Botswana Safari Lodges
Our portfolio of Botswana safari lodges, ranges from classic, luxury and good value for you to explore.
Indicates: YZ star rating, the level of luxury that you’ll experience
Indicates: YZ price guide, ranging from value to high-end
Duba Plains Camp
Duba Plains Camp is an all-time favourite of YZ. We have been big fans of this camp since its early days – and now that it has re-opened (in March 2017), we love it just as much as ever!
Offering both land- and water-based activities, this is a smashing little treehouse-style camp in a wildlife-rich region of the Okavango Delta!
Chitabe Lediba is considered one of the best camps in the Okavango Delta! There’s a minimum age requirement of 13 years, but 6–12s may be accepted and all ages are welcome when the property is booked for exclusive use.
Vumbura Plains Camp
Vumbura Plains is a really superb base from which to enjoy both land- and water-based Delta activities!
Tubu Tree Camp
We reckon Tubu Tree is the finest property in the Okavango Delta’s Jao Reserve! There’s a minimum age requirement of 13 years, but 6–12s may be accepted and all ages are welcome when the property is booked for exclusive use.
Jao is one of the most luxurious safari camps in Africa! There’s a minimum age requirement of 13 years, but 6–12s may be accepted and all ages are welcome when the property is booked for exclusive use.
Jacana is a stunning little camp offering both land- and water-based activities! There’s a minimum age requirement of 13 years, but 6–12s may be accepted and all ages are welcome when the property is booked for exclusive use.
A superb base from which to explore the North Delta region, rebuilt and refurbished to a very high standard in 2019.
Abu Camp is operated in association with Wilderness Safaris. Its purpose is to be a centre of excellence for elephant conservation, and to raise awareness of the challenges faced by this iconic species.
Stanley’s offers great game viewing, and as it provides a number of elephant experiences it’s particularly well suited to fans of the grey guys!
Pom Pom Camp
Pom Pom is an excellent option for travellers seeking a classic safari camp in the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta!
Baines’ Camp is Sanctuary’s smallest camp and one of the plushest properties in the Okavango Delta! There’s a minimum age requirement of 6 years.
Nxabega Okavango Tented Camp
Nxabega offers a very luxurious base camp from which to enjoy a great range of activities in the South-Central Delta!
Slightly larger than the majority of camps and lodges in the Delta, Moremi Crossing offers good value for money and a friendly atmosphere!
Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge
This property is perfect for travellers seeking a luxurious base from which to enjoy an exciting range of activities in the Delta region! Children of all ages are welcome.
Xugana Island Lodge
Located in one of the Delta’s most spectacular areas, Xugana Island Lodge offers luxurious accommodation and a great range of activities!
This classic water camp offers less wildlife viewing than other properties in the Delta, but it really excels in terms of scenery!
There are no game drives at Delta Camp; game-viewing is conducted entirely on foot or in a mokoro.
A dream destination for horse riders, Macatoo offers comfortable accommodation and a lot of other activities too!
Kanana re-opened on 1st March 2019, after undergoing a significant refurbishment. This included an extension to the camp’s communal area and more than a few improvements to its guest accommodation!
Shinde and its private camp Shinde Enclave offer land- and water-based activities throughout the year!
Belmond Eagle Island Lodge
Eagle Island Lodge is surrounded by waterways and lagoons so most activities are water-based; conventional game drives can only take place when water levels are low.
Belmond Khwai River Lodge
Khwai River Lodge is very luxurious property, one of the largest lodges in the region and one that appeals to clients wishing a comfortable and secure game viewing environment.
Located in the wildlife-rich eastern region of the Delta, Machaba is a small and personal camp offering good value for money!
Sango Safari Camp
Sango provides a great traditional base camp from which to explore the wildlife-rich Khwai Private Reserve!
Nxamaseri Lodge is best known as a fishing lodge, but is also particularly good for birdlife, as there is a fantastic range of waterbirds here.
Pelo is one of our favourite adventure camps in the Okavango. Run by one of Africa’s most experienced safari operators this camp offers great value in a park known for extremely high prices.
Khwai Tented Camp
Khwai Tented Camp is completely eco-friendly; it uses solar power and has no permanent buildings so that it will leave no eco-footprint behind when it is dismantled.
Smaller sibling of Tubu, Little Tubu is perhaps the most intimate camp in the most classic part of the Okavango Delta!
Seba Camp is perfect for children, with family rooms, a sandy beach, swimming pools and plenty of activities to teach them about the bush.
Xaranna Okavango Delta Lodge
With sister property Xudum, these very small luxury lodges support the biodiverse land, maintaining a low impact on the beautiful wilderness around them. Both offer thrilling activities and truly sumptuous accommodation!
Gomoti Plains Camp in Botswana
Similar in style to sister camp Machaba, Gomoti Plains offers luxurious accommodation and an exciting assortment of activities!
Footsteps Camp is situated in the Shinde Concession, within the wildlife-rich Okavango Delta.
Mombo Camp is situated on the north-west tip of Chief’s Island, the largest island in the Okavango Delta.
Little Mombo Camp
This camp is one of the most expensive in Safari Africa – but we think it’s well worth it! Bigger sibling Mombo Camp and Little Mombo are considered Botswana’s flagship properties. Children aged 6 years and older are welcome.
Sanctuary Chief’s Camp reopened on 1 June 2016, following a lot of renovations since the beginning of the year!
Okuti is a lovely little camp offering exceptionally good game viewing throughout the year!
Re-launched in April 2018, Camp Moremi offers sumptuous accommodation and classic safari activities within the wildlife-rich Moremi Game Reserve! Children aged 6 years and older are welcome.
