Kanana
Kanana tent Kanana pool
Kanana tent
Kanana pool

Kanana

A hidden jewel on the Xudum River, Kanana is located in the southwest of the Okavango Delta. The area encompasses a necklace of islands dotted with palms, figs, ebony and knobthorn, and is home to a myriad of birds, plants and animals. The nature of the habitat means it is the perfect place to experience the diversity of species found within the Okavango Delta.

Country

Botswana

Highlights

The annual floods transform parts of this concession into a true water paradise, offering guests the best of both worlds. At certain times of the year guests can experience magnificent game sightings during drives as well as the unique experience of exploring the delta’s beautiful waterways by boat. you may actually enjoy the breathtaking spectacle of the water visibly rising around the camp’s raised teak decks.

Need to Know

Kanana will automatically make a donation to the local children's charity when you stay


SafarisSafaris


Situated in the Kanana Concession, the focus of activities at Kanana varies with the rising and falling levels of the Okavango Delta. Activities include morning and late afternoon game drives in open safari vehicles, with afternoon game drives often continuing into the evening. Alternatively you may explore the crystal clear waterways by Mokoro or motorboat, and enjoy the magnificent variety of birds, plant and reptile species found in the area. Birding is spectacular, and Kanana hosts a seasonal heronry that teems with activity, a Kanana highlight which converts all visitors to avid ‘twitchers’. Guided bush walks are highly recommended as is fishing for tilapia, African pike and sharptooth catfish.


Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

The unique wildlife experience at Kanana is the heronry, the largest of its kind in the delta attracting thousands of breeding birds from July til November. In addition there is excellent viewing of elephants, hippos, lion/leopard plus much other game.

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

In addition to the safari activities Kanana offers a 'sleep out under the stars' on an outside deck.

FacilitiesFacilities

Seven spacious tents (includes a family tent)
One family tent (sleeping four people in two bedrooms with shared en-suite bathroom)
Dining room, al fresco deck, bar, sitting area and campfire overlooking the Xudum River
Private airstrip
Swimming pool
Sleep Out Deck
 

AccommodationAccommodation

Guests are accommodated in seven spacious twin and double-bedded safari tents and one family tent, each with en-suite bathrooms with large walk-in shower, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. Families are accommodated in a two bedroomed tent, sharing a bathroom and the addition of an outdoor shower – ideal for families in this child-friendly camp. The tents are well spaced, affording privacy whilst remaining within a comfortable distance from the main camp area.

There is a Sleep Out Deck that offers guests the opportunity to spend the night under the magnificent African night sky.

AccoladesAccolades

Kanana is a five star camp situated both on water and land.

SeasonSeason

1st March 2016 - 5th January 2017.

Average StayAverage Stay

Average stay is three nights.

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

From USD$500 per person per night sharing in the low season

Children PolicyChild Policy

The minimum age for children at Kanana is 7 years old

Contact and Social Media

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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Safari Awards Results History - Africa

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Design Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Nominee
2017 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2017 Best Location Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2017 Best Safari Guiding Team Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Design Nominee
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2016 Best Location Nominee
2016 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2016 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2016 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2016 Most Romantic Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2015 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Value Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Most Romantic Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Community Focused Safari Property Highly Commended Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Safari Property Highly Commended Finalist Nominee
2013 Best Safari Property Southern Africa Nominee

Safari Awards Results History - Botswana

Year Category W RU 3rd HC F N
2017 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2017 Best Design
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2017 Best Family Safari Experience
2017 Best Location
2017 Best Safari Cuisine
2017 Best Safari Guiding Team
2017 Best Value Safari Property
2017 Most Romantic Safari Property
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2016 Best Design
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2016 Best Family Safari Experience
2016 Best Location
2016 Best Safari Cuisine
2016 Best Safari Guiding Team
2016 Best Value Safari Property
2016 Most Romantic Safari Property
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property
2015 Best Family Safari Experience
2015 Best Safari Cuisine
2015 Best Value Safari Property
2015 Most Romantic Safari Property
2014 Best Community Focused Safari Property
2014 Best Safari Property
2013 Best Safari Property Southern Africa

- Winner (W)   - Runner Up (RU)   - Third Place (3rd)   - Highly Commended (HC)  
- Finalist (F)