4 Day: Bush Skills Adventure Safari


    Experience the Okavango Delta while learning from the best, our local expert guides will show you how to survive in the Delta. By day put your bush skills to the test while at night indulging in the luxuries of this five star camp.

    • From: $3230pp for 3 nights. Full Board Game Package.

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    4 Day: Bush Skills Adventure Safari Itinerary


    Day 1: Okavango Delta

    On arrival at Maun Airport, a Mack Air representative will meet and assist you to your onward flight to Baines' Airstrip. On arrival at the airstrip a Sanctuary Baines' Camp representative will meet and transfer you to the camp. The transfer is approximately 45 minutes and forms part of your first game drive on the private concession. Sanctuary Baines' Camp is located on the Boro River, set amongst the shady trees and water of the Okavango Delta, on a 260,000 acre private concession. The camp named after the famous nineteenth century explorer Thomas Baines, The main area features an oversized deck for outdoor dining and views over the permanent water of the lagoon. Over the course of the next three days our guides will turn a holiday into the experience of a lifetime. Highly trained and deeply knowledgeable, they will show off their expertise by showing and teaching guest how to survive in the Delta.

    Meals included: Lunch and dinner
    Overnight: Sanctuary Baines' Camp



    Day 2: Okavango Delta

    The day is at leisure to enjoy the activities on offer. Today you might learn about: Poling a mokoro: A mokoro is a local dug-out canoe commonly used in the Delta. It is propelled through the shallow waters of the delta by standing in the stern and pushing with a pole, in the same manner as punting. Fishing: Your guide will teach you how to make traditional spears for fishing and how to catch fish in the delta using a rod. (All fishing is on a catch & release basis). Tracking: Ever wanted to know how to track an animal on foot? Your guide will teach you the intricacies of tracking game and how to identify different animal tracks. Find out how to identify and find edible plants (seasonal). Learn how to make rope out of natural materials. Learn how to find water in the bush.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch and dinner
    Overnight: Sanctuary Baines' Camp



    Day 3: Okavango Delta

    The day is at leisure to enjoy the activities on offer. Today you might learn about: Trapping: Learn how to construct and place traps to catch wildlife (theory practical only) Palm nut harvesting. Building a shelter: Our guides have a wealth of knowledge on what materials to use. Navigate by the stars/sun: Avid astronomers will delight in this age old form of navigation. Basket weaving: The local women will teach you how to weave your own basket - the perfect present to take home! Once you've completed your bush skills adventure you will receive a certificate to say you've completed your adventure of a lifetime course.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
    Overnight: Sanctuary Baines' Camp



    Day 4: Depart

    After breakfast a camp representative will transfer you to the airstrip for your Mack Air shared light aircraft charter flight to Maun. The flying time is approximately 10 minutes. Kindly note, however, that all inter-camp flights are subject to multiple pick-ups and drop offs en route to your destination which could affect the flying time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

     

    To book or customise this itinerary call: 01227 671 154


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    •  Your Safari is just that. Each safari we create is built around you and your requirements.

    •  Select your preferred style of accommodation and explore at your own pace.

    •  Co-create your perfect trip with the help of our experts.

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    •  All of our advisers are well travelled and know their areas inside out.

    •  All calls are answered instantly by a destination expert who will help you from start to finish.

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    •  The details make the difference. All our accommodation, drivers and guides have been carefully selected by location and service as well as their contribution to conservation or the community.

    •  Our business depends on recommendations. We go the extra mile to give you a trip to remember.

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    From the UK

    Call: 01227 671 154

    From the USA

    New York: (646) 513-4227

    From South Africa

    Cape Town: 021 300 2166