Okavango Delta, Botswana
The Xakanaxa region of the Okavango Delta is known for its excellent wildlife and dramatic wooded scenery. The area is home to large quantities of plains game with allied sightings of predators.
Okuti Camp is situated at the heart of the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta. This unique camp comprises eight contemporary mosasa (houses of reeds) rooms all overlooking the Maunachira River as it flows into the Xakanaxa Lagoon. The Xakanaxa region is known for its excellent wildlife and dramatic wooded scenery.
The spacious accommodation mosasa are designed to reflect traditional design whilst ensuring that all contemporary comforts are satisfied with en suite bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers. The rooms’ individual decks all overlook the river as it flows past the camp. The camp is child friendly with two family mosasa’s comprising two bedrooms and large shared bathroom. All masasa’s are connected to the main camp area by a raised wooden walkway.
The main areas are set around a large deck overlooking the Okavango Delta and comprise both a sitting and dining area. At night the deck serves as a gathering point under the stars both before and after dinner. The swimming pool, also built overlooking the Okavango Delta, is connected to the main area by a short walkway.
The atmosphere at Okuti Camp is relaxed with a professional and attentive staff allowing guests to get the most out of this remarkable corner of the magical Okavango Delta.
Game activities focus on the rich game viewing areas of the Moremi Game Reserve. These, areas are consistently good year round. Game drives are conducted in specially adapted safari vehicles allowing all guests unhindered views of wildlife sightings. The terrain in the Xakanaxa area is mixed with the wooded canopy giving way to floodplains and pans. The area is home to large quantities of plains game with the allied sightings of predators also good. Motorboat excursions focus on the Xakanaxa Lagoon, excellent in the breeding season for herons and storks.
From USD 495
January, February, March and December
April, May, June and November
July, August, September and October
The Okavango Delta region experiences summer rainfall (November to April).
Summers in the Okavango Delta are hot with temperatures reaching mid 30o Celsius.
Winters are cold in the morning with midday temperatures reaching mid 20o Celsius.
Game viewing within is good within the Xakanaxa region of the Moremi Game Reserve. Large concentrations of plains game encourage great predator sightings, including all the big cats, of which lion sightings are frequent. Guests can also expect to see leopard and spotted hyaena. Herds of buffalo, elephant, giraffe, blue wildebeest and Burchell’s zebra are also regularly seen.
Best Time to Travel
Game viewing at Okuti Camp perennially good, although game is most prolific in the winter.
The Okavango Delta has prolific birdlife. Including African jacana, pygmy-geese, goliath heron and migrant waders. Birding is particularly good in summer.
Okuti Camp is situated in a wildlife area and is not fenced. Guests are requested to take care at all times and adhere to guidance given by guides and camp management.