Xakanaxa Camp Tented Camp
Xakanaxa Camp is a well-established, popular tented safari camp in the Moremi Game Reserve, built in a prime location overlooking the Xakanaxa Lagoon in Botswana's Okavango Delta. It's one of the few Okavango lodges that offer year-round water- and land-based activities in a superb game-viewing area.
* Xakanaxa Camp Highlights
- ∞ Prime location within the Moremi Game Reserve
- ∞ Luxury en-suite safari tents with private viewing decks
- ∞ Excellent game vewing activites by boat, canoe or 4x4 vehicles
- ∞ Overlooks the Okavango Delta
- ∞ Bar, curio shop and boma.
- ∞ Swimming pool
- ∞ Pandani's Camp (exclusive use of camp, pool, dining and lounge area for 8 guests)
More about this accommodation
Xakanaxa Camp accommodates 24 guests in 12 luxury safari tents. Each tent is elevated on a wooden platform overlooking the Xakanaxa lagoon, and is furnished with 2 beds, chairs and a table. There is no air-conditioning but the double canvas roofs are cooled with a sprinkler system, and there is also an electric fan as well as insect repellant in each tent. All tents offer en-suite facilities with a flush toilet, shower and hand basin as well as a private viewing deck and loungers.
Incorporating Pandani's Camp
Within Xakanaxa Camp you will find Pandani's - this is the ideal spot for family, friends or private business getaways. It comprises 4 safari tents (sleeping 8 guests) with its own private elevated wood-and-thatch lounge area and an adjoining dining room equipped with an open kitchen. There is also a pool and a personal safari guide assigned to Pandani's who conducts all activities on a private basis. Meals can be enjoyed in the privacy of Pandani's Camp or alternatively in the main Xakanxa Camp dining area.
Choice of Game Activities
Activities at Xakanxa can be enjoyed either on the water or on land. Experienced guides conduct open 4x4 game drives in some of the most productive wildlife areas in Botswana. No night drives are permitted in the Moremi Game Reserve. A sunset boat cruise is highly recommended, one of the highlights being a visit to the heronries (water-bird breeding area) on the nearby islands. Guests are offered two activities of their choice per day.
Game Viewing Decks at Xakanaxa
The main camp buildings extend over the water, raised on wooden platforms, optimising the view of the surrounding Xakanaxa lagoon and islands. Facilities include a large sundeck, plunge pool as well as a fire-deck for relaxing in the evenings. There is a library, dining room and reception lounge with curio shop.
Xakanaxa can be reached by road (4-hour transfer from Maun) or by light aircraft to the Xakanaxa airstrip.
Our Take on Xakanaxa
Our stay was characterized by warm hospitality, delicious food and excellent game viewing. The wildlife that frequents this area includes lions, leopards, elephants, buffalo, wild dogs, hippos, giraffe, zebra, numerous antelope species, monkeys, baboons and lots more. Xakanaxa offers the quintessential African safari - thoroughly recommended.
- ∞ Accommodation
- ∞ All meals
- ∞ All drinks (excluding premium brands)
- ∞ Laundry service
- ∞ Activities- either boating, canoeing or game drive in 4x4 vehicles
- ∞ Park entrance fees
- ∞ Emergency medical evacuation insurance
- xPersonal Insurance
- xAll items of a personal nature
- xPremium brand drinks
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= Star Rating Explanation
The star rating refers to the official grading given to this lodge or hotel by the Tourism Grading Council. In some cases the star rating is not official, but represents our own estimate of the accommodation.
One star means very basic accommodation
Two stars means comfortable, clean accommodation that is not overly spacious or luxurious. Basic facilities.
Three stars means good quality accommodation with en-suite bathroom and a reasonable level of luxury. Very comfortable and reasonably spacious.
Four stars means luxury accommodation of high quality, with most modern conveniences. High quality service, food and facilities.
Five stars means spacious, ultra luxury accommodation with the highest standards of service, food and facilities. All modern conveniences can be expected, although some facilities like air-conditioning cannot be guaranteed at all 5-star lodges, due to limited availability of electricity.