The world’s largest inland delta, Botswana’s Okavango Delta is a unique wildlife location with great concentrations of diverse animals and birds.
The Okavango Delta, known as “the Jewel of the Kalahari” is one of Africa’s top safari destinations. A unique attraction where the great Okavango River never finds the sea, but flows into the Kalahari Desert and fans out into a delta formation.
The Okavango Delta supports an impressive concentration of animals and birds – home to the Big 5, numerous antelope species including the rare sitatunga, hippo, wild dog, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, hyena as well as over 400 different bird species.
A range of activities are on offer including both water-based (fishing, boat trips and mokoro excursions) and land activities (game drives and walking safaris) as well excellent bird watching and stargazing
What To See
- The Okavango area is rich in bird life with over 450 species to be found in the grasslands and waterways
- Game viewing in the Okavango Delta is truly amazing – whether on an open safari vehicle, on foot or by boat
- Glide through the tributaries and rivers of the Okavango Delta in a traditional dugout canoe called a Mokoro
- A favourite activity on the Okavango for many is fishing, the area is a well-known for having an abundance of fish species
- Enjoy a scenic helicopter or fixed-wing flight looking down over the Delta
- Between April and September it is possible to enjoy aerial views on a hot air ballooning safari
- Stay in various levels of tented accommodation from basic to super luxurious
FEATURED OKAVANGO DELTA TOURS
10 Day Deluxe Botswana: Delta, Selinda & Victoria Falls
Okavango Delta, Selinda Reserve & Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Exquisite camps in one of the most sensational settings make this an exclusive, once in a life time luxury holiday. The Okavango Delta is a World Heritage Site known as the largest inland delta in the world and the neighbouring Selinda Reserve is well off the beaten track and offers some magnificent wildlife viewing experiences. Stay 40km upstream from the mighty Victoria Falls, one of the original natural wonders of the world, on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River at a luxury nature retreat in a pristine wilderness area.
8 Day Botswana in Style: Pans, Delta & Linyanti
Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, Okavango Delta & Linyanti Concessions
The Makgadikgadi Pan is the world’s largest salt pan and home to one of Africa's biggest zebra populations. The magnificent Okavango River sprawls out over the Kalahari Desert forming this flourishing waterlogged oasis featuring countless meandering waterways studded with water lilies. An abundance of wildlife roams freely between the woodland habitats, ancient floodplains and forests that make up the lush, unfenced reserves of the Linyanti Concessions.
7 Day Diverse Botswana: Kalahari, Okavango & Linyanti
Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Okavango Delta & Linyanti Concessions
The Central Kalahari Game Reserve offers a truly remote African safari. The second largest game reserve in the world yet one of the least visited, nothing can compare to its vast, wild and untouched beauty. Combined with the wildlife rich Okavango Delta and Linyanti Reserve this package offers diverse safari experiences in Botswana, including game drives, walking safaris, bushman nature walks, mokoro excursions and boat cruises.
6 Day Okavango Adventure Safari
Moremi Game Reserve & Okavango Delta
A taste of the Okavango – a safari experience on a private concession bordering the Moremi Game Reserve and a stay at a water-based camp in the heart of the Okavango Delta on a private island. This package offers visitors excellent value for money and is great for those with limited time, but is also easy to add-on for those wanting to spend longer in beautiful Botswana and Victoria Falls, one of the original natural wonders of the world.
9 Day Okavango, Chobe & Victoria Falls Explorer
Khwai Community Area, Chobe River Front & Victoria Falls
On this safari you will get to experience the highlights of the Okavango region of Botswana, with the advantage of staying on a private concession and partaking in the full range of activities available – mokoro excursions in the delta, game drives in the Moremi Game Reserve, night drives and cultural village visits. Also experience the beauty and nature of Chobe River and Victoria Falls.
9 Day Okavango & Moremi for Young Explorers
Moremi Game Reserve & Okavango Delta
An opportunity to fully explore the Okavango Delta. Game drives in the Moremi Game Reserve, a walking safari in one of the great untamed wildernesses of Africa, exploration of the delta waterways by mokoro or motor boat and game viewing, including night drives, on a private concession. This safari is also great for families.
FEATURED OKAVANGO DELTA ACCOMMODATION
Xobega Island Camp
Xobega Island Camp is a piece of paradise in the great water wonderland that is the Okavango Delta. Just off the mainland of Moremi Game Reserve, Xobega Island is ideally located and easily accessible for self-drivers coming from Mankwe Bush Lodge, and what it offers can’t be beaten.
Kadizora Camp truly offers the ultimate Okavango Delta experience, with a wide range of fun activities, a beautiful location, diverse wildlife and warm, local hospitality. Situated between the Vumbura River and Selinda Spillway over-looking a breathtaking panoramic seasonal floodplain.
Nestled on a lush palm island in the heart of the northern Okavango Delta, Shinde is an intimate, classic camp located on the edge of Shinde Lagoon, which teems with animal and birdlife. The camps has a unique main area comprising a multi-tiered dining room and lounge.