Xakanaxa Camp (Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta) Botswana
XAKANAXA (Pronounced Ka-Kan-A-Ka) is the original camp
and is situated within the Moremi Wildlife Reserve. It is
located 50kms to the west of the Khwai in the northern
sector of MOREMI. The camp is one of the few Okavango
lodges, which can offer comprehensive year-round boating
trips as well as extensive nature drives into good game
It has one of the best locations in Botswana and is the
original camp at Xakanaxa. Set in the heart of the Moremi
Wildlife Reserve which is rated as being one of the finest
game-viewing areas in Africa, incorporating most of the
Delta water and a vast selection of exotic wildlife.
To the south and east the reserve offers sanctuary to the
most varied herds in Southern Africa. To the north and west
of the lodge are the permanent lagoons and waterways of the
12 luxury, twin-bedded, spacious safari tents set on a
wooden platform with en-suite hot and cold shower, flush
toilet, wash basin.
Each tent is well furnished with comfortable beds, tables
and chairs. The atmosphere is rustic and friendly.
The service is highly personalized and of an excellent
standard. The camp consists of 12 luxury, spacious safari
tents with en-suite facilities. They are fully equipped and
Xakanaxa is one of the few Okavango lodges which can
offer comprehensive year-round boating trips as well as
extensive nature drives into good game country.
To the north and west of the lodge are the permanent
lagoons and waterways of the Okavango, and to the south and
east are the dry woodlands. Elevated, thatched-roofed, reeded main dining room and
bar, overlooking the Xakanaxa lagoon. Curio shop.
The dining-room is open-fronted with reed walls and a
thatched roof and has a fully-stocked bar. The centerpiece in the dining room is a table tailor-made
in old railway sleeper timber. We offer wholesome meals,
candle-lit dinners and a selection of fine wines. The service is personalized and of a high standard. A
rustic and friendly atmosphere prevails.
The game drives through this sector of Moremi take one
through a large variety of different vegetation types, down
winding tracks, through mopane forests and across lush
grasslands. The waterways are either forded by vehicles or
crossed on rustic log bridges. The camp faces out over the
Xakanaxa lagoon on the Khwai River, where boat trips lead
into the sinuous channels of the Delta; one of Africa's
greatest natural wonders.
Game in the area includes just about everything
imaginable - all the Moremi game can be seen on the game
drives, including tsessebe, lechwe, wildebeest, impala,
waterbuck, elephant, sable and giraffe. The predators are
prevalent and lion are often heard calling in the early
morning. Leopard, wild dog and hyena are often sighted.
Birding in the area is excellent, especially in the spring
and summer months when the migrants are breeding. To the
north are the world-famous heronries which attract large
numbers of breeding storks and herons. In the summer months
the fishing is very good. Mainly bream (Tilapia) but there
are also tiger fish. Boat trips and game drives are
conducted by a team of experienced professional guides.
Accommodation Rates:- From
$620 per person per night sharing. Please contact us for a
quote and suggested itinerary.