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Botswana Riding Safari Operators

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Ben Nelson
6 Feb
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Botswana riding safaris are a popular and exciting way of viewing Africa’s incredible scenery and wildlife. There really is nothing more thrilling than cantering alongside elegant giraffe or getting up close to the action. See the list of operators we work with and do contact us for impartial advice.

African Horseback Safaris

Based out of with Macatoo, a luxurious tented bush camp with 450,000 acres of pristine Okavango Delta wilderness in its doorstep, this is a highly regarded option. Explore on calm, experienced horses and enjoy exhilarating rides alongside big game such as giraffe, zebra and elephant. In addition to riding, there are also wildlife drives, boating excursions, bush walks, and fishing activities available, ensuring that non-riding partners can also enjoy the safari experience.

Okavango Horse Safaris

Okavango Horse Safaris is comprised of three charming camps, Kujwana Camp, Mokolowane and a fly camp for an under the stars experience. Established by PJ and Barney Bestelink and designed for experienced riders, enjoy approximately four to six hours in the saddle each day, with opportunities for game drives, bush walks, and mokoro rides on the water.

Ride Botswana/ David Foot Safaris

David Foot is one of Botswana’s most experienced private guides, specialising in walking and riding safaris in the Okavango Delta and Kalahari. David Foot Safaris is a family run outfit offering authentic, unique and highly personable safari experiences. Safaris are offered privately or as a group on set departure dates. It is one of the most affordable riding options within this specialist field.

Limpopo Horse Safaris/ Horizon Horseback

Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris (Botswana) was bought by Horizon Horseback (South Africa). Running throughout the year, this horseback safari is a seven night, Sunday to Sunday, adventure that covers a distance of over 120 miles through Mashatu Game Reserve. Traversing the savannah and stunning river valleys, with accommodation in three unique and beautiful camps - Mashatus Camp, Tree Camp and Kgotla Camp.

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