Suricate safaris is a citizen owned camping safari company based in Maun and managed by Gagotshwane Andy Andrea and Tebogo Cathy Andrea. It was established in 2012 to cater for the needs of all travellers from budget campers to luxury campers, we are partner with SafariBookings . The founders have more than 10 years experience in the travel industry.
Andy is leading the guiding team and has been guiding and leading safaris in Botswana and neighbouring countries like Zambia, Zimbabwe and Namibia for the past 16 years.
Cathy manages the office in Maun and she is is always available to help you with all your all your inquiries.
Our safaris are participation and non participation our guests are free to choose from our packages depending on their budget we also offer tailor made safaris you can contact us then we will assist you to come up with an itinerary of your choice.
We cater for families, friends, groups, private and professional photographic safaris. Our safari vehicles take a maximum of 9 people all fitted with a fridge, invetor for charging your cameras, laptops, phones etc. Our safari guides are professionals well experienced and work extra mile make your safari a life time experience.
Game drives are conducted in 4 wheel drive vehicles that access very remote areas with difficult terrain covering larger area within a short period of time and improve a chance of seeing more animals and beautiful landscape.
This drives are conducted at night with a search light to look for nocturnal animals like hyenas, cats, springhare, porcupines etc.The only places where we do night drives are Khwai and Santawani which are community areas. In National parks and Game reserves is not allowed to drive around after sunset.
You can join one of our safaris in to the Okavango delta and enjoy a mokoro ride in one of the pristine wilderness area with abundance fauna and flora. Mokoro is a Tswana name for a traditional dugout canoe. Camping in the delta on a mokoro safari is one of the unique experience.
Our itinerary has a variety of boat cruises to choose from in places like Okavango delta, Chobe national park and Victoria Falls. But chobe boat cruise is highly recommended it is the most amazing among all with more animals to see in Chobe national park like elephants, Giraffes, Buffalos, Hippos, crocodiles and birds.
There is a lot to miss while you are driving around on a vehicle. The best way to experience Africa is under the sole of your feet. The main reason for a walking safari is to look at things that you miss while on the vehicle like animal tracks, droppings, insects, plants and learn about bush survival skills. It is one of the most amazing activities.
Self Drive Safari
Experience to drive yourself in the wild and stop worrying about where to go and where to find animals. You can book a self drive support services with us where we provide tents , food, cooking, guide services and staff that do all the work for you. You follow our vehicle from one place to another driving yourself and don’t have to worry about the preparations of the camp.
Please make sure you know well in advance before travelling whether you need visa for your destination country. We can help you with information and advice, but the final application and responsibility for obtaining a visa rest with you.
If you are travelling to South Africa your passport must be valid at least for one month ( 30 days) after your return date. Other countries require your passport to be valid at least six months before your return date.
Zambia And Zimbabwe
Guests travelling to Zambia or Zimbabwe are required to buy visa at the border. It is currently 30US to 50US dollars depending on your nationality. NB Guests travelling from Zambia to South Africa are required to have YELLOW FEVER INOCULATION AND CERTIFICATE. Please consult your doctor before travelling.