Thinking about going on a Botswana safari? If you are, here are five excellent accommodations which will give you an authentic African safari experience.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari lodge is located on the banks of the Chobe River in northern Botswana - situated in the town of Kasane. The lodge is close to where the borders of Botswana, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia meet.
The Chobe Safari Lodge is the ideal choice for accommodation if you were planning to visit the Chobe area - the majestic Victoria Falls or the Zambezi region (formerly names the Caprivi Strip).
The Lodge’s Cocktail Bar offers a range of light snacks. Enjoy a refreshing drink as well, while you’re enjoying the nearby pool facility. The Sedudu Bar, overlooking the Sedudu Island in the Chobe River - is the place to unwind with a sundowner.
Other facilities at the lodge include an internet cafe, a volleyball and squash court, health and beauty salons, babysitting, curio and craft shop.
Chobe Safari Lodge guarantees a fun-filled and informative stay, making sure that you leave with fond memories of this part of Kasane in Botswana - by exploring game drives, picnic lunch, boat cruise and fishing.
Pom Pom Camp
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The Pom Pom Camp is situated in the heart of Okavango Delta - on the head water of Xudum river system. The camp overlooks a scenic lagoon and is quietly nestled under grove shady trees. However, the area also lies on the western boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve.
The main building is attractively designed and constructed of thatch and canvas as well as comprises lounge, dining, bar and pool areas, gift shop and the boma area.
The camp has nine large luxury safari tents, all with en suites showers and flush toilets. However you’ll also be offered a truly unique bush adventure. Swimming pools is situated close to the main lodge and the bar - making a perfect location to enjoy a relaxing afternoon.
Activities at Pom Pom Camp are morning and evening game drive, mokoro ride, boat cruises, game walks and fishing.
Camp Kuzuma Forest
Camp Kuzuma is a private and exclusive safari lodge located in the heart of Kazuma Forest reserve in the Chobe region of Botswana.
The lodge is situated in the busiest elephant corridor that join two of the world’s greatest parks namely; The Chobe National Park and the Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe.
At Camp Kuzuma, guests are offered the complete African experience with a wide range of activities to choose from - such as; guided bush walks, game drives, bird watching, Chobe National Park tour, Chobe River cruises, Victoria Falls tour and fishing.
Moremi Crossing is situated on a small palm fringed and treed Island called Ntswi which is surrounded by the the Moremi’s game-rich seasonal floodplains.
The accommodation consists of 16 en suite tents on raised decks, each with their own veranda. The camps includes of both a family and honeymoon tent.
Moremi Crossing offers the traditional activities of a water based camp such as; mokoro ride, bush walks, Motor boat cruises and Island camping.
DumaTau Camp is situated close to the source of the Savute Channel in the western part of the Linyanti - between two elephants corridors, offering an exclusive combination of land and river experience.
This is one of the oldest and best camps in Botswana. The camp is built on raised boardwalks under a shady grove of mangosteen trees, overlooking a large hippo-filled lagoon on the Linyanti waterways. The region has all the habitat diversity to make it a haven for wildlife.
Morning and afternoon game drives reveal the rich wildlife of the area, where predators and elephants are often the highlights. Night drives with spotlights allow you to find those nocturnal animals you wouldn't see during the day. Enjoy game walks - game walks are a wonderful way of getting close to nature and observing the smaller things you miss when travelling by vehicle. Visitors will also enjoy Motorboat and River Barge.
If you’re looking to travel from South Africa to Botswana, you’ll need reliable wheels. Car hire Cape Town is cheap and easy, but a 4x4 might be more suitable for a holiday experience like this.