The andBeyond Chobe Under Canvas, which is in the game-rich Chobe in northern Botswana, provides guests with an unforgettable safari experience in Southern Africa. This unique wilderness setting features only six en-suite safari tents which are carefully positioned in exclusive semi-permanent camps on or near the Chobe River.
The Chobe National Park in Botswana covers 11, 700 square kilometres of untamed African bush and borders in the north the magnificent Chobe River. This reserve is bounded on all sides by wildlife reserve areas and forest reserves which allow for the free movement of the wild game.
The game-rich Chobe is one of the top wilderness parks in the world and is home to the highest single concentration of elephant. Herds of buffalo and elephant can be observed refreshing themselves at the river's edge.
During the dry season, their numbers increase to hundreds and thousands. Two species of area-specific antelope occur here, the puku and the Chobe bushbuck, which cannot be seen in other parts of Botswana except on the Chobe riverfront.
- Six tented suites in the luxury semi-permanent camps
- Private butler service is available to guests
- Delicious Pan African meals and traditional bush dinners are served
- Guest area tent with a choice of board and card games
- Spacious semi-permanent tents, each with a double bed and en-suite bathroom and flush w.c.
- Romantical fresco hot water bucket shower
The public guest areas at the lodge feature comfortable tents for dining, meeting for a pre-dinner drink, or just for whiling the time away between safaris. Guests are provided with a private butler service, are served delicious Pan African meals as well as traditional bush dinners served under the stars.
The region of Chobe in Botswana offers exceptional opportunities for memorable safari adventures. Travellers to the Chobe Park can witness herds more than two hundred elephants roaming the grasslands as well as extensive herds of buffalo, which can number over four hundred and a variety of plains game, lining the food-rich banks of the river.
A boat cruise is also offered to which guests can view an abundance of river fauna such as the mighty hippo and the crocodile. Predators are always on the hunt in Chobe, and it's not uncommon to witness the heart-stopping spectacle of a lion kill.
Furthermore, Chobe offers excellent bird-watching with hundreds of species recorded in this particular region. The enthusiastic bird watcher has the rare opportunity to listen to the call of the Woodland Kingfisher and maybe spot the African Fish Eagle in its glory as it swoops over the river endlessly searching for the next meal.
Weather conditions in Chobe
This Camp is open year round as the weather allows for this. Warm hot days with mild evenings and afternoon thundershowers are standard in the summer which is from mid-September to end of March. Sunny days with chilly mornings and evenings are predominant in the winter - April to mid-September. Rainfall is expected in from October to March.
The Camps are in a Malaria areas, and therefore necessary precautions should be taken. We recommend guests to consult their doctors. The tents at the Camps are fully netted and insect proof.
Access to the Camp
Guests are welcome to make use of the fly-in safaris to the Kasane airport. The guide will collect guests who are staying at the lodge and drive them back again.
Below detailed information about the andBeyond Chobe Under Canvas is available.
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- Ensuite / Private bathroom
- Mosquito net
- Outside Shower
Dining at Chobe Under Canvas
The guest areas are set up by the guides at Chobe Under Canvas. Hearty bush breakfasts consist of toast, jam and marmalade, homemade muesli, fresh fruit, assorted cheeses eggs, omelettes, frittatas and freshly cooked pot bread.
Inviting lunch platters are served in the cool shade of the dining tent while a late afternoon tea consisting of light snacks is also served at Chobe Under Canvas. Cocktails are available around a blazing fire in the evening while guests dine under the stars. Delicious bush meals are cooked for dinner on the open flames. A variety of decadent desserts, teas, coffees or cognacs is available after dinner.
Chobe in Botswana, Southern Africa, offers extraordinary opportunities for unforgettable game viewing. Game drives in the Chobe National Park provide guests with the opportunity to observe large herds of buffalo and elephants roaming the grasslands as well as a variety of plains game.
Boat cruises are also available for guests. These cruises give visitors the chance to view an abundance of river fauna as well as hippo and crocodiles. Furthermore, Chobe offers extraordinary bird-watching opportunities with hundreds of species recorded in the region.
- Barbeque & braai area
Check in and Check Out Times
- Check in: 14:00
- Check out: 10:00
- Airport transfers
- Game drive safaris
- Housekeeping service
- Laundry services
Malaria and Animals
Chobe National Park is often referred to as one of the top reserves worldwide. The park is home to the largest concentration of elephant in Africa. Chobe is also home to two antelopes rarely encountered elsewhere in the world - the puku and the Chobe bushbuck.
Some predators can also be found in Chobe National Park including lions, hyena, leopard, African wild dogs, civet and caracal. Chobe is also a haven for birding enthusiasts. Chobe Under Canvas is located in malaria areas and. Therefore, necessary precautions should be taken. We recommend guests to consult their doctors.
The Chobe Under Canvas is a campsite and thus does not have the physical impact on the environment that a permanent camp does. The campsite is meticulously cleaned before moving on.
Children and teachers from various community schools near to Chobe Under Canvas are often invited to partake in interactive conservation lessons at the camp.
- # Rooms:
Located in secluded campsites in the magnficent wilderness of the Chobe National Park in Botswana, five ensuite safari tents provide comfort, closeness to nature and a sense of adventure.
Hidden in the shade of a dense forest deep in the untouched African bush, a maximum of ten guests may experience the complete isolation of Chobe Under Canvas. The unique night time noises filter through the canvas walls of the tents.
Camping with en suite bathrooms and al fresco hot bucket showers is an unforgettable experience at these fully staffed mobile tents in the pristine wilderness of the Chobe National Park.
andBeyond Chobe Under Canvas Specials
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The Chobe Under Canvas Camp, which is situated in the game-rich Chobe National Park in northern Botswana, provides guests with an unforgettable safari experience in Southern Africa. This unique wilderness setting features only six en-suite safari tents which are carefully positioned in exclusive semi-permanent camps on or near the Chobe River.
Included in the rate:
- Accommodation, three meals daily, soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, teas and coffees, refreshments on game drives, safari activities, emergency medical evacuation insurance, VAT, transfers to and from the lodge airstrip and park fees
Excluded from the rate:
- Items of a personal nature
- Telephone calls, safari shop purchases, gratuities, all items of a personal nature, champagne, cognacs, fine wines, premium brand spirits and cigars and landing fees.
Terms and Conditions:
- Subject to availability
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Guests are welcome to fly into the Kasane airport in Botswana. The guides will collect guests who are staying at the Chobe Under Canvas Camp and drive them back again.
On site parking facilities are provided for guests.