The private concession Gomoti can only be accessed by air: Exclusive as the arrival by plane or helicopter is also the location of the camp in one of the most untouched regions of Botswana in the flood plains of the Gomoti River in the east of the Okavango Delta. Built on wooden platforms, the entire camp offers views of the breathtaking wilderness. Affordable luxury and classic safari style at their best in this award-winning safari camp.More Info Video
Alistair Rankin has many years of experience in the safari business as a guide, camp manager and managing director with renowned companies in South Africa. Based on this wealth of experience, he has been instrumental in setting up Machaba Safaris in Botswana since 2012 and is now successfully expanding into Zimbabwe. His wife Wendy Rankin is responsible for the reliable implementation and marketing of her husband's visions.
Machaba Safaris is independently owned and run by a team of avid safari experts.
Little Machaba is operated in a sustainable manner using state-of-the-art technology. A huge storage tank preserves the solar harvested energy, with which also rare cloud days are bridged, a generator is only available as an emergency reserve. Thermosolar heated water is available regardless of the weather, the wastewater is biologically treated and is used, among other things, for the irrigation of salad and vegetable crops. Residue-free waste management is a given in this Garden of Eden in the Okavango Delta.
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Spacious and elegantly furnished EnSuite safari tents in the style of the 1950s and set on wooden platforms offer 8 couples and 2 families a perfect hideaway. In the central main tent, there is a lounge, bar and restaurant, and cosy seating groups invite to linger and share safari experiences. The kitchen meets the highest standards, the pool is a tempting refreshment spot, and the evenings end with an open fire. Experienced guides will take guests on safaris in the animal-rich concession, which is considered an insider tip for encounters with an intact wild dog population.
At Gomoti Plains Camp there is a variety of special interest activities:
- Motorised boat (water level dependent)
At Gomoti Plains Camp you have a choice of a few activities:
- Mokoro - This is water level dependent
- Morning & evening game drive after dinner
- Bush Walks