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Kwara Camp

Kwara Concession, Okavango Delta

Kwara Camp is located in the remote northern part of the Okavango Delta within the private Kwara concession. The eight very simple safari tents are built on raised decks in a grove of huge and ancient African ebony trees.

At a Glance

  • Five activities all year round – walks, game drives, fishing, boat cruises and mekoro

  • Game drives off road and at night

  • In the heart of the Okavango Delta on permanent water

  • Guide and tracker team

  • 8 en-suite tents – with inside/outside showers and a honeymoon tent with a bath

  • Adjacent to Moremi Game Reserve

Adventure, Honeymoon, Off the beaten track, Wildlife

Insider's View

Enjoy hippo sightings from the main deck.

Louisa Ross-Taylor

Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Kwara Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Okavango Delta and Moremi

Description

Kwara Camp is set in a wilderness area in excess of 1,700 square kilometers and bordering the Moremi Reserve. No trip to Botswana is complete without a visit to the delta, the watery jewel in the middle of the Kalahari Desert. Kwara encompasses a wide range of diverse habitats, ranging from the clear delta waters with reed-lined lagoons and channels, to open grasslands, mopane woodlands and palm-fringed islands.

The accommodation tents offer good views and the resident hippos serenade you year-round from the water on the flood plain in front of the camp. Each tent has its own viewing deck and private en-suite facilities including hot and cold running showers, flush toilets and modern amenities. The tents here are fairly basic; it is by far the most rustic of the four camps although we understand that a refurbishment is planned for some time in the future.

Until the refurbishment has been completed, if you are keen on visiting Kwara, we'd recommend starting your safari here and moving to one of Kwara's sister-camps - Lagoon or Lebala - which are of a generally higher standard in terms of accommodation.

Accommodation

Kwara Camp offers eight simple tents including a honeymoon tent which has a bath. Most of the tents are raised on wooden decks to give views of the surrounding plains and lagoon. Each tent has en-suite facilities comprising bathroom with an inside/outside shower.

Childcare

Although there are no specific childcare facilities, children of any age are welcome at any time of the year if the camp is booked in full. At other times there is a minimum age of 8 years. Children over 12 are accepted without restriction and children between 8-12 years old are accepted but must be on a private vehicle.

Facilities

Facilities available at Kwara Camp include: a swimming pool, lounge and dining area, a bar and a curio shop plus the use of d boats and morkorro canoes.

Activities

Kwara Camp's activities include mekoro trips (year round), boat cruises, guided walks and game drives both off road and at night. Fishing is also offered on request.

Location & Directions

Kwara Concession, Okavango Delta

Located in the 175,000-hectare private Kwara Concession in the remote northern part of the Okavango Delta. Kwara shares a common boundary on the northern edge of the Moremi Game Reserve. The area is one of permanent Delta water, and this unspoiled pristine wilderness has a variety of habitats ranging from reed and papyrus-lined waterways to rolling grasslands and ancient forests.

When to go

Botswana’s winter is during our British summer, and the weather is hot during the day, but it isn't a stifling heat, and cold at night. The summer months (British winter) can be hot and humid and there is a chance of rain. Botswana has one rainy season which runs between mid-December and runs through to mid-March.

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Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Kwara Camp or take a look at our itineraries to Okavango Delta and Moremi

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