Kwara Concession is a game rich private concession on the northern edge of Botswana’s game rich Okavango Delta. With just two camps within the concession it offers a very exclusive safari experience.
The private Kwara Concession, on the northern edge of the Okavango Delta, is huge occupying an area of 175 000 hectares. With considerable water boundary of 30 kilometres with the world famous Moremi Game Reserve allowing free movement of wildlife between these areas the concession has the advantage of the wildlife of the reserve without the restrictions on activities experienced within the reserve. In addition to game drives and motorboat excursions the concession offers walks, fishing and mokoro excursions.
This vast concession also benefits from both seasonal and permanent water access as well as a considerable dry hinterland, perfect for game viewing. Along with the seasonal floodplains the concession also labyrinths of permanent water channels.
The Kwara Concession is particularly well known for wild dog, although lions, leopard and Cheetah are also found here. With both floodplains and a dry hinterland the concession is well equipped for a wide variety of antelope. Plentiful game is found in the dry hinterland with impala, tsessebe, kudu and giraffe common. Open areas support Zebra and wildebeest along with buffalo and the closer bush steenbok and bushbuck. Red lechwe graze the floodplains.
Shinde and Footsteps Camp benefit from a broader range of species including wild dog, lion, leopard and hyena are also found here. Good game is found in the concession with impala, tsessebe, kudu and giraffe common.
Once again the diverse habitat of the concession allows for a huge variety of bird species. The Okavango Delta is an important breeding site for the region’s birdlife with colonies of storks, egrets spoonbills and herons.