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Savute Reserve

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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Spent 3 nights camping here with Letaka Safaris. The guide made all the difference he knew the park... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pulborough, United Kingdom
via mobile
Savuti Reserve

Savuti Reserve was very picturesque in its starkness during the dry months. We were disappointed in... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Peter K
South Africa
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Rich in grasslands, desert plains and volcanic hills, the Savuti (Savute) area covers nearly two thousand square miles of Chobe National Park.
  • Excellent79%
  • Very good15%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“game viewing” (12 reviews)
“wild dogs” (8 reviews)
Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 3 nights camping here with Letaka Safaris. The guide made all the difference he knew the park like the back of his hand. Spent 2 hours close to sub adult lions & mother with cubs just watching them all play. African wild dogs making...More

Thank Lola008
Reviewed 7 November 2017

Savuti Reserve was very picturesque in its starkness during the dry months. We were disappointed in the amount of animals we saw during our visit. It was extremely hot,dry and dusty and definitely 4x4 territory only. It was nice to see and maybe in the...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Campsite's are large, private with good shade. Abolition facilities are great and always clean. Only negative is that there is no swimming pool. Wonderful stop over between Maun and Kasane.

Thank lourensd667
Reviewed 16 October 2017

Lots to see lions, elephants, giraffe, zebra, buffalo, baboons antelopes and lots more. Lots of birds along the river edge. The sunset over the river has to be seen the colours are spectacular.

Thank wedge158
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Depending on the season you will need a real 4x4. During dry season the roads are very heavy sand tracks. The place istself is o.k. - we've seen better ones. But at night I heard two groups of Lions roar close to the camp. Booking...More

Thank BfromW2014
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Travelling with a Prado, towing a off-road trailer, from Mababe gate to Savuti main camp, was a nightmare. We used the sandridge road as recomended by the officials. Deep sand, high middelman and holes give you a rollercoast ride you won't forget. The exit road...More

Thank Ray A
Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Savuti Game Reserve is harder to reach than it's popular cousins, Moremi and Chobe. It also (generally) has less water and is a harsher environment. This said...wow! We enjoyed some awesome wild dog sightings and came away with fond memories. Beware of the access...More

Thank omegacon
Reviewed 15 September 2017

I went for afternoon boat safari. There are option to take big boat or smaller private ones. Both have their advantages and disadvantages. In any case ride is tranquil and one gets to see many animals, primarily Elephants. They all seem to flock around river...More

Thank SudhaGupta
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

Saw everything except cheetahs The savute pride is impressive Great sundowners at the channel A must to visit if u r in the Oakavango

Thank Tempusfugit2015
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Stunned by the amazing scenery and variety of wildlife. In less than a day we saw impala, kudo, hippopotamus, crocodiles, warthogs, jackals, buffalo, elephants, giraffe and zebra. Amazing place and a tribute to Botswana's excellent record in conservation.

Thank Daran71
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26 February 2017|
Response from Roeland W | Reviewed this property |
Hello there. We did visit the area Zambia and Botswana last year september. We arranged everything with a specialist from the Netherlands. He fixed everything: from the lodges, the small airplanes for transport, the... More
24 April 2016|
Response from Tim F |
We stayed at Savute Safari Lodge and Chobe Game Lodge. Both are part of the Desert and Delta Safaris group, and both were great.