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Sanctuary Chief's Camp


Step into a realm once reserved for Chief Moremi's royal hunting expeditions, located in the heart of the enchanting Okavango Delta. Personalised service, a remarkable setting, and the expertise of passionate guides are the hallmarks of a Sanctuary Retreats experience, showcased to glorious effect at Sanctuary Chief’s Camp.

This intimate, exclusive haven offers a blend of adrenaline-fueled adventure, breathtaking wilderness, and unparalleled refinement, swathed in the elegance synonymous with our brand.

A reflection of responsible tourism at its finest, not only has is the camp committed to environmental and philanthropic endeavours, but its design has been reimagined in harmony with local traditions and culture for a truly authentic stay.

Contemporary design and stylish interiors, rich in references to the camp’s royal heritage, meet soul-stirring views, ensuring that the thrill of a wildlife sighting is never far away. Accommodations, meanwhile, comprise sophisticated private pavilions, decked out in soothing natural hues and materials. Each of the 10 suites features a private terrace with a plunge pool, while the exclusive Geoffrey Kent Suite boasts two bedrooms, comfortably accommodating up to six guests.

Elsewhere, expect an award-winning dining experience featuring elevated cuisine and premium wines, plus a swimming pool, gym, and spa – little wonder esteemed publications such as Condé Nast Traveler and Travel & Leisure frequently rank Sanctuary Chief’s Camp among the world's top safari destinations.

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10 Suites
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Geoffrey Kent Suite
Swimming Pool
Swimming Pool
Family Friendly
Family Friendly
Game Drives
Game Drives
Mokoro Rides
Helicopter Excursions
Helicopter Excursions
Solar Panels
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General Manager
Lopang Rampeba
Lopang always knew he wanted to work in the tourism industry, he began working in the sector as a volunteer and worked at about 23 different safari camps as a part of a training programme which gave him the chance to learn from many different mentors. He graduated with his Level 1, 2, and 3 Lodge Management Certificate. We are so excited to share that Lopang was recently appointed General Manager of Chiefs Camp. Due to Lopang's wealth of knowledge and experience, our guests feel completely safe and catered for in his care.


The best of Sanctuary Chief's Camp

  • Located on famous Chief's Island in the Moremi Game Reserve
  • Seasonal Mokoro (traditional dug-out canoe) excursions available
  • Each large pavilion features a tranquil outside seating area and a terrace plunge pool
  • The Geoffrey Kent Suite consists of two pavilions and features a private bar, boma, lounge and kitchen, all serviced by a private housekeeper, waiter, guide and vehicle

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Bush Pavilions

Let the serenity of Sanctuary Chief’s Camp envelop you from one of 10 elegant and breezy bush pavilions. Some of the largest in the region, these sprawling 1,500 ft2 (140m2) abodes combine heritage details with modern indulgences, such as air-conditioning as well as traditional fans.
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Geoffrey Kent Suite

Bask in unrivalled privacy and comfort within the 6,673 ft2 (620m2) Geoffrey Kent Suite, Sanctuary Chief’s Camp's most prestigious accommodation. Suitable for up to six, the suite's characterful interiors pay homage to the renowned explorer’s adventurous spirit, inspired by his love of travel, polo and photography.
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Extraordinary cuisine at Sanctuary Chief's Camp

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All Day Dining
At Sanctuary Chief's Camp, we take pride in offering an intuitive, personalised service that includes catering to culinary preferences and dietary requirements. Our dining comes with a pizza deck and oven, complete with a menu that features a variety of delicious meat and vegetarian dishes, salads and freshly baked breads, all made on site in our bush kitchen.
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What to expect
Indulge in a symphony of flavours as you experience our delectable brunch menu. Feast on the likes of Moroccan Tomato Braised Chicken Tabbouleh, Lamb Kofta and Shakshouka.


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Environmentally conscious pampering
Africology's natural, organic, and chemical-free product range harnesses the healing essence of South Africa's native flora, including rooibos, aloe ferox, marula and African potato, while upholding socially responsible and fair trade standards. Also on offer are experiences by French marine-based spa line, THALGO, which combines potent algae with natural ingredients for treatments that deliver exceptional results.
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Pampering Spa Treatments
Sanctuary Chief's Camp's holistic spa offers guests a range of treatments that make use of natural and locally sourced ingredients. Guests will have the unique opportunity to enjoy treatments whilst cocooned in the soothing sounds of the Okavango. Embrace environmentally conscious pampering with Africology spa treatments, rejuvenating facials, and therapeutic remedies, such as the African heated-stone massage and immunity-boosting tropical body wraps.
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Current offers and packages available

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Enjoy extra on your safari getaway with Sanctuary Retreats' extended stay offer valid for 2023 and 2024, when you stay at one or more of our properties depending on your season of travel:
  • Stay 4-6 nights & save up to 25%
  • Stay 7+ nights & save up to 30%
To find out more about this offer, please refer to the rates of each of our properties.