CHOBE NA­TIONAL PARK

The camps in Chobe are far apart. It’s a good idea to spend more than one night at each camp to ex­plore this na­tional park prop­erly.

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SAVUTI Savuti Public Camp

Savuti is run by the SKL Group. Camp­ing costs R250 per adult; R125 per child aged 8 – 17; R60 per child aged 5 – 7; free for chil­dren un­der 5. There are 14 stands, each with a tap and braai fa­cil­i­ties. The ablu­tion block is built like a fort to keep the ele­phants away from the wa­ter. GPS: S18.56562 E24.06407 Con­tact: 00 267 686 5365; reser­va­[email protected]­camps.co.bw; skl­camps.com

Camp Savuti

You’re deep in the bush, but lux­ury can be done if you can af­ford it. There are five sa­fari tents from US$420 (R5 967) per per­son, which in­cludes all meals and game drives (low-sea­son rate). GPS: S18.56819 E24.06566 Con­tact: 021 712 5284;

camp­savuti.com

LINYANTI Linyanti Public Camp

Only those who re­ally love the wilder­ness will ever make the trek there. Linyanti is also run by the SKL Group. Camp­ing costs R250 per adult; R125 per child aged 8 – 17; R60 per child aged 5 – 7; free for chil­dren un­der 5. There are only five stands, each with a tap, braai fa­cil­i­ties and a rub­bish bin. GPS: S18.29487 E23.90938 Con­tact: 00 267 686 5365; reser­va­[email protected]­camps.co.bw; skl­camps.com

Camp Linyanti

Five lux­ury units that can sleep 10 peo­ple in to­tal. From US$420 (R5 967) per per­son in the low sea­son. The rate in­cludes all meals and game drives. GPS: S18.29458 E23.90970 Con­tact: 021 712 5284;

cam­plinyanti.com

CHOBE RIVER­FRONT Ihaha Public Camp

This Kwalate Sa­fari camp­site has 10 stands, each ac­com­mo­dat­ing a max­i­mum of eight peo­ple and three ve­hi­cles. You look out over the Chobe flood­plain. Camp­ing costs P185 per adult (about R243); P100 (R131) per child aged 6 – 17. The ablu­tion block has flush toi­lets and hot show­ers. GPS: S17.83910 E24.87839 Con­tact: 00 267 686 1448 (Maria); kwalate­sa­[email protected] gmail.com

Chobe Game Lodge

Pretty much where you’d stay if you were Brad Pitt. An iconic Chobe lodge, but ex­pen­sive. En­quire di­rectly for rates. GPS: S17.84105 E25.07621 Con­tact: 011 394 3873;

chobegamelodge.co.bw

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