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Magotho Camp (Khwai Development Trust)

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#23 of 30 Specialty lodging in Moremi Game Reserve
Magotho Campground is located 20 kms east of the Khwai Village along the main Moremi - Savuti Road. The cmpground derives its name from the Setswana of Acacia Erolba or Camel-thorn - these towering giants grow in abundance in the area and provide shade to the campsites. Elephant often wander quietly through the campsites allowing visitors the unique opportunity to observe them close up. The campground is divided into two locations: Campground 1 is to the north and has campsites numbered 9 to 15, Campground 2 is to the south and has campsites numbered 1 to 8.
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Moremi - Savuti Road 20 km from Khwai Village along River Khwai, Moremi Game Reserve Botswana
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Maun Airport65 mi
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We weren’t disappointed by Magotha. What we wanted was peace and quiet, plenty of game in and close to the camp. We got that in spades at Campsite 12, which is away from t(e river. The river Campsites are undoubtedly more picturesque but there are also more people around and
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We traveled through Botswana and stayed at Magotho en route from Central Kalahari via Savuti on our way to Kasane. Getting there was interesting - we had to take a detour with the road being flooded at places. But it was worth the effort. A beautiful, large camp site next to the
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What a beautiful place! Lots of animals beautiful campsites. If connecting with nature is your thing, look no further. If you are self sufficient this is it! The roads are good and you will enjoy driving alongside the river. Sometime even crossing it!
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This place has great location just by Khwai River, where you can watch hippos and lots of birds. Sites are big and comfortable with easy access to ablutions. Water availability can be an issue so bring wet wipes. At night elephants ram freely, so be careful when using ablutions!
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Maybe it's because I've done a lot of backcountry camping, where you're lucky to find a patch of earth flat enough to pitch your tent let alone ablutions or any other amenities. Or maybe it's because I've also done a lot of car camping, in places like Malibu Creek Campground (So
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BotswanaNorth-West DistrictOkavango DeltaMoremi Game Reserve
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