Nokanyana is situated on the Eastern most extreme of the Okavango wilderness, 127kms from Maun. It is located close to the southern parts of Chobe National Park, Khwai, Moremi Game Reserve and Savute, making it an ideal place to stay when driving through Botswana.
Flight time from Maun to Khwai Airstrip is approximately 35 minutes; with a 45-minute drive into camp.
From Johannesburg the journey is approximately 1100km
Drive towards Mokopane (Potgietersrus) on the N1.
Take N11 to Martins Drift / Groblers Brug Border post – (Border closes at 22:00).
Drive to Palapye.
At Palapye turn left on A14 to Serowe.
Drive on to Letlhakane, (Letlhakane is the last fuel stop before Maun).
12km before Orapa take a left turn to Mopipi.
Drive to Mopipi.
Drive to Rakops.
Drive to Motopi - after Motopi ± 3.6km turn left on A3 to Maun.
From Maun to Etsha 6 by road the drive is approximately 3 hours and 270kms. Please confirm your approximate ETA in Etsha 6 before you depart Maun.
Leaving Maun on the Ghanzi road drive 98kms to Sehitwa.
At Sehitwa take the right turn towards Shakawe.
Drive 170kms north until you reach Etsha 6 (25kms north of Gumare).
Turn right into Etsha 6, and drive approximately 2km along a gravel road.
There is a Shell garage on the right where your guide will meet you. (PLEASE NOTE NO FUEL AVAILABLE! – We would recommend filling up in Gumare).
There is secure parking in Etsha 6. The drive from Etsha 6 to Mopiri is 14kms and takes 30 minutes via Game Viewer.
From Maun to Mababe by road the camp is only a 5-minute drive from Mababe.
From Maun centre - take the road out of town (past Island Safari Lodge) – drive for approximately 10km until you reach a roundabout.
At the roundabout, turn left towards Shorobe. Travel for approximately 26km, passing the University of Botswana & Sexaxa village.
After Shorobe please note the tar road turns into a sand gravel road.
Follow the gravel road until you reach the ‘Buffalo Fence’- approximately 19km.
Once through the ‘Buffalo Fence’, travel for approximately 1km where the road splits - take the right split towards Mababe.
Stay on the sand road until you reach Mababe village (approximately 64km) - you will pass through Sankoyo Village on the way.
Please contact us to confirm which road to take into the camp from Mababe as seasonal changes occur changing the route.