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Savute Reserve

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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Part of a 3 camp safari

We stayed 2 nights at the Savute Reserve Lodge and was the third of three camps. The camp is run... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Linda D
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Aledo, Illinois
A true African Experience

We stayed a couple of nights at the Savute Lodge in the middle of the Savute Reserve. This is the... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
frankr1383
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Sydney, Australia
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Rich in grasslands, desert plains and volcanic hills, the Savuti (Savute) area covers nearly two thousand square miles of Chobe National Park.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good16%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“game viewing” (12 reviews)
“wild dogs” (8 reviews)
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed 2 nights at the Savute Reserve Lodge and was the third of three camps. The camp is run on generator power with battery power on some lights. The battery in our tent did not work leaving the room very dark at night as...More

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

We stayed a couple of nights at the Savute Lodge in the middle of the Savute Reserve. This is the real taste of Africa. Remote, beautiful, full of animals, some different terrains. Great destination if you want to really make the most of Botswana.

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Fabulous national park with great animal sightings. I recommend to take a game drive with a lodge's professional guide, they are really amazing to track and identify the animals

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Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Spent 3 nights camping here with Letaka Safaris. The guide made all the difference he knew the park like the back of his hand. Spent 2 hours close to sub adult lions & mother with cubs just watching them all play. African wild dogs making...More

Thank Lola008
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Savuti Reserve was very picturesque in its starkness during the dry months. We were disappointed in the amount of animals we saw during our visit. It was extremely hot,dry and dusty and definitely 4x4 territory only. It was nice to see and maybe in the...More

Thank Peter K
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Campsite's are large, private with good shade. Abolition facilities are great and always clean. Only negative is that there is no swimming pool. Wonderful stop over between Maun and Kasane.

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

Lots to see lions, elephants, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, baboons antelopes and lots more. Lots of birds along the river edge. The sunset over the river has to be seen the colours are spectacular.

Thank wedge158
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Depending on the season you will need a real 4x4. During dry season the roads are very heavy sand tracks. The place istself is o.k. - we've seen better ones. But at night I heard two groups of Lions roar close to the camp. Booking...More

Thank BfromW2014
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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Travelling with a Prado, towing a off-road trailer, from Mababe gate to Savuti main camp, was a nightmare. We used the sandridge road as recomended by the officials. Deep sand, high middelman and holes give you a rollercoast ride you won't forget. The exit road...More

Thank Ray A
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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Savuti Game Reserve is harder to reach than it's popular cousins, Moremi and Chobe. It also (generally) has less water and is a harsher environment. This said...wow! We enjoyed some awesome wild dog sightings and came away with fond memories. Beware of the access...More

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bridely
26 February 2017|
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Response from Roeland W | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. We did visit the area Zambia and Botswana last year september. We arranged everything with a specialist from the Netherlands. He fixed everything: from the lodges, the small airplanes for transport, the... More
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Response from Tim F |
We stayed at Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge. Both are part of the Desert and Delta Safaris group, and both were great.
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