While some luxury safaris cost more than a family sedan, Safari Guru has carefully selected a handful of high-end safari destinations for the Netball World Cup attendees and their followers to offer a classic safari experience in Botswana, ending in Victoria Falls for a total of nine nights.
The Netball World Cup to be held in Cape Town, South Africa, brings together the world’s top teams. Representing Netball’s flagship event from the 28th July to the 6th August 2023 at the International Convention Center.
Safari Guru, a leading specialist safari operator has worked alongside netball enthusiasts and families to create bespoke safari itineraries to coincide with Netball World Cup 2023 event dates, providing seamless travel connections and rewarding experiences.
This Netball World Cup Safari takes you to one of Africa's most sought-after and premium wildlife destinations; a mere two and half hour flight from Cape Town, Botswana, is all about exclusivity, indulgence and raw Africa.
Botswana boasts many world-renown luxury safari properties, ranging from the classic, authentic canvas camps to the uber-luxurious offerings; still, all share the wildlife spectacle this remarkable country has to offer.
This wildlife-rich destination comprises a few iconic safari locations, but none as prominent as the Okavango Delta, a World Heritage Site listed in June 2014.
A Botswana safari would not be complete without a trip into the iconic Okavango Delta. More specifically, if possible, the Moremi National Park at the heart of the Delta. Exploring the Delta’s hidden waterways, a living ecosystem that is ever-evolving is unforgettable. It is here that we have chosen your safari, and we explore two vastly different biomes with a permanent water camp in the heart of the Delta, and a dry land camp further to the north east of the Delta's permanent waterways.
The Khwai Private Reserve one of Botswana’s best kept secrets! Khwai Private Reserve is 200,000 hectares of pristine wilderness. That’s three times the size of South Africa’s Sabi Sands – and 300 times more private! It sits just to the north east of the Delta, adjacent to Moremi Game Reserve and Chobe National Park, and the landscape is one of the most diverse we’ve come across. Think mopane clusters jostling for space with riverine forest, acacia woodland, seasonal waterholes and winding channels leading from the mighty Khwai River. We think you might quite like it.
Located in the 200,000-hectare Khwai Private Reserve, overlooking vast floodplains, Sable Alley Botswana is one of Botswana's newer authentic safari camps. Opening its doors in May 2017, Sable Alley offers light, bright and luxurious 55-square metre tents, which are both comfortable and stylish, offering plenty of space with ensuite facilities with indoor and outdoor showers.
Setari Camp Botswana is located on a picture-perfect palm island in the very heart of the Okavango Delta. Situated within a private concession of 120,000 acres of unspoilt wilderness, exclusivity and seclusion are guaranteed. Enjoy a pure Okavango Delta experience, inhabited by a myriad of birdlife and wildlife unique to this exceptional ecosystem.
Setari Camp accommodates 20 guests in 8 light and airy tents and 1 suite designed for families. Each tent cleverly combines understated luxury with an authentic and relaxed home-from-home atmosphere. The camp resembles an enormous tree-house where the entire construction is elevated with wooden walkways linking the impressive sitting and dining areas, pool-with-a-view, gym and curio shop. All of the tents have private decks with spectacular views over the Okavango Delta.
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Victoria Falls River Lodge is on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, within the Zambezi National Park (the first private lodge to be built within the park), within a wildlife corridor and a mere 30-minute drive from Victoria Falls International Airport.
Five-star suites, stunning views, wonderful amenities and privacy and seclusion. A perfect luxuriously comfortable indulgent beginning or end to any safari in Botswana, Zimbabwe or Zambia. The all-inclusive rate includes some activities (such as a Zambezi river cruise, tour of the famous falls as well as a local safari, as well as all of the food, drink and services you may wish for to give an indulgent safari feel.
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Your safari can be scheduled for either side of the Netball World Cup, and includes nine nights at the selected properties, or suitable alternatives according to your budget and preferences:
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*While these exact itineraries are available through Safari Guru, we are happy to swap and change the start dates, lengths of stay, properties and even the direction of the safari circuit according to each travellers requirements, or even the destination. Safari Guru has preferred properties in all Southern African countries including South Africa for those with limited time, or wishing for more child friendly lodgings.
The itinerary includes; shared accommodation, twice daily safari activities, flights ex Maun, and final destination Victoria Falls. All transfers, all meals, local drinks and park fees. A Sunset River Cruise and a Private Guided Tour of Victoria Falls.
Not included; gratuities, visa costs (if required), local curio purchases or travel insurance, local/international arrival flights to Botswana or Zimbabwe, and local/international flight departing from Victoria Falls.
Additional destinations can be added either before or after this itinerary. Botswana and Zimbabwe connect well with South Africa, Zambia, or even Namibia via South Africa. The team at Safari Guru will gladly share pricing and availability of our preferred camps, lodges or hotels in any of these destinations.
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