Desert & Delta Safaris

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Desert and Delta Safaris Company Profile

Desert & Delta Safaris a subsidiary of Chobe Holdings Limited, owns and operates lodges in both Botswana and Namibia. These properties, located predominantly within Botswana’s famous game reserves and national parks, offer an unrivalled safari experience.

Desert & Delta Safaris’ nine luxury safari lodges offer spectacular game viewing opportunities that allow you to get up close and personal with some of nature’s biggest personalities. Desert & Delta Safaris owns and operates lodges in both Botswana and Namibia. These properties, located predominantly within Botswana’s famous game reserves and national parks, offer an unrivalled safari experience.

Established in 1982, Desert & Delta Safaris’ portfolio brings together some of Botswana’s most historic and iconic lodges: Chobe Game Lodge, Chobe Savanna Lodge, Savute Safari Lodge, Camp Moremi, Camp Xakanaxa, Camp Okavango, Xugana Island Lodge, Leroo La Tau and Nxamaseri Island Lodge.

Desert & Delta Safaris is one of the longest-established safari companies in Botswana. It is 100% Botswana-owned, and has been operating for over 40 years. Our people are what holds us together as a company, and play a formidable role in the delivery of our services to our guests. Desert & Delta Safaris has progressed in certain key areas which today stand out above the rest with regard to service delivery. These include staff wellness and citizen development strategies – training and promoting key staff members from within the company to fulfil vital management roles. Desert and Delta Safaris currently employs close to 300 staff across the camps and in the main head office situation in Maun.

Desert & Delta Safaris is conscious of the need to develop the human potential of the country’s citizens and a particular effort has been made to enhance skills within the company through an active and very successful skills development programme. Today a large proportion of Desert & Delta Safaris management staff are citizens of Botswana. In response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic Desert & Delta Safaris has developed a far-reaching and integrated policy in partnership with various government agencies. This policy focuses on prevention, treatment and support as well as stigma reduction and community outreach. All staff who require ARV drugs are enrolled in the government’s comprehensive treatment programme.

Privileged to have many properties within Botswana’s National Parks and Game Reserves, Desert & Delta Safaris is committed to working with the Department of Wildlife and National Parks to ensure the preservation the unique habitats within both these and our private concessions. Desert & Delta Safaris' parent company, Chobe Holdings Limited, is the only tourism company listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange and provides a mechanism for the citizens of Botswana to own a stake in and play a real and meaningful role in the development of the country’s tourism resource.

Guests visiting Desert and Delta Safaris properties are looking for diversity in wildlife experiences, exceptional service and hospitality all combined with value for money.


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Activities offered

  • Fishing
  • Accommodation
  • Photography
  • Safaris - Fixed Camp
  • Bird Watching

Where we operate

  • Botswana
  • Namibia

Where we’re based

  • South Africa
  • Botswana

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Michelle Odumetse