Desert & Delta Safaris – Ultimate Family Safari

4*4 Driving

Canoeing

Game Drives

Bird Watching

Botswana is fast becoming a destination of choice for families who want their children to experience the
pinnacle of that African adventure. The discovery of Africa is a profound and impactful experience in one’s
life, which will be remembered for many years to come.


This Desert & Delta Safaris – Ultimate Family Safari – allows for the family to experience a choice and
combination of five of the key ecosystems and environments within Botswana on a fun filled adventure of
discovery suited and focused on the specific needs of the family.

Your days will be spent on safari exploring
the wild, pristine wilderness of Botswana and there are also opportunities to engage culturally with local
communities and their children. Desert & Delta Safaris have intimate, small and exclusive lodges, allowing for
personalized service and attention to detail. Our passionate lodge staff are committed to making your dream
African family adventure a reality that will be cherished for a lifetime. Your children will not forget this
experience!


Highlights: To celebrate the discovery of Africa with your family taking in a choice of the wonders of the
zebra migration in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, visiting a local village and school at Khumaga,
experiencing the water wilderness of the Okavango Delta by boat, mokoro and educational safari walks,
catching fish, safari game drives in Moremi and the Savute area’s of Botswana, both renowned for their
abundance in animal and bird life and then the memory of the large herds of elephant along the Chobe River.


A combination of these areas and the mix of activities and experiences are ideal to share with your children.


Flexibility: Desert & Delta Safaris have realised that every family is unique and different. In doing so, we
want to make it easy and uncomplicated to plan that Ultimate Family Safari experience. We have come up
with a variety of flexible and easy to book Family Safari options which range from 4 nights, 6 nights or 8 nights
with a choice of any or all our magical safari destinations included.


All our Ultimate Family Safari Packages are fully inclusive of Accommodation, all meals and drinks, taxes, park
and entrances fees and levies, laundry service, private guide and activities, scheduled charters between camps
and can operate to/from Maun and/or Kasane in both directions.


New family rooms at Chobe Game Lodge, Savute Safari Lodge, Camp Moremi and Camp Okavango allow for us
to assist families in experiencing Botswana on a choice of multi-declinational safari packages in a way that
Botswana has never been experienced by travelling families before. Furthermore, each property has a
dedicated “Safari Hero”, a staff member in camp, whose attention and function is dedicated to the planning of
flexible safari activities and experiences for the family.

Day 1 & 2 Camp Okavango, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Day 3 & 4 Camp Moremi, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Day 5 & 6 Savute Safari Lodge, Chobe National Park, Botswana

Day 7 – Departure

Daily Activity Schedule


May vary slightly from camp to camp, and all schedules are fully flexible and adaptable to each family. Upon
arrival in camp your “Safari Hero” will liaise with you on your preferred times for meal and activities, that will
suit your needs. The below is a sample of a daily activity schedule


Winter (April – September)
05h30 – Early morning wakeup call
06h00 – Light continental breakfast is served in the boma
06h30 – Leave for morning activity (approximately 3-4 hours)
11h30 – Brunch is served at the boma
15h00 – Afternoon tea is served at the boma
15h30 – Depart for afternoon activity (approximately 3 hours)
18h30 – Arrive back at lodge
19h30 – Dinner is served at the dining area


Summer (October – March)
05h00 – Early morning wakeup call
05h30 – Light continental breakfast is served in the boma
06h00 – Leave for morning activity (approximately 3-4 hours)
11h00 – Brunch is served at the boma
15h30 – Afternoon tea is served at the boma
16h00 – Depart for afternoon activity (approximately 3 hours)
19h00 – Arrive back at lodge
20h00 – Dinner is served at the dining area

THE ITINERARY

Arrive at Maun Airport, a Desert & Delta Safaris representative will be
there to welcome your family to Botswana, present your children
(aged 6 to 15) with their special Safari Activity Backpack and assist
you on to your charter flight into the heart of the Okavango Delta.

The newly rebuilt Camp Okavango is located on a remote island in the heart of the permanent Okavango
Delta. Botswana’s magnificent Okavango Delta is a maze of lagoons, lakes, islands and hidden channels which
attract wildlife that depend on the permanent waters of this unique wilderness.

The elevated walkways, which lead up and in between the overhanging branches of the rich plant life in this
island paradise, are a unique welcome to your first steps, as you approach this incredible camp from the
airstrip where you have just landed.

Camp Okavango has 12 luxury Safari Suites and 1 Family Suite consisting of 2 bedrooms both with en-suite
bathrooms. This expansive room, which connects through inter-leading doors, is your home for the following
two nights as you marvel in the pristine beauty and excitement of experiencing the Okavango Delta at its best.
An additional bed can be placed in the family suite to accommodate 2 adults and 3 children. All suites are
raised on Siligna platforms with stacking doors on expansive private decks, accommodating just 24 people.

All rooms lead, by means of raised decking pathways, to a majestic elevated public area which hosts the lodge
reception, curio shop, lounges, self- help “feel at home” drinks area, bar, library and dining room. All of which
allow for the most spectacular views out and over the Okavango Delta and lead on to a large open air star
deck with fire places and areas to sit and enjoy the night sounds.

