Ker & Downey Botswana Safari

Okuti, Moremi Game Reserve – Kanana and Shinde, Okavango Delta

Ker & Downey Botswana is associated with exclusive, safari experiences. Over five decades it has developed into one of Botswana’s most esteemed safari operators, with an emphasis on luxury service and personal attention to detail.

Ker & Downey Botswana is committed to providing guests with exclusive and yet time-honoured safari experiences. Established over fifty years ago, Ker & Downey Botswana has developed into one of Botswana’s most esteemed safari operators, representing luxury service and personal attention to detail.

Ker & Downey Botswanaʼs camps in the Okavango Delta have been carefully selected to provide guests with a choice of iconic safari experiences including, game drives in open topped vehicles, motorboat excursions, walking safaris and Mekoro trips.

The Botswana Safari allows guests to discover the Okavango Delta by exploring the crystal clear waterways by motorboat, enjoying the magnificent variety of bird, plant and reptile species found in the area. Mokoro activities, at Shinde and Kanana Camps, provide the chance to experience the incredible aquatic wildlife of the Okavango Delta. Species such as sitatunga, fish eagles, painted reed frogs and malachite kingfishers are seen.

Game drives with a professional guide are conducted at all camps. These drives are conducted in specially-designed vehicles, allowing unhindered game viewing and photography.

Guided bush walks, at Shinde and Kanana Camps, allow guests the opportunity to get close to this remarkable environment, featuring gems such as red lechwe bounding through marshy areas as well as excellent of birdlife, predators and big game. Walks also take guets to the smaller island of the Okavango Delta where the extraordinary Pelʼs Fishing Owl are known to nest.

Transfers between camps are by light aircraft providing memorable flights across the delta’s myriad waterways, often with aerial game viewing on the way.

Ker & Downey Botswana are committed to providing guests with the highest quality wildlife and adventure safari experience; whilst preserving the delicate environment and natural beauty of Botswana through fostering economic and social development of local communities. The Botswana Safari supports Bana Ba Letsatsi, a Maun based charity, through a donation made to the charity from each safari conducted.

In Outline

Location

Access

Ker & Downey Botswana’s camps are accessed by light aircraft from Maun International Airport and other camps in the Okavango Delta.

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Rates
From USD 3411
January, February, March and December
USD 3411
April, May, June and November
USD 4772
July, August, September and October
USD 6148

Climate

The Okavango Delta region experiences summer rainfall (November to April).

SUMMER

Summers in the Okavango Delta are hot with temperatures reaching mid to high 30o Celsius.

WINTER

Winters are cold in the morning with midday temperatures reaching mid 20o Celsius.

About this Package

  • Six Night Package
  • Okuti, Kanana and Shinde Camps
  • Includes all Flights from Maun and Between Camps
  • All Game Viewing Activities as Offered in Camp
  • All Drinks (South African Wines and Spirits)
  • All Accommodation and Meals
  • All Applicable Park Entry Fees
  • A Donation to Bana Ba Letsatsi

Travel Notes

Game Sightings

With both wet and dry habitat the Okavango Delta ensures a wide variety of wildlife is consistently found in the area, including regular sightings of the rarely spotted Sitatunga antelope.

Best Time to Travel

The Okavango Delta provides good game viewing throughout the year, however game is most prolific in the winter.

Bird Sightings

The Okavango Delta has prolific birdlife. Including African jacana, pygmy-geese, goliath heron and migrant waders. Birding is particularly good in summer.

Guest Safety

Ker & Downey Botswana’s camps are situated in a wildlife areas and are not fenced. Guests are requested to take care at all times and adhere to guidance given by guides and camp management.

Ker & Downey Botswana Accommodation

Okuti Camp

Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Botswana Safari - Okuti Room

This delightful camp lies alongside the Maunachira River which flows through Xakanaxa Lagoon within the Moremi Game Reserve.

Kanana Camp

Okavango Delta, Botswana
Botswana Safari - Kanana - Tent

A hidden jewel on the Xudum River, Kanana Camp is located in the southwest of the Okavango Delta.

Shinde Camp

Okavango Delta, Botswana
Botswana Safari - Shinde Camp - Game Drive

Shinde Camp provides five star accommodation in the Okavango Delta, one of Africa’s premier safari destinations.