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Best Botswana Safari Lodges & Camps For A Family Trip

Luxury family safaris in Botswana are becoming more and more popular, and we’re not surprised. The luxury safari market in Botswana does a vast range of activities extremely well, which means when families travel to any of the luxury camps and lodges for a familymoon hey can rest assured that everyone in the family will remain entertained and entranced by the bush, and its wildlife – often if you stick a young family in a vehicle for too long this can cause some members to become bored. In Botswana on a family safari guests can expect to ride, walk, take canoes, and also boat safaris and game drives. In this blog post, you will find the names of five of the best family-friendly safaris lodges in Botswana.

Botswana is malarial, but there are very safe malaria tablets for children and when traveling in the dry season, mosquitoes are few and far between. The wilderness of Botswana always enchants children and opens their eyes to a different world that one can only dream of in reality. The guides in Botswana are wonderful with children of all ages and really know how to keep them entertained.

Best Botswana Safari Lodges and Camps

Machaba (Okavango)

All 10 fabulous tents are positioned in the beautiful tree line of the Khwai River overlooking the Moremi Game reserve. Children of all ages are welcome at the camp; however, a private vehicle will need to be booked for families with children under the age of 6. There are interconnecting family tents, perfect for those who don’t want to be separated.

kids on a pool watching animals in botswana

Selinda Explorer (Okavango)

Children are welcomed with open arms at this luxury safari camp as it is only taken on exclusive use, so works perfectly for families hoping to get away from it all in privacy. The young explorer club in Botswana makes a fun time for the children to become conservation ambassadors. The staff at Selinda are trained by the Botswana government in a one week children’s awareness program connected to Great Plains Conservation, meaning they are fantastic with young ones,

Selinda Explorer camp in botswana

Shinde (Okavango)

Shinde is the sister camp to numerous luxury camps that offer another Young Explorers program, ensuring your young ones will understand the bush and wilderness having learned about it in a fun and accessible way. There are also fantastic discounts for children.

Shinde Young Explorers walking with a guide in botswana

Camp Kalahari (Makgadikgadi Pans)

This is the ideal camp for those who want to have a fantastic time for all ages since Camp Kalahari has so much on offer which contrasts to what you will have been doing in the Delta – here you can take quad bikes across the Pans, learn about tracking and foraging with the San bushmen, meet the meerkats and look for early human tools on the salt pans.

kids playing with animals in Camp Kalahari

Uncharted Mobile (anywhere you like!)

All ages are welcome and private camps, vehicles and guides are used as well as the best locations for wildlife experience. Taking a camp exclusively works brilliantly for a family, all of the Uncharted guides are fantastic with children and with this mobile camp you can literally dictate where you go and when.

a guide giving instructions to a family in botswana safari

One thought on “Best Botswana Safari Lodges & Camps For A Family Trip”

  1. Good to see that type of amazing and luxurious adventure trips. I really enjoyed that blog, because i love to go there. All pictures are awesome. Thanks for sharing this.

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