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Meet Machaba Camp's Managers

February 2019

Meet Elcke and Shaun Malan - who not not only manage Machaba Camp in Botswana’s iconic Okavango Delta - but also enjoy the highlights and challenges of bringing up two small children in the remote African bush! We thought we’d get to know them a little better…

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2019 Safari Awards

June 2019

Congratulations to Machaba Safaris, Mashatu and Ant's Nest of winning at the recent 2019 Safari Awards.

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The Machaba Family Tree is Blooming

August 2019

It all started as a shared dream between 3 friends. Today, 6 years down the line from opening their first camp, Machaba (meaning "tree of life") is certainly growing and blooming! Machaba now offers 8 authentic safari camps in Botswana and Zimbabwe - with a 9th planned for 2020 at Mana Pools. One thing that hasn't changed though is the ethos- which is still formly focussed on offering affordable, family-friendly and eco-conscious safaris in some of Africa's most beautiful and game-rich locations.

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Machaba Safaris joins Ethos' Portfolio

June 2018

We are delighted to add Machaba Safaris to Ethos' portfolio from 1 June 2018. Machaba is a family owned collection of 4 classical safari camps – 3 of which are in Botswana’s iconic Okavango Delta and a brand new fourth camp which opened last month in Hwange, Zimbabwe.

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