When travelling on a mobile safari, luggage must be compact, light and easy to pack onto a roof rack or trailer. Guests are advised to limit their luggage and to pack in a soft carrier bag. An additional small day bag plus limited camera equipment can be carried by hand. See our “Packing Guide” for full details.
Extremely! A mobile safari allows you to get up close and personal to nature. The campsites are unfenced and game roams freely. Exhilarating!
The mobility of the camp allows us to access remote areas and enables you to visit a diversity of locations on one safari, ensuring that you get a thorough taste of all that Botswana has to offer.
The serviced safaris include a designated safari team that will set up and dismantle camp, collect firewood, cook and serve your meals.
The campsites that we use are situated in Botswana’s National Parks and Game Reserves and are not fenced. This allows you to experience the true essence of the bush and ensures a safari like no other.
A safety briefing will be given on your first day and each vehicle is equipped with satellite phone communication to guarantee contact with our Maun base. Our guides carry a first aid kit at all times and have been trained in its use. In Maun, a medical evacuation team is on call 24 hours a day, ready to assist at any time. Your safety is paramount to us at all times.
Yes, on arrival all guests are required to sign an indemnity form before the safari departs.
Yes and will generally consist of like-minded people – unless you book a private safari.
There is no single supplement subject to our booking terms and conditions.
Tipping is welcomed in Botswana. Please see “USEFUL INFORMATION” for a guideline.
Yes we do have a vegetarian menu, please advise us of your dietary requirements when booking.
All of our vehicles are equipped with 12v (cigarette lighter type) for charging camera batteries.
Nationals of most countries receive an entry visa on arrival into Botswana. These include most citizens of Europe and the UK, North America, South Africa and Commonwealth countries. Please check your status before you depart and for more information please visit: www.worldtravelguide.net/botswana/ passport-visa. Most flights to Botswana originate in Johannesburg, South Africa. Please be aware that you must have two facing blank pages in your passport to enter South Africa. This is very important; you will be refused entry if you don’t meet these requirements, even if you are only transiting. Please also note that if any of your own onward travel plans include spending time in or departing from Zambia (e.g. Livingstone Airport) then you will be required to show proof of Yellow Fever vaccination when arriving in South Africa, even if you are only in transit to your final destination.
Botswana Pula (BWP).
Usually at Maun or Kasane airport in time for the midday flight.
Is there a loo – yes bush loo also called a “long drop” loo
Will I have a shower each day – Yes, showers are available to you on request
How much time do we spend driving – The safari in essence is a mobile safari so you spend a large part of the time in the vehicle. Please be aware that all roads are unpaved, some are mere tracks and some cross rivers – this can be bumpy and sandy!