Rating: Mid-range Price from: Ã‚Â£330 - Ã‚Â£420 pp full board
Khwai Tented Camps is part of African Bush Camps and is a perfect example of a local community living in harmony with wildlife. Khwai area is just north of the Moremi Game Reserve and has some wonderful game viewing, especially along the Khwai river. The camp has a scenic setting on the banks of a lagoon which flows into the river.
The camp is small, with just 6 tents, which are in the style of the old 'East Africa Meru' accommodation, large walk in safari tents with en-suite bathrooms including bucket showers open to the sky. Rustic luxury is the best way to describe this camp! An authentic African safari experience sleeping under canvas but with comfortable facilities.
From here you'll be offered day and night game drives, walking and visits to the local village.
Open: Open all year.
Location: The camp is located within the Khwai Community Concession, bordering the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp is set on the edge of a lagoon which runs into the Khwai River. The camp is about a 30 minute drive from the Khwai airstrip, which can be reached from Maun and Kasane.
Rooms: There are 6 meru-style tents, all overlooking the Khwai River and Moremi Game Reserve beyond. The accommodation is simple in style but spacious and comfortable. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with flush toilet and bucket shower. The tents and bathroom s are insect proof.
Activities: The camp offers game drives in the Khwai reserve as well as in the Moremi Game Reserve. Night drives in the Khwai reserve are a great way to spot otherwise elusive nocturnal species. Guided safari walks are popular. Guests can also take a guided walk to the local village of Khwai. As Khwai Tented Camp usually has just one guide, activities tend to be done as a group.
Facilities: The main tented area has a lounge/library with sofas and hammocks and a bar and dining area. Evening drinks can be enjoyed around the camp fire. Dining: Meals are taken communally.
Children: Children over the age of 7 are welcome at the camp.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Communication: The camp is in radio contact with their head office in Maun. They can also use the telephone at Khwai Village if necessary.
Notes: Disabled access is not possible.
All African Bush Camps properties work closely with the African Bush Camps Foundation creating partnerships with and opportunities for local communities to relieve poverty and bring about sustainable development.
Tribes Travel, The Old Dairy, Wood Farm, Ipswich Road,
Otley, Suffolk, IP6 9JW.
Office hours: Monday - Friday: 9am to 5.30pm
Telephone: 01473 890499