- Moremi Game Reserve
- Chief's Island
- Okavango Delta & Panhandle
- Linyanti, Selinda, Kwando and Chobe Enclave
- Chobe National Park
- Gantsi Craft
Best Places to see Wildlife in BotswanaBotswana · 6 Items · Corinna Horsthemke
Handpicked by a Botswana Local Expert, we bring you our guide to 'Best Places to see Wildlife in Botswana'.
Moremi Game Reserve
The Moremi Game Reserve was named after Chief Moremi of the BaTawana Tribe, and covers roughly 40% of the eastern Okavango Delta. Due to the early protection of the land since 1963, the fauna and flora is relatively undisturbed. The park has a unique combination of scenery including open savannah, forests, floodplains and lagoons. Even though it is only roughly 5000 km² in size, it offers so...
Chief's Island is located in the heart of the Okavango Delta and is the largest dry area within the Moremi Game Reserve. It was once the traditional hunting ground for Chief Moremi of the BaTawana tribe and covers an area of just under 1000km². Today it offers some of the most exclusive wildlife watching experiences and considered the place to be if your budget allows. It is not unheard of t...
Okavango Delta & Panhandle
The Okavango Delta in Botswana, is one of the major attractions of the country and has been added to many a person's Bucket List. It is one of the largest inland deltas in the world and receives approximately 11 cubic kilometres of water on an annual basis, arriving from the highlands of Angola. The water fans out in the shape of an open hand, and is slowed down by the Okavango Fault Lines, which ...
Linyanti, Selinda, Kwando and Chobe Enclave
The area between the Okavango Delta and Chobe National Park, has been split into a number of smaller concessions, which run along the Caprivi strip with the Kwando and Linyanti river systems forming a natural border to Namibia. The Kwando river flows south from Angola, crossing into Namibia. Similar to the Okavango delta, it fans out, creating floodplains and natural waterways which form the Li...
Chobe National Park
Chobe National park lies in northern Botswana, covering an area of roughly 10,700 km². The park was formed as a result of the ivory trade and in 1962, the first warden was appointed for it's protection. The park is said to have the highest concentration of African Elephant in Africa and is renowned for seeing large herds especially during the driest months of October/November. The name C...
Gantsi Craft is run by a board of trustees and is a non-profit organisation helping to empower the local San communities in settlements based in both the Ghanzi and Kgalagadi districts. When visiting Gantsi Craft you have the opportunity to see how jewellery is made and you also have the option to purchase one of the unique, handmade items, rich in history and culture. The products range from trad...