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Xigera Safari Lodge



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Luxury Holidays At Xigera Safari Lodge

Situated on the western side of the Moremi Game Reserve in the enchanting Okavango Delta of Botswana, Xigera Safari Lodge is a year-round destination for a luxury safari. Suspended on stilts and connected by elevated walkways, Xigera Safari Lodge offers exclusive and elegant accommodation for up to 26 guests, each dedicated to celebrating African art, design and creativity, including a unique treehouse experience for those looking for something extra. Conservation and sustainability are at the heart of Xigera, which is powered entirely through solar energy, boasts an eco-friendly waste disposal system and has eliminated all single use plastics. Refuel after bucket-list-ticking safari experiences with ever-changing seasonal menus featuring fresh and local ingredients from Executive Chef Ziyaad Brown, along with unique safari dining experiences such as bush breakfasts, wild picnics, and dining under the stars. Looking out to the seasonal floodplains of the Okavango Delta, not only is this luxury lodge set within a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site, but its unique location offers visitors unrivalled access to extraordinary experiences. From thrilling motorboat safaris and bespoke wilderness experiences to sunrise yoga, catch-and-release finishing, and mokoro boat rides, Xigera Safari Lodge is the ideal location for a luxury safari holiday.

  • Type: Lodge
  • Summary: Luxury safari lodge in the heart of Botswana
  • Feature: Luxury accommodation meets enthralling safari experiences
  • Rooms: 12 luxury suites
  • Star rating: 5 Star
  • Nearest airport: Maun Airport
Xigera exterior
Location and transfer

Approximately a 90-minute flight from Johannesburg to Maun Airport, followed by a 25-minute light aircraft flight to the Xigera airstrip and 10 minute private car transfer to the lodge.


Each of the 12 luxurious and beautiful suites at Xigera Safari Lodge rest with ease amongst the luscious wild landscape, taking advantage of the remarkable location. Positioned to offer complete privacy and uninterrupted views, each suite features an elegant bedroom, separate living space and expansive bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers and an elegant, freestanding bath overlooking the floodplains. All suites also boast complimentary Wi-fi, a watercolour painting kit, and a wildlife compendium to record your sightings and take home as a complete record.

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  • Rooms: 12
  • Size: 1980 ft²
  • Room View: Okavango wilderness view
  • Facilities: These luxury air-conditioned suites promise absolute privacy and seclusion with panoramic views over the Delta. Discover an airy bedroom with a comfortable king-size bed, a separate lounge with modern amenities, kitchenette, and spacious dressing room area. Airy bathrooms offer indoor and outdoor showers and freestanding baths, and the private outdoor decks feature gazebos and king-size daybeds
   The Baobab Treehouse :expand_more
  • Rooms: 1
  • Room View: Okavango wilderness view
  • Facilities: The one-of-a-kind Baobab Treehouse is situated one kilometre away from the lodge and allows guests to experience Africa at its most raw and most remarkable. With no electricity, this luxury treehouse is completely off the grid and boasts three levels linked by a beautiful spiral staircase. Both the spacious bedroom and elegant bathroom feature canvas walls that can open entirely or remain zipped closed for privacy and protection from the elements. Guests can ascend to the top of the baobab and enjoy an open-air deck complete with a bed.

Enjoy a range of ever-changing menus created by some of The Red Carnation Hotel Collection’s most talented chefs, including locally sourced, African-inspired dishes, a mouth-watering pizza menu, cocktail menu, and in-suite dining menu. Allow Executive Chef Ziyaad Brown and his team to create a range of delectable meals.

Culinary Safari Journey :expand_more
  • Cuisine: Ever-changing menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Setting: An atmospheric restaurant
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
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  • Cuisine: An ‘anything, any time’ approach to dining
  • Setting: Alfresco dining experience with unforgettable Okavango views
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Children's Menu: Yes
  • Vegetarian Option: Yes
  • Reservation Required: No
Property Highlights:expand_more

Xigera Safari Lodge offers guests the freedom to create their own Okavango Delta adventure. Enjoy game drives at your own leisure, in cars especially adapted for the demanding local environment, with local safari guides who are each experts in their field. You can also connect with nature on a private walking safari led by expert guides and appreciate the raw beauty of Africa, or make the most of the local surroundings and track down beauties with a dedicated photographic safari. Fishing lovers can also enjoy in-season catch-and-release fishing experiences, or thrilling explorations either by traditional mokoro boat (with a glass-bottom for seeing the marine life) or a motorboat with an elevated deck for wildlife spotting.

Hotel Experiences

As well as incredible safari adventures, enjoy a range of onsite experiences and amazing opportunities to explore the stunning location. Join one of the guides and enjoy a unique tour of the impressive artwork throughout the site, visit the Xigera Shop which sells artisanal designs and fashions sourced throughout Africa, or spend some time viewing the myriad of stars near the warm campfire and relax with a refreshing drink. You can relax at the soothing pool pavilion and take in a world of sites, from wild game to the surrounding flora and fauna.

Spa & Wellness

During your visit to Xigera Safari Lodge, enjoy a range of relaxing and rejuvenating body and facial treatments at the secluded spa. Unwind in one of the two spacious treatment rooms (or in the comfort of your suite) and enjoy treatments based around three pillars of wellness: restoring, calming, and purifying. In line with sustainability practices, all treatments showcase wellness products that are hyper-potent, 100% natural and non-toxic. Additionally, Xigera Safari Lodge offers an extensive wellness programme, featuring international guest experts and pioneers in the fields of mindfulness, wellness and holistic healing, channelling the natural healing powers of the wilderness.


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Although our awards and long history stand testament to our success, independent reviews from our clients via Feefo further support our unrivalled travel experiences.

We are proud to have been awarded the Feefo Platinum Service Award in 2021 for achieving Gold Trusted Service for three consecutive years. This independent seal of excellence recognises businesses for delivering exceptional experiences, as rated by real customers. Trusted Service is awarded only to those businesses that use Feefo to collect genuine ratings and reviews and achieve an overall score of 4.5 or more – a testament to our seamless, personalised service, no matter what the world throws at us.

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