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This delightful camp lies alongside the Maunachira River which flows through Xakanaxa Lagoon within the world renowned Moremi Game Reserve, Okuti is built amidst the wilderness of one of Botswana’s prime game viewing regions. Refurbishment of Okuti took place at the beginning of 2014 and draws its influence from water which flows in front of the camp, with its abundant birdlife, fish and sandy river banks, it remains an oasis of serenity and peacefulness.

Okuti comprises of five twin-bedded mosasa ( ancient tribal word for house of reeds), each with en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor shower, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. The honeymoon unit features a double bed, bathtub, indoor and outdoor shower. An additional two family units consist of two bedrooms which share spacious bathroom facilities – ideal for families in this child-friendly camp.

Okuti’s spacious curved mosasas are located on raised teak decks with river views.


Okuti comprises five twin-bedded units, each with en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor shower, hot and cold running water and flush toilet. The honeymoon unit features a double bed, indoor shower and outdoor bath tub. An additional two family units consist of two bedrooms which share spacious bathroom facilities – ideal for families in this child-friendly camp. Okuti’s spacious curved ‘tents’ are located on raised teak decks with river views.

Situated in the heart of the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve, guests can experience unhindered views in specially-designed safari vehicles. Moremi Game Reserve is rich in wildlife, and it’s consistent year-round game viewing makes it ideal for the first time visitors to Botswana. Guests can also explore the Okavango Delta waterways by motorboat, and the areas open lagoons and winding channels make it a birder’s paradise, complete with herons and storks in the breeding season.

We are proud of all our camps and so it is hugely rewarding when safari experts and fellow travellers single us out for special praise. We are really excited to announce that Okuti has again been awarded a Certificate of Excellence by Trip Adviser.

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Details   2019  
Okuti - Nightly Rate Per Person Sharing Full inclusive in USD on Request

Camp Opening: 1st March 2017 - 5th January 2018 & 1st March 2018 - 5th January 2019


  Mar - Jun & Nov Jul - Oct Dec
Okuti 7 years 7 years 7 years

Children from 7 years old are allowed on activities and we do not request the family to book a private vehicle

FAMILY MONTHS : March, April, May, June, November and December.

Nightly Rate Per Child Sharing
Fully inclusive in USD
Jan, Mar & Dec 2017  & 01 to 05 Jan 2018
Apr - Jun & Nov 2017
July to Oct 2017
Okuti 300 425 575
Nightly Rate Per Child Sharing
Fully inclusive in USD
Mar & Dec 2018 & 01 to 05 Jan 2019
Apr - Jun & Nov 2018
July to Oct 2018
 Family Unit only
Okuti 320 445 605

Children under 16 years pay full adult rates EXCEPT during Family Months. Children receive a 50% reduction on Rates when sharing with 1 or 2 full-paying adults in a twin, family unit or triple. For children younger than 7 years please enquire  directly.

*The family months reduced rate for children is valid in High Season (July to Oct) but only when booking the Family Unit  at  Okuti or Kanana with two sharing adults. Family Units dependent on availability.


  • Single Room Supplement applies in low and shoulder seasons if more than 2 single rooms are booked in one booking.
  • One tour leader with a minimum of 4 paying guests, USD 310  per night in tour leader accommodation.
  • One tour leader will receive complimentary accommodation in the tour leader tent with full camp occupancy.
  • Private vehicle and rates available on request.


2.1. Any cancellation of a booking must be in writing and shall only be effective upon its acknowledged receipt by the Company. Cancellation charges shall apply in the following circumstances:

  •  From date of confirmation to 61 days prior to programme starting date, full 20% advance payment is forfeited.
  •  60 to 31 days prior to programme starting date, 50% of total programme cost is forfeited.
  •  30 days or less prior to programme starting date and "no shows", total programme cost is forfeited  to include handling fees and liquidated damages for the Company.

