. The en-suite bathrooms have double vanities, double shower and a separate water closet (with a view). The stack away sliding doors open onto a private open-air viewing deck offering beautiful views over the Okavango Delta.
Camp Okavango is a water-based camp and game-drive activities, using safari vehicles, are not possible. Water-based activities from the comfort of a modern motorboat or traditional mokoro (dugout canoe) are conducted by experienced professional guides who will expertly navigate guests through the many meandering, reed-lined waterways.
For those wanting to get a little closer to nature, guided bush walks are conducted on a number of the nearby islands, offering an opportunity to track some of the larger land-based species that inhabit this water wilderness.
Birding opportunities are outstanding and anglers may put their skill against bream and tiger fish.
Camp Okavango's main area comprises of a network of interconnected walkways linking up 2 lounge areas, a dining room, library, self-service bar and curio shop. Sweeping ramps lead to the lower level deck with 2 open-air fire pits and comfortable seating areas to relax and take in the natural surroundings. There is a third deck with a rim flow swimming pool and thatched lounge deck for those warm summer days.
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