Luxury Camps & Lodges in Botswana

Immersed in the watery world of the Okavango Delta, or planted in the barren wilderness of the Makgadikgadi pans: Exsus has hand-picked the best camps in Botswana for the ultimate luxury safari adventure.

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Abu Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Named after a 'special' bull elephant, Abu Camp was the base of Africa's first elephant safaris seventeen years ago. Now it shares its location with the local pod of hippos on the edge of a lagoon in the Okavango Delta where six luxurious tents sit under the shade of the indigenous hardwood trees.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa

Kanana Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

 Kanana camp is an intriguing camp, offering a true water experience.  During certain times of the year enjoy game viewing by boat, whilst cruising the magnificent water ways of the Okavango Delta. 

Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality, Peace & Quiet

Jack's Camp

Location: Makgadikgadi & the Kalahari | Botswana

The colonial style camp was established in 1993 by Ralph Bousfield and his partner Catherine Raphaely, on the site where Ralph’s deceased father, the legendary explorer Jack Bousfield had once been.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel, Boutique Hotel

Linyanti Bush Camp

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

With a diverse landscape of floodplains, open savannahs and sweeping forests, Linyanti Bush Camp offers guests an unforgettable insight into the region’s diverse wildlife and outstanding natural beauty. Glimpse lions and elephants on morning safari excursions, explore sprawling waterways by canoe during the afternoon, and dine under the stars by the campfire at night.

Best for: Honeymoon, Chic Design, Guiding, Wildlife & Nature

Tuli Safari Lodge

Location: Makgadikgadi & the Kalahari | Botswana

Tuli Safari Lodge is a luxury safari camp in the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, a remote corner of eastern Botswana. At the confluence of the Limpopo and Shashe rivers, Tuli sits in a beautiful landscape of granite kopjes and baobab trees, home to a rich variety of wildlife including elephants and big cats.

Best for: Family-friendly, Private Groups, Lodge, Private Villa

Mombo Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Mombo Camp is possibly Botswana’s most sought-after camp. The wonderfully luxurious tents overlook an open floodplain that more often than not teems with wildlife. This area boasts enormous concentrations of game and large predators - lions in particular - creating some of the best big game viewing in Botswana.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Hideaway, Setting & Views, Guiding

&Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Intimate and secluded, &Beyond Xudum Okavango Delta Lodge is a sumptuous haven that embraces its stunning natural surroundings, with open-air suites and earthy wooden furnishings. On the cusp of a glittering lagoon in the Okavango Delta, this lodge is perfectly positioned for exciting game drives and walks through one of Botswana’s greatest wildernesses.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Lodge, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Khwai Tented Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Khwai Tented Camp offers the most discerning of traveller the ultimate, traditional luxury camping experience within the Khwai community concession of the Moremi Game Reserve.

Best for: Honeymoon, Landscapes & Scenery, Adventure, Wildlife & Nature

Zarafa Camp

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

A member of Relais and Chateaux, Zarafa is a Great Plains Conservation Camp. Staying in the beautiful marquis-style tents, you'll have fantastic views over Selinda's floodplains, and Botswana's top predators drawn towards the breathtaking lagoon.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Chief's Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Not only is Chief's Camp one of the most luxurious camps in Botswana, there is game viewing to rival any on the continent. This is predator central. Lion, leopard, and hyena abound. Wild dog sightings are regular and both black and white rhino live on the island.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Selinda Camp

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Wallow in the luxury of 320,000 acres of pure unfenced wilderness. Selinda Camp offers seclusion and comfort on a game-rich reserve centred on the famous Selinda Spillway. Teeming with animals and birdlife, this is also one of the best places in Botswana to see wild dog.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

San Camp

Location: Makgadikgadi & the Kalahari | Botswana

The endless expanses of the Kalahari Desert are amongst earth’s most stark environments. There are extraordinary geological formations, bushmen striding over the salt pan, and infinite horizons. San Camp provides an effortlessly elegant shelter from the elements, with fulsome hospitality and erudite guides.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Off the Beaten Track

Belmond Khwai River Lodge

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Belmond Khwai River Lodge proves that serious luxury and serious wilderness can go hand in hand. Deep in the Okavango Delta, and a stone’s throw from the Big Five in Moremi Game Reserve, there’s no question that the game viewing is top class. Alongside this, Belmond Khwai River Lodge offers all the luxury you’d associate with the Belmond name.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Lodge, Setting & Views

Kalahari Plains Camp

Location: Makgadikgadi & the Kalahari | Botswana

Kalahari Plains Camp is a simple yet comfortable tented camp in one of the world’s most harsh and unforgiving landscapes. In the heart of the 5 million hectare Central Kalahari Game Reserve, this is the African wilderness at its most pristine.

