New exploration camp opened in Botswana

2014-06-11 11:09

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Bush enthusiasts can now head to the south-east corner of the Okovango Delta for a new guided journey, while staying at the Gomoti Tented Camp.

Wilderness Safaris announced in a press release the opening of the new tented camp in the heart of Botswana’s 6 000-hectare community-owned Santawani Concession.

"We are investing a lot of time and energy into our guide training and camps to ensure we remain the leaders in guided safaris operations in Botswana," Simon Collier, Wilderness Safaris Explorations Manager said in the statement. 

Collier explained that Wilderness Safaris explorations portfolio within Botswana was centred on a a new community partnership concentrated on the philosophy of conservation, community, culture and commerce.

"Staff are employed from the local Sankuyo community and the camp is completely eco-friendly with no new permanent structures – ideal for adventurous travellers”, said Collier.

The main area includes a thatched dining room where guests will enjoy freshly prepared meals as well as a cosy lounge.

The camp accommodates a maximum of eight guests in five spacious and comfortable canvas tents. Each tent has a private en-suite toilet and shower.

The experience includes interpretive day and night drives and guided bush walks are led by experienced Explorations guides, where guests are likely to view a multitude of grazing animals in the fertile and grassy surrounds. Wildlife is plentiful with regular sightings of leopard, lion, wild dog, cheetah, giraffe and elephant.

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