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Park Camp Camp Linyanti Campsite (Reception)

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Located in Botswana :: Chobe/Kasane  :: Linyanti
Category: Camping :: Park Camp

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Description [ correction ]

The camp is situated north of Savuti campgrounds under big shady trees. There are 5 campsites in Linyanti each with its own water stand pipe and braai area. It is very secluded with a small ablution facility (flush toilets), hot and cold water showers. It is unfenced allowing animals entry into the campgrounds, so be alert.

Reservations must be made in advance and paid at the Maun Office of the S.K.L. Group of Camps (Mapula lodge). Once the camping fee has been paid, a confirmation voucher will be received where upon Park Entry fees and vehicle fees must be paid through the Department of Wildlife at central pay points or at the gates. For more information on pay points contact the DWNP at +267(0)686 1265 or +267(0)397 1405. The entry fee for the park is a P120 per person, and P50 per vehicle, per day. (March 2012).

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  41km or 1h05min NNW of Savuti Camp (of which 41km is 4WD), Chobe/Kasane, Botswana
Contact :  S.K.L GROUP
Tel :  +267 686 5365
Tel2 :  +267 686 5366
Fax :  +267 686 5367
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Intermittent

Directions [ correction ]

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Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  250.00
Maximum Rate :  250.00
Updated for :  2017
Comments :  SADC rates are quoted. Notes: Botswana Citizen BWP100pp; SADC ZAR250pp; Resident BWP150pp; International USD50pp. Kids 8-17yrs pay half the rate accordingly; Kids 5 - 7 years: Botswana citizen: BWP20; Resident: ZAR40pp; SADC: BWP60pp; International: USD10pp; Kids under 5 years stay for free. (Updated Sept-2019). PARK ENTRY FEES: Vehicle entry fees: BWP10-BWP50; DWNP Park Entry Fees: Citizens BWP10pp; Residents BWP30pp; Non-Residents BWP120pp. Kids under 8 don't pay park entry fees. Kids 8-15 years: pay half the adults rates. (Rate info updated Sep-2017).
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Electronic Funds Transfer, Foreign Currency
Types of Foreign Currency Accepted :  ZAR, USD
Fee/s :  PARK ENTRY FEES: Vehicle entry fees: BWP10-BWP50; DWNP Park Entry Fees: Citizens BWP10pp; Residents BWP30pp; Non-Residents BWP120pp. Kids under 8 don't pay park entry fees. Kids 8-15 years: pay half the adults rates. (Rate info updated Sep-2017).

General Information [ correction ]
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Facilities [ correction ]
Accommodation, Camping, Child Friendly, Landing Strip Nearby

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Number of Sites :    5
Facilities :    Laundry, Shaded Sites
Shower Facilities :    Hot and Cold Showers
Toilet Facilities :    Flush Toilets
Is water available? :    Yes

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Makoro Trips, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Photography
Game to View :  Lions. Zebra. Elephants. Hyenas.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town :  Kasane

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  4WD

COMMUNICATION IN THE PARK:
No telephone or internet is available in the park. (May-12).

FUEL:
No fuel is on sale in the park. (May-12).

ROUTE INFO:
You have to drive through very deep sand in order to reach this camp. (Jul-12).

The road from Savuti camp to Linyanti (running NNW) is the main route to Linyanti through the park and no permit or anything is needed for this road. (August 2015).
In the rainy season the road running SE from Linyanti gets very, very nasty. After a couple of heavy showers it has many depressions that fill to the extent that one can’t tell which is the latest detour of the detour of the detour – all you can see is water all around, even shrubs get submerged. Underfoot you can expect deep rutting and silt.
The direct track between Linyanti and Savuti runs across coarser sand and doesn’t get as badly affected. (August 2015).

 Travel Tip!

It is against the law to collect fire wood in national parks and make sure you bring enough fire wood with you when visiting the camp.

Comments [ leave a comment ]

“There are only three sites at Linyanti and the middle one seems to be permanently occupied by Wilderness Safaris. All three however are on the bank of the swamp and overlook it. The ablution block leaves something to be desired. There is a water point if you can find it in the middle of the tour operators kitchen and the trees offer plenty of shade.” - David Clack, 2009/02/01

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