Fodor's Expert Review Delta Camp

Okavango Delta, North West, Botswana

One of the first tourism properties to open in the Okavango Delta, the focus of this enchanting camp, set on a remote island, is on experiencing the tranquility of the environment. Reed chalets, each with a private bathroom, are furnished with wood furniture and upturned mokoros; they look like something straight out of The Swiss Family Robinson. Each chalet faces northeast to catch the first rays of the sun as it rises above the palm trees, and below your glass-free windows are shallow, bird-filled pools, with deep waterways only paces from your front door. Activities include seasonal guided mokoro trails into the maze of waterways and game walks on adjacent islands with a professional licensed guide. The preservation of the environment is a key goal: materials are sourced locally where possible and a conscious effort is made to support local artisans. It is also strictly 100% solar, which combined with the lack of motorized transport, makes it one of the most eco-friendly camps in Botswana, and also one of the most peaceful.

 Request the treehouse for a truly unique experience and stupendous view.

PROS

  • Splendid isolation
  • No noise from boats or vehicles
  • Accepts children of all ages

CONS

  • Less likely to see big game
  • No power in rooms
  • No game drives, mokoro is seasonal

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Family
$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 27-61-419–5064-in South Africa

HOTEL DETAILS

8 chalets
Rate Includes: All-Inclusive

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