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Wild camp on Gcudikwa 1: your private Okavango Delta island

Moremi Game Reserve is perhaps the best game-viewing destination in Botswana, but which is the best campsite to stay at? Well, you can’t get much better than camping on your very own delta island. Gcudikwa 1 is 15km from Third Bridge, only accessible by boat, and yours to book exclusively, for a wonderful wild-camping experience. By Chris Davies

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Discover the Okavango Delta’s red-hot secret

Farm stays feature high on my list of accommodation options wherever I travel. Having visited Maun on numerous occasions, in April 2017 we discovered a little-known destination called the Tshilli Farm, in an ancient forest in a remote area called Tsutsubega. The farm is situated on an island in the floodplain, at the edge of the Okavango Delta. By Romi Boom

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An epic adventure in the Okavango

“An epic adventure, covering 4 380km in ten days through some of the roughest terrain in the African wilderness has really re-enforced my respect for nature… and Toyota Land Cruiser,” says Jeremy Clacherty from Pinetown in Kwazulu-Natal after he and five of his friends literally got into deep water in the Okavango Delta.

From their experience it is clear that overlanders should be extremely cautious when traversing roads that could be affected by seasonal water and must do proper homework before they take on this challenge. They got horribly stuck in the swamps and it almost became a life threatening situation when they had to abandon one of the two vehicles in the party. Continue reading An epic adventure in the Okavango