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Zarafa Camp

Selinda Reserve, Botswana

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The premium safari destination with the best wildlife viewing. As well as bush activities, sleeping out in the Makgadikgadi without a tent is a must – the sun rising between your toes is unforgettable.

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The mystery of a ‘package price’ is an outdated concept. We prefer transparency, so whenever we possibly can, we send a fully itemised cost breakdown.

Our team are actual destination experts, having lived, travelled and guided across the world, and travelling to our destinations for at least a month a year.

Planning every trip begins with a blank piece of paper. No two holidays are the same, and our experts will curate an itinerary 100% personalised to you.

Our team provides advice, personal recommendations and complete support at every stage, so you can go on holiday with the confidence you are backed up by specialists.

The premium safari destination with the best wildlife viewing. As well as bush activities, sleeping out in the Makgadikgadi without a tent is a must – the sun rising between your toes is unforgettable.

Stay at Zarafa Camp

Zarafa Camp is renowned for its remarkable concentration of wildlife, predators in particular, and luxuriously appointed, quintessential tented accommodation.

Just four magnificent tented villas and a spectacular main area, all raised on decking to take advantage of views over the lagoon, reflect the desire for exclusivity and privacy which inspired Zarafa’s design. Its villa, the Dhow Suites, consist of two tents and private main area and operates entirely independently of main camp.

This intimate camp is located on the 333,000 acre Selinda Reserve in northern Botswana, an area linking the Okavango Delta and the Chobe/Savute corridors.

Few camps in Botswana can rival the location of this little gem, Botswana’s first and only Relais & Chateaux property. The camp itself overlooks the clear waters of Zibadianja Lagoon, the source of the famous Savute Channel, meaning every guest tent has a magnificent view. The lagoon also attracts a tremendous population of wildlife – with sightings of buffalo and elephant by the hundreds not uncommon.

Zarafa Camp is deemed to be one the best and most environmentally innovative camps on the continent. Only recycled hardwoods and canvas were used in the construction and all the camp’s electricity comes from its solar farm while ‘bio gas’ plants recycle waste into usable cooking gas.

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Facilities

  • Swimming pool
  • Open-air gym
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Bush Bar

The Pitchers

We had the most amazing time! John Barclay and his team were very special and the mobile safari exclusive and superb. Moremi was very quiet with few other tourists – no more than a dozen other vehicles seen in four days. Macatoo was also excellent with good riding and game. We were so grateful for the help that you offered when our BA flights went wrong. Many thanks again for the superb service and recommendations which made for a great holiday.

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These accommodations are the best of the best, showcasing top hospitality, exceptional design and world-class food, in the most exclusive locations around the world.

EXCEPTIONAL:

A very high standard of five-star properties, with top-notch service and a wide range of amenities and experiences ensuring an unforgettable stay.

EXCELLENT:

These four to five-star accommodations offer the high level of service that our team look always look for, with a range of facilities on offer.

CLASSIC:

Four-star properties which offer enough amenities for a comfortable stay. We may offer these for a more price-competitive option, or in more remote areas which don't offer the most luxe hotels.

EXPERIENTIAL:

These properties won't necessarily offer all of the typical luxurious facilities, but will always provide memorable experiences, from camping out in the bush to climbing up to a treehouse.

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