CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

One of Africa’s most beautiful rivers, the Chobe River forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National Park and attracts an unparalleled diversity of wildlife.

Why Visit

Arguably one of Africa’s most beautiful rivers, the Chobe River supports a diverse concentration of wildlife unlike anywhere else in the world. Chobe National Park comprises more than 10 000km2 of rich ecosystems, diverse landscapes and an unparalleled abundance of wildlife and birdlife.

Fondly known as “The Land of Giants”, Chobe home is most widely known for having the largest elephant population, playing host to an estimated 50 000 elephants. Situated in northern Botswana, Chobe is the third largest park in the country and is divided into 4 areas, each with its own distinct ecosystem.

What To See

  • Game drives in Chobe National Park and along the river banks
  • Chobe is particularly famous for its sunset boat cruises
  • Guided bush walks to learn the more intricate details of the bush
  • The Chobe River front is where the hive of tourism activity is, with numerous lodges stretched along the river
  • The Linyanati Marsh and Savuti Marsh are quieter and more remote regions to the west of the park, known for excellent for game viewing
  • Combine with a trip to Victoria Falls and/or the Okavango Delta

FEATURED CHOBE TOURS

6 Day Vic Falls & Chobe Safari

 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe & Chobe River Front

One of the greatest safari combinations - Chobe National Park and the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the original natural wonders of the world. See the world's largest single curtain of falling water and the highest concentration of elephants in all of Africa. Victoria Falls is one of the greatest adventure tourism centres with a wide variety of activities to cater for all visitors. 

Undoubtedly one of Africa’s most beautiful rivers has to be the Chobe, supporting a wide diversity and an unparalleled concentration of wildlife.

7 Day Chobe Photo Safari

Chobe River Front and Kasane

We firmly believe that The Chobe is one of the best wildlife photography destinations in Southern Africa – if not the whole continent. This 7-day photo safari is the perfect opportunity to learn new wildlife photography skills under the supervision of your Pangolin Photo Host staying on both the Pangolin Voyager Houseboat and the award-winning Pangolin Chobe Hotel.

If you have ever wanted to learn or indeed improve your wildlife photography skills but never found the time then this is the safari for you…in the greatest classroom in the world!

9-day Best of Botswana

Chobe River Front, Linyanti Concessions, Okavango Delta and Moremi Game Reserve

Designed to deliver a big-game experience, this 9-day safari takes you to four of Botswana's premier game viewing destinations: the Savute, home to all the major predators and is particularly famous for the savage interactions between lions and hyenas, and the iconic Chobe National Park, known for its large herds of elephants and Cape buffalo. The legendary Okavango Delta waterways where you'll enjoy both land and water-based adventures in a wildlife-packed environment and the world-renowned Moremi Game Reserve, the best place to experience excellent views of savannah game as well as bird-watching on the lagoons.

9 Day Luxury Wonders Family Safari

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe, Chobe River Front & Khwai Community Area

Introduce your children to some of the wonders of Southern Africa: the magnificent Victoria Falls, one of the original natural wonders of the world, the breathtaking Chobe River and National Park and the beautiful Okavango Delta. This package includes carefully selected lodges and camps which are child friendly and offer special programs and activities for kids, designed to develop in them a love for the African bush.

8 Day Botswana & Victoria Falls Luxury Safari

Okavango Delta, Chobe River Front & Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

A safari par excellence including a stay at the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the original natural wonders of the world, in Zimbabwe as well as at Chobe and the Okavango Delta in Botswana. This package also includes a hot air balloon safari over the Okavango Delta - the only place this can be done
(between April and September).

4 Day Zambezi Queen: Chobe House Boat Safari

Chobe River Front

Moving along the banks of the great Chobe River, Zambezi Queen is a 5-star, 42-metre long luxury houseboat offering unparalleled sophistication in one of the most remote locations on the planet. Best of all, as a guest on the vessel, you can enjoy a truly unique and adventurous river safari holiday while still being surrounded by complete comfort and elegance.

5-day Chobe & Okavango Delta

Kasane and Moremi Game Reserve

This 5-day Chobe & Moremi experience combines some of Botswana's highlights and although compact, it is not rushed. The chosen camps are perfectly situated to deliver superb wildlife experiences and ensure guests experience some of Botswana's true gems during this short, but tantalizing, stay. This itinerary focuses on the iconic Chobe region, offering both superb river safaris, and land-based activities, and classic, vintage safari experiences in the renowned Moremi Game Reserve.

8-day Rovos Rail & Zambezi Qeen

Pretoria, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe and Kasane

Experience an eight-day journey through one of the most scenic areas of South Africa as Rovos Rail's luxurious train meanders westwards through Botswana and then north towards Bulawayo passing through Hwange Game Reserve where animals can be spotted from the train.  Then on to the magnificent Victoria Falls for a stay on-board the Zambezi Queen where you’ll enjoy a truly unique and luxurious river safari in complete comfort and elegance.

11-day Best of Botswana Photo Safari

Kasane, Okavango Delta and Hainaveld & Ghanzi Farms

This Best of Botswana Photo Safari visits The Chobe, Okavango Delta, and The Central Kalahari Game Reserve over the course of 11 days. Starting at the award-winning Pangolin Chobe Hotel perched above The Chobe River (including an optional day trip to Victoria Falls on Day 3), then fly into the Okavango Delta for more land-based photography. The final destination is the Central Kalahari and three more nights at Dinaka where you will find the rarer less-photographed species, and enjoy game drives.

FEATURED CHOBE ACCOMMODATION

Camp Savuti

Comfort

Camp Savuti epitomises the Botswana safari experience. From the abundant game viewing to the authentic, tented accommodation, this is the traditional way to spend time in one of Africa's most superb wildlife regions.

Chobe Bakwena Lodge

Classic

Bakwena Lodge is an intimate, privately owned eco-lodge on the banks of the Chobe River. Acquired in 2000 as a barren soccer pitch, this piece of land has been transformed into a refuge for their guests and any wildlife that chooses to share their sanctuary.

Ngoma Safari Lodge

Premium

Located in the Chobe Forest Reserve, Ngoma Safari Lodge commands awe-inspiring views over the Chobe River and floodplains. Due to it’s location in the, the lodge can offer game walks with a professional guide as well as night drives.

Still not sure about what to do or where to stay?