Xigera Safari Lodge
Xigera Safari Lodge is a Wilderness Safaris Premier Camp, operated by Red Carnation Hotels, located in a private concession south-west of Chief's Island in northern Botswana.
This classic camp offers a superb base from which to head out and explore the Moremi Game Reserve on vehicle and boating safaris!
King's Pool Camp
Perfect for clients seeking a luxurious experience with a hint of adventure, King’s Pool tends to attract a more mature clientele than the Linyanti’s rustic properties. It’s perfect for travellers who like their creature comforts on safari!
This is a great camp with access to game-driving areas as good as any other camp in the region.
Re-opened in June 2019, Selinda Camp offers a deluxe base from which to head out into the Selinda Reserve! Activities available include vehicle and walking safaris, tracking, and seasonal boat trips.
Intimate, unspoiled, and full of character, Zarafa is one of our favourite camps in Safari Africa!
This camp is situated in one of our most popular regions, and it’s one of our favourite properties in the entire Linyanti region! A huge hit with clients hoping to get in on the action, its focus on safari brings out travellers’ thrill-seeking side.
Kwando Lagoon Camp
Located in one of the greatest reserves in Botswana, Lagoon is a high-quality base camp from which to explore Kwando! Focused on safari, nevertheless it has very comfortable guest tents and offers superb service standards.
A traditional-style thatch-and-canvas bushcamp, Savuti Camp is the best value option within the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve! It offers a great range of activities too.
Selinda Explorers Camp
A YZ favourite, this expedition-style camp is perfect for travellers seeking all sorts of adventures in the wildlife-rich Selinda Reserve! Children aged 10 years and older are welcome.
Ghoha Hills Camp
Ghoha Hills is set amongst the rocky terrain of western Chobe National Park. It is idyllically perched overlooking the wildlife-rich Savuti area.
Savute Under Canvas
This camp is of a very high standard, enabling guests to enjoy an adventurous safari in comfortable surroundings! Exceptionally good game viewing is guaranteed.
Chobe Game Lodge
Chobe Game Lodge is the only permanent lodge in Chobe National Park! The property offers high-quality accommodation and easy access to the park’s wealth of wildlife.
Chobe Savanna Lodge
Chobe Savanna is a classic safari lodge in a fabulous location for wildlife watching! The property offers great value for money too.
Savute Safari Lodge
Savute Safari Lodge offers good value along with a very enjoyable safari experience in the Savute area! Cultural experiences are available too.
Linyanti Bush Camp
Linyanti Bush Camp has excellent private game-viewing and offers a very good alternative to the better-known and more expensive options nearby.
Linyanti Ebony is an excellent choice for small groups wanting the exclusive use of a camp in a particularly good area for game-viewing.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge is much too large to be considered a lodge; it is more like a hotel with several different complexes.
Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge
This luxurious property is exceedingly well run! We tend to recommend Belmond Savute to travellers seeking a very comfortable stay in Chobe National Park.
A river cruise on the Zambezi Queen makes a refreshing contrast to the usual land-based safari. Aboard this houseboat, you can watch herds of elephant coming down for a swim while hippos harrumph on the bank and crocodiles bask in the sun!
A stay on any one of the three Chobe Princesses is a very special safari experience! Guests can do a little wildlife watching while cruising along the beautiful Chobe river, and many other activities are available.
Chobe Elephant Camp
Chobe Elephant Camp combines excellent game-viewing with comfortable accommodation at a very reasonable price.
Chobe Bush Lodge
Chobe Bush Lodge is one of the larger lodges in the Kasane area of Chobe. It offers great value and access to some of Africa's finest boating safaris.
Ichingo Chobe River Lodge
A visit to Ichingo Chobe River Lodge combines particularly well with a couple of nights on the Ichobezi houseboat.
Ngoma Safari Lodge
Ngoma Safari Lodge is the newest and most luxurious offering in the quietest part of the Chobe riverfront, offering fantastic views even from your bed.
Offering good value for money and a great location, Camp Savuti provides a classic base camp from which to explore the wildlife-rich region! Activities focus on vehicle safaris, in the company of a knowledgeable guide.
Camp Linyanti is situated in the north-west region of Chobe National Park, nestling within riverine forests and overlooking the expansive waters of the Linyanti.
Jack’s Camp is one of the most famous camps in Africa. The green outer canvas of Jack’s Camp blends into the foliage of the palm island on which it sits, surrounded by the powder-white salty pans that characterise this area.
San Camp is a unique little property, and an excellent option for travellers interested in exploring the magical Makgadikgadi Pans. The accommodation is very well appointed, and there’s a great range of activities to enjoy.
Meno A Kwena
We recommend a stay at Meno A Kwena to clients seeking an extended safari in Botswana. With classic accommodation, super friendly staff, and a great range of activities, it’s a reliable option within this area.
Nxai Pan Camp
Nxai Pan Camp is located within Botswana’s Nxai Pan National Park, just north of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans.
This explorers-style property offers an adventurous and friendly base camp within the magical Makgadikgadi Salt Pans! An exciting variety of activities is available too.
Leroo La Tau
Leroo La Tau is a seasonal camp with game-viewing at its best between June and November, when the animals are attracted to the water in the Boteti River. Game-viewing here is unreliable for the remainder of the year.
Kalahari Plains Camp
Kalahari Plains Camp is located inside Central Kalahari National Park, some 25km from the infamous Deception Valley.
Deception Valley Lodge
What makes Deception Valley unique is its relationship with the San bushmen. Interesting and informative walks with the local bushmen are a real highlight here.