Wild Romance

Travelling on safari as a couple is a great excuse to indulge in a few extra comforts, whether it's a private butler, surprise bush brunches, or your own plunge pool to while away siesta time in privacy.

Because Botswana is all about smaller camps with fewer guests where the managers know your name, what your favourite drink is and when to surprise you with a champagne bubble bath, you can be sure the romantic details are in the hands of experts. From helicopter flips over the Okavango Delta with a glass of bubbly in hand to a private sunset on a Mozambican beach after a long safari, we know the magic tricks to pull to add some serious sparkle to your safari.

We've pulled together a few suggestions that really amp-up the romance. We can recreate any of these ideas on different levels of budget to kit you out with the perfect escape.

Get in touch and we'll create your perfect safari experience.

Your safari could look something like this:

why we love it Why We Love It

This itinerary oozes romance. Tuck yourselves away in luxury at The Elephant Camp and Ngoma Safari Lodge with personal service and bush surrounds. Both Shinde and Kanana in the Okavango Delta provide stunning landscapes and great game viewing topped off with romantic touches from private bush dinners to surprise bottles of bubbly. We have added the perfect finale, a few days to explore the ‘Mother City' of Cape Town to hit the shops, check out the view from Table Mountain and visit some of the famous vineyards in the Cape Winelands.

Itinerary at a Glance Itinerary at a Glance

2 nights near Victoria Falls gazing towards Batoka gorge at The Elephant Camp - Zimbabwe
Meet the Wild Horizons elephants and further optional activities

2 nights overlooking the Chobe floodplains in complete luxury at Ngoma Safari Lodge
Chobe game drives and river cruises

2 nights following the big game in the Private Concession of Shinde
Day and night game drives, guided walks, traditional mokoros, motorboating

2 nights nestled in an idyllic Okavango Delta location at Kanana Camp
Day and night game drives, guided walks, traditional mokoros, motorboating

4 nights enjoying the colour and ocean-side culture of Cape Town at the Cape Cadogan
Explore the Cape on optional activities

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Map of the Classic Selection Safari

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Some special tips to make the most of your safari:

  • Meander the water ways by motorboat and visit Kanana's private heronry during the breeding season
  • Add a helicopter transfer between the delta camps, including a stop on a remote island for a glass of champagne en route
  • Take a private tour of the Cape Winelands including a romantic lunch in Franschhoek

Pricing

2015 Rates per person sharing.

Low Season USD $5100.00
Mid Season USD $6250.00
High Season USD $7620.00

Seasons vary per package - see detailed itinerary.
This safari experience is available at different levels of comfort and pricing.

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"We were extremely impressed with Ker Downey overall and enjoyed both Shinde and Kanana in the delta. The light aircraft flights were amazing - we saw so many animals from the plane. A special experience was the bush dinner at Kanana on our last night, an amazing experience!"

why we love it Why We Love It

Escape from it all! Take a couple of days to unwind on Sindabezi Island before some serious game viewing at two of the best private wildlife reserves in Botswana. Longer stays and a scenic helicopter flight between Selinda and Duba Plains enhance the experience. Top it all off with star-filled skies over the endless white salt pans in the Makgadikgadi.

Itinerary at a Glance Itinerary at a Glance

2 nights on a secluded island upstream from Victoria Falls at Sindabezi, Zambia
Wide range of activities included from a local village visit to canoeing on the Zambezi

3 nights exploring the diverse habitats in the Selinda Spillway at Selinda Camp
Day and night game drives, guided walks and canoeing

3 nights following swimming lions from island to island at Duba Plains Private Concession
Game drives and boating

2 nights of desert decadence on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans at San Camp
Quad biking on the pans, San cultural excursion, meerkat visit

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Map of the Botswana Escape Safari

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Some special tips to make the most of your safari:

  • Take a trip out to Livingstone Island on the edge of Victoria Falls, a dramatic place to propose
  • Add an extra night or two at Sindabezi to allow for more relaxation
  • Upgrade from Selinda Camp to Zarafa for some out of this world luxury

Pricing

2016 Rates per person sharing.

Low Season USD $9390.00
Mid Season USD $10830.00
High Season USD $14190.00

Seasons vary per package - see detailed itinerary.
This safari experience is available at different levels of comfort and pricing.

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"Duba Plains exceeded expectations - the ambiance was top notch with bottles of brut and rosé champagne beautifully displayed on ice and served to guests each evening. I had the best sundowner of my life with lions all around, eventuating in a kill by spotlight later that evening."

why we love it Why We Love It

There are no compromises on quality during this combo of heart-stopping safari action and secluded beach relaxation. Hide away at one of the most intimate camps in Victoria Falls before getting up close and personal with the big cats at Chief's Island, Botswana's predator capital. Hole up at the incredibly romantic Baines' Camp in the Okavango Delta before five days of complete relaxation at the Azura Quilalea in Mozambique.

Itinerary at a Glance Itinerary at a Glance

2 nights on the banks of the Zambezi in Victoria Falls River Lodge
Victoria Falls tour, game drive and Zambezi cruise

2 nights of ultimate game viewing in Moremi Game Reserve at Chief's Camp
Game drives on Chief's Island

2 nights sleeping in star beds in the Okavango Delta at Baines' Camp
Mokoro excursions, day and night game drives, guided walks, boating, optional elephant interaction

1 night on an overnight connection in Johannesburg at African Rock Hotel

5 nights in secluded island luxury at Azura Quilalea in the Quirimbas Archipelago, Mozambique
Wide range of activities from snorkelling to remote island picnics

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12 nights Jewels of Africa Map

Meerkat rating:

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Some special tips to make the most of your safari:

  • Indulge in a bush brunch with the elephants at Baines' Camp
  • Head out on a private helicopter flight from Chief's Camp and seek out black and white rhinos from the air
  • Book a SCUBA dive at Azura Quilalea in search of manta rays and whale sharks
  • Enjoy a private island picnic or dhow cruise without seeing another soul in the remote Quirimbas Archipelago
  • In selected seasons get a free night at Baines Camp or Chief's Camp AND Azura, conditions apply

Pricing

2015 Rates per person sharing.

Low Season USD $9220
Mid Season USD $10140*
High Season USD $13880*

*Optional free nights over these dates, contact us for details.

Seasons vary per package - see detailed itinerary.
This safari experience is available at different levels of comfort and pricing.

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"Thank you so much for putting this trip together for us. This was our second trip to Chief's Camp and it was just as great as our first. Everything was outstanding - from the guides to the staff and the food. It's such a beautiful place and no request was too much. "

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