MANKWE TENTED RETREAT

Keeping it simple under the African Sky at a Big 5 tented retreat

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AT A GLANCE

LOCATION

Mankwe Tented Retreat is located on the eastern edge of the Okavango Delta, a renowned World Heritage Site in Botswana. Coming from South Gate, drive back towards the Buffalo gate - if you reach buffalo gate you have gone too far. Before you reach buffalo gate you turn left and follow the main road for 25km to Sankuyo village. Mankwe is signposted on the left-hand side of the road, 5.5 km out of Sankuyo.

This is a prestigious territory in the wild wonderland of Botswana, where the lack of fences allows for free-roaming wildlife, resident lions, an abundance of elephants, and incomprehensible room to explore.

GPS Co-ordinates: 19°21'48.1"S / 23°53'48.1"E

Located on a 85 000 hectare concession on the border of Moremi

Atmosphere of a wooded sanctuary retreat

Tented suites have a shower with a view

100% Solar energy for entire camp

Swimming pool overlooking bushveld

Ideal for small groups, couples and solo travellers

20 000 hectare traverse along the banks of the Khwai River

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OUR ACCOMMODATION

After being razed to the ground by a catastrophic fire in 2016, the revamped and fully refurbished tented retreat re-opened in 2020.  Twelve elevated, tented suites overlook the magnificent, surrounding bush area and accommodate guests in the privacy and comfort of the choicest refined safari luxury. 

SAFARI TENTS

Each of the 10 elevated landscape tented suites has a private deck, a spacious bedroom with two twins or a king-sized bed, and an ensuite bathroom with a shower. There are fans and power points in each room for comfort and convenience.

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There are a multitude of activities available within Mankwe’s concession and further afield. Below is a list of the most popular safari activities that can be arranged while at the lodge, or prior to arrival. Activities may differ due to the accommodation package.

Sunset game drive in Mankwe’s private concession on day of arrival

Morning /Afternoon/ Night game drives in the concession

Full-day safaris - with packed lunches - to Khwai River in Moremi Game Reserve


On-site birdwatching


Sundowners at various waterholes in the concession

Boat cruises from Xakanaxa boat station can be incorporated into your full-day Moremi safari

Stargazing

Couples spa treatment room


EXPERIENCES AND ACTIVITIES

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