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African Horseback SafarisOkavango Delta
African Horseback Safaris is based at the western side of Botswana’s Okavango Delta – the largest inland delta in the world. Open all year to experienced riders and their non-riding companions, the Macatoo Camp borders the famous Moremi Game Reserve.
The Hemingway-styled exclusive camp fuses the creature comforts of modern day luxury with the spirit of the African Bush. Each of the seven spacious twin bedded tents are en suite and fitted with a private veranda for bird watching and game viewing. The camp also offers a plunge pool and hammocks.
The main attraction of the African Horseback Safaris is riding good horses over diverse landscapes dotted with game. Riding is varied, sometimes taking you on quiet walks and other times cantering you through water meadows.
The horses you’ll ride are well-mannered Thoroughbreds, Namibian Hanoverian and Kalahari-Arab crossbreeds, ranging in size from 14 to 17 hands. The camp also offers 4X4s for night game-watching as well as boat safaris.
African Horseback Safaris Information
Western side of the Okavango Delta
7 large twin-tents (sleeps a maximum of 14)
Riding safaris, bird walks, mokoro rides, game drives, night spotting, seasonal boating, canoeing and fishing,
Children welcome (children 12 years and over are allowed to ride but they must be strong, competent riders)
- Mess tent
- Private pool
- Mobile fly camp
- Riding safaris
- Bird walks
- Mokoro rides
- Game drives
- Night spotting
- Seasonal boating
African Horseback Safaris, Okavango Delta, Botswana
Ride with giraffes, track buffalo across the delta and watch the Big 5 in action on this highly personalised riding adventure. With much of Botswana's Okavango Delta being inaccessible to vehicles during the annual flood, exploring on horseback offers an exciting opportunity to uncover this pristine wilderness. Galloping alongside giraffe, zebra and antelope, or quietly stalking larger game such as buffalo or elephant across the ever-changing landscapes; this is an incredible experience not to be missed!
We won't take you to the usual tourist traps, instead we'll introduce you to people that show you the true side of a country. With our contacts in each destination, we can arrange for you to meet locals away from the crowds and ensure an authentic experience.
You can rely on our extensive first-hand knowledge and years of experience in the country you’re visiting. We use only the best expert guides, and provide insider tips on the local customs, and everything from vibrant festivals to hidden Himalayan monasteries
Your holiday will be as unique as you are. By getting to know you and what makes you tick, we fuse our wealth of expertise and a deep understanding of our destinations to create unique day by day itineraries that are built around you.