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This page has been set up for those who are looking for others to join them on Boat Safaris, scenic flights, mobile safaris and travel in the region.

Whether for the purposes of keeping costs down or just looking for company on your travels, send details through our contact page and we will post details on this page for you.

We also use this page to list dates and itineraries for a limited number of trips with set date departures that we run every year during peak season

Looking for joiners!

26th of May we have 2 people looking for joiners to do a 1 day chiefs Island boat trip.

28 – 29 May. 1 night inner delta en suite dome safari @ P5000 pp

31 May – 2 June.  2 night Moremi Mobile. Budget semi-participation level @ P5400 pp

10th June. 1 day boat trip to Chiefs Island. P1250.00 per person

14 – 16 June. 2 night inner delta boat trip . Budget semi-participation level @ P5400 pp

16 – 18 June. 2 night budget semi participation inner delta boat safari. P5400 pp

27 June – 2 July. 5 night mobile safari from Maun TO Kasane. 2 nights Moremi, 1 night Khwai, 2 nights Savuti. Budget semi-participation level @ P10800 pp

8 – 10 Aug. 2 night budget semi participation Moremi mobile P5400 pp

13 – 14 Aug.  1 night/2 day Moremi mobile. Budget semi-participation level @ P3600 pp

29 Aug – 3 Sept.  5 night mobile starting Kasane, ending Maun. 2 nights Savuti, 1 night Khwai, 2 nights Moremi. Standard dome level @P15000 pp

2 – 4 Sept. 2 night standard dome Moremi mobile P7500 pp

4 – 7 Sept. 3 night/4 day inner delta boat safari. Standard dome level @ P10000 pp

30 Sept – 3 Oct. 3 night mobile safari. 1 night Moremi, 2 nights Savuti. Budget semi-participation level @ P7200 pp

28 Oct – 2 Nov. 5 night mobile safari starting Maun, ending Kasane. 2 nights Moremi, 1 night Khwai, 2 nights Savuti. Standard dome level P15000pp

28 Oct – 2 Nov. 5 night mobile safari starting Maun, ending Kasane. 2 nights Moremi, 1 night Khwai, 2 nights Savuti. Budget semi-participation level @ P10800 pp

6 – 8 Nov. 2 night budget semi participation Moremi mobile P5400 pp

15 – 17 Nov. 2 night/3 day inner delta boat safari. Standard dome level @ P7700 pp

18 – 20 Nov. 2 night/3 day Moremi mobile. Standard dome level @ P7500 pp

 

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We also use this page to list dates and itineraries for a limited number of trips with set date departures that we run every year during peak season

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Set date departure Mobile Safaris 2017

5 night mobile safaris Moremi/Khwai/Savuti

2 nights Xini (Moremi), 1 night Magotho (Khwai) & 2 nights Savuti (Chobe).
Price …….P16800.00/person

Level of Safari :En-suite dome tent.

Start in Maun, finish in Kasane.

Departure dates
July 17th & 31st
August 14th & 28th
September 11th & 25th

Itinerary

Day 1: We will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Maun and transfer you to “The Old Bridge” getting you there by 8:30am. We will then have time for a quick cup of coffee or tea in a wonderful riverside setting while meeting our guide to discuss the safari.
We depart from there in our safari vehicle for the drive to Moremi, driving time varies a bit depending on the condition of the road, it usually takes an hour before you start viewing game and about 1 hour 45minutes before reaching Moremi South Gate.
We then head to the West onto the open plains of the “Black Pools” area for a 5 hour game viewing drive en-route to camp. Our guide will choose a good shady place to stop and set up our picnic lunch. This area boasts some classic seasonal and permanent swamp landscapes and is a good area in which to view Cheetah, Buffalo and Wild dogs.
We arrive in Xini late afternoon to find our mobile safari camp set up.
On each day that we transit from one site to another our crew drives ahead to move and set up camp before our arrival. The sites we use are all exclusive operators sites that are not shared with other groups.
The tents we use on this safari are 3m x 3m walk-in dome tents, each one has one or two comfortable stretchers with bedrolls depending on whether you are sharing or not. Each bedroll is made up with a fitted cotton sheet, duvet and pillow. Each tent has an attached canvass enclosure to the rear with its own shower and toilet area.
After we have arrived in Xini and have been shown to our tents to settle in we then go on a late afternoon game drive, arriving back at last light. Our staff would have organised some warm water for the showers and will have the preparations for a three course fire-cooked meal underway.

