Oddballs' Camp

Explore the Wild: Discover the Beauty of the Botswana

Overview

Oddballs’ Camp is situated on the edge of Chief’s Island, deep in the heart of the Okavango Delta. The camp is accessible by light aircraft only and is a 20-minute flight from Maun. On arrival you will be met at the airstrip and welcomed to the island by your professional guide.

Accommodation is insimple, comfortable canvas 3m x 3m rooms (including two family units) set on elevated wooden decks, each with a view of the surrounding bush, and shaded by canvas shelters. Each tent has its own rustic en-suite facilities including hot and cold running water for the al fresco bucket shower – in true safari style.

The central bar and lounge area has comfortable chairs and sofas, a selection of books and games, and raised viewing decks overlooking the sweep of the delta – the perfect place to sip a sundowner and watch the sun set over the palm trees, and view whatever wildlife may be visiting.

Room Amenities

  • Laundry Service
  • Outside Shower
  • Shower
  • Detached Private Bathroom
  • Eco Friendly
  • Communal Dining

What to Expect

Discover the allure of Oddballs’ Camp, nestled on the edge of Chief’s Island in the Okavango Delta. Accessible only by light aircraft, this idyllic retreat awaits just a 20-minute flight from Maun. Upon arrival, a warm welcome from your professional guide awaits you at the airstrip, signaling the beginning of your extraordinary island adventure.

Accommodation at Oddballs’ Camp consists of simple yet comfortable canvas rooms, each measuring 3m x 3m. Set on elevated wooden decks, these rooms offer enchanting views of the surrounding bush, while canvas shelters provide refreshing shade. Embracing the essence of a true safari experience, each tent features rustic en-suite facilities, including the luxury of hot and cold running water for the al fresco bucket shower.

The heart of the Oddballs’ camp lies in its central bar and lounge area, where plush chairs and sofas invite relaxation. Unwind amidst a collection of books and games, or ascend to the raised viewing decks that overlook the breathtaking sweep of the delta. Here, you can savor the delights of a sundowner, marvel at the sunset painting the sky above the palm trees, and eagerly anticipate wildlife sightings that may grace your presence.

At Oddballs’ Camp, immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature while enjoying the comfort and charm of this exceptional retreat.

Highlights

Accommodation

The accommodation at Oddballs’ Camp is in simple, comfortable canvas 3m x 3m rooms set on elevated wooden decks, each with a view of the surrounding bush, and shaded by canvas shelters. Each tent has its own rustic en-suite facilities including hot and cold running water for the al fresco bucket shower – in true safari style.

Family Rooms

Accommodation is in simple, comfortable canvas 3m x 3m rooms set on elevated wooden decks. Our Family room has 2 of the 3m x 3m rooms on shared deck with a view of the surrounding bush, and shaded by canvas shelters. Each tent has its own rustic en-suite facilities including hot and cold running water for the al fresco bucket shower – in true safari style.

Cultural interaction at an authentic baYei village

Cultural interaction at an authentic baYei village

Mokoro Camping Trail

For guests staying a minimum of four nights, Oddballs’ Camp also offers privately guided overnight camping trails by mokoro, for a minimum of two nights – although they recommend three or more to get the best out of this unique safari. The trails are amongst the most sought-after wilderness experiences in the world today, offering an opportunity to experience life in serenity and on its own terms in a way not easily achieved in the modern world.

Young Explorers Program

This is a full syllabus of bush craft skills for young explorers. This is a complimentary program that follows in the footsteps of National Geographic Explorers-in-Residence, Dereck and Beverly Joubert. An extensive pack will be provided to eager children on arrival, so they can learn about animal calls, how to track wildlife, and other facts and figures about the wild. At the end of a child’s stay, he/she will become a Young Explorer and Conservation Ambassador – ready to go out and tell the world about what they have learned and what they too can do to help protect this beautiful environment.

Facilities

  • Communal Dining
  • Bar
  • Eco Friendly
  • Restaurant
  • Outside Shower
  • Laundry Service
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Customer Testimonials

  • Jennth Norz
    San Francisco

    My trip to Botswana was absolutely amazing! The wildlife was stunning, and the landscapes were breathtaking. The accommodations were also fantastic, and the staff was very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend a Botswana getaway to anyone looking for an unforgettable African adventure.

  • Rory Gibson
    Traveler

    I recently went on a Botswana safari, and it was truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The guides were incredibly knowledgeable and passionate about the wildlife, and we saw everything from elephants to lions to hippos. The lodges were also very comfortable and had everything we needed. I would definitely recommend Botswana as a destination for anyone looking for an adventure in Africa.

  • Jessica Cosby
    New York City

    Botswana is a beautiful country with so much to see and do. I went on a mokoro (dugout canoe) safari in the Okavango Delta, and it was a peaceful and unique way to experience the wildlife and scenery. The lodges we stayed at were also top-notch and had everything we needed. I would highly recommend Botswana as a destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers.

  • Brittany Webster
    Traveler

    My Botswana getaway was everything I had hoped for and more. The wildlife was incredible, and I felt like I was in a nature documentary the whole time. The lodges we stayed at were also very comfortable and had great amenities, like swimming pools and spa services. I would definitely recommend Botswana as a destination for anyone looking for a luxury African safari experience.