Wilderness Safaris

Wilderness Safaris own a wide collection of camps and lodges throughout Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, South Africa, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Congo and Seychelles. This award winning eco-tourism company recently celebrated “30 years of wilderness” from their humble beginnings in 1983 through to today.  Wilderness Safaris  now offers the highest standards of service throughout their African safari operations and their eco-friendly camps and lodges. Their goal mission is to protect pristine wilderness areas and share the benefits of tourism  with adjacent communities in the process. And through sharing these wild areas with guests from all over the world visitors, their mission is to help ensure the future of Africa’s wildlife heritage.  Wilderness Safaris  is synonymous with luxury safari camps in the heart of Botswana, and have long since been one of the main players in the delicatchite environmental management of this pristine wildlife region.

Their camps range in price and exclusivity and are graded from the Premier Camps such as Mombo and Vumbura Plains; to the Classic Camps like Chitabe and Kulala; on to the Adventure Camps like Andersons’ and Davisons’.  Abu Camp and North Island comprise the luxurious Collection. We are proud partners of Wilderness Safaris camps and lodges in Botswana, and therefore have access to good rates.


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Vumbura Plains

Situated in a private concession, in the most northern reaches of the Okavango Delta, Vumbura Plains Camp is known for its wildlife diversity, privacy and Okavango exclusivity. This luxury camp lies in an area that comprises a wide range of habitats, from wetland to mopane forests and arid acacia woodlands, which brings with it a diverse wildlife and birdlife. The camp comprises of two entirely separate seven-roomed satellite camps, each built under the shade of indigenous trees with its own raised lounge, dining and bar area with walkways for easy access to the main guest areas.

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Mombo Camp

Mombo Camp

World-renowned Mombo Camp is a firm favourite with Botswana Safari Enthusiasts. Set within the Moremi Game reserve on the northern tip of Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta, this is one of the Botswana camps that is consistently rated with the ‘six paw’ status year after year. The setting at Mombo Camp is truly sublime. It boasts an enormous variety of plains game and predators and offers arguably the greatest big game viewing opportunities in all of Africa. The rangers at this camp are some of the most experienced found in Botswana and the game and birdlife is abundant all year round.

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Jao Camp

Jao Camp

Jao Camp is situated on a remote island on the southern side of Botswana’s Okavango Delta in an area famed for its magical islands fringed by riverine forests. This Botswana Safari offering comprises of nine luxury canvas and thatched tents, which are spacious and open-plan in design and include a dressing area, lounge and main bedroom complete with old-style fittings. Each tent is individually handcrafted and features en suite-facilities with an outdoor shower. Constructed on raised decks, each one boasts a private sala for afternoon ‘down time’  with breath taking views over the Delta’s floodplains

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Kings Pool

Kings Pool

Hailed as the crown camp of the Savuti-Linyanti Concession due to its prime location and superior facilities, the luxurious Kings Pool Camp lodge, which is located in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, aims to gratify travellers craving a truly opulent African safari experience. Thatched roofing, wooden floors and expansive decks add to the sensory experience of this stretch of African wilderness, where guests wake up to birdsong and breathtaking surrounds. And thanks to the immaculate, elegant and spacious twin-bedded bedrooms’ large windows, relaxing with unspoilt views of the luscious surrounds is par for the course here.

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Tubu Tree Camp

Tubu Tree Camp

Perched on stilts among shady marula trees on a large island in the Okavango Delta is Tubu Tree Camp, a luxury tented camp run by Wilderness Safaris along eco-tourism principles. Well placed for encountering diverse wildlife in an area frequented by big game and prolific bird life, the winter floods allow for exciting game viewing from the water by boat. The drier summer season sees extensive exploration of different habitats on game drives and leopard are often spotted in the riverine forest edging the permanent waterways.

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DumaTau Camp

Duma Tau Camp

A luxurious tented camp nestled in the wilderness right on the banks of the Linyanti River, Duma Tau camp is a spectacular location for a truly memorable African safari experience. Rebuilt in 2012 to exacting standards, the entire camp is raised off the ground, resulting in an optimal view of the river and the surrounding vegetation, which is also teeming with wildlife. The close proximity of the water also adds to the sensory experience of the African bush that is a golden thread at Duma Tau. Not only does the abundant birdlife in the lush foliage make themselves heard, but the sounds of hippos provide a daily delight for guests.

