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DOING IT THE OLD WAY IS NEVER BORING

Cottars 1920's Camp

Cottars 1920's Camp

Recalling an era of luxury and quality, Cottar's 1920's Safari Camp returns to the original spirit and essence of 'safari', reminiscent of a golden era - an era of romance, professional guiding, adventure and elegance. Drawing on eighty years of Safari service, the Cottar family will provide guests....Learn more »

Nomad Serengeti Camp

Serengeti Safari Camp is a traditional mobile tented camp, the location of which varies within the Serengeti as it shadows the migrating wildebeest herds. Serengeti Safari Camp is set on the edge of the plains which at certain times of year plays host to the wildebeest migration and birthing......Learn more »
The romance of a SAFARI under canvas conjures up images of the legendary expeditions of the turn of the century, of illustrious hunters and the allure of bold temptresses.
 

Classic vs Contemporary

Today’s Tented Camps offer up a myriad of choices from a more traditional colonial style harking back to the golden era of travel, to more contemporary camps with a more minimalist style,  others are infused with a tribal style that personifies the rich cultural heritage of Africa. An authentic African Tented Camp with billowing folds of creamy canvas wafting against a backdrop of golden flecked plains, cobalt skies and lonesome trees offers the perfect entrance into the Africa of our dreams. Today’s camps offer all the comforts and style of a bygone era with the “can’t live without” amenities of today.  Always close to the action, these camps offer a tranquil refuge from the adventure of being on Safari every day. 
 

Amazing Bush Cuisine

Despite the obvious fact that you are in the middle of nowhere you will be pleasantly surprised at the sumptuous feasts prepared for you!  Gone are the days of stodgy meat pies, dried out roasts and puddings with horrid names like Spotted Dick and Roly Poly.  The new world has arrived and the cuisine is superb.  The influences of India, Malaysia and the Arabic Spice Trade pepper the palate with tempting and sophisticated flavors, and nowadays African dining offers up something for everyone from refreshingly simple to imaginatively sophisticated.

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  A PEEK INTO A TRUE CAMP KITCHEN

African bush cooks have a very real love of food, they hone their skills over hot bush fires, packing breads and cakes into old ammunition boxes, whipping up fluffy soufflés without a care in the world, and they love absolutely everything about it …well except for the naughty monkeys who try to wreak havoc in their kitchens! 
An authentic African Tented Camp with billowing folds of creamy canvas wafting against a backdrop of golden flecked plains, cobalt skies and lonesome trees offers the perfect entrance into the Africa of our dreams.






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Lemarti's Camp

Lemarti's Camp

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Rekero

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Chada-Katavi Camp

Chada-Katavi Camp

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Selous Safari Camp

Selous Safari Camp

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