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Steenbok Safari

A classic Botswana safari exploring the Moremi, Chobe National Park and Okavango Delta. Excellent wildlife viewing and a variety of activities from three of our favourite traditional tented camps.

Steenbok Safari: Summary

Steenbok Safari in a nutshell

A classic nine-night Botswana safari combining the Khwai Concession of the Moremi, Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta. Stay at three traditional tented camps with plenty of time at each to discover these contrasting areas, all of which harbour excellent numbers of wildlife.

Start at Machaba Camp, by the Khwai River, where you can explore the concession on both day and night drives, as well as walking safaris. The game-rich Moremi Reserve is just across the water. This camp is one of our favourites for its relaxed atmosphere, strong guiding and sustainability efforts.

Next is Savute Under Canvas, an authentic mobile camp. While limited to morning and afternoon drives in Chobe National Park, the wildlife sightings here are usually excellent and the guiding some of the best around. End in the Okavango at Pelo Camp surrounded by permanently flooded plains for a classic Delta experience with a focus on water-based activities such as mokoro canoe trips.

Your stays are connected by short, scenic flights which land at airstrips close to camp. These flights are often spectacular giving you a real insight into the landscapes as well as the chance to spot some of the larger animals from the air.

At a glance

Starts: Maun Airport
3 nights Machaba Camp - Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana Full Board & Activities
3 nights Savute Under Canvas - Chobe National Park, Botswana Full Board & Activities
3 nights Pelo Camp - Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana Full Board & Activities
Ends: Maun Airport

Machaba Camp

Days 1-4

Opened in 2013, Machaba Camp is located along the Khwai riverfront, looking across to the Moremi Game Reserve. The camp lies to the east of the Khwai Community Concession, a tranquil, open spot along the river, backed by a sparse forest of sycamore figs, and with plenty of wildlife. Machaba is spacious yet traditional in feel, and very comfortable.

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Savute Under Canvas

Days 4-7

Savute Under Canvas offers an authentic mobile-camping experience, without forgoing many of the comforts of a semi-permanent tented camp. The camp utilises a number of different private campsites in the Savuti area of Botswana’s Chobe National Park, moving every five days in accordance with national-park regulations.

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Pelo Camp

Days 7-10

Situated on a small island deep inside the Okavango Delta, Pelo Camp is Jao Concession's newest lodge, opened in mid-2013. It is surrounded by permanent, open floodplains, so focuses on water-based activities – and primarily excursions by mokoro (traditional dug-out canoe).

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Machaba Camp

Machaba Camp

Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Savute Under Canvas

Savute Under Canvas

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Pelo Camp

Pelo Camp

Okavango Delta Safari Reserves, Botswana

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Highlights

Our thoughts on five of the top experiences of this Steenbok Safari.

  • Chobe's spectacular elephant herds
  • Exceptional birdwatching opportunities
  • A diverse range of activities & environments
  • Active, off-road wildlife tracking
  • relaxed yet attentive service throughout

Activities

Some activities which can be included in the Steenbok Safari: talk to us about those which interest you.

  • 4WD Safari

  • Birdwatching

  • Boat trip

  • Fishing

  • Guided walking safari

  • Helicopter

  • Mokoro

  • Night drive

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Key species to see on the Steenbok Safari

Based on our travellers' observations, we’ve estimated the likelihood of seeing these species during the Steenbok Safari. Click on the animals and our wildlife surveys page for more info.


Lion

100% chance

Leopard

100% chance

Cheetah

100% chance

Buffalo

100% chance

Elephant

100% chance

Giraffe

100% chance

Hippo

100% chance

Spotted Hyena

100% chance

Wildebeest

100% chance

Zebra

100% chance

Wild dog

99% chance

Eland

65% chance

Sitatunga

65% chance

Sable antelope

29% chance

Aardvark

12% chance

Roan antelope

12% chance

Black Rhino

0% chance

Brown Hyena

0% chance

Pangolin

0% chance

White Rhino

0% chance

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