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Khwai Leadwood
Botswana

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6 standard rooms, 1 family room
All Ages
Pool
En suite
Bar
Solar Power
  • Maximum 16 people
  • In-room charging facilities
  • Fans in room
  • Solar power
  • Private deck

Additional Information

  • Airstrip to camp - 25 mins
  • Closest airstrip - Khwai
  • Closest international airport - Maun Airport / Kasane Airport
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Opening in 2020 – Be the First to Stay at this Prime Location in Botswana

Set within the Okavango Delta’s community-run Khwai Concession, this beautiful camp is tucked under the trees on the edge of the Khwai River. This river is all that separates the iconic Moremi Game Reserve and the concession, with hippos, elephants and even lions crossing over from time to time. Watching these animals manoeuvre through the water is an exceptional experience for even the most travelled safari veterans.

The elegantly designed camp hosts six standard tents and one family unit, keeping in line with the intimate and exclusive wilderness experience. The new camp effortlessly bridges the gap between luxury accommodation and feeling like you’re in the great African outdoors. Woven baskets and beaded décor, along with modern elements, create an authentic contemporary African style.

During the day, guests can enjoy game drives, walking safaris and mokoro safaris (water levels permitting) on the search for Africa’s big attractions including lion, cheetah, leopard, wild dog, elephant, buffalo, hippo and giraffe. An additional virtue of this area is that guests can head off on night drives and get an up-close and personal experience with some of Africa’s nocturnal and more elusive animals.

Khwai’s biggest drawcard is undoubtedly the plentiful and extraordinary wildlife – you’ll never be bored here! Adventure and relaxation are on offer as guests live out their ultimate safari experience – from setting off on a morning walking safari to enjoying a gin and tonic overlooking the Khwai River.

 

 Khwai Leadwood highlights

 

Night drives:

Animal behaviour is different during the evening. Lions awake from their daytime slumber and usually head off on a hunt and the elusive aardwolves, aardvarks, servals and caracals all come out to play so keep your eyes peeled.

 

Mokoro:
The mokoro is the ‘African gondola’ and used to be the main form of transport for the community members of the Okavango Delta. Historically, they were made out the trunks of sausage trees, but now are mostly eco-conscious fibreglass. It is a truly relaxing and mind-bending experience as you try to distinguish where the skies end and where the waters begin while floating on the mirror-smooth Khwai River.

 

Walking safaris:
Walking is a truly thrilling way to experience the African bush. You’re able to delve deeper into the detail of the big and small creatures and investigate the environment they live in, how they think and how they act. You engage all the senses and it’s a great way to get active between the Amarula coffees and sundowners. For a full day walking safari, you’ll need to book a private walking guide with us ahead of time.  This seasonal activity is based on the thickness of the bush and only available to guests 16 years and older.

 

Activities

Activities include guided walking safaris and night drives, water activities, day and night game drives all led by our qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you. All activities complimentary.

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning, afternoon & night game drives, walking safaris and mokoro safaris (subject to water levels)

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

 

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Plan Your Safari

Wildlife

One of the most consistent areas in Africa for year-round wildlife encounters, these are some of the animals you can expect to see during your stay at Khwai Leadwood.

Live in Camp – recent wildlife sightings

  • Two antelope at sunrise in Botswana
  • Moremi Game Reserve Botswana Antelope Topi
  • A leopard on a trunk
  • Moremi Game Reserve Botswana Leopard in Tree
  • Moremi Game Reserve Botswana Baby Spotted Hyena
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The African Bush Camps Foundation identifies needs, skills and resources within communities and forges meaningful partnerships amongst stakeholders, creating opportunities to empower the communities and their members to become self-sustaining and independent, whilst also promoting conservation and community spirit.

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