Xakanaxa Camp


The Xakanaxa Camp offers sophisticated comforts and a pristine nature experience in the heart of Botswana’s stunningly beautiful Okavango Delta.


Mother Nature shows her most handsome face both on land and on water: The landscape at the heart of the Moremi Game Reserve, along the Khwai River banks and the Xakanaxa Lagoon, is not only wildly scenic but also offers a lush habitat for countless species.


It is this combination of a lush backdrop, abundant wildlife and the refined comforts of the read more » Xakanaxa Camp that will make your holiday something uniquely special. The owners have been in the business for years and are dedicated to making your stay a complete success.


Arriving at the Xakanaxa Camp, you receive a warm welcome at the elegant main building, which rests on a platform overlooking the Khwai River. Take a moment to appreciate both the sincere friendliness and the breathtaking view of the surrounding islets and lagoons.


The service at the Xakanaxa Camp is first-class and contributes greatly to the experience. Many members of the staff have worked at the camp for more than ten years – a sure sign of their contentedness, which directly expresses itself in an enthusiastic and friendly dedication to your wellbeing.


The Xakanaxa guides and trackers are equally experienced. Safaris are offered either as classic game drives in open safari vehicles or in a Mokoro, a local dugout canoe.


The thirteen tent suites are at once traditional and equipped with contemporary amenities. They accommodate a maximum of 24 guests. The Xakanaxa’s general facilities include a small pool and a shop.


The dining area is beautifully decked out and allows you to exchange adventure stories with the other guests and the guides. However, a private candlelight dinner accompanied by a delectable South African wine can also be arranged with a smile.


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The Xakanaxa Camp lies integrated into a magical setting: a lush forest lines the slow river, the savannah boasts wide open spaces and the islands, lagoons and waterways change in harmony with the seasons. read more »


The diverse landscape provides habitats for countless different wildlife species, many of which can be observed in all comfort from the camp. 13 luxurious tent suites provide ample comforts and, of course, a viewing deck.


Twelve of the suites have been furnished for single or double occupancy, whereas the remaining suite accommodates a guide or pilot while offering the same comforts.


Designed in a classic Meru style, the units have been erected on raised platform that commands a stunning view of the Okavango Delta’s splendour.


The facilities include a finely appointed ensuite shower bathroom complete with a hairdryer and quality toiletries. Your valuables are well protected in the tent’s safe and electronic devices may be charged at the power point.


The extension of the bedroom, the deck is the ideal place to settle down, eyes on the bush and ears open to the sounds of the wilderness. Fall into rhythm with nature and unwind in all style at the beautiful Xakanaxa Camp.


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Nature’s rhythm is also the natural clock outlining the day’s activities at the Xakanaxa Camp. Enjoy a light breakfast just before sunrise and set off on safari in time with the breaking dawn.


You read more » may choose between a number of safari options both on land and on water. On land, an open Land Rover comfortably accommodates up to eight guests as well as a knowledgeable guide, who introduces you to the Okavango Delta’s intricate ecosystem.


However, you may also opt for a water-based safari. In a Mokoro, a traditional dug-out canoe, you glide down the delta’s pristine waterways in absolute silence. Alternatively, a motorboat whisks you away to farther destinations in the Okavango Delta, the world’s largest inland water-maze.


Having spent approximately three hours out and about, you return to the Xakanaxa Camp, where a delicious brunch is already waiting for you. Afterwards, settle down on your deck or indulge yourself with a nap before enjoying a steaming mug of tea and the day’s second safari.


The early evening light creates a magical flair and many nocturnal species begin to stir. The experienced guides know just which spots are most likely to offer superb sightings. Of course, the icing on the cake is a stirringly beautiful African sunset.


About half an hour after nightfall, you return to the lodge. Refresh yourself with a cocktail mixed to perfection and settle down around the crackling campfire for a delicious dinner in good company.


However, on your request, the gourmet treats may also be served in the privacy of your suite’s deck with only the stars and the sounds of the wilderness for company.


The cuisine creates sophisticated delicacies that betray an exciting pan African influence. Lean back, sip a glass of wine and enjoy Botswana in all its exotic beauty!


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