Inside Atzaro Okavango, a Sustainable Luxury Retreat in Botswana’s Okavango Delta

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Words by Yvonne C Mtengwa

African Bush Camps, a leading eco-tourism company committed to conservation and community empowerment, recently announced the development of its newest luxury camp, Atzaro Okavango. Located in the breath-taking Okavango Delta, a remarkable experience awaits discerning travellers seeking a harmonious blend of luxury and environmental consciousness.

Ready for your next luxurious escape in the throngs of nature? Here are 5 simple reasons why this property in the Okavango should be on your radar…

1. Atzaro Okavango – an epitome of opulence.  Picture ten exquisite luxury suites, designed to immerse guests in the wonders of nature without compromising on comfort. Guest who choose Atzaro Okavango should ready themselves for lodgings perfectly in harmony with the environment that forms their backdrop, as each suite showcases contemporary African-inspired decor, spacious interiors, and private decks overlooking the pristine delta landscape. The camp ensures an intimate setting, enabling guests to enjoy personalized service and unparalleled tranquillity throughout their stay.

2. A hallmark commitment to sustainable luxury. “We are thrilled to introduce Atzaro Okavango to our esteemed guests. This new addition represents our commitment to delivering exceptional luxury experiences while upholding our core values of sustainability and conservation,” said Beks Ndlovu, Founder and CEO of African Bush Camps, when asked to comment on this exciting new development. The goal for African Bush Camps remains true to form even with this new opening – to create a unique haven where guests can revel in the beauty of the Okavango Delta under the expert care of our guides, while actively participating in its preservation.”

3. More than just a luxury retreat. African Bush Camps have long received recognition for its unwavering dedication to sustainability and responsible tourism. As with all its camps, Atzaro Okavango also employs cutting-edge eco-friendly practices to minimise its environmental footprint. This includes the use of renewable energy sources, water conservation initiatives, and a comprehensive waste management system, with the key driver being to preserve the delicate ecosystems of the Okavango Delta for generations to come.

4. Unsurpassed wildlife viewing opportunities. Guests at Atzaro Okavango can embark on unforgettable wildlife encounters, led by experienced guides who have an intimate understanding of the delta’s intricate ecosystem. Whether on a thrilling game drive, a serene mokoro (traditional canoe) excursion, or a guided bushwalk, visitors will have the opportunity to witness the diverse wildlife, including elephants, lions, hippos, and a plethora of bird species that call the delta home.

5. Luxurious amenities that pay homage to the camp’s surroundings. Beyond its remarkable wilderness encounters, Atzaro Okavango offers an array of luxurious amenities. Guests can unwind at the camp’s infinity pool, indulge in rejuvenating spa treatments inspired by ancient African traditions, and savour gourmet cuisine featuring locally sourced ingredients prepared by the camp’s skilled chefs. The camp also provides a platform for cultural immersion, allowing guests to engage with local communities and learn about their rich heritage and traditions.

African Bush Camps (ABC) is a 100% owner-run, African-based safari company designed to delight adventure travellers with authentic safari experiences amid untamed wilderness across Botswana, Zimbabwe, and Zambia. Operations are always focused on the guests, with 18 luxury tented bush camps and lodges, offering seamless safari experiences with internal flights, food, drinks, and activities included. African Bush Camps promotes and influences travel to Africa on a global scale while operating with a strong focus on conservation and an environmentally sustainable footprint that celebrates the culture of communities in the areas in which it operates.

African Bush Camps’ latest addition to its portfolio Atzaro Okavango, is now open and welcomes guests seeking an unparalleled luxury safari experience in the heart of the Okavango Delta. To learn more, visit



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