Banoka Bush Camp Highlights
• Excellent wildlife viewing and variety of birdlife
• Khwai Community Concession in the north eastern Okavango Delta
• Game drives and nature walks with experienced guides
• Bush dining under the stars experience
Banoka Bush Camp Description
Banoka Bush Camp is situated in the Khwai Community Concession in a private area in the north eastern parts of the beautiful Okavango Delta in Botswana. Banoka Bush camp is small and offers a private and personal African safari experience. There are ten tented units at Banoka Bush Camp, each with en-suite facilities and ceiling fans.
The main camp area boasts a lounge as well as a dining area offering beautiful views. The camp is named after the Banoka, the ancestors of the Khoi and the earliest settlers of the Okavango. There is a splash pool and deck to relax in on a hot summer afternoon. The main areas are all on raised decks built to enhance and maximise the viewing experience.
Banoka Bush Camp Game Viewing and Wildlife Activities
The magnificent location of Banoka Bush Camp is known as one of the most diverse areas in northern Botswana promising an incredible wildlife and African safari experience. The Khwai Channel offers fantastic game viewing opportunities and is home to hippo, crocodile, red lechwe, roan and sable antelope species as well as zebra, kudu and blue wildebeest. Predators include lion, leopard, wild dog and spotted hyena. Guests can enjoy exciting year round safari activities including day and night game drives in open safari vehicles, walking safaris, mokoro excursions as well as fantastic bird watching.
Banoka Bush camp has daily day and night game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles. The game drives explore the private Khwai Concession and adjoining Moremi Game Reserve. Drives are guided by local experienced guides who will also take guests on a nature walk to explore the Khwai area on foot and experience game viewing from a different angle. There are mokoro trips available for when the water level is high enough for the mokoro to gently glide across the crystal waters of the Okavango Delta. Fishing on a catch and release basis (fishing is prohibited in Botswana in January and February for fish breeding purposes). The camp has a small stock of basic rods and reels but fly fishing equipment is to be supplied by guest if required. Guests can also enjoy cultural visits to the local Khwai community.