At Kanana Camp guests are treated to seven spacious twin and double-bedded safari tents as well as one family tent. Each has an en-suite bathroom with shower, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. Each tent has been well placed to afford great views over the river and paths lined with elephant dung connect them to the main area.
As the floods come down from Angola guests can watch as the water rises around the islands.Game sightings are excellent and drives or walks in the open plains yield fantastic sightings of Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, and other smaller wildlife.
There is also a “sleep out deck” at Kanana Camp where guests can pre-book a night out under the stars. Situated quite a distance from the camp itself you are truly out there alone. A guide is close at hand at night. The deck is raised quite high and the views all around are quite stunning with the sun setting behind the deck and waterholes to the right of the deck.
Activities include morning and afternoon game drives with the afternoon game drive often continuing into the evening. Night drives are also possible on request. Bush dinners are a weekly event and the staff choir is fantastic to hear under the night skies. Guided bush walks are highly recommended as is fishing for tilapia, African pike and sharp-tooth catfish.
Having managed Kanana for two years this was by far my favorite camp in Botswana. The tents, main area, prolific wildlife and variety of activities made this camp extremely popular with guests. The fire area that sits right on the waters edge, beautifully appointed rooms and a stunning location. The atmosphere at Kanana is unparalleled.
Read our Country Information for advice on travel to Botswana
Consider combining Kanana with Savute Safari Lodge, Leroo La Tau or Chobe Savanna Lodge.
For further reading on the Okavango Delta visit the UNESCO site.