Tribe Profile
Season Rookies vs Veterans 2
Namesake Shortened term of the Thamalakane River
Tribe Type Merged from Boteti and Okavango
Day Formed Day 19
Tribe Status Active
Lowest Placing Member Lexi (11/22)
Highest Placing Member Phil (1/22)



Lakane has no insignia.



Lakane was the merged tribe of Botswana

This tribe is comprised of both new and returning players following the Rookies vs. Veterans theme. When the tribes merged, pre-determined partners that made it to this point would receive a Hidden Immunity Idol and as three pairs made it, six Idols were released.


Botsandii Botsbanks Botsbrandon Botsdj Botshelena
Botslexi Botsmalcolm Botsmandy Botsphil Botsruben Botstaylor
  • »»» Andii, remembered for cheating during All-Stars and failing to win a comeback competition in Faroe Islands eliminating herself on the first day. She is the only four-time player on this tribe
  • Banks
  • » Brandon, remembered for his assumed leadership of the Orgullo tribe leading to his tribe blindsiding him and being first person eliminated from Venezuela.
  • DJ
  • Helena
  • » Lexi, remembered for her poor challenge performance and subsequent elimination at Redemption Cove.
  • Malcolm
  • » Mandy, remembered for her strength in Individual Immunity Challenges and falling short at the Final Tribal Council against Tachelle, making her the first person to win the final Immunity Challenge and not the game.
  • Phil
  • Ruben
  • » Taylor, remembered for his strength in the early portion of Haiti before being a target and voted out at the first opportunity.


  • The tribe name was chosen by Phil.
    • This merged name is the second time a Rookie has done so.
  • This is the second red merged tribe to be used in an African location following Rafiki in Congo


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