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Macatoo Horseback Safari Camp

Western Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed 8 July 2015

    My wife and I visited Macatoo in May which provided beautiful weather but not too hot to ride in and the delta was rather wet! We didn't really know what to expect but it was just magical from start to finish. We were woken each...More

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    Reviewed 2 July 2015

    Permanent tented camp. luxurious, spacious tents with decks overlooking the waters. Great hospitality and food, wonderful champagne lunches and dinner settings make unforgettable experience. Lovely, well cared for horses with amazing gallops through the flood waters. Amazingly close encounters with the wildlife leaving some unforgettable...More

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    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    Macatoo Camp is just magical ! The team is absolutely great. Very friendly and professional. Horses are perfectly cared. The food is delicious, the tents are very comfortable and the view from them is spectacular. The rides are really fun. We never know what we...More

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    Reviewed 2 June 2015

    this is a very special place, made even more so by the great staff, the first rate horses and the awe inspiring location in the delta. For many many years I had dreamed of splashy canters through the flood plains and of galloping alongside giraffes....More

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    Reviewed 31 January 2015

    AI TripAdvisor Okavango The Best Game Drive Vehicle Safari lodges are, for the whole, much of a muchness. It has become a major fashion industry where they are all watching one another, and each new innovation is immediately copied and rolled out across the continent....More

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    Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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    25.55 km away
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    Jasper32
    What big cats did you see in July and would you say it was a good time to go?
    21 May 2015|
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    Les D
    We are thinking of booking for this holiday in the December holiday - does anyone have any December weather experience? More rainfall than temperatures that I am concerned about!? Is the Delta accessible through December and January?
    20 January 2016|
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    Response from Walter B |
    Hi Les, stayed there dec.1999 - jan.2000 over the millenium change. During the 10 days of my horseback safari I felt no single drop of rain, but noon temperatures of up to +50°C, acc. to our guide. I got sunstroke one day... More
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    "Every tent looks out over the floodplain - wildlife including giraffe and elephant just wander past!"
    Elspeth M, 5 months agoRead review
    "Anywhere in camp is phenomenal!"
    Lucky7Traveler, 9 months agoRead review
    "All good but honeymoon tent has a huge bath !"
    Nicky C, over a year agoRead review
    "I give this 5 out of 5, but it's not 5 star! All rooms are private and vary in distance from the main..."
    LaaLaa2705, over a year agoRead review
    "The honeymoon suite is amazing, it has a bath."
    TomJonason, over a year agoRead review
    "We had tent 4"
    MissFussyBerkshire, over a year agoRead review
    "If you are nervous of the African wilds, and this place is as wild as it gets (elephants and leopards visit..."
    eardstapper, over a year agoRead review
    "I liked the room better on the right of the camp, those ones have been remodelled and are slightly bigger and..."
    YMcC, over a year agoRead review
    "Ex honeymoon suite No 8 is excellent, very private, great position, even had giraffe visit!!!"
    Joe Sue S, over a year agoRead review
    "If you are on your own a tent close to the centre of camp..."
    dolally, over a year agoRead review
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