Heaven on a Houseboat

A water-based safari adds an element of exhilaration, a combination of habitats, and a different experience of the senses. With such generous offerings of these wet wonderlands in Southern Africa, there is a stellar variety of methods by which to experience the wild. Possibly the most decadent of all boating safaris is the houseboat. The…

Introducing Camp Savuti

The Savuti Marsh area constitutes the western stretch of the Chobe National Park, and is famed as one of the park’s primary ecosystems, reputed for the sporadically-flowing Savuti Channel. In recognition of this unmissable safari destination, Camp Savuti has been added to other camps dotted in areas of Botswana’s finest splendour. This small, intimate camp accommodates 10…

The Story of the Savuti

There’s a history to the Savuti that tells of the reawakened river channel, once dry and dormant for a spell of nearly three decades, and the specialised lions that gorged themselves on elephant kills. This ecosystem adapted to the dryness of the empty Savuti River bed until 2008 when, as if by magic, the water…

Leopard antics at Mapula Lodge

Leopards are some of the most sought after cats in the world. These spotted beauties are far more elusive than lions and are seen in much fewer habitats, but in fact, leopards are the most prolific of the cat species. Living and hunting alone, leopards stay well hidden, so when you see the swish of…

Discover Camp Linyanti

When you’ve been to the top-rated safari hotspots and fallen in love with Africa hook, line, and sinker, you begin to search for the hidden gems. The locations that are more remote, more raw, and more wild are found in Botswana’s swampland paradise just north-west of Chobe. Read what 2 bloggers had to say about…

Camp Linyanti: a destination of dreams

Chobe National Park’s Linyanti Marsh region is one of the country’s most phenomenal game viewing locations. It is an untamed wilderness adjacent to the Linyanti River where riverine woodlands and lagoons surround the saturated areas close to the water, creating characteristic marshland, where the likelihood of spotting rarities, such as the red lechwe and sitatunga…