Day:2 On this day we go out for a full day game drive exploring the intricate network of game drive roads in Moremi with a packed picnic lunch. We stop at the Mokoro staion at Mboma Island for a 2 hour mokoro ride for those of us who wish to spend a little time gliding along some of the Okavango waterways.

Day 3: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 2 hour game drive arriving back by 8am for a cooked breakfast. By 10am we depart from Xini for a slow gameviewing drive through the north of Moremi to Khwai. This will take up most of the day as we can then visit areas such as “Dead tree Island” and “Dombo hippo pools” with a picnic on the way. Our crew will have time to lable our tents and bedrolls, dismantle camp and get ahead of us.
We will arrive at our site at Magotho in the late afternoon to familiarise ourselves with our new bushcamp. We can then take a short drive down to watch the late afternoon and sunset unfold over the Khwai river before enjoying our third night around a campfire.

Day 4: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 3 hour game drive arriving back by 9:00am for a cooked brunch. By 10:00am we depart from Magotho for a last meander along the Khwai river to give our crew time to pack up and move on. We then head for Chobe South Gate and on to Savuti for some afternoon game viewing. Savuti is famous for the full array of preditors that inhabit its wide open landscapes. In such a dry landscape they are here to hunt animals drawn to the waters of the Savuti channel which flows from Linyanti to the Savuti marsh.

Day 5:Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 5 hour game drive arriving back by 11:00am for a cooked brunch. After brunch and a couple of hours in camp we head back out for another game drive from 2:30pm to sunset.
Arrive back in camp at last light for our last campfire feast on this safari.

Day 6: Wake up call at 5:30am Coffee/tea and a cooked breakfast. Depart camp at around 7am for a 5 hour drive to Kasane including a last look around the Savuti area on our way. We then end our safari in Kasane at around 12 o’clock at “Coffee Buzz”, next door to the “Kalahari Tours” office for your transfer to Victoria Falls, or to start your northern Chobe Safari.

5 night mobile safaris Savuti/Khwai/Moremi 2017

2 nights Savuti (Chobe), 1 night Magotho (Khwai) & 2 nights Xini (Moremi)
Price ……P16800.00/person.

Start in Kasane, finish in Maun

Level of Safari :En-suite dome tent.

Departure dates

July 22nd

August 5th & 19th

September 2nd, 16th & 30th

Itinerary

Day 1: Meet our guide at “The Coffee Buzz”, next door to the “Kalahari Tours” offices in Kasane at 12:30pm for a briefing on our safari to Maun through the parks. From there we board our safari vehicle and set off for Savuti arriving there at around 5pm to find our camp set up ahead of us.
On each day that we transit from one site to another our crew drives ahead to move and set up camp before our arrival. The sites we use are all exclusive operators sites that are not shared with other groups.
The tents we use on this safari are 3m x 3m walk-in dome tents, each one has one or two comfortable stretchers with bedrolls depending on whether you are sharing or not. Each bedroll is made up with a fitted cotton sheet, duvet and pillow. Each tent has an attached canvass enclosure to the rear with its own shower and toilet area.
After we have arrived in Savuti and have been shown to our tents to settle in we then go on a late afternoon game drive, arriving back at last light. Our staff would have organised some warm water for the showers and will have the preparations for a three course fire-cooked meal underway.

Day 2: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 5 hour game drive arriving back by 11:00am for a cooked brunch. After brunch and a couple of hours in camp we head back out for another game drive from 2:30pm to sunset arriving back in camp at last light. Savuti is famous for the full array of preditors that inhabit its wide open landscapes. In such a dry landscape they are here to hunt animals drawn to the waters of the Savuti channel which flows from Linyanti to the Savuti marsh.

Day 3: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 2  hour game drive arriving back by 8:00am for a cooked breakfast. By 9:30am we depart from Savuti for Chobe South Gate leaving the park by 11:00. An hour later we enter the Khwai area and spend the next few hours gameviewing during which our guide will choose a good shady place to stop and set up our picnic lunch. We will arrive at our site at Magotho in the late afternoon to familiarise ourselves with our new bushcamp. We can then take a short drive down to watch the late afternoon and sunset unfold over the Khwai river before enjoying our third night around a campfire.

