Banoka Bush Camp: Information from the owner
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own report, which contains our own observations and views.
|No. of rooms||10|
Main description of Banoka Bush Camp
Banoka Bush Camp: Facilities
|Room facilities||Balcony / Deck, En-Suite, Safe|
|Available services||Credit Card|
|Activities on site||(some activities may be seasonal) Bird Watching, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Catch-and-release Fishing, Game Drives|
Room types at Banoka Bush Camp
Accommodation is in ten en-suite tented rooms complete with private verandas. There are two family tents which accommodate two adults and two children each.
There are eight twin bedded canvas tents. The twin beds can be pushed together to create a double bed. There is one pilot/guide tent which is a very basic version of a guest tent.
Activities at Banoka Bush Camp
Banoka Bush Camp - Birding
With some 450 species to be seen, this is a birder's paradise. A large variety of birdlife can be seen including wattled crane, saddle-billed stork, Verreaux's eagle-owl, Senegal coucal, long-toed lapwing, Burchell's sandgrouse and Arnot's chat.
Banoka Bush Camp - Cultural Visits
On request, guests are able to visit Khwai Village, meet the community and shop at the little “curio shop”.
Banoka Bush Camp - Fly Fishing
A limited supply of basic equipment is on offer and seasonal fishing is permitted on a catch-and-release basis.
Banoka Bush Camp - Game Drives
With a splendid diversity of habitat, from wetland to woodland, there are a multitude of species to encounter on our open vehicles, from hippos and crocodiles to elephants, zebras and the big cats.
Banoka Bush Camp - Guided Nature Walks
Walk in the company of an armed and experienced guide who will bring you closer to nature as you follow game paths through the bush, observing the smaller things you miss when travelling by vehicle (subject to the availability of a qualified walking guide).
Banoka Bush Camp - Mokoro Excursions
Glide silently through pristine waterways and on the Khwai River itself in a traditional-style dugout canoe, giving a unique perspective of the diversity of life both big and small in this fascinating ecosystem.
Banoka Bush Camp - Night drives
Exploring the concession by night yields fascinating sights of the lesser-seen nocturnal animals including predators which often hunt at night. Owls and other exciting birds may also be seen.