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Botswana Family Safari


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Destinations: Maun Airport, Okavango Delta
Type of adventure: safari.png Safari
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 9895
Duration: 9 days
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  • Type


    The right number of like-minded travellers to make new friends.


    Your dates. Your group. Our expertly-designed itinerary.


    Tailored to your interests, a bespoke travel experience.

  • Support
    Daytime Guided


    Combines the hallmarks of any B&R itinerary (excellent hotels and beautiful routes) with the freedom of pacing each day exactly the way you like.

    Daytime Guided

    Throughout the day, a knowledgeable local guide provides insider access and expert tips. At night, you can explore and dine on your own.

    24/7 Guided

    Our B&R guides are with you throughout, anticipating needs, translating languages, providing advice and—above all—facilitating fun.

  • Hotels


    We use premium hotels that are unique expressions of the region. Often they’ve had a previous life as a monastery or a castle, but in every case they offer an exceptionally comfortable stay.


    These are stylish 4-star properties that offer a casual and comfortable stay. Often without a 24-hour concierge or room service, they tend to be smaller family-run hotels that are perfect for the region.

  • Level


    “I can’t say I really ‘work out,’ but I’m in good shape and am relatively active.”


    “I enjoy a good walk or ride, and feel comfortable while on the move.”


    “I get moving at least once a week, and don’t mind a little sweat.”


    “I get moving a few times per week and enjoy some exertion.”


    “I want to feel invigorated each day and going hard is how I like to do that.”

    Click here for full details on each activity level »

Answer the Call of the Wild

Botswana is a vibrant gem nestled in Southern Africa. Fractionally smaller than the state of Texas, the land-locked country offers a sought after wildlife experience. This journey is designed around the region’s diversity, offering contrasting landscapes with mesmerizing wildlife. We begin at a land camp in the unique ecosystem that is the Okavango Delta, one of the most exciting wildlife sanctuaries on the continent. We continue to the waterways and woodlands of the Selinda Reserve, with an intimate family-run camp. Our final destination is the salt pans known as the Makgadikgadi, the remains of an ancient super-lake.

Trip designed by Travel Expert Michele Harvey TRIP DETAILS per person from $9,895 USD
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Based on 4 ppl double occupancy
Request your date for exact pricing 10 Days / 9 Nights
Maun to Maun request a DETAILED ITINERARY

Day by Day

Welcome to Botswana! Upon arrival in Maun you’ll be met by a local guide and assisted with your connecting lodge hop to the Khwai Airstrip in the eastern edge of the Okavango Delta.

On the second and third day become acquainted with the gentle pace of safari life. Spend your days bird-watching, swimming and meditating.

Head out in search of wildlife on an afternoon game drive. Dinners may be interrupted by spontaneous star-gazing or the distant call of a lion.

Travel from the banks of the Khwai River to the edge of the Selinda Spillway, an ancient watercourse linking the Okavango and Kwando-Linyanti floodplains.

Motswiri offers an array of activities with a focus on water activities. During the high flood waters mokoro excursions, motorized boating, great birding, catch-and-release fishing and walking are available with low waters resulting in game drive opportunities, horse riding and fly camping.

Spot a variety of species in the diverse habitats including the African elephant, hippopotamus and giraffe!

Head from the floodplains and riverine forests of Selinda to the endless pans of the Makgadikgadi which, at 1,200km², makes quite an impression.

Nestled amongst acacias trees and Mokolwane palms, looking onto the completely vast and empty nothingness of the glittering-white Makgadikgadi saltpan, Camp Kalahari offers fresh adventure.

Embark on a quad biking adventure, visit Chapman's Baobab or witness the annual zebra and wildebeest migration!

After a final early morning activity, sunrise and breakfast, return to Maun by light aircraft for your onward connection.


What’s included? Everything you need. Plus everything you’d
want. Plus a few things you never knew you wanted ‘til you got them.

In a word: everything. In ninety words? Signature B&R guides; local experts; unique, unforgettable biking and walking routes; private tours; authentic local cuisine; lessons and demonstrations; local artisanal wines; wine tastings; all victuals and libations; all the endorphins you can handle; new insight; interesting, fun and like-minded travel companions; a feeling of total freedom. In short: an extraordinary, hassle-free journey of discovery.

  • 9 nights lodge accommodation
  • All meals, local brand drinks and laundry
  • Two safari activities per day at each camp
  • Private safari vehicle at Machaba & Motswiri
  • 4 lodge hop flights in light aircraft
  • All conservation or park fees
  • All transportation from rendezvous to drop-off
All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of Butterfield & Robinson
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