Day 4: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 3 hour game drive arriving back by 9:00am for a cooked brunch. By 10:00am we depart from Magotho for a last meander along the Khwai river and will then head for Moremi North Gate. From there we cross the north of Moremi and will visit areas such as “Dombo Hippo Pools” and “Dead Tree Island” stopping for a picnic lunch on the way. After we have arrived in Xini and have been shown to our tents to settle in we then go on a late afternoon game drive, arriving back at last light.

Day 5: On this day we go out for a full day game drive exploring the intricate network of game drive roads in Moremi with a packed picnic lunch. We stop at the Mokoro staion at Mboma Island for a 2 hour mokoro ride for those of us who wish to spend a little time gliding along some of the Okavango waterways.

Day 6: Our wake up call is at 5:30 for tea or coffee and cereal, we then go out for a 2 hour game drive arriving back by 8am for a cooked breakfast. By 10am we depart from Xini for a slow gameviewing drive through the western open plains of the “Black Pools” area for a 5 hour game viewing drive en-route to Moremi South Gate. Our guide will choose a good shady place to stop and set up our picnic lunch. This area boasts some classic seasonal and permanent swamp landscapes and is a good area in which to view Cheetah, Buffalo and Wild dogs. We will then depart South Gate at around 3pm for a 1 hour 45 minute drive to “The Old Bridge” in Maun. From here we say our goodbyes and transfer you to your place of accommodation.

Set date departure Boating Safaris 2017

2 night Chiefs Island boating safaris Nxaraga

2 nights Nxaraga (Moremi).
Price …….P8400.00/person

Level of Safari: En-suite dome tent.

Departure dates:

July 14th & 28th
August 11th & 25thSeptember 8th & 22nd
October 6th

Start Maun, finish Maun

Itinerary

Day 1: We will pick you up from your place of accommodation in Maun and transfer you to “The Old Bridge” getting you there by 8:30am. We will then have time for a quick cup of coffee or tea in a wonderful riverside setting while meeting our guide to discuss the safari.  We then depart from “The Old Bridge” at 9am by motor boat, first on the Thamalakane river then up the Boro river.
After the first 45 minutes passing through a rural area we then cross the “Buffalo fence” and enter the wildlife area of Okavango Delta.
Our next few hours are spent game and bird watching while navigating the reed channels of the southern Okavango on our way up to Chiefs island.
We will stop to have a light lunch of cold meats and salads and a short walk to stretch our legs en-route. After lunch the tender boat with staff and our camping equipment will move on to start setting up the camp ahead of our arrival. The sites we use are all exclusive operators sites that are not shared with other groups.
The tents we use on this safari are 3m x 3m walk-in dome tents, each one has one or two comfortable stretchers with bedrolls depending on whether you are sharing or not. Each bedroll is made up with a fitted cotton sheet, duvet and pillow. Each tent has an attached canvass enclosure to the rear with its own shower and toilet area.
We arrive at our camp at Nxaraga lagoon (19*33’42.21″S 23*12’23.32″E) at around 2:30pm, settle in and take a rest in the shade at our picturesque campsite.
At around 4pm depart on foot with a guide for a short 1 hour game walk around Nxaraga island to stretch our legs. Arrive back before sunset which we enjoy from the boat on the middle of Nxaraga lagoon, probably with a Hippo or two.
Arrive back shortly before dark to a warmed bucket shower and a hearty campfire cooked 3 course dinner.
Retire at your leasure to your tent to fall asleep to the sounds of the Okavango.

Day 2: We wake up around 6am, have coffee/tea, cereal and a cooked breakfast and then set off at 7am for a 1 and a half hour boat ride to Xaxaba village to meet our mokoro polers. From 9am to midday we go out with our mokoro polers for a 3 hour combination of mokoro poling and walking. From midday we boat further upstream for birding and game viewing in the Jugujugu area for a picnic lunch. Arrive back at Nxaraga campsite in the late afternoon for a shower and campfire dinner.

