Activities

The region has much to offer with respect to wildlife and natural beauty and other activities. Please get in touch with us to inquire about activities or to facilitate your activities bookings.

  • Game Drives into the Chobe National Park (guided or self-drive)
  • Sunset boat cruises on the Chobe River
  • Photographic safaris on boat or vehicle
  • Fishing Excursions
  • Day Trips to Victoria Falls
  • Spa Treatments
  • Golf 

Chobe National Park Game Drives

Our guided game drives offer the perfect means to explore Chobe National Park. We maintain our own fleet of game drive vehicles and can cater for groups. Game drives are approximately 3 hours in duration and leave in the morning and afternoon.

Bookings for the morning game drive need to be made before 18h00 on the day prior to the game drive. For afternoon drives, bookings need to be made before 14h00 on the day of the game drive.

Pick-up point / meeting place is at Sandpiper Villas Reception. Guests not staying at Sandpiper can arrange a pick-up from their accommodation at an additional fee. 

We cater for a maximum of 20 people and a minimum of two.

Times:

  • Summer Morning Drives (October – March) – 05h15 to 09h00
  • Winter Morning Drives (April – September) – 05h45 to 10h00
  • Summer Afternoon Drives (October – March) – 15h30 to 19h00
  • Winter Afternoon Drives (April – September) – 15h00 to 16h30

Pricing:

Pricing is BWP 170.00 per person (including park fees) for guests staying with us, and BWP 220 per person (including park fees) for guests not staying at Sandpiper Villas Chobe.

Private hire is available at BWP 1,500 per vehicle (excluding park fees).

Park Fees:

  • Citizens of Botswana – BWP 10.00
  • Residents of Botswana – BWP 30.00
  • Non-Citizens/Residents – BWP 70.00

Please contact us for further information or bookings.

Chobe River Cruises into the Chobe National Park

An absolute must when visiting the Chobe region is to explore the waterways of the Chobe River. Animals congregate around the water en-mass and a river cruise provides for excellent game viewing and bird watching.

Bookings for the afternoon cruise need to be made before 14h00 on the day of the cruise.

Pick-up point / meeting place is at Sandpiper Villas Reception. Guests not staying at Sandpiper can arrange a pick-up from their accommodation at an additional fee. Departure time is 20 mins before the cruise.

Bring your own cooler box along for drinks and snacks.

We cater for a maximum of 15 people and a minimum of two.

Times:

  • Summer River Cruises (October – March) – 15h30 to 18h30/19h00
  • Winter River Cruises (April – September) – 15h00 to 18h00

Pricing:

Pricing is BWP 290.00 per person (including park fees).

Private hire is available at BWP 1,500 per boat (excluding park fees). For private hire, a gas braai (BBQ) is made available for guest use. We do not provide any food, cutlery/crockery or hospitality staff – just the boat, guide and gas braai (BBQ).

Park Fees:

  • Citizens of Botswana – BWP 10.00
  • Residents of Botswana – BWP 30.00
  • Non-Citizens/Residents – BWP 70.00

Please contact us for further information or bookings.