Little Machaba

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Little Machaba is a traditional safari-style camp in the game-rich Khwai concession in the northeastern region the Okavango Delta. While Little Machaba shares the same island as Machaba Camp, it is a much smaller, more intimate camp that is also built on raised decks.

Wide variety of wild animals

The size of the herds and the variety of animal species is spectacular. Highlights include the buffalo and elephant herds, and the predatory leopards, lions and packs of African wild dogs (also known as painted dogs).

Situated in the Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a rare inland water system. Named a UNESCO World Heritage site and known as “the river that never meets the sea”, this seasonal network of waterways, channels and island shrinks and grows each year, providing a rich habitat to a plethora of birds, insects and animal species.

Safari-style canvas tents

Machaba Safaris is inspired by the authentic spirit of a safari. Our eco-luxury canvas tents provide the romantic ambience of a true explorer and the comforts of a modern-day citizen of the world.

Game drives

Enjoy the diversity of the Delta’s wildlife from the comfort of an open-air 4 x 4 vehicle. Our experienced Machaba Safaris guides draw on their experience and local knowledge to make sure that you get to spot a variety of bird and animal life, including the mighty water wallowing elephants.

Wide variety of wild animals

Situated in the Okavango Delta

Safari-style canvas tents

Game drives

Camp Information

Category

Classic Safari Camp

Camp Size

2 x Luxury tents 2 x Luxury Family tents (max 8 people)

Concession Type

Concession

Region

Khwai

Ages

No children under 12 unless entire camp is booked

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Eco-luxury at its finest

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All the comfort without the frills

Machaba Safaris achieves a balance of maximum guest comfort and minimal impact on the environment.

What does this mean?

Machaba Safaris combines the authenticity of the past, the comforts of today and a future-thinking eco-awareness. Our camps feature iconic canvas tents, cooling plunge pools and communal bars and dining areas and reading nooks. We consciously forgo certain conveniences like hairdryers and air-con, and rely on alternative energy to lighten our load on the planet.

How we lighten the load
  • Camp electricity is a hybrid of solar energy and a back-up generator.
  • Low energy consuming appliances and light bulbs.
  • No permanent fixtures means that our campsites can be rehabilitated in 1.5 years.
  • Separate Bio Plants manage kitchen, laundry and staff village solids. 

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Our Popular Activities

From bird watching to taking an untamed walking safari under the care of a highly trained guide, there is always something to see and do.

Game Drives

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Night Safari

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Walking Safari

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Birding Safari

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Mokoro

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Cultural Exchange

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Camp Layout

Tailored Safari Packages

Inspired by our knowledge and first-hand experience of Botswana and Zimbabwe, we have crafted a series of packages to provide textured and authentic African safaris.

Classic Botswana & Zimbabwe

Botswana & Zimbabwe

Okavango Delta, Hwange National Park

This spectacular safari takes you to the glittering waters of the Okavango Delta and the predator capital of the world, to the banks of the Zambezi River (close to Victoria Falls) and on to the grand Hwange National Park.

  • 11 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 8525 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 7811 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 9360 pps

Classic Hwange

Zimbabwe

Hwange National Park

Take a safari in largest National Park in Zimbabwe. Hwange is a blend of semi-desert, forest and open savannah and is home to great herds of elephant, big cats and a myriad of plains game.

  • 4 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 2718 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 2203 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 3023 pps

Classic Okavango Delta

Botswana

Okavango Delta

Watch elephants swim through the reeds in the Okavango Delta, or a leopard track its prey in the predator capital of the world at Gomoti. It’s the chance to see nature in un-edited detail.

  • 6 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 5031 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 4647 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 5772 pps

Classic Machaba

Zimbabwe & Botswana

Hwange National Park, Okavango Delta

Starting at the world-famous Okavango Delta, this safari includes the Gomoti Game Reserve – known as the predator capital of the world. Thereafter visit the classic safari lands of Hwange National Park.

  • 9 Nights
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    Shoulder
    1 Nov 2019 - 10 Jan 2020

    $ 7605 pps

    Green
    11 Jan 2020 - 31 Mar 2020

    $ 6827 pps

    Shoulder
    1 Apr 2020 - 31 May 2020

    $ 8567 pps

Classic Botswana & Zimbabwe

Classic Hwange

Classic Okavango Delta

Classic Machaba

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