Natural Selection is a group of owner-operated safari camps and lodges in Botswana, South Africa and Namibia. They have a strong ethos of providing truly unique safari experiences driven by conservation, and their camps are carefully positioned in some of the most untouched parts of Southern Africa. Expect a high dose of adventure, exploration and fun. Natural Selection’s deep commitment to conservation is matched by their devotion to provide guests with comfort and truly extraordinary experiences.

The enviable locations of their camps mean that wildlife can be seen at the lodges – from the comfort of your tented suite to the swimming pool and outdoor seating areas. Expect uninterrupted views over magical spots like hippo-filled waterholes where large herds of elephant and buffalo come to drink. Expert guides are on hand to interpret the sights, smells and sounds of the wilderness, or accompany you on unique activities and expeditions like mokoro (traditional canoe) safaris in Botswana to 4×4 excursions in the oldest desert on Earth to track rare and elusive desert-adapted elephant and lion.

Natural Selection safaris

Have a look below at itinerary ideas for an exclusive and authentic safari with Natural Selection. Speak to one of our Africa Safari Experts for advice and inspiration, or to create a tailor-made safari based on first-hand travel experience with Natural Selection.

7 days
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Highlights

Stay at traditional mobile camps that offer an authentic safari experience. Spend 2 nights at the luxurious and stylish Little Sable camp.

Destinations visited
Botswana Okavango Delta

10 Day Botswana Explorer

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10 days
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Highlights

Encounter wildlife on horseback or foot. View ancient rock art of the Tsodilo Hills.

Destinations visited
Botswana Makgadikgadi Okavango Delta
7 days
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Highlights

A well-balanced fly-in Botswana safari. Both lodges have splendid lagoon views.

Destinations visited
Botswana Okavango Delta

8 Day Good Value Botswana Safari

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8 days
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Highlights

Classic ‘desert and delta’ mix – great biodiversity and landscapes. Heavyweight game viewing: elephants, buffalo, big cats, hippos and hyenas.

Destinations visited
Botswana Kalahari Moremi Game Reserve Okavango Delta

Journey Through Northern Namibia

From R90,635 per person sharing
7 days
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Highlights

Great mix of wildlife and stunning scenery. Classic big game viewing – elephant, rhino, big cats.

Destinations visited
Etosha Kaokoveld Namibia Skeleton Coast

Kenya's Big 5 Conservancy Safari (Fly-In)

From R64,775 per person sharing
6 days
Incredible lion sightings in Nairobi National Park. Enjoy lunch surrounded by wilderness. The Great Migration at Porini Lion Camp. Thrilling game drives, close to all the action. Enjoy creature comforts even in a wild setting. Revel in famed African sunsets. Cultural interactions with Maasai warriors. Relax at Porini Rhino Camp.
Highlights

Excellent Big 5 game viewing. Day & night game drives.

Destinations visited
Kenya Masai Mara Nairobi

Natural Selection accommodation

Natural Selection has a variety authentic tented camps and safari lodges. You can expect plenty of modern comforts, as well as excellent service and expert wildlife knowledge. Each accommodation has a limited number of suites, ensuring your experience is totally private and exclusive.

North Island Okavango

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
Mokoro activity on the Okavango Delta. Take flight over the Okavango Delta. Cheetahs in the Northern Okavango. See the wild dogs of the Delta. The camp at night. Share stories around the fire. Boat excursions.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
4x4 Drives Bird watching Boat-based safaris Cultural visits Fishing

Okavango Mobile Expedition Camp

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
Okavango Mobile Expedition Camp
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining

Duke’s Camp

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Boat-based safaris Game drives Helicopter flights Hot air ballooning

Onguma Camp Kala

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Etosha, Namibia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush walks Game drives Private game-drives Sundowners

Safarihoek Lodge

From R5,730 per person sharing
Etosha, Namibia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Game drives Guided walks Night drives Photographic safaris

Safari House

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Etosha, Namibia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Game drives Night drives

Tuludi Camp

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Game drives Guided walking safaris Mokoro trails

Etosha Mountain Lodge

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Etosha, Namibia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bush dining Day tours Game drives Picnics

Little Sable

From R11,835 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat-based safaris Game drives Guided walks Mokoro trails

Shipwreck Lodge

From R15,310 per person sharing
Skeleton Coast, Namibia
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
4x4 Drives Day tours Game drives Quad-biking Sundowners

Hoanib Valley Camp

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Kaokoveld, Namibia
This wonderful eco-camp was built in the remote Sesfontein Community Conservation Area in Namibia’s Koakoveld. The lodge is surrounded by the never-ending dunes of the Namib desert. Sleep soundly, in the large spacious tented accommodation - perfect for families. Witness the spell-binding Namib Desert landscape. Enjoy a delicious breakfast spread before heading out on you adventures. A giraffe keeps watch as her youngster feeds. A remarkable desert oasis with majestic African elephants.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Cultural visits Game drives

Camp Kalahari

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Kalahari, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Cultural visits Game drives Guided walks Historical tours

Jack's Camp

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Makgadikgadi, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Fly camping Game drives Guided walking safaris Guided walks

Sable Alley

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Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Game drives Guided walks Mokoro trails Sundowners

Hyena Pan Tented Camp

From R12,680 per person sharing
Okavango Delta, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Day tours Game drives Game viewing Guided walks

Meno-A-Kwena Tented Camp

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Kalahari, Botswana
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Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Boat excursions Cultural visits Guided walking safaris Scenic flights Star gazing

San Camp

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Kalahari, Botswana
Its vintage-style safari tents, San Camp provides a complete desert experience on the edge of the legendary Makgadikgadi Pans. Your suite provides views of the surrounds with its endless vistas of golden, rolling grasslands that run endlessly into the horizon. The tents offer enormous four-posters, draped in crisp cotton and feather-soft blankets, raised high above Persian rugs. Personifying African elegance at its best, San Camp is located in a private concession bordering the Makgadikgadi Pans and offers a complete Kalahari Desert experience. Savour the tastes of Africa, San Camp has a reputation for delicious and innovative cuisine – think fresh tomato tartlets, three-layer banana and caramel cake, and the best beef Wellington you’ve ever tried. The gorgeous tea tent, from which guests may enjoy sweet delicacies while overlooking the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans. Absorb the compelling energy of your surroundings, this is the perfect spot to relax, unwind and rejuvenate.
Activities Travellers Enjoyed
Bird watching Game drives Guided walks High tea on offer Horse riding