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An archive of Desert & Delta Safaris latest press features and accolades.

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In The Press

Natural Habitat Adventures

Meet the Pioneering Women Changing the Face of the African Safari Industry

In 2004, Botswana’s Chobe Game Lodge spearheaded a campaign to recruit female guides. The guiding team now consists entirely of women who take guests on the all-electric boats and vehicles in Chobe National Park.

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Global Travel Media

Sustainable Innovation And Conservation Lead The Way With Its Electric Fleet Of Vehicles And Boats

Desert & Delta Safaris celebrates its 40th anniversary in 2022 and is changing the face – and the sound – of African safaris with its fleet of four game drive vehicles and five solar-powered safari boats. Fully converted from diesel power, the safari vehicles pack a serious performance punch while displaying quiet and unobtrusive behaviour.

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Selamta (Ethiopian Airlines)

Africa’s safaris have gone high tech

A few pioneering safari camps are implementing cutting-edge technology in some of the world’s most challenging and remote landscapes to deliver an experience that’s better for their guests and the planet. Here, we look at the future-facing innovations being used by the forerunners with the hopes that others will follow suit.

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Mmegi Times

Chobe women make their mark in tourism’s ‘Great Reset’

As the tourism industry reopens after the pandemic freeze, more women are finding space for themselves beyond “traditional” roles in laundry and housekeeping. Chobe Holdings, one of the country’s largest tourism groups, is reaping the dividends of a policy to empower women all the way to being guides in the field and executives in the boardroom.

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Hollywood Reporter

The Most Beautiful, Hollywood-Loved Safari Camps in Africa

On the banks of the Chobe River in the famed national park, Chobe Game Lodge is where Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were married and Steve Harvey as well as royals have since safari’ed.

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Go World Travel Magazine


It wasn’t driving the truck or identifying dozens of wildlife species with barely a glimpse that was the most challenging aspect of safari guide training school for Tshepiso (Vivian) Diphupu.

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Travel Africa Magazine

The Soul of Safari

Anyone who has stayed in a safari lodge or camp will appreciate what it takes to efficiently run such facilities. Sited in remote locations, the practicalities involved in building and maintaining the infrastructure, in sourcing fresh produce and other consumables and in looking after guests and protecting the environment are immense.

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Luxury Safari Magazine


We interview the Managing Director Lempheditse Odumetse, or MC as he is know to his colleagues, of Desert & Delta to learn more.

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The Telegraph

Welcome to the 'Louvre of the Desert', with no queues, but plenty of elephants

‘Lions,” whispered my guide, Lebo Kgoleng. “There. There. And over there, too.” Still lethargic from the 5am wakeup call, my bleary eyes struggled to keep up. Within seconds, the Land Cruiser was surrounded. Four, maybe five, lionesses and their dozen cubs, shimmering gold and burnished bronze.

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Tsodilo Hills Pictographs Centerpiece To Growing Cultural Tourism In Botswana

Tsodilo Hills in Botswana has often been referred to in the West by this catchy slogan. As is often the case with Eurocentric perspectives adhered to Indigenous cultures around the world, the metaphor misses the point entirely in its attempt to characterize what makes this place special.

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Luxury Safari Magazine

Splendid Isolation And Quiet Solitude – Botswana's Tsodilo Hills And The Okavango Panhandle

Rising majestically from the flat Kgalagadi sands, near where it meets the Okavango wetlands, is one of Botswana’s little-visited, but greatest treasures, Tsodilo Hills.

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Travel Awaits

7 Amazing Places To See Prehistoric Art Around The World

Sarah Kingdom shares seven sites around the world to see prehistoric art. She includes the unique Tsodilo Hills in the Okavango Panhandle off the back of her visit to Nxamaseri Island Lodge.

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Conde Nast Traveler

A Local's Guide to Botswana

Conde Nast Traveler speaks to Chobe Game Lodge's Florence Kagiso on her experience working as a guide in the Chobe National Park and her love for Botswana.

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National Geographic

Meet Florence Kagiso, the leader of Africa’s first all-female team of safari guides

When Florence Kagiso became one of Africa’s first female guides in 2004, she paved the way for a new generation to follow in her footsteps. Marking International Women’s Day, we discuss her career and her wild workplace, Botswana’s Chobe National Park.

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Absolute Magazine

Desert & Delta Safaris Double Their Initial Target And Raise An Exceptional $20,000

Luxury Botswana safari operator Desert & Delta Safaris are thrilled to announce that they have doubled their initial target of $10,000 and raised an incredible amount of $20,000 for Elephants Without Borders, more than doubling their initial target!

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Viestra Magazine

Desert & Delta Safaris Supports Elephants Without Borders

Luxury Botswana safari operator Desert & Delta Safaris have devised an exciting initiative called the CARES Movement. The initiative enables guests to book a safari at 2020 rates that they can take up to the 31st December 2022. Time is of the essence!

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Luxurious Magazine

How Chobe Game Lodge's Solar-Powered Boats Set A New Benchmark

Luxurious Magazine featured Chobe Game Lodge's solar-powered boats and the impact the project has had on the Africa travel industry.

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Luxuria Lifestyle International

Empowering Botswana Through Tourism

Luxuria Lifestyle International features the 10 exciting reasons why the Botswana is the ultimate destination to visit post-lockdown.

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WTTC Tourism For Tomorrow

People Award

Desert & Delta Safaris was a runner up in the 2017 World Travel & Tourism Council's Tourism For Tomorrow Awards under the people category for its local management program.

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WTM Africa’s Responsible Tourism Awards

2020 Responsible Business (Chobe Game Lodge)

We have won our third award at WTM Africa’s Responsible Tourism Awards. This year Chobe Game Lodge won silver in responsible Business for our work in reducing carbon emissions and shaping the industry with our electric fleet of safari vehicles and boats, as well as our work in breaking the mold in guiding through Africa’s first all-female guiding team.

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We Are Africa

2019 Shape Africa - Albert Ndereki (Chobe Game Lodge)

Albert Ndereki, one of Chobe Game Lodge's longest standing employees won the Shape Africa award at the 2019 We Are Africa trade show in Cape Town. The Shape Africa award recognises those individuals whose tireless passion and dedication to changing perceptions of the continent have shaped Africa’s future for the better.

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We Are Africa

2019 Rise Africa Award - Gorata Nyame

Gorata Nyame, one of Savute Safari Lodge's managers won the 2019 Rise Africa award at the annual We Are Africa travel show. The award is for young professionals making waves in the African tourism industry.

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As Botswana's top safari operator, Desert & Delta Safaris is proud to hold several Travel & Tourism Accolades and enjoy a variety of press features.

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