Best for: Family-friendly, Off the Beaten Track, Rustic, Peace & Quiet

&Beyond Chobe Under Canvas

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Carefully positioned as close to the resident game as possible, &Beyond Chobe Under Canvas offers six mobile safari tents with en suite bathrooms in the wildlife heavy Chobe National Park. Moving every five or six days, to ensure that game drives constantly explore fresh areas, enjoy the sublime tranquillity of the camp in its completely undisturbed surroundings.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Service & Hospitality, Peace & Quiet

Duma Tau

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Overlooking a broad sweep of the Linyanti River, Damu Tau is a classic tented camp and the perfect place to experience the game rich plains of the Linyanti. Hippos grunt in the waters below, lions roar on moonlight nights, and packs of wild dog den regularly in the area.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Belmond Eagle Island Lodge is a majestic camp set in the watery world of the Okavango Delta.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Lodge, Setting & Views, Service & Hospitality

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Safari need not mean simple bush camps, and Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero’s here to prove just that. With the atmosphere of a deluxe hotel or a fine English country house, this is one for those who want luxury alongside their lions. Looking out over lush floodplains, and the Chobe River, this makes the perfect introduction to a Botswanan safari.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel

Kings Pool Camp

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

With a theatre-shaped decking area, Kings Pool camp is the perfect spot to watch the dramas of the Linyanti River lagoon. A medley of wildlife is attracted to Botswana’s diverse habitats, but it’s the elephants amongst the reed and papyrus swamps that take centre stage.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Nxai Pan Camp

Location: Makgadikgadi & the Kalahari | Botswana

As you touch down at Nxai Pan Camp, you’ll be bowled over by the parched and cracked fossil expanses of what used to be the awesome Makgadikgadi Lake. Get ready for dazzling sunrises, bulging baobabs, and a feeling of splendid isolation at this little-known-about desert outpost.

Best for: Family-friendly, Off the Beaten Track, Hideaway, Rustic

Chitabe Lediba

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Everything feels wonderfully relaxed at this small and intimate camp: from the sociable dinners overlooking the water-hole, to the languorous leopards hanging from the acacias. Sitting on its own private island within Botswana’s Moremi Game Reserve, Chitabe Lediba also promises some stunning game viewing.

Best for: Family-friendly, Private Groups, Rustic, Service & Hospitality

Duba Plains

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Utterly remote, Duba Plains is totally enveloped by the Okavango Delta, and only reachable by light aircraft for the majority of the year. At this small and relaxed “wet camp,” you can look forward to a day of mokoro canoeing, and stunning clashes between lion and buffalo.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views, Hideaway

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Belmond Savute Elephant Lodge forms part of the elite portfolio of Belmond Hotels, offering luxury tented style accommodation, on raised wooden platforms in the heart of the Chobe National Park.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Private Groups, Luxury Hotel

Zambezi Queen

Location: Chobe & Linyanti | Botswana

Take to the water and cruise the mighty Chobe River aboard the Zambezi Queen, a luxury 45-metre riverboat. Launched in November 2009, the Zambezi Queen offers the thrill of an African safari from the water.

Best for: Honeymoon, Private Groups, Cruise, Setting & Views

Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Experience the Okavango Delta’s incredible wilderness at Sandibe Okavango Safari Lodge, where breathtaking landscapes of golden floodplains, palm trees and ruby sunsets combine to form unforgettable memories. The lodge’s outstanding design reflects the nature of the surrounding area, reminiscent of African arts and crafts, offering luxurious suites with private plunge pools and incredible views.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Setting & Views

Qorokwe Camp

Location: Okavango Delta & Moremi | Botswana

Qorokwe Camp is a luxury tented safari camp within the Qorokwe Concession in Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The camp offers the luxury of a hotel in its tented suites, while promising the adventure of the wild on game drives which will see you spot lions, elephants and other iconic African big game.

Best for: Wildlife & Nature, Adventure, Landscapes & Scenery, Eco-tourism

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