Location of Camp: Next to Moremi Game Reserve
Type of Safari Camp: Luxury Permanent Tented Camp
Rating (1-5+): 5
Camp Accomodations: 8 luxurious, twin bedded, East African style tents, built on elevated wooden decks. Thatched dining room, pub, lounge and pool linked by raised walkways
Local Wildlife: Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Zebra, Reedbuck, Red Lechwe, Impala, Pangolin, Civet Cat, Genet Cat, Porcupine.
When to Visit: Green Season: December to March Shoulder Season: April to June and November High Season: July to October
Safari Activities at Camp: Rare Wild Dogs, Night game drives, game drives, walking safaris
Chitabe is located in a private photographic reserve alongside the Moremi Game Reserve. The area is made up of a superb variety of habitats, which include waterways and marshlands, dry acacia and mopane woodland, riverine areas, open grasslands and seasonally flooded plains. Chitabe has the classic Okavango scenery. Chitabe offers guests game drives in open 4×4 vehicles during the day and at night, as well as nature walks. This is not a water activities camp.
Wildlife seen here includes Elephant, Buffalo, Lion, Leopard and Cheetah. Wild Dog are among the major game attractions of the area. Guests should also see Zebra, Reedbuck, Red Lechwe, Impala, and all the plains game. Night drives can be very rewarding, giving rare opportunities to view animals such as Pangolin, Civet Cat, Genet Cat, Porcupine and Aardwolf.
The camp itself is situated on one of the most beautiful islands in the Delta. Surrounded by ancient ebony, Leadwood and sausage trees, Chitabe offers eight luxurious, twin bedded, East African style tents, built on elevated wooden decks under a lush canopy of indigenous trees. Each luxury tent has en suite facilities with hot and cold running water. A separate thatched dining room, pub, lounge and pool area is linked by raised walkways. The raised decks offer superb views over the open floodplain in front of the camp.