Okavango & Ocean

Okavango Delta & Seychelles outer islands

Your journey starts in the game-rich Okavango Delta and ends off at the romantic outer islands of the Seychelles.

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SUGGESTED PACKAGE

15 nights from US$ 12 070 pps, including charters in Botswana & Seychelles, excluding international flights

Season Okavango Ocean Pp sharing Pp single
2019 HIGH
1 Aug - 31 Oct
Luxury Tent Beach Bungalow US$ 14 350 US$ 18 065
Beach Suite US$ 17 300 US$ 26 460
2019 SHOULDER
1 Nov - 10 Jan '20
Luxury Tent Beach Bungalow US$ 12 450 US$ 15 400
Beach Suite US$ 15 420 US$ 23 800
2020 LOW
10 Jan - 31 Mar
Luxury Tent Beach Bungalow US$ 12 070 US$ 13 088
Beach Suite US$ 15 045 US$ 21 488
2020 SHOULDER
1 Apr - 31 May
1 Nov - 10 Jan '21
Luxury Tent Beach Bungalow US$ 13 195 US$ 16 235
Beach Suite US$ 16 170 US$ 25 270
2020 HIGH
1 Jun - 31 Oct
Luxury Tent Beach Bungalow US$ 15 355 US$ 19 259
Beach Suite US$ 18 330 US$ 27 659

RATES INCLUDE

  • Charter flights Maun-Machaba-Gomoti-Maun & Mahé-Alphonse-Mahé.
  • OKAVANGO: 3 nights each at Machaba Camp and Gomoti Plains Camp, all meals & snacks, game drives, walking safaris, mokoro (water-dependent), laundry, beverages (excluding imported & premium drinks), taxes, conservation & community levy.
  • OVERNIGHTS: 1 night each at InterContinental Johannesburg O.R.Tambo and Eden Bleu Hotel (B&B), airport transfers.
  • OCEAN: 7 nights at Alphonse Island Lodge in a Beach Bungalow/Beach Suite, all meals, water, tea & coffee, soft drinks during activities, hotel amenities and land-based activities, scheduled communal activities, snorkelling & watersport equipment (SUP boards and kayaks), flyfishing rod & reel rental, Wi-Fi in public areas, laundry and conservation donations.

RATES EXCLUDE:

  • International flights, travel insurance, visas, spa treatments, purchases, personal items, gratuities.
  • OKAVANGO: premium imported drinks.
  • OVERNIGHTS: additional meals and drinks.
  • OCEAN: additional activities, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages, telephone charges.
HIGHLIGHTS

- areas teeming with wildlife, both on the safari and marine sides of the journey
- people make the experience: families welcome throughout
- bush luxury: camps are well-designed, logical and functional, yet stylish and beautiful
- ocean fun: kayaking, stand-up paddling, snorkelling, walks, beach sundowners, flats lunch and much more to enjoy

ITINERARY DETAIL

MOVE: Arrive by international flight into Maun, Botswana. Take a short charter flight from Maun to Khwai airstrip.

STAY: 3 nights at Machaba Camp in a Luxury Tent.

PLAY: Enjoy the magnificent wildlife of the Kwhai concession next to the Moremi Game Reserve - fantastic wildlife sightings on foot or by vehicle, mokoro outings (seasonal and depending on water levels).

MOVE: Charter flight from Khwai airstrip to Qorokwe airstrip.

STAY: 3 nights at Gomoti Plains Camp in a Luxury Tent.

PLAY: Gomoti is situated in a private area from which to enjoy the best of the Delta - walking, 4x4 game drives, catch-and-release fishing, and mokoro or river cruises when the water levels allow for it.

MOVE: Charter flight from Qorokwa airstrip to Maun and take an international flight from Maun to Johannesburg.

STAY: Overnight at InterContinental Johannesburg O.R.Tambo Airport.

PLAY: Catch up on high-speed internet, repack your luggage and get ready for the beach!

MOVE: Take the international flight from Johannesburg to Mahé, Seychelles.

STAY: Overnight at Eden Bleu Hotel.

PLAY: Enjoy a good night's rest and a sumptuous breakfast before departing for the remote and immersive Alphonse Island.

MOVE: Charter flight from Mahé to Alphonse Island airstrip.

STAY: 7 nights at Alphonse Island Lodge in a Beach Bungalow or Beach Suite.

PLAY: Enjoy a plethora of fantastic guided activities and outings - kayak, SUP, snorkel, island walks, turtle nesting (seasonal), beach sundowner, flats lunch, reef flats expedition - or take your own time to discover the island and surrounding ocean with a run, cycle, kayak, SUP, snorkel, paddle boards, and the entertainment centre.

Discover the 'Blue Five':
  1. Snorkel with manta rays or sailfish.
  2. Wade with turtles, rays, juvenile sharks.
  3. Watch seabirds and spot a “lifer”.
  4. Encounter turtles hatching or laying eggs.
  5. Fly-fish and release a bonefish.

Or book any of the following at additional charge: Snorkelling experiences, scuba diving, fly-fishing, bluewater fishing, sunset lagoon cruise, St Francois nature hike, mangrove nature hikes, atoll exploration skiff excursion, Blue Safari signature experience, or spa treatments.

MOVE: Charter flight from Alphonse to Mahé, transfer from IDC Hangar to International airport and take your international flight home.

CONTACT

Machaba Reservations:
e: enquiries@machabasafaris.com | t: +27 82 579 5249

Blue Safari Seychelles
e: jordyn@bluesafari.com | t: +27 76 019 1218

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