- Khwai Wildlife
- Swimming Pool
- Family Luxury Tents
- After Dinner Night Drive
- Visits to the local community
- Spa Treatments
Machaba Camp Information
- Lodge type; Safari Camp
- Location; Khwai Concession
- Lodge size; 10 Tented Suites
- Recommended stay; 3-7 nights
Machaba Camp is built in the classic 1950’s safari style and more importantly, is situated in the Khwai Concession that comprises of no less than 35 000 hectares of some of the best wildlife and birdlife in Botswana.
Independently owned and run, a stay Machaba will appeal to both the seasoned safari traveller and those for who a safari experience is new. It is from one's privates tented suites or the main central guest areas that one can view superb wildlife and birdlife without leaving the camp.
Game drives, Mokoro and walking safaris are part and parcel of ones stay. Machaba is unpretentious, authentic and more importantly affordable.
Rooms and Suites
Ten stunning and luxuriously appointed tented suites as positioned in a riverine treeline overlooking the Khwai River and into the famed Moremi Game Reserve.
Each of the suites comprises a writing desk, small sitting area and of course comfortable bedding in either twin or king-size guise. The en-suite bathroom offers up both indoor and outdoor shower options, his and her wash hand basins and of course a flushing toilet.
The covered veranda in front of the tent has a table and chairs for one to sit on while viewing all that surrounds.
- A maximum of 24 guests at any one time
- 8x Luxury Tents
- 2x Family Luxury Tents (sleeps 4x per suite)
Cuisine and Wine
Meals comprises a mixture of local flavours combined with good old home-style cooking no matter the time of day.
The team in the kitchen comprising of both chefs and cooks are all from Botswana and have all been in the hospitality industry for years and years. A team that prepares only the best from the best by the best.
Over the course of one's stay, the team at Machaba Camp will try to vary the dining experiences as much as possible (weather and season dependent of course).
The tented central guest area offers up an indoor dining area, lounge area with an extensive collection of reading material. The entire camp is built at ground level, making this on the few wheelchair friendly camps in Botswana.
Outdoors there is an open sitting and dining area as well as a swimming pool (with loungers) for those hot summer days
The entire central guest area overlooks the Okavango Delta bushveld with her wildlife and birdlife on show.
- Morning and afternoon/ evening game drives
- Walking safari options (guide dependant)
- Mokoros safaris (water-dependent)
- Visits to the local community (water level dependent)
- After Dinner Night Drive (an absolute must)
Children of all ages are most welcome, although one must book a private vehicle if the kids under 6 will be participating in game drives.
No babysitting facilities are available. This is a Malaria area, precautions are recommended for both you and the children.
Spa and Wellness
Treatments and massages are offered in the comfort of one's own tented suites or private verandah.
Rates from US$ 590.00 pp
Per person per night sharing
Rates are in US Dollars (US$)
*Rates may vary according to season
- All meals
- Lodge activities
- Return vehicle airstrip transfers
- Alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages
- Levies & taxes
- Premium imported drinks
- Local and international flights
- Internal transfers
- Travel insurance
- Discretionary tips