Chobe Savanna

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stamp3Why photographers love Savanna camp

  • Located in Namibia with wide views of the Chobe River
  • Offers excellent boat-based game viewing
  • Opportunity to get very close to animals and birds
  • Located near extremely busy elephant corridors
  • Directly opposite Chobe Game Reserve
  • Allows access to best areas of the reserve at dawn and dusk before public have access.
  • Cultural village trips also available
  • Private and secluded experience away from busy Chobe areas

How we rate Savanna camp

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Savanna camp at a glance

  • Maximum 20 guests
  • Air conditioned chalets with minibars
  • Boat excursions in small easy to manoeuvre boats
  • Fishing is also a highlight
  • Laundry, drinks included
  • Dining is wholesome
  • 220-volt charging in rooms

The concession

Savanna camp is located in Namibia’s Caprivi region and overlooks the vast plains of Chobe’s Puku Flats.

The seasons

  • Birding is always excellent.
  • The dry season, June to October, is best for elephants and general game along the river
  • Out of season (during the rains) the skies, clouds and sunsets are spectacular, and newborn animals and migrant birds offer great sightings.
  • Elephants and general game can be dispersed and harder to find during the wetter seasons.

Costs and logistics

  • $300 – 700 per person per night
  • Reached by boat from Kasane via Namibia immigration

Photographers need to know

The camp offers boat-based activities. These are extremely comfortable motorised, pontoon-type boats, which offer an extremely comfortable and stable game viewing experience. Game drives into Chobe require a crossing back into Botswana.