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Seba Camp

Seba Camp

Secluded and luxurious, Seba Camp is located in an ancient forest in the heart of the Okavango Delta. Overlooking a lagoon and teaming with animal and bird life, Seba Camp offers guests a complete African safari experience. Once an elephant research facility, the camp is now predominantly a luxurious getaway. Seba, which means ‘whisper’ in the local language, is the name of a bull elephant released into the wild from the nearby Abu Camp. He and a number of others have formed a herd nearby and it’s the interaction between these and wild elephant herds that the researchers are there to capture.

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Jacana Camp

Jacana Camp

Situated on its own small private island, Jacana Camp is ideally located in the Jao concession in Botswana’s Okavango Delta bordering the Moremi Game Reserve. This camp is mainly a water-based camp throughout the year, with game drives and land activities generally between October and April when the flood waters have receded.  This brings with it an abundance of wildlife which changes seasonally with the waters volume and flow of this part of the Delta.

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Chitabe Camp

Chitabe Camp

Situated on a striking island in a private concession, Chitabe Camp can be found in an area of the Okavango Delta which is unique because of its wide range of habitats in close proximity. Here, you will find landscapes ranging from classic Delta scenery such as floodplains, waterways and marshlands to open savannah, dry acacia and mopane woodland, riverine forest and open grasslands, which houses a multitude of diverse bird and animal species.

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Chitabe Lediba

Perfectly positioned on an elevated island, which lies along the borders of the world-famous Moremi Game Reserve in Botswana, the luxurious Chitabe Lediba Camp looks out over a beautiful, bustling watering hole that attracts a huge variety of birds and wildlife from all over the surrounding Okavango Delta. Smaller than its sister camp Chitabe, Chitabe Lediba offers a lovely, intimate experience that is perfect for families and small groups. It has two family units, both with adjoining bedrooms and en-suite bathrooms.

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Abu Camp

Abu Camp

What makes Abu Camp extraordinary is that guests have the opportunity of getting a glimpse into the secret world of the resident herd of elephants. Named after a much-loved bull elephant, Abu Camp is Africa’s original elephant-back safari experience and has been running for over twenty years. Guests are able to ‘meet’ and interact with the elephants whilst riding or walking with them. Managed and owned by Wilderness Safaris and set in an exclusive, private and unspoilt riverine forest in the middle of the famed Okavango Delta, guests are invited to stay in magnificent high ceiling tents from where they are able to observe these magnificent animals.

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Savuti Camp

Savuti Camp

Uniquely situated on the banks of northern Botswana’s lush Savuti Channel, the Savuti Bush Camp (also called Savute) is an exceptional location for an African safari, boasting superb opportunities for game viewing. Once a stretch of dry grassland, water returned here in 2008 and currently plays host to a rich and vast abundance of wildlife. A raised walkway links a comfortable thatched lounge and pub with seven spacious en suite bedrooms. Visitors in need of a truly African experience will not be disappointed, with thatched roofing and wooden walkways being part and parcel of the earthy experience here – which reflects the natural surroundings effortlessly.

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Kalahari Plains Camp

Kalahari Plains Camp

On your next African safari you should book into Kalahari Plains Camp for a truly memorable experience in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in Botswana.  Here you can very close to nature while you experience the remoteness of a camp in the African desert.  Game viewing here is diverse and there is a high rate of cheetah viewing.  You can also interaction with the San Bushmen who are native to this area and benefit from their holistic understanding of nature, local wildlife and ecology.  The seasonal changes and the diverse habitat also offer a great variety of animals and birds.

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Kwetsani Camp

Kwetsani Camp

One of the most secluded camps in Botswana’s Okavango, Kwetsani Camp, lies on an extended island dotted with mangosteen, palm and fig trees and is located in the Jao Concession on the same floodplain as the well-known Jao Camp. The reserve measures 60 000 hectares and lies in the north-western part of the Okavango Delta, bordering the Moremi Game Reserve on the West.

