Meno a Kwena Tented Camp

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana


Uncover the unending safari adventures at Meno a Kwena Tented Camp, an extraordinary hidden gem nestled atop a rocky clifftop, gazing over the Boteti River in Botswana. Immerse yourself in a dazzling array of activities offered by Meno a Kwena, such as captivating day trips to the breathtaking Makgadikgadi Pans, enlightening guided walks with the fascinating San bushmen, and exhilarating wildlife-watching boat trips. Prepare to be amazed as the finest game viewing unfolds right before your eyes, defying expectations. From the camp’s elevated vantage point, witness a vibrant spectacle of wildlife at the water’s edge—majestic herds of elephants, nomadic zebras creating enchanting patterns. Simply relax and absorb the wonders.

Conveniently located just under a 2-hour road journey from Maun, Meno a Kwena Tented Camp is an ideal choice for group or family travel, accommodating both young and older adventurers. This camp, once utilized by Southern Africa’s legendary explorers, has been thoughtfully enhanced with subtle touches and unique quirks, creating an atmosphere of refreshing simplicity blended with stylish elements. However, the true treasure of Meno lies in its profound connection with nature—awakening to the resonating call of elephants and indulging in game viewing from the comfort of your private veranda. In these moments, nothing else truly matters. Experience the unmatched allure of Meno a Kwena Tented Camp, where the safari never ceases.

Room Amenities

  • En-Suite
  • Electrical Outlets
  • Shower
  • Outside Shower
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Tea / Coffee

What to Expect

Step into the captivating world of Meno a Kwena Tented Camp, a place steeped in rich history and legendary tales. This remarkable camp was once frequented by renowned explorers and fearless crocodile hunters. It retains its old-world charm and rustic quirkiness, showcasing a roof crafted from an old parachute and a lounge adorned with treasures from decades of travel. Immerse yourself in the authentic heart and soul of Botswana.

Long before researchers unveiled Botswana’s zebra migration in 2012, Meno a Kwena had witnessed this awe-inspiring phenomenon for decades. Tens of thousands of zebras create a mesmerizing spectacle with their black and white stripes. Positioned atop a cliff overlooking the Boteti River, our camp offers prime viewing for this remarkable migration. Relax on the day bed or dip your toes in the pool as you witness the wildlife in action. Gather around the dining table at night, illuminated by lanterns, and savor flavors intertwined with captivating stories. Meno a Kwena Tented Camp embodies the essence of Botswana.

  • Meno sits in an awesome location on the Boteti River overlooking the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park - a completely contrasting location, wildlife and habitat to the green and juicy Okavango Delta regions.
  • Watch the wildlife at the river below from the comfort of your private veranda; that's what we like to call an 'armchair safari'.
  • The zebra migration is resident here for much of the year. In the dry season there is no other water around and the Boteti River becomes a magnet for wildlife.
  • Learn a little about the traditional Botswana way of life with a visit to the local village.
  • The camp is great value for money and an excellent choice for families - there's a natural swimming pool, and plenty of nooks and crannies for kids to explore and watch the action at the river below.



At Meno a Kwena Tented Camp, immerse yourself in the comfort of our 6 twin tents. Each tent features 2 queen-sized beds and offers breathtaking views of the Boteti River and the Makgadikgadi National Park. With ample space to accommodate 2 adults and 2 children, these tents provide a cozy retreat. Enjoy the convenience of an indoor ensuite, and indulge in the luxury of a private outdoor shower. Stay cool with the refreshing breeze from the fan, and relax on the veranda with a day bed and seating area, where you can soak in the scenic surroundings. Meno a Kwena Tented Camp ensures a serene and unforgettable experience.

Please note that the queen beds can not be split

Max: 2 adults and 2 children
Children of all ages welcome

King Size Tent (Tents 2 & 5)

Indulge in the royal treatment at Meno a Kwena Tented Camp with our 2 King tents. Each tent features a spacious king-sized bed, providing ultimate comfort and panoramic views of the Boteti River and the Makgadikgadi National Park. Enjoy the convenience of an indoor ensuite, and rejuvenate your senses with a private outdoor shower. Stay cool and relaxed with the gentle breeze from the fan, and unwind on the veranda furnished with a day bed and seating area. Meno a Kwena Tented Camp offers a luxurious escape where you can immerse yourself in nature’s splendor and enjoy unparalleled serenity.

Max: 2 Adults
Children of all ages welcome

Family Tent

There are 2 Family tents consisting of 2 adjacent tents, each with views over the Boteti River, into the Makgadikgadi National Park. Along with the indoor ensuite, each has its own private outdoor shower, fan as well as veranda with a day bed and seating area. One is able to accommodate a family of 5 with 1 x king size bed and 3 x single beds. The second Family Tent can accommodate a family of 4, with 1 x king size bed and 2 x single beds.

Max: 2 adults and 3 children
Children of all ages welcome

Bushman Walking Experience

Small families of Bushman from the Ju! Hoansi clan village of Xai Xai on the Botswana/Namibia border of the Kalahari Desert come to Meno a Kwena to share their knowledge of one of the last great nomadic tribes. This immensely interesting walking and cultural experience gives you an insight into their hunter/gatherer way of life as they have coexisted with wildlife for thousands of years. This gentle walk is very popular and appeals to all ages.


  • Library
  • Bar
  • Eco Friendly
  • Pool
  • Private Vehicle Available
  • Laundry Service
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