Kings Pool is a premier Wilderness Safaris camp and it certainly does not lack in luxury. Its location is magical, and the reserve is also well regarded as housing one of the highest predator concentrations anywhere meaning that the high prices guarantees great game viewing.
Selinda is part the Great Plains Conservation Group who have some other fantastic camps in the area and operate an incredible service. Although their camps are really luxurious, they are also extremely relaxed. You decide what you want to do - if you want to get up and go for a game drive at 0900 instead of 0530, you can. The area is brilliant, especially since the channels are filling up with water again making the game in the area fantastic. Huge herds of elephant push through in the dry months from May to October.
There's a saying that small things come in little packages... Selinda Explorers Camp in no exception! With only 3 tents plus a 2 bedroom family tent transports you back to the bygone era of Livingstone and Selous, both of whom wandered right through the area in which the camp is situated. The area is a prime predator habitat, with fantastic lion, leopard, cheetah and wild dog. Good densities of giraffe, buffalo (in the dry season) and all the antelope – including even roan and sable and recently spotted eland – are possible sightings.
Great Plains Conservation’s Zarafa Camp is one of the country's super luxury lodges. With only four rooms, Zarafa is one of Botswana’s smallest camps and consequently offers one of the country’s most exclusive game viewing experiences. The camp's location in such a great game viewing area also makes Zarafa a very good combination with Mombo. In summary, one of the continent's most stylish lodges !
Great Plains Conservation’s Zarafa Dhow suites is situated in the private 320,000 acre Selinda Reserve the Zarafa Dhow Suites cater exclusively for small, intimate groups of friends or family, who want to immerse themselves into one of Africa’s most classic safari experiences. In summary, one of the continent's most expensive lodges, but a truly superb one !
Duma Tau has always been the perfect little camp to include in an itinerary if it suits your style. Being located between the Savuti Channel and the Linyani River and flood plains it benefits by great game movement from both sides. The camp itself is very special and has typical lively character to it and as a result it is one of the most sought after of their camps. Duma Tau is going through big changes as it is set to be rebuilt as a premier camp with private plunge pools and all the mod cons. It is closing after the 2019 season and re-opening in August 2020 so we are excited to report back on what has changed!
Wilderness Safaris' Savuti Camp is one of the finest small camps in Botswana. Regarded by many as the best camp in the entire Linyanti region, Savuti is a seven-roomed camp with one of the best locations on a sweeping bend in the Savuti channel. For years the camp's famous log pile hide offered one of the best elephant interactions in Africa. Recent years have seen the channel running again and the elephant hide washed away, but Savuti still remains one of the best of Wilderness Safaris camps and this reserve one of the country's finest for predators. A beautiful small camp that remains one of our favourites.
Perched on the banks of the Savuti Channel within the Chobe National Park, Savuti Safari Lodge offers an excellent location from which to explore the nearby Savuti Marsh.
The new Great Plains Expeditions - Botswana will be beginning new in 2022.