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Little Tubu

On an island deep in Botswana’s Okavango Delta, Little Tubu is an intimate gem of a tented camp with exceptional game-viewing for just six guests. Hunda island, shared only by nearby small sister camp Tubu Tree Camp, is filled with game all year round and surrounded by both seasonal and permanent waterways. Built on raised wooden decks among the treetops, it fits Wilderness Safaris’ eco-friendly principles combining luxury with a light footprint.

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Xigera Camp

Xigera Camp

Xigera Camp (pronounced keejera) lies nestled in riverine forest on the aptly named Paradise Island, right in the heart of Botswana’s Okavango Delta. The Camp forms part of the Moremi Game Reserve and is surrounded by lush vegetation and deep waterways. This wetland paradise is home to the extremely rare Sitatunga antelope which prefers the wetlands and floodplains found on the island’s permanent water channels.

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Little Vumbura

Little Vumbura lies on an island in a private concession in the Okavango Delta’s northern part. Situated in the same area as its sister camp Vumbura Plains, it is one of the few lodges that can offer visitors both land and water activities all year round. The Camp features six beautiful tents shaded by a canopy of ancient trees and is accessible only by boat. Each one is large and roomy, designed to blend in with its surroundings and fitted with en-suite facilities and an open air shower with expansive views of the surroundings.

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Little Kulala

Little Kulala

Get back to nature! Unwind in the wide open spaces and innate tranquility of the desert.  Namibia’s desert with its towering dunes and clear starry skies is the perfect backdrop to a perfect holiday. Little Kulala epitomizes everything that is great about the region. Cool, understated chic meets the heat of the desert at this remarkable boutique lodge close to the Sossusvlei Dunes in southern Namibia.

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Kulala Desert Lodge

Kulala Desert Lodge

The characteristic rusty red dunes of the Namib Desert form the backdrop to a holiday at Kulala Desert Lodge which forms part of this quintessentially desert landscape. This together with the profound quiet and serenity of the desert have made this area a must see attraction. Sossusvlei is one of Namibia’s top tourist destinations and not to be missed. The majestic dunes reach heights of up to 300 meters, an extraordinary and unforgettable sight.  The towering red sand and endless skies of the Namib are a breathtaking sight that every traveller should experience at least once in his or her life.

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Andersson’s Camp

The Etosha Pan of Namibia is a must see!  There is nothing that compares to time spent in this incredible region of Namibia. The sweeping plains punctuated by the occasional tree make up this truly African landscape.  An authentic African bush experience is offered here by Anderssons’s Camp. Situated in the Ongava Game Reserve, only 4.5kms from Etosha National Park, Andersson’s Camp is the perfect place for an African safari adventure!

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Little Ongava

Little Ongava

Quite possibly Namibia’s most exclusive and luxurious safari destination, Little Ongava is the ideal place to escape from the stresses and strains of every day life. Perched on a rocky outcrop overlooking a busy watering hole, this deluxe retreat is surrounded by panoramic views of the endless African savannah.

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Hoanib Skeleton Coast

A remote unexplored corner of north-west Namibia is the stunning desert setting of Wilderness Safaris’ Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp. The brand new luxury tented camp looks out over a waterhole and dry river bed to rugged rock formations and a pristine landscape that is as away from it all as you can get, the only access by light aircraft. This isolated wilderness in the private Palmwag concession, adjoining the Skeleton Coast National Park, is home to a surprising amount of desert adapted wildlife including elephant, oryx and lion.

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Damaraland Camp

Damaraland Camp

Situated in the Huab River Valley, Damaraland Camp is surrounded by some of the most pristine wilderness areas in Namibia. Boasting sensational views of the surrounding desert plains and the ancient peaks and valleys of the Brandberg Mountains, the retreat is considered one of the country’s best camps. Owned and largely run by the local community, Damaraland Camp has many regulars who, having stayed there once are drawn back by the friendly, positive atmosphere.

