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Peeking out from under a lush green woodland canopy, Camp Moremi, in the Xakanaxa area of Moremi Game Reserve, is a truly hidden gem. At the point where the life-giving waters of the Okavango Delta meet the vast plains of the Kalahari Desert, Mother Nature has created a sanctuary of Mopane forests, open grasslands, seasonal floodplains and riverine habitats, resulting in one of the most magnificent and welcoming animal environments in all of Africa.
Shaded from the African sun by a forest of ancient ebony trees, Camp Moremi is an elegant thatch and timber lodge consisting of an elevated main lounge, wildlife reference library, dining room and cocktail bar.
11 Luxury tents: each sleeps 2 people.Guests will enjoy the luxurious seclusion of African-style safari tents set on a raised teak deck, each featuring an en-suite bathroom. For an authentic and personal safari experience, Camp Moremi accommodates just 22 guests in East African-style individual safari tents, each situated on a raised teak platform with private adjacent facilities and viewing deck.
Facilities at Camp Moremi include a secluded swimming pool and sundeck, an elevated viewing platform with a breathtaking panorama of Xakanaxa Lagoon, and a thatched boma where guests can enjoy brunch or afternoon tea.
WHAT IS INCLUDED
Accommodation Schedules game-viewing (includes land and water activities) Complimentary laundry service.All meals, refreshments, local brand drinksEmergency medical evacuation insurance to regional medical facilityGame Reserve park fees and all government levies and taxesWHAT IS EXCLUDED
Tips, gratuities and premium brand drinks. Guests are welcome to buy items from our Curio Shop and any forgotten items of a personal nature can also be purchased at the lodge
SELF DRIVE RATE
The standard rate is applicable for self drive visitors to Camp Moremi, Leroo La Tau, Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge. This rate excludes vehicle entrance fees.
FACILITIES Facilities at Camp Moremi include a secluded swimming pool and sundeck, an elevated viewing platform with a breathtaking panorama of Xakanaxa Lagoon, and a thatched boma where guests can enjoy brunch or afternoon tea. For an authentic and personal safari experience, Camp Moremi accommodates just 22 guests in East African-style individual safari tents, each situated on a raised teak platform with private adjacent facilities and viewing deck.ACTIVITIES Camp Moremi offers a broad range of safari activities on both land and water. For many guests, the highlight of their stay comes during the morning and afternoon game drives. Conducted in open 4x4 safari vehicles, the exhilarating game drives provide the chance to track wildlife in the beautiful surroundings of Moremi Game Reserve, a protected area renowned for frequent sightings of lion, leopard and cheetah. African Wild Dog sightings are also regularly reported, an endangered species whose numbers are rapidly dwindling in other areas.
Water activities involve the exploration of the water lily-ringed Xakanaxa Lagoon and surrounding Okavango Delta channels by motorboat. The birdlife – which ranges from water birds to shy forest dwellers - is prolific and varied, and each boat trip affords guests exceptional bird-watching opportunities. Other sightings include hippos enjoying the clear, cool water, and the chance to watch big game making their way through the reeds to drink or bathe at the water’s edge.
Regretfully, we are unable to accept children under the age of six. Families with children aged 6-11 will be required to book private activities at an additional cost, the nature of which may be subject to the discretion of the managers or guides. Children aged 12-15 must share accommodation with a parent. No childcare or babysitting service is provided at any of our properties and children remain the responsibility of their parents at all times.No childcare / baby-sitters are available. Children must be under the care of their parents at all times. Children under the age of 16 years to share with a parent at all times. If one double (parent and child) and one single (second parent) is booked, the peak season single supplement will apply for the single room in peak season only. All services for family safaris are subject to availability at the time of booking.
HOW TO GET THERE
Camp Moremi is located near Xakanaxa Airstrip which is accessed by charter aircraft from Maun International Airport (IATA: MUB) and Kasane Airport (IATA: BBK). Kasane Airport is served by daily road transfers from Zambia’s Victoria Falls (IATA: VFA) and Livingstone (IATA: LVI) international airports.
The lodge transfers guests to and from Xakanaxa Airstrip in open 4x4 safari vehicles. Camp Moremi may also be reached by 4x4 vehicles or by boat transfer from Desert & Delta Safaris’ Camp Okavango or Xugana Island Lodge.
CAMP CLOSURES08 January 2013 - 09 February 2013AIRSTRIP INFORMATION Xakanaxa Airstrip GPS coordinates: 19.21S 23.27E. Owned and maintained by Botswana’s Department of Wildlife and National Parks, the dirt airstrip is 800 metres long and its condition varies. The airstrip is licensed for aircraft of a maximum all-up weight of 2,300 kg. BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE Guests arriving and departing by aircraft or boat transfer are limited to a baggage allowance of 20 kg per person in soft sided bags (duffel type bags). ELECTRICITY Camp Moremi operates on AC 220V generator power which is available during the day and evening. Guest accommodation is equipped with a 220-volt AC plug which is suitable for hairdryers and the recharging of camera and video batteries. The generator is switched off at night and invert 12-volt DC lighting provides room and bathroom illumination overnight. CREDIT CARDS Visa and MasterCard are accepted. COMMUNICATION Due to its remote and unspoilt location, there are no telephone, fax, email or internet facilities at Camp Moremi. There is also no cell phone coverage. However, Lodge Managers are in constant two-way radio contact with our Maun Operations Office through whom important messages can be relayed. In the event of an emergency Desert & Delta Safaris’ Maun Operations Office should be contacted by telephone on +267 686 1243 or by fax on +267 686 1791. The office will ensure that the guest is informed and the appropriate action is taken.