Camp Okavango

Situated on the remote Nxaraga Island, hidden amongst the beautiful ancient Mangosteen trees, Camp Okavango is elegant and open to nature.
Camp Okavango is hidden amongst beautiful ancient Mangosteen trees. The elegant thatch and lethaka (reed) main lodge building features a cocktail bar, lounge and wildlife reference library. The dining room leads onto an expansive open-air patio for evenings around the fireside. Camp Okavango boasts a secluded bird-viewing hide to escape to and view the amazing bird-life Camp Okavango has to offer; a sun-kissed deck with plunge pool for relaxing during the hot midday hours; and a curio shop.
All game-viewing activities are conducted by experienced professional guides who will navigate guests through a variety of tranquil waterways while they explore the Okavango by canoe (mokoro) and motorboat. Guided nature walks on the various islands allow for the opportunity to track some of the larger species that inhabit this water wilderness. Bird-watching opportunities are outstanding, and fishing for bream and tiger fish is also offered as an activity at the camp (seasonal).
Motorised Boating Trip
Speed through the Delta and see the animals up close!
Driving Safari
A leisurely drive through the game reserve watching wildlife.
Situated on the remote Nxaraga Island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta. Botswana’s magnificent Okavango Delta is a maze of lagoons, lakes and hidden channels covering an area of over 16,000 square km in flood and shrinking to less than 9,000 square km in the dry season. Trapped in the parched Kalahari sands the fresh water oasis attracts wildlife that depends on the permanent waters of this unique wilderness.

Camp Okavango is accessible by air only. Camp Okavango Airstrip is privately owned and maintained by Desert & Delta Safaris. Depending on the time of year and safety restrictions on individual runways, groups may be split up due to safety reasons. Please note there is a limit of 20kg per person (including hand luggage) in SOFT BAGS. Camp Okavango is a 5 minute walk from the airstrip.
Accommodation Option Green Season (Dec - Mar) Shoulder Season (Apr - Jun & Nov) Peak Season (Jul - Oct) Surcharge *
Safari Suite
560 USD 705 USD 1010 USD 276 USD

* Surcharge is applicable once per booking to:

  1. All bookings during the Peak Season
  2. Any one booking comprising more than 2 singles during the Green or Shoulder Season
  Rates Include:
  • Accommodation, scheduled activities and laundry service
  • All meals, refreshments, local spirits and wines
  • Emergency medical evacuation insurance
  • National park fees and all government levies and taxes
Child Policy
Age Rate
6 - 11 years 50% adult rate
12 - 15 years 75% adult rate
16+ years 100% adult rate

Children over the age of 6 are welcome. Families with children six years to 11 years must book private activities at an additional rate, subject to availability. At camps where Mokoro and walking activities are offered, we reserve the right to amend or limit such activities at the discretion of the Camp Management and guides.

No childcare/baby-sitters are available at this property. Children must be under the care of their parents at all times. Children under the age of 16 years to share with a parent at all times. If one double (parent and child) and one single (second parent) is booked, the peak season single supplement will apply for the single room in peak season only. Children under 6 cannot be accommodated at this property. All services for family safaris are subject to availability at the time of booking.

Electricity & Water

Camp Okavango operates on AC220V generator power which is available during the day and evening. Guest accommodation is equipped with a 220 volt AC plug which is suitable for hairdryers and the recharging of camera and video batteries. The generator is switched off at night and inverted 12 volt DC lighting provides room and bathroom illumination overnight.

Drinks Policy

All local branded drinks are included in the nightly rate

Laundry Policy

Laundry is done on a daily basis and inclusive in the nightly rate

Extras Payment

Curios and tips/gratuities can be billed to the room number and settled on check out. Payment can be made by cash (ZAR, US$, British Sterling, Euro and Pula) or the following credit cards: Visa or MasterCard

Gratuity

Tipping at own discretion. Our suggested guideline is US$ 5.00 per person per day for General Camp Staff which goes into a central tipping box and US$ 10.00 per person per day to the Guide.

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