Nxai Pan Nxai Pan National Park, Botswana

Nxai Pan is located on the western edge of the fossil pan from which the camp takes its name. The camp faces east over the open grasslands of the pans and accommodates a maximum of eighteen guests in nine thatched units, including a family unit, specially designed to provide a constant and comfortable temperature throughout the year, when seasonal temperatures can fluctuate from below freezing to well over 45 degrees Celsius. Excellent game viewing is possible from the comfort of your rooms as the permanent water hole in front of the camp draws a multitude of mammal species.

The optimum time to visit Nxai Pan is during Botswana's Green Season (December - March) when the dunes start to green up, giraffes court, often resulting in dramatic displays of male giraffes 'necking' and the animals are at their densest concentration - you'll see large numbers of plains games at this time.

Nxai Pan was only built recently in 2009 and offers spacious modern living. We would recommend a two to three night stay here depending on the season you visit - during the Green Season there is obviously more to see. You need to allow a day for the baobabs - the drive is quite long and best tackled as a day trip with picnic and game drives.

This camp is part of the Kwando portfolio and is reached by air from Maun, a 25 minute flight and then a 15 minute 4x4 transfer.

Nearby Attractions

Kalahari Salt Pans

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Nine environmentally adapted en-suite rooms – including 1 family room. The camp is 100% solar operated.


Activities offered at Nxai Pan are game drives, day trips to the famous Baines’ Baobabs and Khama Khama Pan, star gazing, as well as nature walks with Bushman trackers. 

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