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Why book a Bushways Safari? 

On a Bushways Safari you will experience an authentic Africa travelling the dusty roads and camping in the wild. They offer semi-participation camping, fully serviced camping and accommodated (lodge to lodge). Each style of safari encompasses different itineraries – in total Bushways operate 9 different safari programs – all those safari programs have got several scheduled departures throughout the year. A maximum amount of 9 to 12 guests are allowed on tour, depending on the type of safari chosen. Bushways offer semi-participation safaris, fully serviced safaris and accommodated safaris.

Bushways Semi-participation Safaris – Adventures maintaining the exhilarating spirit of the pioneer.

Description: camping safari requiring a minimum participation from the guests, i.e.: setting up the tent and packing it / carrying their bag from/to vehicle at campsites. The rest of the camp chores are carried out by the team made up of one guide and one camp assistant.
Campsites: Tents are 2.1m x 2.1m x 1.75m. A 5cm high density foam mattress is provided for each guest. Ablutions are shared and bush ablutions set up by our team when staying in game reserves and national park campsites.

semi participation tents

Bushways Fully serviced safaris – Genuine and authentic bush experiences simultaneously offering stunning comfort.

Description: camping safari where all camp chores are carried out by our teams. There is one guide with the guests at all times and a back up team (chef + camp assistants) in a backup vehicle setting up and breaking camps, cooking meals, etc.

Campsites: Very spacious tents (3m x 3m x 1.95m) with bedrolls and bedding included and ensuite private bush ablutions (shower, toilet, toiletry stand) with direct access from the tent. All drinks included (softs, local alcoholic drinks, still water).

Maximum 9 travellers so that everyone gets a window seat. Departure is guaranteed with one traveller.

fully serviced safari

Bushways Accommodated Safaris

The Bush Ways Accommodated safari offers travellers the opportunity to explore the most amazing wilderness areas of Botswana, Namibia and Zambia, simultaneously providing the comfort of permanent camps and lodges with the incredible privilege of being introduced to these fantastic natural wonders from beginning to end by one of the passionate Bush Ways guides.

This lodge-to-lodge mobile safari itinerary is around a 3-star standing and offers a lot of activities. Transportation between lodges is done in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. The activities are carried out in the various lodges where we are staying using the lodge game drive vehicles, boats and mokoros (traditional dugout canoes). Maximum 10 guests. Departures are guaranteed from 4 travellers confirmed on a tour.

Bushways Safari Vehicles

Bushways vehicles are custom-built 4×4 safari vehicles with one backup vehicle specifically dedicated to setting-up/packing the camp. The windscreen folds up and the roof is made of canvas that can also be folded up. The sides are open for unobstructed views.

safari vehicles

Bushway Safaris Food on Tour

On camping tours your morning will usually start off with coffee and rusks depending on how much time we have before setting off to see the sunrise or travel. If we have more time bread/toast, spreads, cereals or fruit will be served, or a hot breakfast such as bacon and eggs will be cooked.

food on tour

Lunches include sandwiches with a variety of fillings and salads. You can enjoy tasty meals from local organic ingredients that are purchased from the communities. Meals such as curries, stews, pastas, braais and even roasts will be enjoyed around the campfire.

food on tour

The lodge tours provide meals at the establishment where restaurant-quality meals can be enjoyed.

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  • 15 Day Best of Botswana Camping Safari

    Countries Visited Botswana, Zambia
    Starts Kasane
    Ends Livingstone
    Group Size Max 9
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAS4501
    Tour Style Camping Small Group

    Why book this trip?

    The Best of Botswana Camping Safari allows you to bush camp in the most amazing locations. With sunset cruises, flights over the Okavango Delta, amazing National Parks with plenty of game and camping in the great outdoors this is very good value for money.

    You have the comfort of staying in two-man dome tents with mattresses, a full time chef and a valuable and professional guide.

    Price from R33,500



  • 12 Day Botswana Lodge Safari

    Countries Visited Botswana, Zambia, Namibia
    Starts Livingstone
    Ends Livingstone
    Group Size Max 9
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU ACS4501
    Tour Style Small Group Top Seller Accommodated

    Why book this trip?

    This deluxe Botswana Lodge Safari is a wonderful way to visit Africa. Relax and enjoy the sights while you travel through Africa in a luxury vehicle and spend the evenings unwinding in superb accommodations. Highlights include Caprivi National Park, the Okavango Delta and the glorious Victoria Falls.

    This lodge-to-lodge mobile safari itinerary is around a 3-star standing and offers a lot of activities. Transportation between lodges is done in a comfortable, air-conditioned minibus. The activities are carried out in the various lodges where we are staying using the lodge game drive vehicles, boats and mokoros (traditional dugout canoes).

    Price from R43,700



  • 11 Day Botswana Mobile Safari

    Countries Visited Botswana, Zambia
    Starts Maun
    Ends Livingstone
    Group Size Max 9
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAS4502
    Tour Style Camping Journeys Small Group

    Why book this trip?

    Are you looking for a unique small group camping adventure in Botswana? This Botswana adventure allows you to visit Chobe National Park, Moremi Game Reserve, Okavango Delta thus giving you an amazing wildlife experience.

     

    Price from R25,000



  • 8 Day Moremi and Chobe Botswana Safari

    Countries Visited Botswana, Zambia
    Starts Maun
    Ends Livingstone
    Group Size Max 9
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAS4505
    Tour Style Camping Small Group

    Why book this trip?

    This Moremi and Chobe Adventure takes you through amazing game reserves in Botswana while enjoying a true bush experience. Maun and the Moremi Game Reserve offer early morning game drives where you can view the wildlife from the vantage point of the safari vehicle.

    This is a semi-participation safari where you are only required to assist with setting up your tent. The chores around the campsite, cooking and cleaning will be done by the safari guides. This gives you plenty of time to explore the surrounds and relax by the campsite.

    Price from R15,600



  • 7 Day Okavango Delta and Chobe Safari

    Countries Visited Botswana
    Starts Chobe
    Ends Maun
    Group Size Max 9
    Age Range 16 – 65 Years and older
    SKU CAS4504
    Tour Style Camping Small Group

    Why book this trip? 

    There are several reasons to decide to take this safari, but the main one being that Chobe National Park in Botswana is one of the finest destinations to get your fill of wildlife safaris and river cruises. Sunset cruises in mokoros (traditional dug-out canoes) along the Kwhai River will give you the opportunity to spot buffalo, elephant, zebra and other herbivores.

    Our Fully-serviced Camping Safaris allow you to stay in large dome tens with camp beds, bedding and en-suite bush ablutions. Window seats are guaranteed.

    Price from R31,600



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