Kwara is a traditional tented safari camp of just eight guest tents. It is designed to be a home from home.
The beautifully appointed tents are situated both sides of the main area and look out onto the floodplain or the permanent lagoon. Each tent is on raised on a teak deck which has easy chairs and is a great place to relax in private in between activities. The rooms are simply but elegantly furnished with Zimbabwean teak furniture complementing the feel of the camp. The beds are placed to look out onto the view, and there is also a writing desk and chair. To the back of the room is the en-suite bathroom with flush wc, double basin and outside shower, with hot and and cold running water.
The main area has a bar, lounge, fire pit, dining area, and a hide. Guests are encouraged to help themselves from the bar, but someone is always on hand to assist if necessary.
Traditional meru style tents.
The tents are all built on wooden decks with verandas.
All tents have en-suite facilities with outdoor shower.
Open all year round
An early morning wake up starts the day with a quick, hearty breakfast of porridge/cereal, muffins, fruit, tea or coffee. Then you head out on your activity with your guide and tracker.
Activities offered here are: mokoro trips, nature walks, double deck motor boat, fishing (seasonal) and game drives.
Morning activities end around 11 am, making way for brunch.
Then it’s relaxation time in camp, making use of the main areas or relaxing in your own tent.
Tea is served around 3.30 pm with an array of savoury and sweet food and then the afternoon activity then begins.
Return to camp is about 7.30-8.00 pm for dinner.
Communal dining is the way at Kwando giving the opportunity to talk to your guide and other guests. After dinner enjoy a coffee or liqueur by the fire before bed.
Activity times and meal times are flexible, camp works around you – this is your safari!
The Kwara reserve is know for its concentration of game present all year round.
It is also home to the Godikwe Heronry which is at it’s peak from September to March.
Guests at Kwara are never disappointed with the following animals being regularly spotted : lion, wild dog, cheetah, leopard, african wild cat, civet, hyena, tesessebe, zebra, giraffe, elephant, baboon, vervet monkey, warthog, hippo, crocodile, bush baby, marshall eagle, saddle billed stork, ground hornbill, sable, wildebeest and red lechwe.
The honeymoon tent has a claw foot Victorian bath.