A New Look for Xobega Island Camp, Okavango Delta

Xobega Island Camp’s new look! This Okavango Delta retreat is everything that is right about African island life – including the elephant and hippo visitors! Recently, Xobega Island Camp underwent some soft refurbishments, adding some glamour to its simple setup. Now, this authentic Botswana camp, which exudes the pleasures of simple living, glows under lantern…

Africa on Foot Chef: Natasha Mazini

Animated and endlessly cheerful, Natasha Mazini is an uplifting spirit at Africa on Foot where she works as an energetic chef, perfecting the recipe for South Africa’s famous malva pudding. The bush camp kitchen is always alive with chatter and laughter, as the tempting aromas of sizzling bacon and home-baked quiches fill the air. You can…

Week in Pictures: It’s a Wild World

The week has drawn to a close, but the action doesn’t stop out here in the bush where life is delightfully unpredictable. Yesterday morning, guests at nThambo Tree Camp headed out for their morning game drive in the Klaserie Private Nature Reserve when the bush offered up something most incredible: a mother lioness was seen…

The Who’s Who of Klaserie Lion Romance

It’s been pretty hard to keep up with all the love-making happening in the Klaserie over the last month. We’ve got 3 Trilogy males spreading their seed throughout both the Ross and Giraffe pride lionesses, plus, there’s the dominant male in nDzuti Safari Camp domain who is known for killing the River Pride male. And he was caught…

On Your Bucket List: Camp Linyanti

It could possibly be the original Secret Garden. Or perhaps, the Garden of Eden. Either way, Linyanti is alluring and unique, and feels quite magical, preserved, and untouched. Nestled beneath its enchanting trees, on the edge of the brimming floodplain, Camp Linyanti has claimed its position in the northernmost corner of Chobe National Park and…

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…