With Audley, where you stay is very much part of the experience. Wherever possible we try to track down characterful accommodation. We regularly inspect the accommodation we use, updating our knowledge on existing properties and researching new alternatives. Here we feature some of our most interesting properties, although we recommend and use many others to suit all budgets and tastes.
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Banoka Bush Camp
This is one of the most diverse areas in northern Botswana, which seldom disappoints when it comes to producing extraordinary wildlife experiences.
Camp Kalahari offers an affordable Makgadikgadi Pans experience. Activities from the camp include walking with the Bushman trackers and exploring the harsh but beautiful scenery of the pans.
Camp Linyanti is located in the Linyanti Area of Chobe National Park and has a fabulous outlook across the Linyanti Wetlands and its lush green reed beds and waterways.
One of Africa's most beautiful safari areas, Camp Moremi has an idyllic location for enjoying the fabulous animal diversity of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve.
Camp Okavango consists of open sided thatched buildings with a large spacious lounge adjoining the bar. All eleven spacious rooms are on raised wooden platforms with a front deck overlooking the reeds of the Delta. This camp offers year-round water activities.
Okuti Camp is situated in the remote north eastern part of the Okavango Delta in a rich game area. The rooms are stylish and innovative and the main lodge area offers a range of different places to sit and relax in comfort.
Located on Chief's Island, one of the Delta's richest game areas, you can frequently view game without even leaving camp. Shaded from the heat of the day by a beautiful grove of trees, Chief's Camp is so remote you'll feel like the only person for miles.
Chitabe Camp is situated on a palm island, surrounded by open grassland. There's a small pool with squashy sunloungers and big umbrellas, perfect for the heat of the day. Chitabe also offers game drives and walks.
Chitabe Lediba Camp
Chitabe Lediba Camp is located on a palm island. Game drives and walks from here offer superb photographic opportunities, while there is a small plunge pool for the heat of the day when you return.
Chobe Chilwero is without doubt the most exclusive lodge in the area, set tucked away in beautiful and peaceful forest surrounds. A stay here offers the utmost in relaxation and the opportunity to see the remarkable wildlife of the Chobe River.
Chobe Elephant Camp
Located high on the edge of a rocky ridge overlooking the famous Chobe River is the newly developed Chobe Elephant Camp. This uniquely designed lodge has been built to take advantage of the incredible views overlooking the sweeping floodplain.
Chobe Safari Lodge
Chobe Safari Lodge is the ideal place to spend a couple of days exploring the northern stretches of Chobe National Park and all the game viewing opportunities available on and around the river.
Chobe Under Canvas Camp
Chobe Under Canvas is a fantastic way to enjoy the area - an authentic bush experience that you will not find elsewhere in Chobe. Although the tents are mobile they are extremely comfortable, and the service is of a very high standard.
Deception Valley Lodge
In one of the country's more remote locations, the quality of construction and furnishing used at Deception Valley Lodge ranks it as one of Botswana's top lodges.
Deep in the heart of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, overlooking the legendary Chief's Island is Delta Camp. The camp is a bird watchers paradise with over with over 250 species, including rare one's such as the Pel's fishing owl.
Duba Plains Camp
Duba Plains Camp is situated in mature forest with views of floodplains and reedbeds. The camp sparkles at night, with dinner lit by lanterns under the trees. Activities include half and full day game drives on the plains, with excellent guides.
Duma Tau is a lovely camp overlooking a wide curve in the Linyanti River. Activities include game drives, night drives and boat trips along the river, with several hides in trees allowing the adventurous to sleep out overnight.
Eagle Island Camp
Mostly a water based activity property, Eagle Island is an ideal retreat for relaxation, ideal to combine with another lodge where the emphasis is more land based. It is a luxurious property that boasts comfortable accommodation and good service.
Footsteps Across The Delta
Footsteps Across The Delta is a tiny camp in a wild area of the Shinde Concession. Footsteps is a magical and unique opportunity to explore one of the most pristine Yellow billed stork areas of the Okavango Delta.
Grassland Bushman Lodge
Grasslands Bushman Lodge is situated on the western side of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. This is a small lodge with an intimate feel, only accommodating a maximum of 16 guests in their private ensuite chalets.
Gunn's Bush Camp
Gunns Camp is a wonderful safari camp with a true history (it was one of the oldest camps in the Delta). It is situated in a beautiful spot, surrounded by channels, lagoons and lots of waterlilies.
Jacana Camp is relaxed, friendly and in a spectacular spot overlooking lily-carpeted lagoons - it’s the ideal place to relax. The emphasis here is on boat and mokoro trips.
Jacks Camp is in a harsh but fabulous environment. Activities at the camp vary enormously: there’s the chance to sit surrounded by meerkats, walk with the Bushmen, explore by quad bike or just lie on a salt pan watching the stars.
A masterpiece of design and architecture, Jao is exotic, original and stylish. There is an Indonesian influence to the camp, with wrought iron gongs, driftwood chairs and leather sofas on rosewood floors. It is ideal for boat and mokoro trips.
