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Reviews of Kanana

Wildlife sightings and reviews

66 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Kanana and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2018, 4 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Kanana.
Lion

100% success

Leopard

75% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Elephant

100% success

Giraffe

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Sitatunga

75% success

White Rhino

75% success

Buffalo

67% success

Wildebeest

50% success

Aardvark

0% success

Black Rhino

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Roan antelope

0% success

Sable antelope

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

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Mr & Mrs LB
Alderney

"A great time at Kanana"

3 nights Arrived 13 Jun 2009
"Our experience at Kanana was most enjoyable, everyone was very friendly and helpful. The food was superb, our guide Wagu, showed us so much and nothing was too much trouble - we had a lot of fun.

Foster took us out on the makurus, both morning and evening and again he was great fun. Our first night was exciting as we were woken up at 1 a.m by a tremendous noise of splashing around our tent, a huge elephant then appeared right at the end of our veranda, about 20 feet away from our beds!

He continued to eat some leaves very noisily for 15 minutes and then went on his way. We soon got used to nightly interruptions here and at other camps from both elephants and hippos." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs H
Hants

"Kanana"

2 nights Arrived 1 May 2009
"Kanana was the second camp we visited after Tau Pan in the Kalahari. This was totally different with the location on the water was very special. The best experience was the morning spent in the mekoro drifting along the water. The silence is wonderful and the birdlife was especially good.

The tents had just been given a make over and were very luxorious.

Food and service first class." See all these reviews: 7n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs G
Carshalton

"Kanana review"

3 nights Arrived 5 Nov 2008
"A well organised camp under careful management. The pace her is more gentle than at Kwara, physical comfort being more important (early morning tea served at the tent, rather than rushing out on a dawn game drive). Activities were well organised but the amount of game seemed limited and more nervous.

The mokuro trip was good, as was the boat ride to the heronry. We saw a very large number of birds, a small pride of lionesses and two wild dogs as well as giraffe, jackal, hippo and various antelope. On a walk we saw (from a very safe distance!) a crocodile.

Most of the guests were American. The camp is to be upgraded to be even more luxurious from 3 to 5 star, in our view unnecessarily. When our safari truck broke down a replacement was with us extremely quickly." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia; 9n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Average
Prof & Mrs S
Scotland

"Storks over Kanana"

2 nights Arrived 31 Jul 2008
"Willy and the others were efficient and responsive (see below). The staff were rightly proud of their basketry display and were keen to explain what the designs meant.

The tent was comfortable although we had difficulty regulating the shower (as in the next two camps). The provision of bed tea in the morning was a real benefit; this was the only camp that provided it.

Although we were told that our guide was Shaku the first drive was conducted by Johnson. Unfortunately he did not have the bird knowledge required and seemed to have difficulty in parking so that we could see. Our companions in the car were on their honeymoon and had little interest in wildlife other than big cats and were clearly unhappy with the notion of searching for game rather than driving straight to a sighting. We reported this to Willy who ensured that we were guided by Shaku thereafter.

The high spot was the boat trip to the heronry travelling through the reed beds. Again we had plenty of wildlife sightings on the drives.

Alex took a long walk with Shaku - who demonstrated a great deal of enthusiasm." See all these reviews: 10n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
The O family
London

"Kanana review"

3 nights Arrived 23 Jul 2008
"This was a good experience at the end of the trip, when we were pretty much game-d out and wanted to relax more.

There were longer breaks between activities, and more gentle mokoro-ing. We are not birders or fishers, but we found ourselves fascinated by the variety - and the rarity - of some of the birds, and even caught fish to feed the fish eagle.

The staff were very welcoming and our guide extremely knowledgeable. Apart from some very noisy hippos, it was a very relaxing experience." See all these reviews: 9n in Botswana; 4n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr M & Ms C
Dublin

"Wonderful food!"

2 nights Arrived 25 Nov 2007
"No need to have tea delivered at 5.30 as magnificent breakfast is being served at 6.00 anyway.

Food superb as is the service." See all these reviews: 6n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
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