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Xaxaba is a remote and rustic destination overlooking the famous Chief's Island in the acclaimed Okavango Delta region, and offers plenty of water based safari activities.

About Xaxaba

Xaxaba Mobile Camp is run by Afrika Ecco Safaris from the local Xaxaba community. It is located on a private island deep within the heart of the Okavango Delta, a world-heritage site renown for its abundance of wildlife. This is a true rustic, wilderness experience ideal for the wild at heart. The focus here is on the community, the wildlife and untouched views in an area not known to many visitors. The island overlooks the famous Chief’s Island, and guests will have the opportunity to enjoy walks on this island. There are plenty of activities to enjoy that cater for the adventurous. 

Expect mokoro trips in traditional canoes, fishing and visits to the local community village. There’s even an opportunity to celebrate golden hour in a special sundowner spot on the banks of the intricate waterways. Boat excursions are also availble, but only when the water levels are adequate (generally June/July) which you'd need to check beforehand. 


Xaxaba is a private island run by the community. It is located in the heart of the Okavango Delta and overlooks the famous Chief’s Island. The location is between Eagle Island and Chief’s Island, making it a pristine and untouched area with abundant wildlife. Xaxaba offers the best of both land and water based safaris. There are three locations on the island which are used for camping.

Guests will arrive in Botswana at Maun Airport they will need to take a small charter flight transfer to Eagle Island Airstrip (Xababa Airstrip). Guests can also connect from Kasane Airport to Eagle Island Airstrip. However, Maun is the closest. From the local airstrip it is a 20 minute scenic boat ride to the island.

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