Machaba Camp
Machaba Tent Luxury Tent
Machaba Tent
Luxury Tent

Machaba Camp

Machaba Camp is situated in the game rich Khwai area, on the eastern tongue of the Okavango Delta, constructed on the same site as the previous Machaba camp. The name Machaba is the local Setswana name for the Sycamore Fig Tree, the tree of life. The camp is built in the classic 1950's style, with luxury safari tents, en-suite bathrooms and living areas, not forgetting the romantic outdoor showers. All the tents are situated on the ground and the pathways to the tents meander between the large riverine trees.

Country

Botswana

Highlights

Machaba Camp is independently owned and run, and is aimed at the affordable luxury travel markets across the world. Offering great value for money and a unique classical safari experience. Machaba Camp will appeal to the novice safari guest as well as to the seasoned safari traveller.

Need to Know

Luxury tented camp – 10 Tents in Total – Max 24 guests 2 luxury Family tents and 8 luxury tents We are a family Friendly Camp - Children of all ages welcome A private vehicle is required for children under 6 participating in game activities. We are a 30 minute charter flight from Maun We are a 45 – 60 minute charter flight from Kasane Please note the 30 Minute drive from the airstrip to the Camp. Machaba Camp is situated on the boundary of the Moremi Game Reserve. Machaba Camp is a combination camp in that we offer both land and water activities. Mokoros, Night drives, walks and off road driving allowed Machaba Camp is built on the ground and is wheel chair friendly – Tent 5 has rails in the bathroom. We can arrange game drives in the Moremi Game Reserve – on request


Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Morning & Evening Game Drives Mokoros - all year round (water dependant) Game walks Gameviewing from the comfort of your own river facing tent Relax at the pool, with wonderful views over the Khwai river Catch up on some reading with our large selection of reading material Visits to the local community can be arranged

FacilitiesFacilities

Swimming Pool, with loungers Tented Main Area Library Picturesque views over the Moremi and Khwai River Spa Therapist – treatments include massages and facials

AccommodationAccommodation

Luxury tented camp – 10 Tents in Total – Max 24 guests 8 x Luxury Tents 2 x Family Luxury Tents Children of all ages welcome. A private vehicle is required for children under 6 participating in game activities

AccoladesAccolades

Machaba Camp has been operational for 2 years and we are proud to the recipients of the following awards: Certificate of Excellence - 2014 Trip Advisor for Moremi Game Reserve Safari Awards Winner 2014 – Best Value property in Botswana Selected to join “Classic Safari Camps of Africa” Safari Awards Winner 2015 - Best New Camp In Botswana

SeasonSeason

Machaba Camp operates year round.

Average StayAverage Stay

The average stay at Machaba Camp is 3 nights

Children PolicyChild Policy

We are a family Friendly Camp - Children of all ages welcome A private vehicle is required for children under 6. 1. Children 0-2 stay free, children 3-11 pay standard child rate (50% of adult sharing rate). Children 12+ pay full adult rate 2. No more than two children under 12 years of age in family luxury tent with two adults. 3. One child permitted to stay in standard luxury tent with two adults at standard child rate 4. One child and one adult in standard luxury tent - single supp. applies. 5. One adult permitted to stay in family luxury tent with two other adults at full adult rate.

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 Design Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Location Nominee
2017 Best New Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2017 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2017 Best Value Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2016 Best Design Nominee
2016 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Family Safari Experience Nominee
2016 Best Location Finalist Nominee
2016 Best New Safari Property Winner Finalist Nominee
2016 Best Safari Cuisine Nominee
2016 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2016 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Community Focused Safari Property Nominee
2015 Best Ecologically Responsible Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Family Safari Experience Finalist Nominee
2015 Best New Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Safari Cuisine Finalist Nominee
2015 Best Safari Guiding Team Nominee
2015 Best Value Safari Property Nominee
2014 Best New Safari Property Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Value Safari Property Highly Commended Finalist Nominee
2014 Best Walking Safari Finalist Nominee

Safari Awards Results History - Botswana

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

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