Kalahari Plains Camp
Set in the remote northern sector of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Kalahari Plains Camp has ten spacious, elegantly furnished and very comfortable en suite tents.
Kanana Camp is set deep in the Okavango Delta near the Xudum River. Perhaps one of the most delightful features of the camp is that you can open up your tent completely giving a lovely airy feel during the heat of the day.
Kanana Mokoro Trail
The Kanana Mokoro Trail camp is a wonderfully wild experience for those with a sense of adventure and a desire to explore a truly wild area.
Khwai River Lodge
Khwai River Lodge is situated on the edge of a leadwood and fig tree forest, and is renowned for its large concentrations of mammals and it is not unusual to see many different types of wildlife from the comfort of your own private deck.
Khwai Tented Camp
The Khwai Tented Camp is a small four room tented camp with just eight beds designed for the luxury camper who is looking for a real African experience in a simple tented safari experience.
Kings Pool Camp
The Kings Pool is a very luxurious camp and is perfect for those that want good game viewing (especially of elephant) and total luxury in the bush.
Kwara Camp is a traditional safari camp, not luxurious, but comfortable and there is a wealth of game to be seen and a good range of activities, with both water and dry-land options available.
Built up in the treetops, Kwetsani is in a world of its own. Sitting on your deck you can hear the baboons chattering in the trees and dropping twigs and monkey oranges onto the pathways and sometimes your roof.
Lagoon Camp is hidden among massive African ebony and marula trees on the edge of a tranquil blind lagoon, fed by the perennial Kwando river.
Lebala Camp has a beautiful position raised up on decks overlooking vast seasonal floodplains. Inside each tent is spacious and has large beds, wooden floors and Victorian baths in the en-suite bathrooms.
Letaka Mobile Tented Camp
You will be staying in walk-in wilderness safari tents with a private veranda. Each tent has a private ensuite bathroom with hand basin, hot water bucket shower and a long drop eco-toilet.
Linyanti Bush Camp
The Linyanti Bush Camp is small and intimate with just six tents on the banks of the Linyanti marshes in a private reserve.
Linyanti Ebony Camp
Linyanti Ebony Camp is small and intimate with just four tents on the on the western boundary of Chobe in the Linyanti marshes which is in a private reserve.
Little Kwara is an ideal choice for a traditional luxury safari. The camp has lots of activities including game drives, night drives, walking safaris, mokoro trips and fishing.
Located on Chief’s Island in the Moremi Game Reserve Little Mombo is possibly one of Botswana's most famous camps. Perhaps most unusual aspect are the buffalo that sleep directly under your chalet.
Little Vumbura Camp
Little Vumbura is situated on a sandy island surrounded by deep channels. The only way to access it is to take a short boat trip and arrive at the jetty leading up to the shady confines of the covered lounge.
Situated on the western side of the Okavango Delta, Macatoo Camp has six large, walk-in tents spread through woodland. Activities from the camp include horseback safaris, game drives, night drives, bird walks and boating, canoeing and fishing, depending upon water levels.
Meno A Kwena
Located on the edge of the Boteti River on the Western edge of the Makgadikgadi National Park, Meno a Kwena has one of the most dramatic locations of any camp in Botswana. Each tent is perched on the edge of a cliff offering commanding views of the surrounding area and the river below.
Mokolwane Camp overlooks the Matsibe River deep in the western sector of the Okavango Delta. Guests will spend their days in vehicles, boats, mokoros and on foot or horseback. Game is plentiful in the area and all the wildlife of the Okavango can be seen.
Located on Chief’s Island in the Moremi Game Reserve Mombo Camp is possibly one of Botswana's most famous camps. It is certainly one of the most luxurious, recently having had a total rebuild into a very luxurious safari camp.
Motswiri Camp is located in the western sector of the Selinda concession, overlooking the Selinda Spillway. This is a lovely small camp which has undergone a total refurbishment recently.
Muchenje Safari Lodge
Muchenje Lodge is situated on the Western side of Chobe National Park and is perched high on the forested escarpment overlooking the plains below. Muchenje's lunchtime river cruises are a highlight.
Ngoma Safari Lodge
Ngoma Safari Lodge is located in the pretty Chobe Forest Reserve, bordering the western edge of Chobe National Park and overlooking the Chobe River. The lodge aims to provide luxurious accommodation in a wild bush setting and has been built with natural materials and finishes throughout.
Nguma Island Lodge
Nguma has become a real favourite in this part of the Okavango as it offers peace and tranquillity with a spectacular and exclusive view over one of the largest lagoons in the Delta.
Nxabega has nine tents spread out in riverine forest with views over a shallow channel. Each spacious tent is on a raised wooden deck and very comfortable and stylish.
Nxai Pan Camp
Nxai Pan Camp is located in the fascinating Nxai Pan National Park which adjoins the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
Oddballs Camp is located deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The camp has a lovely, rustic feel which allows you to experience the tranquillity of the area while gazing over the vast sweep of the Delta as the sun sets over the water.
