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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We booked this Bush Camp through Zambezi travel,( a company in England) as we were despairing at the high prices of so many of the places in the Okovango. My friend, Catherine and I could not have wished for a more wonderful experience than staying here. without exception the staff were warm, experienced, helpful and great company. Our guide Sinka...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Anna Thank you for your lovely words! It's wonderful to hear that you enjoyed your time spent at Khwai! It is an incredible place and we are overjoyed that you were able to experience this camp with the company of your friend, Catherine. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience here. We appreciate every last bit...

Sandton, South Africa
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Khwai Tented Camp was our last stop on our family self-drive holiday through Botswana, Zambia and Namibia, and was the highlight of our 3 week journey. We received such a warm welcome on arrival, and our boys were thrilled with their personalized water bottles. Afternoon snacks were on offer – delicious phylo pasty tarts stuffed with mushrooms, and a selection...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Lorraine Thank you for your delightful review of Khwai Tented Camp. We are always happy to hear that our guests had a good time! We will make sure your kind words of praise get back to the staff at Khwai Tented Camp and I'm sure they will appreciate it, we are lucky to call each and every staff member...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 September 2016

My friend & I just returned from Khwai Tented Camp. To say that it was an unbelievable experience is an understatement. Every single employee ensured we were comfortable, safe, well fed & were enjoying our stay. I cannot say enough about our guide, Arnold Sinvula. Never would I have imagined getting the education about nature that I did in a...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Michelle Thank you for your kind words. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed the time you spent at Khwai Tented Camp and hope you will join us again soon. Our guides and staff at all African Bush Camp properties make up one big, beautiful family and we really are blessed to call them all a part...

Wanaka, New Zealand
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A stunning welcome from a very professional team. From Officer the manager to Sinka our amazing guide to Kennedy plus all the others this experience could not have been better. Dinner under the stars after a superb game drive was a very enjoyable end to a day. Holidays in Africa don't get any better than this. The owners of this...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Gail Thank you for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time spent at Khwai Tented Camp and we hope to see you back in camp soon! We are so proud of all our staff at Khwai and lucky to call them part of the family. Take care and...

Stratford, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Fabulous welcome and fabulous setting. I wish we had had more time to enjoy the setting of this lovely camp. Not everyone was thrilled with the bucket shower but it did the trick. Food was decent and the staff entertained us with songs and dance which was a nice touch. We heard a hippo walking by our tent in the...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Khwai Tented Camp! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay! The bucket showers are part of the authentic camping experience, however, we are starting the rebuild of Khwai in November and upgrading our facilities to that of complete luxury and comfort. Take care and warmest regards, The African Bush Camps team

Reviewed 2 August 2016

This was our second camp run by African Bush Camps and both were excellent. We stayed in the family cottage, which was perfect for us. The cottage is going to be re-purposed soon, but we toured one of the new luxury tents and it is going to be fabulous. Everyone who worked at the camp was friendly and eager to...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Tamara Thank you for your lovely review of Khwai Tented Camp. We are excited to refurbish the Camp and are looking forward to the re-opening. Khwai Tented Camp will be closed between 17 November- 1 April 2017, whilst we complete the camp. Dutch has a lovely personality and is experienced and well-trained, boasting 7 years as a Professional Guide....

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had a family reunion organized by National Geographic Explorers and our first stop was the Okavango Delta at the Khwai Tented Camp. We had 21 family members unite from all around the globe so our trip was complex. We had 1 toddler family who ranged up to 82 years old. We traveled for almost two weeks and this place...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer Wow! What an adventure. It really sounds like you had a great time. Thank you for your review and letting us know how it all went. We are delighted to hear that you had such a vast array of ages at camp and that you had good sightings! Our guides are very well-trained and have many years of...

Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Khwai Tented Camp is great for many reasons, but mainly because of the people working there. This was my first trip to Khwai Tented Camp and it won't be my last. Our flight was delayed and as a result we arrived later than expected - but nevertheless we had Arnold waiting to pick us up at the airport to take...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear Elna S Thank you for reviewing Khwai Tented Camp. Our Professional Guides are well trained and take part in a Guide Training Workshop annually. Thank you, and I will make sure your kind words reach the guides and the rest of the staff. They will be delighted to hear that you were happy with their service. The mock up...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

This was our first stop on our first safari and we couldn't have chosen better. The welcome from Candy and Junior was lovely and set the tone for the rest of our three night stay. The camp consist of a main building where breakfast and lunch are served, several tents and a boma where the evening meals are served. There...

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AfricanBushCamps, Public Relations Manager at Khwai Tented Camp, responded to this review

Dear JGB1967 Thank you for your wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your time spent at Khwai Tented Camp. It can get very chilly, and guides try to make you feel as comfortable as possible, although we can not control the weather- however hard we may try! We will be sure to pass on your thanks to...

Reviewed 23 June 2016

At the end of my safari,this was one of my favorites. The tents are quite simple (with wonderful bucket showers) but beds are comfy. Saw the prototype for new tents which will be FABULOUS! Wonderful meals, hosted by caring staff (led my Arnold and Junior).My guide (Partner) was really wonderful. Met lovely people. Best game sightings of my 13 night...

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Dear Nancy Thank you for your review of Khwai Tented Camp! We really appreciate the time it takes to review our camps. The refurbishment of the tents is a very exciting prospect and we are hoping to have them completed as soon as we can. We are delighted to hear that you had luck with wildlife sightings! Professional Guide Partner...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This is the perfect blend and co-existence between man and nature, where you will experience the best of wildlife in Botswana’s iconic Moremi Game Reserve combined with a taste of culture in the old village of Khwai.The camp affords small private groups, families or independent travellers within its capacity of only 8 beds.This is the old African safari experience that takes you back to experiencing Africa in a tent in a wilderness area.It is a combination of luxury camping and a permanent camp with the best wildlife highlights set in a community based wildlife resource area. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Khwai Tented Camp

Address: Khwai Community Area, Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Region: Botswana > North-West District > Okavango Delta > Moremi Game Reserve
Price Range: ₹ 49,806 - ₹ 53,149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Khwai Tented Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“All tented rooms are excellent”
 of 5 bubbles J2899AIannal, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
“This is NOT a hotel; it should not be evaluated as such (it is a tented camp)”
 of 5 bubbles nancymO4692PN, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The 'honey moon' suite is on its own, but it is close to the kitchen so you do get early noise as they prepare breakfast.”
 of 5 bubbles arnoldm717, 15 Jul 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good and have excellent viewing.”
 of 5 bubbles suzannej104, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Obviously no hotel rooms, but the camp was clean, very comfortable, quiet (except for lions roaring at night in the distance) and I think very romantic!!”
 of 5 bubbles Janetlh2014, 10 Sep 2014 | Read review
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