Camp Okavango offers a comfortable and affordable Okavango Delta safari, in a private concession. The camp focuses on walks on the islands and mokoro and boating activities. No game drives are offered. It is a classic Okavango Delta Camp and has superb year round birding opportunities.
Camp Okavango Introduction
Camp Okavango is situated in the beautiful Okavango Delta on the private and remote Nxaragha Island. For guests seeking a true water experience in the heart of the Delta, Camp Okavango is the place to be. It is a bird-watcher’s paradise and promises a year round water experience. It is the ideal get-away for honeymooners or guests seeking a quiet and secluded retreat.
To ensure a peaceful and genuine safari experience, Camp Okavango accommodates just twenty-four guests. There are eleven intimate East African-style safari tents. Each tent is individually situated on a raised teak platform, features en-suite facilities and sliding glass doors, which open on to a private open-air viewing deck. For those seeking the ultimate in exclusivity there is the Okavango Suite, a spacious luxury thatched cottage which offers complete privacy – perfect for honeymooners.
- Camp Okavango is situated on the remote Nxaragha Island in the heart of the permanent Okavango Delta.
- Offers a year round water experience.
- A bird-watchers paradise.
- Only walks, mokoro and boating activities are offered. No game drives.
Camp Okavango Game Viewing and Activities
The Okavango Delta is a unique oasis at the northern edge of the Kalahari Desert. Camp Okavango borders the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, hence includes a diverse habitat that supports a wide variety of animals. Guests may see wild dog, cheetah and leopard. Resident species include lion, elephant, buffalo, hippo, giraffe, hyena, zebra, kudu, red lechwe, sable and roan antelope. Guided bush walks to the Delta's islands offer an opportunity to track the larger species that inhabit this wilderness area. Other activities include game drives, mokoro excursions, canoeing and fishing. Papyrus and Phoenix palms flourish here and the waters provide an ecosystem for Fish Eagles and Kingfishers, Hippopotamus, Crocodiles and Tiger-fish. The Okavango Delta is a birders paradise and bird-watching is fantastic all year round. Another highlight is the heronry at Gadikwe Lagoon, which provides nesting sites for hundreds of birds.
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