Kanana Camp (Okavango Delta)
Kanana is a hidden jewel set on the Xudum River in the
southwest Okavango Delta. The area encompasses a necklace of
islands dotted with palms, figs, ebony and knob thorn trees,
and is home to myriad of birds, plants and animals.
The nature of the habitat means it is the perfect place
to experience the diversity of species found within the
Guests are accommodated in eight spacious, twin-bedded
tents, set on raised teak decks which offer breathtaking
views across the waterways.
Dependent on the height of annual floods, the level of
water transforms this camp into a true water experience and
in the early months of the year you may actually enjoy the
visible spectacle of the water rising around the camp.
All tents offer en-suite bathrooms with hot and cold
running water, shower and flush toilet. The tents are well
spaced to afford privacy, whilst still being within
comfortable distance from the central dining and lounge
Situated in a private concession a wide variety of
activities is available at Kanana. Activities vary with the
rising and falling levels of the Okavango Delta, and your
Professional Guide will assist you in planning your days to
best explore the area. Game drives in specially designed
vehicles take place in the morning and late afternoon, and
further into the evening on night drives.
Alternatively you may explore the crystal clear waterways
by Mokoro or motorboat, and enjoy the magnificent variety of
birds, plant and reptile species found in the area. Birding
in the area is superb; Kanana hosts a seasonal heronry that
teems with activity from July to December and converts all
visitors to avid ‘twitchers’ at first sight. Guided walks
are highly recommended in this pretty area, as well as fly
or spin fishing for tilapia, African pike and sharp tooth
• Eight spacious tents (includes a honeymoon tent)
• Dining room, bar, sitting area and campfire overlooking
the Xudum River
• Private airstrip
• Swimming pool
• Fishing tackle provided
Open season and child policy:
1st March 2012- 5th January 2013. Minimum age is 7 years
from March to June and in November and December, however
from July to October the minimum age is 10 years.
Kanana’s private concession location allows guided walks,
Mokoro excursions and night drives in addition to game
drives and motor boating (water levels permitting). It also
affords private access by motorboat to one of the largest
heronries in the Okavango Delta and is an excellent area for
birding with regular sightings of Pel’s Fishing Owl.
Fly or spin fishing is available throughout the year
(with the exception of January and February), with excellent
bream fishing from May to September and superb chances of
landing Tiger fish during September to mid- November.
Accommodation Rates:- From $630 per person per night sharing. Please
contact us for a quote and suggested itinerary