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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

With so many camps in the Delta it was tough deciding where to stay. I wanted to have a true Delta experience but it was also important to me that I spoil myself with a beautiful and luxurious bedroom. I decided on Camp Okavango and it truly exceeded my expectations. The entire lodge has recently been renovated and without being...

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walbots, Director of Sales at Camp Okavango, responded to this review

Dear Karensusanperry We are extremely grateful for the time that you took to review Camp Okavango and tell others of your experience with us in Botswana. Many thanks for your kind words and more importantly the credit and acknowledgement you have afforded our staff, who we know try really hard to ensure that all our guests have a memorable stay...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

The service from staff was excellent, entire team of staff made us feel at home, the rooms were very fantastic, spacious and top class, different from what we picked on internet pictures. exceeded our expectations activities were great. liked best the rooms, beautiful rooms in the mid of no where...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here in August 2015 but have regretted not writing a review straight away. This was before the camp was renovated however the surroundings, the service, the food and the staff were out of this world. The camp was fantastic anyway so I imagine that the renovation only makes this place more spectacular. The personal service offered here by...

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This camp is so stunning! Beautiful and freshly rebuilt, make for a luxury stay!. Staff members are super friendly, kind and funny and go the extra mile to make your stay special. Food is excellent, all meals and drinks inklusive. Game activities are great (especially the walks). Zakes was our wonderful guide for three days and we learnt a lot....

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Vevey, Switzerland
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This newly redone gorgeous camp is powered by solar and very clean, with excellent staff and food. It is very remote and so provides great opportunities to view wildlife by boat, foot and/or mokoro (dugout canoe). A real safari getaway! Forget the TV and internet (only one computer in library and no wifi, but that was a GOOD THING!)!!

1Thank Karleeta
United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2016

I have to say this is paradise. I was blown away with the service, the standard of this newly refurbished camp. You need anything its there and its in the bush!!!. Nothing is impossible here. The rooms are very spacious, beds are amazingly comfortable with nets,, all the rooms have mesh on the large windows. Showers are his and hers...

Surrey UK
Reviewed 23 November 2016

This camp was refurbished earlier this year and all concrete has been eliminated which means that the r aided buildings are made of wood. Whilst the pathways can be slippery in the wet the staff are aware of this problem. The dining facIlities are great - although dining at one long table mixing over twenty people together might t not...

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Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 31 October 2016

First time in Botswana...I expected it to be amazing, but I miscalculated how awesome it would be! The Camp O staff are The Best. I felt welcome and special with every single interaction. I started off with the mokora ride through the delta. I was unprepared for the peace and calm--the only sounds were the wind blowing through the papyrus,...

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Camp Okavango was a wonderful first stop for our week in Botswana. We were blown away by our arrival at the simple airstrip and walking into the luxurious camp( which blends so well into the landscape. The rooms were superb ( quite recently renovated) and far more luxurious than we ever expected but still with the thrill of baboons, elephants...

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Playa del Ingles, Spain
Reviewed 2 October 2016

We were 2 days in september. The lodge was totally renovated in april being one of the best from Bostwana. But if i had to say something special would be the staff. Other lodge offers you great activities and experiences but Camp Okavango is special because the staff is special. They make you feel like they were a family and...

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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Camp Okavango, responded to this review

Dear AdrianBacaicoa Thank you so much for a great review from your recent stay at Camp Okavango. It is always a pleasure to read reviews where our staff are highlighted and commended for their great service and hospitality. I will definitely be sharing the feedback with the team. Thank you for choosing to stay with Desert and Delta Safaris Kind...

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We are very pleased to announce that the NEW Camp Okavango has officially opened 14 April 2016. The entire camp has been rebuilt and what has been the existing camp has been removed completely. Camp Okavango, due to its very unique location in the heart of the Okavango Delta, is one of the very few properties which can truly offer an authentic Okavango Delta water wilderness experience to prospective visitors. Camp Okavango is a stalwart of Botswana and Okavango Delta safari tradition. Camp Okavango is located on Nxaragha Island, which is surrounded by water all year round. This is a permanent water camp and the ideal location from which guests who truly want to experience the real Okavango Delta can do so. Accommodation is in spacious, elevated and unique safari suites, all raised on decks above the ground and with en-suite bathrooms. There are 11 standard safari suites and one double capacity, inter-leading family suite. Activities are all guided and take the form of boat cruises, mokoro excursions and guided walking safaris on the network of islands within this incredible water ecosystem. Camp Okavango has its own airstrip and can easily be linked to a network of other safari properties by means of light aircraft transfers. Camp Okavango is Managed and staffed by an enthusiastic team of Botswana citizens, some of whom have been at Camp Okavango for more than 36 years. Elevated walkways will connect the rooms to one another and to the main camp public areas, allowing guests to wind through trees as they walk to their rooms. The safari suites encompass a foyer and lounge, large bedroom and ensuite bathroom equipped with double vanity and shower, with an expansive deck accessible through large retractable doors from the room. The family suite has an additional bedroom with separate entree to the bathroom area. ... more   less 

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Address: Nxaragha Island, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta
Hotel Class:4 star — Camp Okavango 4*
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Camp Okavango Hotel Okavango Delta
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