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Tautona Lodge is a private game reserve located 5 minutes away from the town of Ghanzi. The lodge is situated in the Kalahari with an abundance of wildlife as well as an extensive variety of bird life. Tautona Lodge offers affordable luxury accommodation to holidaymakers as well as business travelers to the region.

Shinde is a classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which simply teems with animal and birdlife. The camps unique main area comprises a multi-tiered dining room and lounge which is set under canvas under the shade of ebony and mangosteen trees.

Do you want to sleep close to the stars? Then choose Sky Beds as one of your accommodations whilst on safari in Botswana. Sky Beds, located in the north border of the Moremi Game Reserve accommodates guests on 3 platforms, 5 meters off the ground. All platforms have twin beds, with an extra bed available for children over the age of 12 years, sharing with their parents. Very close to the Khwai River and the South entrance to the Chobe National Park, this is considered one of Botswana’s finest game viewing areas.

Set in one of the most pristine wilderness areas left on our planet, the brand new Selinda Camp rests on the banks of the Selinda Spillway, as it enters the Linyanti River. The private 136,000-hectare Selinda Reserve boasts elephants by the thousands, regular sightings of the Selinda pack of African wild dogs as well as the famous Selinda Lion Pride recently feature in the National Geographic film “Birth of a Pride” by Dereck and Beverly Joubert.

Tubu Tree Camp lies on the western side of isolated Hunda Island, with easy access to diverse habitats and thus excellent game viewing. As its name indicates, this eight-tented traditional-style camp is set in the tree canopy on raised decks, with a view of the open, grassy floodplain in front. The main area’s famous bar is shaded under the spreading boughs of a marula tree and the pool deck below affords uninterrupted views over the ever-changing plain.

Xigera Camp lies deep within the Delta on the lush, aptly-named Paradise Island. The semi-permanent water allows for sublime mokoro and motorboat outings, and it is also a renowned birding area. Depending on water levels, daily game drives encounter lion and wild dog while the area is famous for having the highest density of the elusive sitatunga antelope in the Delta