Escape To The Wilds With Our Selection Of Khwai Lodges And Safari Camps In Botswana
Khwai Private Reserve (to the east of and part of the Okavango Delta and just north of the Moremi Game Reserve) offers a variety of safari lodges and tented camps from which you can enjoy the incredible wildlife, birdlife and landscape of the area.
Guests can stay in luxurious lodges that offer modern amenities (at least some of them do :)), including air conditioning, satellite TV, en-suite bathrooms, private verandas and intimate plunge pools. For those looking for a more authentic and classic Botswana safari experience, there are also numerous tented camps to choose from, where guests can get closer to nature while still enjoying all the creature comforts they need.
The Khwai Private Reserve region is renowned for its abundance of year-round wildlife and birdlife sightings. Whether it is game drives in 4x4 vehicles, guided walking safaris or mokoro (traditional dugout canoe), visitors can spot and photograph wildlife up close and personal.
Sightings may include elephants, lions, hyenas, wild dogs and cheetahs – just a few of the animals that call this area home. Birdwatchers will also be spoilt for choice, with over 500 species having been spotted and recorded throughout the year, making it one of Botswana's most diverse bird areas.
For those seeking an even more immersive experience of Botswana's fascinating culture and rich history, there are also cultural tours, including visits to nearby villages where visitors can learn about traditional methods of gathering food and medicine as well as spending time with local families.
The Khwai Private Reserve is an incredible place to explore, offering a range of safari lodges and tented camps for visitors to choose from. Whether you are looking for a luxury safari lodge or a more authentic tented camp experience, the Khwai region will not disappoint.
Explore The Luxury Lodges Of The Khwai Private Reserve
Belmond Khwai River Lodge
Rates from US$ 710.00 per person
Belmond Khwai River Lodge features 14 en-suite tents with thatched roofs set on raised wooden platforms overlooking the vast Khwai River floodplains of Botswana.
Guests can enjoy a variety of activities, such as morning and afternoon game drives, night drives, guided safari walks and cultural visits to the local Khwai village.
The Belmond Khwai River Lodge also offers a 'Naturally Wild' gym and spa facility for guests to relax while admiring the wildlife surrounded by a fig tree forest.
With its luxurious amenities and stunning views of nature, Belmond Khwai River Lodge is the perfect escape for those seeking a unique African lodge experience.
Rates from US$ 1 205.00 per person
Sable Alley is an exclusive safari camp in Botswana's Khwai Area, offering world-class wildlife and birdlife viewing opportunities.
Guests can take advantage of day and evening game drives, as well as dugout canoe and game walk safaris.
Sable Alley has 12 luxurious tented suites and rooms, including a honeymoon suite for couples looking for a romantic getaway, and all rooms feature en-suite bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor shower options.
For those wanting to immerse themselves in nature truly, guided game walks along the banks of the Khwai River offer an unforgettable Botswana safari experience.
Rates from US$ 745.00 per person
Hyena Pan is an intimate safari camp in Botswana's beautiful Khwai Private Reserve. This exclusive camp offers unparalleled access to the wildlife of the area, including elephant, buffalo, lion, leopard and wild dog, as well as abundant birdlife.
Guests can enjoy luxurious tented suites with private decks and stunning views over the bushveld.
A variety of activities are available such as morning and afternoon game drives, a ground-level hide alongside the waterhole and wildlife walks with a highly skilled guide.
Families with children over 6 years are welcome and can make the most of this unique experience!
Sango Safari Camp
Rates from US$ 520.00 per person
Sango Safari Camp is a budget-friendly tented camp located on the edge of the Okavango Delta in the Khwai Reserve.
Surrounded by a stunning natural landscape, guests at Sango are treated to spectacular views from the comfort of their tents. They can enjoy a variety of safari activities such as game drives, mokoro excursions on the Khwai River, night drives, and cultural walks.
The area's abundant wildlife also makes for amazing sightings during game drives and walking safaris.
With its unique combination of affordability and luxury, Sango Safari Camp is the ideal destination for those looking to get an unforgettable Botswana safari experience without breaking the bank!
Little Machaba Camp
Rates from US$ 798.00 per person
Little Machaba Camp is a private and intimate safari camp located in the Khwai Concession of Botswana within sight of the famed Khwai River floodplains.
Little Machaba offers classic safari-style tented suites to a maximum of 8 guests at any time, providing visitors with an authentic and romantic experience.
Guests can enjoy game viewing and birding from the safari lodge while immersing themselves in the wildlife-rich surroundings.
Experience night game drives and dinner under the African stars for an unforgettable safari getaway in a safari region just north of the Moremi Game Reserve.
Rates from US$ 798.00 per person
Machaba Camp is a classic African safari camp in the Khwai Private Reserve, just to the north of the Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana's premier game-viewing area.
Situated on the edge of the Moremi Game Reserve and spanning 35,000 hectares of pristine wildlife habitat, Machaba offers guests a truly unique and unforgettable experience.
Here, you can embark on game drives, mokoro adventures on the Khwai River floodplains and walking safaris to see some of Africa's most iconic wildlife species, like lions, leopards, wild dogs, cheetahs, buffalo, and elephants.
You can view superb wildlife and birdlife from the private tented suites or the main guest areas without leaving the camp.
Little Sable Camp
Rates from US$ 875.00 per person
Little Sable Camp is a luxurious and intimate safari camp in the Khwai Private Reserve, a private concession in the Okavango Delta of Botswana.
This exclusive tented camp offers eight suites designed to be secluded and private, with stunning natural scenery stretching out before them.
Guests can experience various safari activities with the opportunity to see large herds of elephants in the dry season or predators such as cheetahs and lions during the green season.
With over 350 species of birds calling Khwai Community Reserve home, birdwatchers will be treated to an incredible visual feast!
Rates from US$ 1 895.00 per person
Tuludi Camp is an exquisite safari lodge in the Khwai Private Reserve of Botswana, comprised of 200,000 hectares of untouched wilderness that is located to on the edge of the Okavango Delta floodplains.
Enjoy the spectacular beauty of this region and its diverse wildlife by staying in one of the seven luxurious tented suites, all set in a tree-house style and shaded by leadwood trees.
During your stay, participate in game drives, walking safaris, swimming pool and water-based activities to make the most of your time here and discover what makes Tuludi so unique. It is an experience you won will soon forget!