Diverse and beautiful
What makes Khwai so popular with visitors to Botswana?
The Khwai Community Concession is an area of immense and diverse beauty that borders the Moremi Game Reserve to the east. This community owned area is rich in wildlife and a delight to visit. With no fences between this area and Moremi, the wildlife is free to wander without restrictions, and it does!
With 1800km of riverine woodland, mopane woodland, open floodplains and savannah, the landscape sustains a huge variety of flora and fauna. A major attraction are the predators with leopard, lion, wild dog all well represented. The Khwai River is a major draw for game in the dry season, attracting the animals down from drier areas such as Savute – and where there is prey, there are usually predators!
Being in outside the national park, visitors to Khwai can enjoy walking safaris and also night drives which are not permitted in Moremi, it’s an added dimension to your adventure. Many animals only come out after dark, so you might come across porcupines, honey badgers and possibly, if you’re extremely luck, a pangolin.
A stay in Khwai is sure to add an extra dimension to your safari. Whether you are on a mobile safari or visiting a lodge or camp, or even self-driving and camping, your stay benefits the local community who own this land. Many of them are employed in the safari industry and they lease parts of the concession to the safari companies. In turn the safari companies contribute to social responsibility programmes ensuring the community is uplifted and has access to healthcare and education in order to be well-prepared for the future.
“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” Susan Sontag
Speak to our consultants and they will show you how to include Khwai in your Botswana itinerary. There’s something here for every budget from the high-end Khwai River Lodge, to the more affordable Sango Safari Camp and Khwai Guest House.