The latest news from the Okavango Delta

News and Notes from the Okavango

Our team keep our eyes and ears open for all the latest developments in the Okavango. We do regular research trips to the camps and concession, sharing our safari experience with you. This collection of news posts includes everything from water level updates to packing suggestions and our favourite camps.

Birding Safaris in Botswana

19th August 2020

With over 600 listed species, Botswana is a top birding destination thanks to its extremely diverse habitats. These  converge together in a relatively small area allowing for an amazingly varied birding safari. From the fertile wetlands of the Okavango Delta...

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What is a Botswana mobile safari?

29th June 2020

It’s all in the name! A mobile safari in Botswana is the original safari, a journey of discovery between a variety of different locations with your camp moving with you every few days. The word ‘safari’ is Swahili, from East...

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A typical day on safari in the Okavango Delta

25th June 2020

While every day on safari brings new and different experiences, safaris follow a general daily rhythm designed to maximise your game viewing opportunities. The Okavango Delta offers a wide range of activities which will vary from camp to camp and...

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Balloon Safaris in the Okavango Delta

23rd June 2020

The Okavango has long been admired for its incredible range of safari activities – game viewing on land and water – and now visitors have the opportunity to view this magnificent wilderness from the unique perspective offered by hot air...

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Private Concessions or Moremi Game Reserve?

23rd June 2020

Protecting the heart of the Okavango Delta is the Moremi Game Reserve, controlled by the Department of Wildlife and National Park. Surrounding this is a network of private concessions. Both offer excellent but different safari experiences. Concerned by the rise...

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Where to see the Big Five in the Okavango Delta

23rd June 2020

Due to its great conservation efforts and anti-poaching programmes, the Okavango Delta is one of the best places in Africa to see the Big Five. This is all the more impressive when you consider the Okavango is an unfenced wilderness,...

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Best Family Friendly Camps in Botswana

19th June 2020

No one forgets the first time they saw a lion in the wild. A family safari creates shared memories for life. It is a chance to disconnect from the distractions of technology and focus on the wonders of nature. And...

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Is the Okavango family friendly?

18th June 2020

Absolutely! Historically this was not a family friendly destination but increasingly camps are specialising  to create excellent family safaris. We know the best camps, areas and activities suitable for families. Here we set out the key factors to take into...

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What to pack for safari?

17th June 2020

This guide not only offers information on what to pack for your safari but also the luggage allowance to work to, the type of bags to use and the temperatures to expect so you can plan accordingly. In general, when...

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