Oddballs Enclave is the sister camp to Oddballs Main Camp and located close by but with its own facilities. It is a secluded camp consisting of just five Meru tents.
Planet Baobab has eight en suite Bakalanga mud huts which have been inspired by the traditional homes of Botswana. All of these huts are different in style and design and have their own private veranda decorated with local artwork.
Pom Pom is built in possibly one of the most picturesque spots in the Delta. On a low sand island it overlooks the Pom Pom Lagoon with resident pod of three hippos.
San Camp is an experience unlike any other, set in a harsh but fabulous environment. It is absolutely superb for a three or more night stay at the start or end of any safari, guaranteeing your holiday will be totally unforgettable.
Sandibe Camp is stylish, comfortable and totally original in its design. It has been built in a grove of jackalberry, fig tree and ilala palms without a single tree being cut down.
Sango Safari Camp
Situated on the outskirts of the traditional village of Khwai and on the border of Moremi Game Reserve, the camp offers guests a good base from which to explore Moremi.
Savute Elephant Camp
Savute Elephant Camp is a luxurious camp with 12 huge chalets dotted along the channel and around the bush. Each chalet is huge and raised on large decks.
Savute Safari Lodge
In one of Botswana's most renowned destinations fo big game viewing, Savute Safari Lodge is very comfortable and offers superb game viewing all year round. For a different aspect on Savuti, visit in April and May when the zebra, wildebeest and buffalo migrations pass through.
Savute Under Canvas Camp
For a different aspect on Savuti, visit in April and May when the zebra, wildebeest and buffalo migrations pass through. Activities from the camp include twice-daily game drives in this game rich area.
Savuti Camp has seven tents and overlooks a waterhole in the dry Savuti Channel. There are game drives, walks and night-drives from camp and a superb 'log pile' hide where guests can observe animals (mostly elephants) from extremely close quarters.
Seba has the most wonderful location and is perfect for those people who want an excellent safari experience well away from the Delta hotspots.
Selinda Camp is located on a palm island with views of the Selinda Spillway, yellow floodplains and grey termite mounds and palm tree islands in the distance.
Shinde Camp is tucked away on a palm island surrounded by reedbeds full of birds and tiny painted reed frogs. Shinde has a variety of activities including game drives, walking safaris and mokoro trips.
Stanley's Camp is situated in a 260,000 acre private concession in the southern reaches of the Okavango Delta. Perhaps one of the most wonderful features of Stanley's Camp is the interaction you can enjoy with a herd of semi-habituated elephant.
Tau Pan Lodge
This is a great new addition to the Central Kalahari and really opens a whole new area. The lodge has the most wonderful location and is perfect for those people who want an excellent safari experience well away from the Delta hotspots.
The Garden Lodge
The Garden Lodge is a pleasant option for an overnight stay or for those wishing to spend a couple days in Chobe area.
Tubu Tree Camp
Tubu Tree Camp is built on the western side of Hundu island that has diverse vegetation ranging from dry Kalahari sandveld, through to mopane forest and riverine forest on the edge of permanent water-ways.
Vumbura Plains is one of the most luxurious camps in the Okavango Delta. Activities from camp include game drives, walking safaris and boating when the water-levels permit it. We highly recommend a mokoro trip early one morning.
Xakanaxa is a lovely, unpretentious camp, situated in the northern part of Moremi in riverine forest on the edge of the Xakanaxa Lagoon. As it has no electricity, the camp takes on a magical turn at night: paraffin lamps and candles flicker and the stars are brilliant.
Xaranna Tented Camp
Xaranna Tented Camp is situated in the southern plains of the Okavango Delta, surrounded by over 25,000 hectares of beautiful wilderness. There are stunning views of the crystal-clear channels, lagoons and sweeping floodplains of the Delta.
Xigera is built in one of the most beautiful corners of the Okavango. In an area with no other camps Xigera is very peaceful and an ideal base in the heart of the Okavango.
Xudum Delta Lodge
Xudum Delta Lodge is situated within its own 25,000 hectare exclusive wildlife concession. Isolated on a Delta island, this lodge has been designed with privacy and intimacy in mind. Due to the lodge being in a permanent water area you can enjoy traditional mokoro trips.
Xugana is one of the oldest camps in the Delta and occupies a prime position overlooking the wide Xugana Lagoon. Xugana focuses entirely on water activities: there are boat and mokoro trips which often stop at small islands for short walks.
The Zambezi Queen is a luxurious 45m river boat based on the magnificent Chobe River. Each private space has been designed with the African summer in mind, and clever use of shutters situated on the outer edge of the deck as well as ceiling fans and air-conditioning which give added comfort in the hotter months.
Zarafa Camp is probably our personal favourite in Botswana and has a beautiful location looking towards the Zibadianja Lagoon. Activities from Zarafa focus on game drives and night drives, but walks from the camp are also possible with experienced guides.