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Visas are the responsibility of the traveller. It is best to consult with the high commission of the country being travelled to in the country being travelled from as requirements vary and change constantly. Botswana Safaris will not be held responsible for any incomplete or incorrect information regarding the visa process gathered by the traveller.

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2018 ‘Seat-in-Plane’ scheduled charter transfer  rates in USD.

215 SHI      
215 215 KAN    
215 215 215 OKU  
480 390 390 390 BBK

MUB = Maun
SHI = Shinde & Footsteps Camp
KAN = Kanana
OKU = Okuti
BBK = Kasane


  •  Seat rates exclude departure taxes from Maun and Kasane
  •  Additional DEPARTURE TAX (currently USD 13 per person) is payable on all flights departing from Maun or Kasane
  •  All flights to/from Footsteps Camp are solely booked with Ker & Downey Botswana to Shinde Airstrip
  •  All transfer rates subject to fuel price surcharges and government fee increases
  •  Tour Leader and Child discounts do not apply to flights
  •  All prices are subject to change
  •  Private plane charter rates available on request


  • Baggage is STRICTLY restricted to 20kg (includes hand luggage and camera equipment) in soft-sided luggage. No hard suitcases and no bags with wheels can be transported as they physically cannot fit into the aircraft pod/luggage compartment.
  • The maximum dimensions of the soft bags which can be accommodated are as follows: 25cm (10 inches) wide x 30cm (12 inches) high and 62cm (24 inches) long.
  • Large suitcases are stowed free of charge at our Ker & Downey Botswana Maun office when your safari starts and ends in Maun.
  • Kasane ‘Seat-in-Plane’ scheduled flights arrive around 10:30 am and depart around 11:00 am (subject to change). Guests unable to coincide with these times will require a private charter. Morning activities may be  forfeited.
  • ‘Seat-in-Plane’ rates cannot be confirmed if booked within 48 hours of travel.
  • Shinde and Footsteps Camp are serviced by the same airstrip (Shinde). When booked back-to-back a road transfer between these camps is included on a complimentary basis.
  • All flights into and out of Maun will be scheduled around the times of Air Botswana (BP212 & BP211) and SA  Airlink (SA8300, SA8301, SA8601 & SA8602).
  • Guests must be aware that they may, on occasion, make up to three stops before arriving at their destination.