Little River

Nokanyana overlooks the confluence where the Khwai and Mababe Rivers meet, creating a beautiful environment to relax and watch the wildlife pass by.

Accommodation

All the rooms have been designed to allow for maximum views across the river and the bush with inside and outside showers.

Khwai River

Extending from the Okavango River, the Khwai River forms part of the northern border of the Moremi Game Reserve.

DRIVE OR FLY IN

The perfect location for those on their way to the Moremi Game Reserve, Chobe National Park, Savute or Khwai.

FAMILY ROOMS

Three spacious family rooms make it an ideal place to introduce your young ones to the African bush.

Nokanyana – Bush & Safari

Seven luxurious tents and three family units are positioned on the banks of the Khwai River where an abundance of wildlife can be found. Rooms have been built to ensure that guests have a panoramic view of the bush around them. All have inside and outside showers, so you don’t have to miss a thing! Days can be spent exploring the area, or simply relaxing and waiting for the wildlife to come by.

Nokanyana — Activities


Game Viewing

Because of the Khwai’s location on the edge of a world-class wetland and the start of the dry, birding is phenomenal including a section of the river called Raptor Alley.
You don’t need to go far from Nokanyana to see some incredible wildlife, in fact you don’t have to leave at all.

Rates

Standard
From
US$ 0

per person
per night sharing

Children
From
US$ 0

per child per night
in adjoining room

NOKANYANA AT A GLANCE
  • 3 Family Units
  • 7 Luxury Rooms
  • Swimming Pool
  • Large main area
  • Open all year round
  • Accessible by road or by air

Included:
Accommodation, activities, all meals, drinks, and transfers from the airstrip.







Where to Find Nokanyana

Nokanyana is situated on the eastern most extreme of the Okavango’s watery wilderness. This land of many rivers, as once described by David Livingstone, is today one of the most sort after destinations in Southern Africa and Africa.

Nokanyana is 127kms from Maun. It is located close to the southern parts of Chobe National Park, Khwai, Moremi Game Reserve and Savute, making it an ideal place to stay when driving through Botswana.

Flight time from Maun to Khwai Airstrip is approximately 35 minutes; with a 45-minute drive into camp.

For detailed directions visit: FAQ >

The Appeals


Wildlife

The wildlife around camp is amazing! You can find Lion, Leopard, African Wild Dog, and Sable – to name just a few.

Tranquility

With only ten rooms, Nokanyana has a very intimate and laid back feel. Perfect for relaxing with family and friends.

Activities

Full days out or shorter activities close to camp can be arranged depending on how you would like to spend the day.

The African Bush

Wildlife moves through camp regularly. Game viewing from the comfort of your room, or whilst enjoying a dip in the pool is quite an experience.

Under the Stars

Traditional Boma evenings on the rivers edge with song and dance are a wonderful way to end the day.

A typical Day

Nokanyana 1:
Day Trip

Early morning
Wake up at about 5.30am just as the sun is rising; a continental breakfast will be ready for you in the main area, or around a roaring fire.
Leave camp at around 6am, as this is generally the best time to spot the wildlife as it is still cool and animals are still active.

Late morning
After a few hours, stop and enjoy a hearty bush brunch. Your guide will know where to stop to make this an experience you won’t forget!

Afternoon
Carry on with your drive, exploring new areas and slowly heading back to camp.

Tea
For those wanting to be out all day then stop for a quick high tea.

Drinks
Pre-dinner drinks and nibbles will be served around the fire and in the bar area, around 7/7.30pm.

Dinner
3 course meal (7.30 or 8pm).

Nokanyana 2:
Morning & Afternoon Game Drives / Relaxation Day

Breakfast
Wake up at about 5.30am just as the sun is rising; a continental breakfast will be ready for you in the main area, or around a roaring camp fire.

Morning Activity
Leave camp at around 6am, as this is generally the best time to spot the wildlife as it is still cool and animals are still active. Return to camp after about 4 hours, just before the heat of the day.

Brunch
Brunch will be served on your return. There is no need to rush! Camp will work around you. If you are having great sightings then we’ll keep brunch warm!

Afternoon
Time for a siesta or a cooling dip in the pool.

Tea
Around 3.30pm / 4pm.

Afternoon Activity
After tea your guide will be ready and waiting for your afternoon drive.

Drinks
Pre-dinner drinks and nibbles will be served around the fire and in the bar area, around 7/7.30pm.

Dinner
3 course meal (7.30 or 8pm).

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