Xigera Camp, Okavango Delta, Botswana

Xigera Camp is a Classic Camp

Things to do at Xigera Camp

Whilst the emphasis at Xigera is on water activities, making this the perfect ‘water camp,’ game drives are offered all year round.

Game Drives

Game drives explore further afield, where wildlife like lion, leopard and hyaena, buffalo and elephant can be seen. Our open Land Rovers each accommodate a maximum of seven guests allowing each guest a ‘window’ outside seat. Please note that there are no night drives at Xigera.

Mokoro Excursions*

There is no better way of viewing game and capturing the essence of the Okavango than by traditional mokoro (dugout canoe). The Okavango-born guide and poler will reveal the wiles and secrets of living in the Delta while you spot tiny frogs and colourful waterbirds. *This activity is water-level dependent.

Boating*

Water-level dependent, boating is another idyllic form of viewing water-based wildlife. Hippo and crocodile are often seen on these adventures, and sometimes even the elusive sitatunga. *This activity is water-level dependent.

Fishing

Fishing with a limited supply of basic equipment is on offer seasonally on a catch-and-release basis. Please note that fishing takes place in waters outside of the Moremi since fishing is not allowed within the Game Reserve.

Birding

Xigera Camp is a birdwatcher’s paradise. Aside from the famous Pel’s fishing-owl, waterbirds large and small, colourful and secretive are seen here, such as African skimmer, slaty egret, wattled crane and much more.

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Latest News From Xigera Camp

  • Xigera Camp - May 2017
    May 8, 2017

    It was the month of “Cat Walking in Xigera”…

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  • Xigera Camp - April 2017
    Apr 5, 2017

    Xigera has taken to affectionately calling its big cats ‘nesting lions’ as the pride has been seen resting in what looks like a nest on top of a termite mound…

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  • Xigera Camp - March 2017
    Mar 10, 2017

    We have had very regular sightings of our pride of nine lions around the Xigera airstrip and the islands in that vicinity…

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“ We thoroughly enjoyed our safari experiences at Xigera. The diversity we witnessed - up close - blew our minds. ”
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Reviewed by: Social_Velcro, 06 January 2017