Xaranna Camp (Okavango Delta) Botswana
Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp is set in a private
wilderness concession of 25 000 hectares (61 800 acres) to
the southeast of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve in the centre
of one of the most unique regions in the world, the Okavango
Delta. Renowned for its lush waterways and abundant
wildlife, the Okavango is home to a number of aquatic and
Reachable only by boat during the high water season, this
intimate camp with only nine tents offers an exclusive
experience steeped in the wonder and magic of this
extraordinary ecosystem. Float gently along clear, intricate
channels and explore the myriad islands of the Delta from
the light and airy base of this ethereal camp. Reminders of the local wildlife are all around - sprawl
among the hippos and crocs sewn on your comfy bean bag or
kiss a couple of frogs lounging on lily pad shaped cushions!
Get laid back and lazy in layered guest areas that look
out onto classic Delta silhouettes. Connect with friends and
family in the spacious games area or treasure quiet moments
in one of our secluded reading spots. Puddles of shade
invite you to indulge in dreamy moments on a carefully
placed mokoro bench. Share stories over the flavours of
delicious meals in the open sided dining room or give in to
the romance of African nights spent around a roaring fire
under starry skies in our open air boma.
Nine light and airy tented suites look out onto
spectacular Delta scenery. Four poster beds of blonde wood
squat on bleached floors, offering up extensive views onto
the birdlife paradise awaits. An en suite bathroom promises
the luxury of a deep, warm bath, and a refreshing shower
waits either indoors or al fresco, open to the elements.
Lull your senses with the quiet splash of nearby waters
as you recline in your covered sala or get a different
perspective on life, watching the waters of the Okavango
from the cooling comfort of your own, fully sized private
In the midst of crystal clear waters, surrounded by a
mosaic of papyrus and reed beds, Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp
provides an exceptional water experience. With sweeping
views opening up onto a permanent lagoon, this serene and
isolated Camp combines the best of what the Okavango has to
offer. Glide silently on a mokoro, exploring the mosaic of
islands nestled among a labyrinth of channels.
At Xaranna Okavango Delta Camp, it is our passion to
share our knowledge and understanding of the bush and its
inhabitants with our guests. Our highly trained guides and
trackers will do their utmost to delight guests with a
choice of the following activities:
Twice daily game drives - guests can explore the wildlife
surrounding Xaranna on morning and afternoon game drives in
an open air 4x4 safari vehicle, accompanied by an armed
guide and tracker. The landscape traversed on game drives
includes floodplains, as well as seasonal grassland,
woodland, shrubland and savanna. Game drives track the Big
Five, as well as a variety of other animals, including the
semi-aquatic lechwe and sitatunga antelope.
Interpretive bush walks - take a leisurely walk in the
surroundings of the Camp to take in the sights, smells and
sounds of the Okavango Delta, accompanied by an armed guide.
Learn about how elephant are vital to the survival of the
fan palm, try to spot the elusive Pel's fishing owl and keep
a sharp eye out for the shy bushbuck.
River cruises in an electrically powered ‘eco boat’ or
mokoro - explore the waterways of the Okavango by boat in
the company of our experienced guides. Learn the fascinating
details of the Delta's network of channels, fringed by dense
reeds and papyrus. A good variety of fish can be found in
the clear waters and fishing trips can be arranged on
request during fishing season (1 March to 31 December). Spot
the nests of weavers and warblers in the papyrus beds and
watch out for malachite kingfishers among the taller stems.
Beautifully coloured frog species, such as the painted reed
frog, abound. Water lilies brighten up the surface of
lagoons, where sleepy hippo splash beneath the surface.
Accommodation Rates:- From
910 per person per night sharing. Please contact us for a
quote and suggested itinerary.