Savuti Camp


  • Idyllic setting on the Savute Channel, currently dry
  • Large numbers of elephant in the dry season
  • Small and intimate camp with just 7 rooms
  • Good concentrations of wildlife 
  • Guided walks and a hide
  • Plunge pool and sundeck

Open: Savuti Camp is open all year.

Location: The camp is located on the banks of the dry Savute Channel in a private concession in Linyanti. 

Rooms: There are 7 spacious walk-in tents built on individual platforms and topped with a high thatch roof.  One is a family unit.  The en-suite bathroom has twin hand basins, a flush toilet and a shower. All tents have large windows make the most of the superb views.

Activities: Activities here centre around game drives exploring this private reserve. Game drives also operate at night giving the opportunity to see some nocturnal animals. Guided walks in the savannah and into the mopane forest offer another perspecitve. Guests staying 3 nights have the opportunity to enjoy a sleep-out under the stars.

Facilities: These main building houses the lounge and dining room. It is open sided and has a high thatch ceiling. There are separate decks for the plunge pool and firepit. The lodge offers a complimentary laundry service.

Dining: Meals are enjoyed communally either indoors or alfresco.

Children: Children aged 6 years and upwards are welcome, those between 6 and 12 will require a private vehicle. They need to be kept under supervision at all times as the camp is unfenced.

Health: This is a malarial area.

Communication: There is no interent or mobile coverage here. The camp communicates with head office via radio.

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Client Rating for Botswana 5/5 from 120 reviews

As we sat looking at a giraffe, our guide, Willy, suddenly said "Hold on" and we shot off along the track to find ourselves watching a wild cat streaking across the open grassland chased by a pack of wild dogs.  No wonder I loved Savuti Camp!  I also loved the position on the Savuti Channel as it was very picturesque and it meant that we had game viewing in both dry areas and wetter areas. Sometime we felt like we weren't going to see anything, as the mopane woodland here is quite thick in parts, but as luck would have it we were pleasantly surprised on all the drives we did.  The rooms, food and staff were all top notch, adding to a great experience.

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