Along the peaceful waters of the delta

Isn’t it always nicer to discover new places in a serene environment? On board of your canoe, the safari takes on a new dimension with a different point of view on the bush and its wildlife. On the water, take the time to look, listen and smell… a few hours will be enough to be in harmony with the nature.

canoe safari

In Northern Botswana, lies a treasure of nature: the “Selinda Spillway”, a waterway linking Botswana’s Okavango Delta with the Linyanti and the Chobe’s waters. The river and its banks are home to a wide variety of animals as well as birds and plants that make safaris an incredible experience.

I invite you to discover the Selinda Spillway aboard of a canoe, in groups of up to 8 people and supervised by professional guides who will provide a safe and relaxed journey.

Your journey begins at sunrise. As the hours progress, the Delta offers breathtaking landscapes which are changing right in front of your eyes, at the gentle and quiet pace of the river. For five days, wildlife scenery and idyllic panoramas will pass one after the other.


Imagine a herd of elephants cross the river while a roan or sable antelope, extremely rare, shall come to drink. Further down giraffes graciously walk around looking for foliage. On the other side of the bank, lions bask in the sun… Astonishment guaranteed!

In the late afternoon, you’ll arrive at the mobile camp where you will meet the team who shall prepare an unforgettable evening. While everyone recalls the strongest moments of the day sipping on their drink around the fire, the local Chef prepares a sumptuous dinner.

Canoe by night

When time comes to retire in your canvas “palace”, where comfortable mattresses and fluffy pillows await you, the sounds of the night will rock you to sleep.

One can do canoe trail safaris on most rivers in Southern Africa. So take the leap and get on board of a new adventure of a lifetime!

By Aurélie Jammes

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