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The Last Refuge

Botswana Zimbabwe & Victoria Falls

10 days from $29,995 per person

* Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply.

1 Night Johannesburg 6 Nights Okavango Delta 2 Nights Victoria Falls

Botswana serves up a pristine wilderness adventure. While staying in secluded tented camps in ultra-private reserves, explore the treasures and diversity of the Okavango Delta and some of Africa’s most important wildlife corridors.


How Your Trip Matters

Turn your safari into a real holiday enjoying the luxury of time to relax balanced with unhurried safaris. Positive human presence also provides eyes in the field and is a deterrent to possible poaching activity.


Explore the bush from your intimate camps, whose locations and gracious staff welcome you in authentic African style.

Discover the varied terrain and wildlife of the Okavango Delta, by traditional mokoro canoes and open-sided safari vehicles.

Experience the thrill of small bush plane flights between camps — a chance to view game from the air. (Flights between camps are included.)

Enjoy helping monitor wildlife in a critical wildlife corridor boarding an elephant highway.



MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences are conscious travel experiences chosen with great care based on the positive social or environmental impact they have both on their communities, and on those who experience them: our guests. You can identify these experiences across our trips by locating the MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience seal.


1. Fairlawns Boutique Hotel & Spa

South Africa, Johannesburg

The Fairlawns is a unique and exclusive sanctuary conveniently situated in the Sandton area.  The individually decorated suites, have an open plan lounge area, with contemporary bathroom layouts and fittings, including free standing baths, rain showers and double basins.  Each air-conditioned suite has satellite television, iPod docking station, telephone, personal refreshment bar and complimentary Wi-Fi.  Whether it’s sundowners on the terrace, afternoon tea, high tea or a light lunch, Fairlawns is the perfect place, far from the maddening crowd, yet a stone’s throw from everything. A fine dining international dinner menu is prepared fresh every day from local produce.  There is a well-stocked library, a large pool with gazebos where you can relax and enjoy the grounds. The world-class gym with complimentary steam and sauna facilities, not to mention the exquisite Balinese Spa Garden, are well worth a visit.

2. Tuludi Camp

Okavango Delta, Botswana

Tuludi offers an iconic Delta experience in the most refined of surroundings. Enjoy the space and serenity of an exclusive private reserve on the fringes of the Okavango Delta with only a handful of camps in over 200,000 hectares.

No day will be the same at Tuludi, and with game drives, walking safaris and fantastic water-based game viewing on offer, you'll discover the best of the Delta. Turn your safari into a real vacation and spend some time relaxing in camp. With a large swimming pool at the main area, a plunge pool at your room and a treehouse library, there are plenty of spaces for a spot of chill out time.

3. Jao

Botswana, Okavango Delta

Jao Camp is situated in the heart of Botswana's Okavango Delta, on a densely wooded, oval-shaped island. Shaded by a canopy of trees, the luxurious tents and villas, feature an open-plan design, with vintage-style fittings, private plunge pools, indoor and outdoor showers, and a sala for afternoon siestas. Raised walkways connect the rooms to the two-storey main area which includes a plunge pool, library, gym, and boma for dining under the stars, complemented by an excellent wine cellar. A romantic Star Bed is a seasonal option when water levels permit. Jao offers both land and water activities, depending on the fluctuating levels of the Okavango's floodwater. Activities include morning and evening game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, boating and traditional mokoro rides (dug-out canoes). Fishing is also possible, and the guides will be happy to take you to their secret spots to try for Pike and a variety of Bream species.


4. Matetsi Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe, Victoria Falls

Nestled on an exclusive stretch of the Zambezi River, Matetsi Victoria Falls celebrates the region’s fascinating heritage. The spacious suites boast contemporary interiors embellished with natural finishes and decorated with abstract pieces of art created by a renowned local artist. Designed to make the most of the reserve’s spectacular views, the lodge’s two camps, are complimented by tranquil guest areas. Meals are served indoors or al fresco beneath a canopy of trees. In between activities, guests can spend the leisure hours indulging in a soothing massage or the more actively inclined can enjoy a lap in the pool or a session in the gym. At the end of the day, gather in the cozy bar and swap stories of the day’s adventures.


Day 1. Arrive Johannesburg, South Africa

Arrive in Johannesburg where you’ll be warmly welcomed and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

The Fairlawns


Day 2. Johannesburg / Okavango Delta

Take flight to your camp deep in the Okavango Delta and ease into your holiday before your first game drive. Relax at the main swimming pool, your room's plunge pool, or the treehouse library. Enjoy the luxury of space as you explore the floodplains and emerald forests on safari. (BLD)



Day 3. Okavango Delta

As the sun rises over the Khwai Private Reserve, journey by foot, boat or jeep spotting the enormous herds of elephants and buffalo and the large concentration of predators. Consider spending the night in the Tuludi Sky Suite surrounded by the endless night sky. Take a peak form the hide overlooking the hippo pool before the wildlife sings you to sleep. (BLD)



Day 4. Okavango Delta

Enjoy a slower pace of life on a walking safari with one of the experienced guides. Drift through the lily pads on a mokoro safari and discover all the corners of the Delta, or simply relax by the swimming pool and wildlife watch from the comfort of your sun lounger. (BLD)



Day 5. Okavango Delta

Get ready for some incredible aerial views as you fly over the pristine Okavango Delta. Land in the heart of delta on a remote island in the Jao Reserve. Join your ranger to explore the wetlands aboard a mokoro, a traditional dugout canoe. Poling quietly through the wetlands, he’ll point out the abundant bird life and perhaps a tiny reed frog. (BLD)



Day 6. Okavango Delta

Set out for your morning game drive to view huge herd of red lechwe followed by prides of lion or avian treasures. Then visit the camp’s new museum and gallery for more insight into the area’s wildlife. (BLD)



Day 7. Okavango Delta

Breakfast near a hippo-filled lagoon at dawn; brunch in a shallow lagoon in the company of countless red lechwe grazing nearby or dine amidst a herd of zebras as a dazzling night sky is revealed. Feel your senses come alive in the heart of the Okavango Delta. (BLD)



Day 8. Okavango Delta / Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Leaving behind the magical Okavango Delta, you will fly to Victoria Falls for a two-night stay. Set on the vast Matetsi Private Game Reserve, it offers a truly exclusive safari experience. Victoria Falls, declared a World Heritage Site, is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles. (BLD)

Matetsi Victoria Falls


Day 9. Victoria Falls

Discover this private reserve from sunrise safaris to sunset river cruises with a personal guide and tracker who will share the wonders of the Zambezi River. Guests act as wildlife guardians while out on game drives, as this positive human presence across the property, provides eyes in the field and is a deterrent to possible poaching activity. (BLD)

Guests act as wildlife guardians while out on game drives, as this positive human presence across the property, provides eyes in the field and is a deterrent to possible poaching activity.

Matetsi Victoria Falls


Day 10. Victoria Falls / Depart

Bid farewell to this paradise as you fly to Johannesburg for your homebound flight. (B)



Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jul 1, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
Share Twin/Double From $29,995
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request
Departure Dates Sep 1, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
Share Twin/Double From On Request
Single Room Supplement Starting From: On Request

**Surcharges Apply Jan 01-10. Restrictions may apply. Please contact a safari consultant with more details or to customize this trip.

Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Johannesburg - Maun - Johannesburg

Economy Class per person. Subject to availability. $570

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