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Machaba Camp

Machaba Camp 2017-05-14T07:34:20+00:00

Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area, on the eastern tongue of the Okavango Delta, constructed on the same site as the previous Machaba camp. The name Machaba is the local Setswana name for the Sycamore Fig Tree, the tree of life. The Machaba tree abounds in the Okavango Delta and most African riverine forests.

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Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area. The Khwai Concession is a 180 000 hectare reserve situated in the north eastern Okavango adjacent to the Moremi Game Reserve. The name Machaba is the local Setswana name for the Sycamore Fig Tree, the tree of life. Machaba Camp is independently owned and run, and is aimed at the affordable luxury travel markets across the world, offering great value for money and a unique classical safari experience. Machaba Camp will appeal to the novice safari guest as well as to the seasoned safari traveller.
Machaba trees are renowned for their abundant fruit, which feed a vast array of animals throughout the year, including elephant, baboons, bush buck, green pigeons and many more.

The camp is built in the classic 1950’s style, with luxury safari tents, en-suite bathrooms and living areas, not forgetting the romantic outdoor showers. All the tents are situated on the ground and the pathways to the tents meander between the large riverine trees.

What guests can expect to do at Machaba

  • Morning and evening game drives
  • Walking (guide dependant)
  • Mokoros (year round, water dependent)
  • Game viewing from the comfort of your own tent
  • Catch up on some reading, with our large collection of reading material.
  • Visits to the local community
  • After Dinner Night Drive

A typical day at Machaba Camp

A typical summer day at Machaba:
(Kindly note times may vary slightly and winter timings are different)

05h30    Wake up call at the room
06h00    Light breakfast in the main area
06h30    Depart for your morning activity: game drive, nature walk, mokoro
10h30    Return from morning activity
11h00    Brunch

Afternoon at leisure – possible activities: Swimming pool, curio shop, spa

15h30    Afternoon tea
16h00    Depart on afternoon game drive
19h30    Return from game drive
20h00    Dinner under the stars (weather permitting)

After dinner: optional night drive

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