An elevated, infinity view plunge pool is provided to cool down in the heat of the day.
Days are spent discovering the Okavango Delta on a private activities with your guide.

Camp Okavango offers the following activities:
 Guided nature walks conducted by experienced professional guides
 Mokoro (canoe) & motorised boating trips through a variety of tranquil waterways to explore the
Okavango
 Exceptional bird watching opportunities
 Fishing for bream and tiger fish (seasonal)
A dedicated staff member, your “Safari Hero”, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities,
story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Camp Okavango

At the place where the life-giving waters of the Okavango
Delta meet the vast plains of the Kalahari Desert, Mother
Nature has created a sanctuary of Mopane forests, open
grasslands, seasonal floodplains and riverine habitats,
resulting in one of the most magnificent and welcoming
animal environments in all of Africa. This place, a donation
to the world by the Batawana Tribe, in the form of a Game
Reserve, will be your sanctuary for the following two nights.

Nestled beneath giant ebony trees, Camp Moremi brings true meaning to the word safari in the Xakanaxa
area of the Moremi Game Reserve. 11 Luxurious custom style safari tents and 1 Luxury family suite consisting
of two bedrooms, each with an en-suite bathroom, make up Camp Moremi. Families consisting of 3 children,
can be accommodated in the family room with the addition of an extra bed in the suite. The 12 tents are all
raised on teak platforms, with Camp Moremi accommodating just 24 people.

The elevated Tree House forms the main public area at Camp Moremi, this houses a lounge, library, bar and
dining room. Other facilities include a garden Boma area where breakfast and teas are served, curio shop,
large grounds, a lookout deck and secluded plunge pool.

Days are spent exploring the paradise of Moremi on private activities with your guide.

Camp Moremi and Camp Xakanaxa offer the following activities:
 Activities are centred around tracking big game on morning and afternoon game drives by open 4×4
safari vehicle in the Moremi Game Reserve
 Exploring the Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango channels by motorboat
A dedicated staff member, your “Safari Hero”, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities,
story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Camp Moremi.

Savute Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of
Botswana’s fabled “Stolen River”, the Savute Channel. Stretching from the waterways of the
Linyanti all the way to the Savute Marsh, the winding waterways of the Savute Channel have pumped life into the western section of the Chobe National Park for many thousands of generations. However, there is mystery to this channel, this fickle and unpredictable channel has a fascinating history of  flooding and drying up independently of good rainy seasons and flood levels elsewhere – a mystery that has intrigued geologists and researchers for many years.


Savute Safari Lodge consists of 11 luxury thatch and timber chalets and 1 family suite raised on expansive
private decks, accommodating only 24 guests. The family suite consists of two bedrooms both with en-suite
bathrooms. Families consisting of 3 children, can be accommodated in the family room with the addition of
an extra bed in the suite. The main lodge area offers a lounge, dining room, secluded library, bar, plunge pool and most meals are
served on an elevated deck which looks out over the Savute channel and the waterholes which are a magnet
to animals which come to quench their dry Savute thirst. The area is renowned for its population of bull elephant and for the unique interaction of the resident
predator species.

Your time at Savute Safari Lodge is spent on private game drive activities with your guide.

Savute Safari Lodge offers the following activities:
 Activities are centred around game drives throughout the Savute area in open 4×4 safari vehicles
 Families can also enjoy a visit to the ancient San rock paintings at Gubatsa Hills, a small hilly outcrop
which forms a remarkable landmark in the otherwise flat landscape. (visits to these painting at times
when predators are known to be denning near these hills will restrict this activity)
A dedicated staff member, your “Safari Hero”, will plan your stay, activities, meals times, in camp activities,
story times and ensure that both you and your children have an incredible stay with us at Savute Safari Lodge.

A transfer to Maun airport is included for those departing on scheduled flights from Maun.

Rates

Rates on Request.

Inclusions:

6 night’s accommodation on a fully inclusive basis
All meals, soft drinks and local brand beverages
Private activities throughout the safari
National Park entrance fees
Charter flights & domestic airport departure taxes
Activity back pack for each child (Ages 6 to 15 only)
Laundry services
Dedicated family host per camp to assist with planning of meals and activities
Adapted in camp activities for the Children/Family members
Emergency medical evacuation cover included

Exclusions:

Meals other than specified
Premium brand drinks
Gratuities
Sightseeing and activities other than specified
Visa fees
Travel insurance
International flights & airport taxes
Requirements for Minors Travelling through all Botswana ports of entry
Effective from 1st October 2016 minors travelling through the country’s borders will be required to produce
certified copies Of unabridged birth certificates in addition to their valid passports. In the event that one
parent is not travelling with the Child, the other parent’s affidavit consenting to such travel should be availed.
However an affidavit will not be required if the father’s name does not appear on the child’s birth certificate.

Notes:
 The Ultimate Family Safari Packages can be booked for families with a minimum of 3 or more family members
travelling together.
 Other T & C’s apply.