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  • Location: Botswana, Linyanti
  • Type of Accommodation: Tented Camp
  • Comfort Level: Luxury

overview

Situated on what was for almost 30 years a dry grassy plain in the southern part of the Linyanti Concession, Savuti Camp now finds itself on the banks of the now-flowing Savuti Channel. Always an area of great wildlife sightings, the presence of permanent water has tranformed the area of Savuti, also spelled Savute, into possibly one of the best game viewing destinations in Southern Africa. Expect large numbers of elephant plus many species of antelope and classic African animals such as giraffe, buffalo and warthog.

There's a summer season zebra migration that passes through the area and the bird watching is fantastic but the ace up the sleeve is the abundance of predators - lion, spotted hyena, cheetah, leopard, wild dog and jackal are all commonly sighted. Activities at Savuti Camp include game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, close-up game viewing from hides, night drives and walks with an armed guide.

Recent accolades & press

  •  Conde' Nast Traveler Gold List 2012 - Botswana Hotels & Resorts - Readers Choice Rating

highlights

  • Set in a legendary game viewing region with two-thirds of the channel located in the concession
  • Luxury tents overlook the now-flowing Savuti Channel
  • Small, private & secluded safari camp
  • Famous for elephants, predators & zebra migration
  • Spend a thrilling night out in one of the hides

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Facilities

The camp’s main area is raised high on wooden stilts overlooking the channel and passing animals. The thatched dining area, bar and comfortable lounge area spills out onto a large, shady wooden deck with a small swimming pool.

There is also a curio shop for gifts for those at home. Congregate around the campfire at night for a couple of drinks and the chance to swap stories of the day's best wildlife sightings.

General Facilities

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    Swimming Pool

Dining

Start the day with a selection of cereals, fruit and muffins before your morning safari activity and return mid-morning to a generous brunch buffet served in the dining area.

Enjoy a sweet and savoury afternoon tea before your late afternoon game drive and return after sunset for a delicious three-course dinner enjoyed with the other guests in the raised dining area or on the wooden deck at the water’s edge.

Standard Tent

Each of the seven luxury en suite chalets at Savuti Camp has been built on a raised wooden deck and features canvas walls and a high thatch roof. All rooms face the river and open onto a spacious wooden deck from which to watch both the river and wildlife pass by.

Standard Tent AMENITIES

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    Outdoor shower
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    Outside area

Other Room Types

The Family Tent is a large double tent with a master bedroom and an adjoining bedroom with two single beds. Both open onto the large wooden deck overlooking the Savuti Channel. Enquire about spending a night out in the wilderness: a bed can be made up and dinner served in one of the hides for a spellbinding experience.

Activities

  • Birding
  • Day tours
  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Night drives
  • Boat excursions
  • Fishing
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014 $835 Fully Inclusive
  • 20 Dec 2014 - 10 Jan 2015 $950 Fully Inclusive
  • 11 Jan 2015 - 31 Mar 2015 $740 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Apr 2015 - 31 May 2015 $860 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Jun 2015 - 31 Oct 2015 $1370 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Nov 2015 - 19 Dec 2015 $860 Fully Inclusive
  • 20 Dec 2015 - 10 Jan 2016 $980 Fully Inclusive

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • We spent 3 nights at Savuti camp. We had wonderful food, a great guide , We were lucky, and saw a leopard within 5 minutes of arriving. Kang, Kelly and all the staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms were spacious and clean. Our front porch looked out over water and grassy fields where we could watch elephants graze. We even had two occasions where peaceful elephants grazed through the camp!

    Beth Fleming, September 2014
  • It was unbelievable.. The itinerary was great.. we got to see such variations. Kim and I would both agree that Savuti was our favourite camp. We did a full day safari there and the morning was quiet.. well quiet in terms of cats but after lunch we saw a leopard waiting at a warthog hole patiently, then we were on our way back to camp and stopped for a break and heard a lion call so we rushed over and it was a female with her two two month old cubs.

    Gisele & Kim Bijok & Dredge, May 2012
  • Savuti is a nice camp and has good accommodation. The camp has great wildlife and the staff were all very nice.

    Maria Vittoria Beria, September 2010
  • The room at Savuti was easily the most spectacular of the three. There was no outdoor shower but a nice, large indoor one. The main areas of camp, the dining and lounge areas were also the most beautiful of the three camps.

    Deborah Heystek, August 2009
  • The accommodations were first class, and the food wasexcellent. The guides at the camps were unbelievable, especially at Savuti.

    Norval Wener, October 2008

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Stuart Parker

Stuart Parker

Africa Safari Expert

"Set on the banks of the Savute Channel, you simply cannot find a better location in the Linyanti Concession. With large elephant herds often bathing for hours in front of the camps main deck, its difficult to think of a better place to view these impressive beasts."

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Savuti is a nice camp and has good accommodation. The camp has great wildlife and the staff were all very nice.

Maria Vittoria Beria, September 2010 >View more reviews