Day 3: We wake up around 5:30, have coffee/tea and cereal set off shortly after 6am for a 20 minute boat ride to a point from which we can go on a three hour guided game walk.
We then arrive back around 9:30 for a full cooked brunch
We depart from camp around 11am for a slow ride back to Maun with a picnic
lunch on the way.
Arrive back at 5pm at “The Old Bridge” in Maun. From here we say our goodbyes and transfer you to your place of accommodation.

3 night Chiefs Island boating safaris Nxaraga/ Xaxaba

1 night Nxaraga (Moremi) & 2 nights Xaxaba (Moremi).
Price …….P9600.00/person.

Level of Safari: Standard dome tent.

Departure dates:

July 20th
August 3rd, 17th and 31st
September 14th

Start in Maun, finish in Maun.

Day 1
Depart from “The Old Bridge” Maun 9am on day one by motor boat, first on the Thamalakane river then up the Boro river.
After the first 45 minutes passing through a rural area we then cross the “Buffalo fence” and enter the wildlife area of Okavango Delta.
The next few hours is spent game and bird watching while navigating the reed channels of the southern Okavango on our way up to Chiefs island.
A light lunch of cold meats and salads will be served en-route.
We arrive at our camp at Nxaraga lagoon (19*33’42.21″S 23*12’23.32″E) at around 3pm, settle in and take a rest in the shade for a couple of hours.
At around 5pm depart on foot with a guide for a short 1 hour game walk around Nxaraga island to stretch your legs. Arrive back before sunset which we enjoy with hippos from the boat on the middle of Nxaraga lagoon.
Arrive back shortly before dark to a warmed bucket shower and a hearty campfire cooked dinner.
Retire at your leasure to your tent to fall asleep to the sounds of the Okavango.
Day 2
Wake up call at 5:30am for anyone wanting to go on an early morning walk.
Coffee/tea and rusks will be served for a little sustenance before the walk.
Depart on foot at 6am with a guide for a three hour game walk.
Other than plains game there is a very real chance to spot the elusive leopard and bushbuck in the forests on the fringes of Nxaraga island.
Arrive back from your game walk to a full English breakfast.
Depart from Nxaraga at around midday, stop for a quick splash in the shallows near a sandbank to cool off.
Continue upstream for a couple of hours game viewing on the way. On this stretch of the river there is a good chance to find elephants playing in the river to ease the midday heat. A light snack lunch will be served en-route.
Arrive at Xaxaba campsite ( 19*31’55.07″S 23*04’36.99″E ) at around 3pm, settle in and relax for a couple of hours.
This campsite is one of the few places that Chiefs island actually borders on the mainstream of the Boro river even at high water so the gamewalking possibilities are endless.
At around 5 pm depart on foot for a one and a half hour game walk.
Arrive back shortly before dark to a warmed bucket shower and a hearty campfire cooked dinner.
Retire at your leisure to your tent to fall asleep to the sounds of the Okavango, most probably including lions on Chiefs island.

Day 3
Wake up call at 6:00am, coffee/tea and rusks will be served for anyone wanting something small before the mokoro trip. 7am depart for a short boat ride to Xaxaba village to meet your mokoro polers.
Depart with guides in a Mekoro (traditional canoes) for 3 hours cruising down uncharted side channels that are not navigable by motorboats and walking on less accessible islands.
Arrive back at around 11am to a full cooked brunch.
Leave at around 1 pm to go upstream past Jugu-jugu island to spend the afternoon game and bird viewing from the boat.
This is one of the most spectacular settings that the Okavango delta has to offer. The wide open plains of this area is home to a large number of red lechwe (a semi aquatic antelope), lots of Crocodiles and birds.
Arrive back shortly before dark to a warmed bucket shower and a hearty campfire cooked dinner. Retire at your leisure to your tent.
Day 4
Wake up call at 5:30am for anyone wanting to go on an early morning walk.
Coffee/tea and rusks will be served for a little sustenance before the walk.
6am depart on foot with a guide for a two hour game walk.
Arrive back from your game walk to a full cooked breakfast.
Depart at 10am for a leisurely 7 hour boat trip back to Maun with a light lunch served en-route.
For part of the return trip we will where possible use alternative channels.
Arrive back in Maun at around 5pm.