Savute & Linyanti Accommodation

The Savute and Linyanti area is situated to the north of the Okavango Delta and also borders on the Chobe National Park. This remote area is also the site of the annual zebra migration and consists of swamp and grasslands reminiscent of the Serengeti and vast tracts of sandy plains. There are excellent lodge options to choose from in the Savute and Linyanti and some of these also include mobile camps. 

During the dry winter months the Linyanti area is highly populated with animals, in particular elephants. You should experience excellent game viewing during this time as it is also the time where larger herds of zebra spend their time. The Linyanti and Savute area is also known for its high population of Lion so keep an eye out for this unique predator! Contact one of our specialist Savute and Linyanti consultants to give you accurate information and advise when planning your Africa safari experience with us. 

 
  • Selinda Camp

    Accommodation
    • TypeLuxury Tented Camp
    • Rating

    The new Selinda Camp represents the meeting place of three cultures; European, Mokololo and Bayei and is themed to resemble that of the thatched village of Sangwali, one that used to house 3,000 warriors and sufficient enough to loan David Livingstone 200 men during his travels. Spears, shields and an African version of Robinson Crusoe is the enduring theme through the camp, and its architectural design elements center around Water, Air, Earth and Fire, all of which ground the design.

  • Zarafa Camp

    Accommodation
    • TypeLuxury Tented Camp
    • Rating

    Zarafa means “the beloved one” in Arabic and comes from a giraffe that was presented to Charles X of France in 1826 by the Viceroy of Egypt. Today Zarafa, Botswana’s first Relais & Chateaux property, is an exquisite camp located on the private 130,000 hectares Selinda Reserve. The Reserve links the Okavango Delta with Chobe National Park and every area of the camp offers stunning views over the Zibadianja Lagoon, the source of the Savuti Channel.

  • Kings Pool Camp

    Accommodation
    • TypeSafari Lodge
    • Rating

    Named for Scandinavian royalty, Kings Pool overlooks the handsome oxbow-shaped Kings Pool Lagoon in the Linyanti Wildlife Reserve bordering Chobe National Park. The camp’s nine luxurious tents (including one family unit) each boast a large bedroom area and lounge leading out onto a veranda with a private plunge pool and thatched sala from which to soak up the gorgeous views and possibly even spot elephant crossing the channel.

  • DumaTau Camp

    Accommodation
    • TypeWilderness Classic Camp
    • Rating

    DumaTau, meaning ‘roar of the lion,’ is a ten-roomed (eight twin and two family) luxury tented camp located in the private Linyanti Wildlife Reserve that borders the western boundary of Chobe National Park. It is situated close to the source of the Savute Channel on Osprey Lagoon, one of the many lagoons within the Linyanti Swamp system.

  • Savuti Camp

    Accommodation
    • TypeWilderness Classic Camp
    • Rating

    Savuti Camp is situated in the private Linyanti Concession along the Savute Channel, famous as a sporadic and unusual watercourse. Between 1980 and 2008 it stopped flowing altogether, creating a ribbon of grassland. Surprisingly, the Channel began to flow once more, becoming a deep, clear waterway harbouring hippo and aquatic life while wildlife had to adapt to a new source of water and all the opportunities and menaces it brought with it.

  • Savute Under Canvas

    Accommodation
    • TypeSafari Lodge
    • Rating

    Explore the unique and haunting Savute landscape, with its enigmatic Savute Channel. At Savute Under Canvas, luxury mobile safari tents with ensuite bathrooms (with flush w.c. and steaming hot bucket shower) are positioned at secluded sites in a remote and wild corner of Chobe National Park. Spend nights under canvas close to nature in the landscape of the African night.

  • Savute Safari Lodge

    Accommodation
    • TypeSafari Lodge
    • Rating

    Savute Safari Lodge is situated on the banks of Botswana’s fabled “Stolen River” the Savute Channel. Stretching from the Linyanti River all the way to Savute Marsh, the winding waterways of the Savute Channel have pumped life into the western section of Chobe National Park for many thousands of generations.