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Lions play fighting
New lions at Xigera

Mike discusses documenting the new lion cubs in Xigera, as well as interesting observations on family dynamics of the pack.

17th January 2020

The Seasons at Xigera

Our General Manager, Mike, guides us through a typical year in the Okavango Delta.

17th December 2019

The Wildlife of Xigera

Mike outlines the wildlife that he’s seen in and around Camp as the Lodge has taken shape.


22nd November 2019

elephant 2
Fan palms, elephants & sunsets

As ripe fruits rain down, elephants are drawn to the area to feed on them.


18th November 2019

Tree Climbing Lion 2
The tree climbing lions of Xigera

Mike describes the joy of spotting lions sleeping peacefully in the treetops.

08th November 2019

The Master Designers

Inspired by their surroundings, our designers create bespoke pieces for Xigera.


29th October 2019

The Master Ceramicists

Meet the designers creating beautiful ceramic works exclusively for Xigera.


29th October 2019

The Master Sculptors

From tables hand-forged from copper and steel, to brasswork that echoes the flow of the Delta.

29th October 2019

Running antelope
Welcome to the Okavango Delta

Xigera Safari Lodge is opening next June. Here we explore the magical world it will unlock.

20th October 2019

Xigera camp
The Camp takes shape

As the Lodge is built, we take a closer look at the detailed work that is happening behind the scenes.

14th October 2019

The lions on the Xigera concession
The lions on the Xigera concession

The latest adventures of our 12-lion pride.

14th October 2019

Xigera’s design project
Xigera’s design project

Discover Cape Town-based sculptor and arborist Adam Birch’s tactile creations.

10th October 2019

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