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Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

First visit to Camp Okavango, great rooms,food, staff. Guide Aaron with help from Stagger was excellent, lots of bird sightings and even a leopard. Thanks to Lodewyk and team for making our stay enjoyable.

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Nairobi, Kenya
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Camp O, as this camp is fondly referred to by the Deserts and Delta Safaris Crew is the kind of place that luxury camp dreams are made of. This is a fully water based camp, and the only land cruiser on the island is used to ferry luggage and sun downer supplies around! As with all Deserts and Delta properties,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 January 2017 via 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 9 January 2017

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

Dear Chikalimba Thank you for the review from your stay at Camp Okavango. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed your entire stay from the accommodation to the food and the friendliness of the staff. We look forward to welcoming you back again. Kind regards The Desert and Delta Safaris Team

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017 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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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Camp Okavango, responded to this review

Dear Emily G Thank you for coming back and writing a review after your stay with us. Congratulations on your marriage and perhaps you can come back to celebrate your first wedding anniversary with all of us at the New Camp Okavango. Kind regards The Desert and Delta Safaris Team

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 18 December 2016

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

Dear dorettus Thank you for writing a review from your stay at Camp Okavango. It is always so wonderful to read a review where our staff are highlighted in making such special memories for all our guests. I will be sure to share with the Camp O Team. Thank you for staying with us. Kind regards The Desert and Delta...

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!)!!

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Dear Karleeta Thank you for sharing your stay with us all. I am pleased to hear that you have had a wonderful time at Camp Okavango and enjoyed the remoteness and the opportunity to disconnect from the 'real world' for just a little while. Thank you for choosing to stay with us. Kind regards The Desert and Delta Safaris Team

United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 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...

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

Dear UMANGGOSSAIN Thank you again for taking the time to write a review from your stay at Camp Okavango too. This camp is a true gem in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Activities are geared around the beauty of the delta and enjoying the serenity it has to offer. I will be sure to share the feedback with the...

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

Dear runsinthefamily Thank you for taking the time to write the review from your stay at Camp Okavango. Your note regarding the pathways has been flagged for management too. I will be sure to share the feedback with the team. Thank you for staying with us for your Botswana Safari. Kind regards The Desert and Delta Safaris Team

Santa Barbara, California
Reviewed 30 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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Riley_81_10, Marketing Assistant at Camp Okavango, responded to this review

Dear pearlfrancis Thank you for such a great review from your time at Camp Okavango. What a beautiful place to celebrate your birthday. I am pleased to hear that the staff made you feel extra special as one should feel on their birthday. Thank you for choosing to stay with us over your special occasion. Kind regards The Desert and...

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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 

Additional Information about Camp Okavango

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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“Room 1, though the farthest out has the best views and privacy. Rooms 6 and 7 are closest to the common area.”
  • Stunning bathroom! With Double sinks!
  • Doorway to HEAVEN!!!
  • Sundeck with loungers as seen from inside the room
  • Suite fit for a king
  • Bliss!
  • Mini lounge in room overlooking the Delta
  • The little homely touches
  • View from the plane over the Delta
 of 5 bubbles HarpreetsWanderlust, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Mokoro and swimming in the Delta”
  • delta sunset
 of 5 bubbles UMANGGOSSAIN, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Better room away from the swamp areas (as they are quite shady)”
 of 5 bubbles Andramara, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All 12 rooms are similar and separate from each other.”
 of 5 bubbles terryt622015, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“all rooms are very good”
 of 5 bubbles AnaChristinaP_13, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
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