2.2. If you are a "no show," the Company shall be entitled to treat your reservation as cancelled without having given the Company any notice, and the provisions of Paragraph 2.1 shall apply.
2.3. Any request to amend or change a booking once it has been confirmed may be accommodated subject to space availability. If the Company is able to assist, an administrative fee may be charged, depending on the nature of the change. These fees will be added to your final invoice. Please note no name change is possible
2.4. No refunds are given (1) for lost travel time or substitution of facilities, (2) for itineraries amended after departure, (3) for circumstances arising beyond the Company's control, necessitating alternative arrangements being made to ensure the safety and/or further participation and enjoyment of your programme, (4) if you do not appear for any accommodation, service, sightseeing or trip segment without notifying the Company, or (5) if you leave your programme after it has begun, or miss any scheduled sightseeing, activities, meals or accommodations.


It is your responsibility to ensure that passports, visas, travel permits, health certificates, inoculations, international driving license, or other documentation required for the trip are obtained and are in order. It is your responsibility to meet any additional costs incurred either by yourself (or by the Company on your behalf) as a result of any failure by  you to comply with such requirements.


You must advise the Company in writing of any special requests; e.g., diet, facility or physical handicap, when you submit your reservation request to the Company. The Company will meet such requests, if possible.
21.3. Cancellation fees are to be paid per person per night booked.
21.4. Full payment of the booking is required 45 days prior to travel unless otherwise arranged with specific operators or individuals.

  •  121 days or more prior to programme starting date is subject to 20% of accommodation cost
  •  120 to 91 days prior to programme starting date is subject to 30% of accommodation cost
  •  90 to 31 days prior to programme starting date is subject to 50% of accommodation cost
  •  30 days or less prior to programme starting date and "no shows," total costs are forfeited

A Fruitful Week of Day Trips at Okuti

The Moremi Game Reserve is a massive expanse of land with so many different habitats to explore, making a day trip the perfect way to experience and maximise on a stay in this world-renowned wilderness area. For guests at , pre-day trip preparation means an early wake-up call, a scrumptious breakfast, remembering camera’s, binoculars, hats, sunscreen, followed by a short walk to the game vehicle. Behind the scenes, a gourmet picnic lunch is prepared accompanied by lots of refreshments to keep the energy levels surging through-out the day!

This week Solly, professional guide, and Maths, Assistant camp manager at Okuti, both did day trips up to and beyond the third bridge area of Moremi Game Reserve. On return, they both reported a very successful day, highlighting two special predator sightings – see below for their accounts:


The Moremi Game Reserve is world famous for many reasons, one of them being the abundance of predators that call the reserve home. Near Okuti, in the region of Xakanaxa, there is a lioness who is seen regularly, mostly by herself. Last year April she had a litter of cubs which were unfortunately killed by a coalition of three male lions who were enforcing their dominance in the area.

One of these males was seen in the vicinity of the lone female recently and we had high hopes of them mating. I was on a day trip with my guests near Dombo pools, on the western Side of Moremi, when we came across the pair mating! We really hope that something will materialise and this female will be able to raise more cubs in the next few months to come.

A lioness has a gestation period of three months so we hope that the summer season and the start of the rains brings new life to the Xakanaxa region of the Moremi game reserve.


We set out on our day trip and I decided, without telling my guests, that we were going to try and find Cheetah on this particular day! This meant driving to Third Bridge where the open grassland areas present the perfect habitat to spot Cheetah. We ambled slowly along taking in the surrounded, my guests were all very focused and keen to spot animals! In the distance, out the corner of my eye I saw what looked like the majestic cat but I had to drive closer to be sure.

As we approached, there he was standing still in the long grass looking ahead at a herd of impala. There were lots of ‘wows’ and excitement coming from the back of the game vehicle as this was my guests first time seeing Cheetah.

A cheetah is a carnivorous animal preying upon smaller antelope such as impala and reed Buck. At full chase, a cheetah can reach speeds of up to 110/120 km per an hour – also part of the reason why we find them in these wide-open grassland areas where they can gain speed easily!