Hyena pan

this lodge offers fantastic sleep-outs in they Skybeds

From $725 per person

Offering the following

Game Drives
Night Drives
Walking Safaris


Dry Camp

Safari Lifestyles View

To the very northern regions of the Khwai Concession you will find Hyena Pan Tented Camp.

This is a rustic camp giving you a more affordable option to investigate this prolific region for game. There is a waterhole outside the lodge which attracts elephant to this area… this is a rally good benefit as the main water source of the Khwai River, where most of the best game viewing takes place, would be quite far away.

The Khwai River area is reachable though for game drives and the nightly cost of this camp is reasonable.

Pretty uniquely, one of the best facets of this camp are the Sky Beds which are 5 meter elevated thatched platforms where you can sleep out and have tremendous views.


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Various other species frequent the area – kudu, waterbuck, red lechwe, eland, impala, roan, buffalo, water hog and many more. One can enjoy a morning or afternoon game drive in an open 4×4 game drive vehicle exploring the 350,000 hectare private concession which allows for excellent game-viewing exclusively to Hyena Pan guests.

Alternatively take an easy drive along the renowned Khwai River, where there is perhaps an opportunity to photograph one of the many graceful leopards who are habituated to the area.

Game Drives

Morning and afternoon game drives are taken in the region

Night Drives

Amazing activity witnessed after dark

Walking Safaris

Experience nature close up on foot


Hyena Pan is a tranquil tented camp in private concession area NG18 better known as Khwai. The concession area borders the Moremi National Park and the Khwai River in the South and the Chobe National Park to the East. The camp is positioned 12km’s North of the Khwai river, within Cathedral Mopane forrest overlooking a natural Mopane Pan.

The pan is a constant water supply to many species of birds and animals year round, the rains in December to March flood the area creating an enormous water feature encouraging Hippo, Elephant and Buffalo and an exceptional array of water birds, as the pan shrinks from March through to late November we pump water to the pan from our close by borehole. The water from the borehole is slightly salty with high mineral content, a big attraction to the resident game and bird species in the concession. The pan is a hive of activity year round.

There is no phone signal and no wi-fi facilities. Children are welcome although under 12yrs will share with an adult or older sibling.

Hyena Pan boasts an underground hide, a ground level, hidden view point, positioned facing an extremely private and special waterhole within our private concession area. Spectacular photographic opportunities from ground level are there for the patient, absolute quiet and absolute privacy – a very unique experience awaits at this amazing venue.

Elephant frequent this water source, as do Kudu and Roan Antelope. Giraffe and Warthog are regular visitors, whilst Buffalo and Eland are more special visitors. An afternoon spent in this tranquillity is a rare treat.

Room Description

he eight en-suite tents offer simple comfort, furnished with twin beds, solar generated power and private facilities including gas generated showers.

There is an international charging station within each tent for camera’s and batteries.

Elevation options are also available; take an afternoon or a morning ‘atop’ one of our 5 meter high semi-thatched elevated platforms. View the regular visitors of elephant and antelope from one of these elevated platforms; a pack tea taken along makes the experience complete. Although for the slightly more adventurous, a night out sleeping under the Milky Way in all its glory, with mosquito nets and the full African sky is an added option. Each deck comes with twin beds and ablution facilities.

2023 Pricing

Prices are per person per night sharing

Please note: These are retail rates and should be seen as indicative, and they can change. All rates are subject to availability. Safari Lifestyles will guarantee that our rates will be lower than retail rates.

contact us for single traveller prices.

10 January to March


April to May




July to August


September to Oct


November to 19 Dec


20 Dec to 9 January



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