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Ongava Tented Camp

Ongava Tented Camp

Known as one of Namibia’s best-kept secrets, Ongava Tented Camp is situated in the 30 000 hectare Ongava Game Reserve, which lies to the south of the Etosha National Park. Nestled in a mopane woodland at the foot of a small hill, this luxurious camp is built out of stone, canvas and thatch and can accommodate 16 guests in eight well-appointed Meru-style tents. Each of the luxurious tents has it’s own bathroom with indoor and outdoor showers and private veranda. The camp overlooks a watering hole that provides guests with opportunities to view game from the comfort of their tents.

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Ongava Lodge

Ongava Lodge

Crouching on top of a small rocky outcrop (otherwise known as a kopje) overlooking the endless plains below, Ongava Game Lodge is the true definition of a luxury game lodge. Situated near Etosha National Park near Andersson’s Gate, south of Okaukuejo, Ongava Game Reserve is an exclusive 68 000 acre private game reserve that boasts excellent game viewing, as well as epic views across the world famous salt pans that dominate the centre of the game reserve. Despite being a popular area for holidaymakers, Ongava Lodge manages to maintain a sense of privacy and exclusivity.

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Doro Nawas Camp

Doro Nawas Lodge

The elevated site of this spectacular lodge supplies endless, uninterrupted vistas of the Etendeka Mountains and the stunning red sandstone cliffs of Twyfelfontein.  This area known for its panoramic views over rugged mountain outcrops and small canyon’s, encompasses an area of great diversity. This magnificent area is also home to the rare and wonderful desert adapted elephant. Situated in the valley of the dry Aba-Huab River this magnificent lodge is close to the famous Twyfelfontein rock art.

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Rocktail Beach Camp

Rocktail Beach Camp

In its natural coastal marine forest setting along 200km of unspoilt private beach, Wilderness Safaris’s Rocktail Beach Camp is the ultimate diver’s paradise. The Maputuland Marine Reserve offers diving comparable to the Great Barrier Reef, the chance to explore pristine coral reefs as well as daily diving expeditions with whale sharks, dolphins, sharks and giant manta rays. The 17 en-suite rooms have their own viewing decks, cleverly designed with tented walls, providing breathtaking views and a feeling of being immersed in nature. The beach camp is a natural playground for children, who spend their days safely frolicking on the beach, snorkelling and swimming alongside their parents.

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Toka Leya Camp

Toka Leya Camp

The scenically located Toka Leya luxury safari camp in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park allows guests to get up close and personal with African wildlife and nature. Entering the camp by boat, visitors are immediately immersed in their natural surroundings with the roar of the Zambezi River guiding their journey.

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Shumba Camp

Shumba Camp

The tranquil Shumba Bush camp lies in the centre of the Busanga Plains in the northern part of Kafue National Park. The Plains and wetlands that extend to the horizon and beyond, are home to abundant birdlife and game, offering 750 square km of unspoilt territory where African wildlife roam freely. Shumba, meaning lion, lives up to its reputation and boasts a high concentration of these predators, as well as wild dog and cheetah, that are lured in by prolific African game such as wildebeest, zebra, buffalo and buck.

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Mvuu Lodge

From the banks of the undulating Shire River, Mvuu Lodge beckons and enjoys pride of place along this largest river in Malawi. Stretching from the western boundary of Liwonde National Park, the Shire is a vast body of water that’s accompanied by some spectacular wildlife, and combined with Mvuu (which means hippo) Lodge’s sublime location, it’s the perfect backdrop for an unparalleled African odyssey. In fact, the birding here is regarded as some of the best in Africa with a dazzling amount of species and rare finds.

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Linkwasha Camp

Designed to be Hwange’s most luxurious safari camp, Linkwasha opened in May 2015 to great acclaim. Set in wide savannah grassland overlooking the Makalolo Pan, Wilderness Safari’s newest camp replaces the old Linkwasha as the flagship camp in their game-rich private concession of Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park, known for its large herds of elephant and prolific lion population. It’s also close to the Ngamo Plains to give excellent year round game-viewing, with a focus on game drives and walking safaris.

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