The Little Machaba is built in the typical Hemingway style tents, with bathrooms & lounge areas, not forgetting the idyllic open-air showers. All the tents are on decks, and the pathways to the tents meander between an old grove of trees.
The Little Lodge is in the Khwai Nature Reserve is Four hundred Thousand Acres northern part of the Okavango Delta next to the Moremi Reserve. The camp is on the Machaba island. The main dining and bar area are also on decks facing a broad floodplain.
Mekoro a dugout canoe which is pushed through the shallow waters of the Okavango. It is an excellent way to see the waterways and is calm and tranquil. These journeys take place in the mornings or longer day trips can be arranged. Explore the islands around camp and come back rested and rejuvenated.
Okavango hiking safaris are in the morning with armed escorts. The walks are comfortable and time is taken to watch the smaller things in the wild that one frequently misses when driving. Hiking is weather dependent or on the condition of the ground.
Machaba safari drives are carried out in the mornings & late afternoon, and into the early evening, They normally last approximately three hours each and are done along the river's edge. The animals in the area are abundant, and you stand a good chance to see big cats & wild dogs.
You will see herds of Elephant, Zebra & Buffalo and all the general savanna animals. The twilight drives are conducted in the early evening allowing one an opportunity to see the smaller more night-time animals with spotlights.