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Xakanaxa Camp - General

The Xakanaxa Camp overlooks the Khwai river and Xakanaxa Lagoon. Unlike other destinations in the Okavango Delta of Botswana, the unique setting of the Xakanaxa Camp in the Moremi Game Reserve ensures that there is enough water during the entire year. This ensures that you will have a true Okavango Delta safari, no matter at what time of year you plan to visit the Xakanaxa Camp.

The thatched main buildings at Xakanaxa Camp are constructed from local timber and overlooks the Khwai river. The open-air lounge, with its inviting couches, has a well-stocked library. The sun deck, with a sparkling splash pool, invites you to cool down or to laze in the shade of the huge jackalberry tree. Enjoy a siesta on the day bed in the sala. At night, a fire is made on the fire deck, where you can listen to the sounds of nature.

The cuisine at the Xakanaxa Camp is something to write home about. Expert chefs prepare traditional safari dishes, with a Pan African twist. The wine list boasts the best of South African wines. Usually the guests at the Xakanaxa Camp in the Okavango Delta eat together in the dining room, but arrangements can be made if you want to dine on your own.

At night, no electricity is used – only candles, battery-powered lamps and paraffin lamps. This adds to the original safari ambience at Xakanaxa Camp in the Okavango Delta.


The Location

For the ultimate in luxury safaris, visit Xakanaxa Camp in the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Xakanaxa Camp (pronounced ka-KA-ni-ka) is situated in the northern part of Botswana’s well-known Moremi Game Reserve and makes for an unforgettable experience.



At the Xakanaxa Camp, guests are housed in twelve luxury safari tents. Xakanaka Camp in the Moremi Game Reserve has been going for nearly 30 years and has been one of the first safari camps in the Okavango Delta. The owner of the establishment, Wolfgang Burre, is well-known among wildlife photographers and is dedicated to preserve the unique atmosphere at Xakanaxa Camp.

Accommodation at the Xakanaxa Camp in the Okavango Delta, Botswana, sets the standard for luxury safari establishments. Guests are housed in 12 luxury twin bedded Meru tents, pitched on raised wooden decks, overlooking the Khwai River. The tasteful interior of the tents is reminiscent of colonial safari times.

Each tent is fully equipped with en suite bathroom, fans, robes, poncho with hood, hair dryer, plug points, toiletries and insect repellant, as well as safe (a traditional kist). To beat the heat at Xakanaxa Camp, a unique water sprinkler system is used. Each tent has its own viewing deck, complete with recliners to relax in.

The staff at Xakanaxa Camp are famous for unobtrusive, excellent service, and will make your stay at this luxury safari establishment in Botswana’s Okavango Delta truly unforgettable.




The area surrounding the Xakanaxa Camp is famous for a variety of wildlife, birds and plants. At Xakanaxa Camp you are guaranteed to see wild dog, hyena, lion, leopard, wildebeest and impala. Make the most of your stay by going on a guided mokoro trip, boating safari or game drive. In keeping with the policies of the surrounding Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta, no night drives, walking safaris or fishing are offered at the Xakanaxa Camp.