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Okavango River

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Maun, Botswana
+267 686 4806
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Lourens De Jager

Okavango is the only river that starts in Angola and never reaches the sea, but ends up in the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Cape Town, South Africa
via mobile
Awesome, did a mokoro boat trip

We spend 4 days in the park and did a mokoro boat trip in the far north-west of the park. Bring... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Okavango is the only river that starts in Angola and never reaches the sea, but ends up in the Okavango delta. A must to see. Abundance of bird and wild life. Most beautiful sunsets and what is better than a nice sundowner on this river....More

Thank lourensd667
Reviewed 1 week ago

We spend 4 days in the park and did a mokoro boat trip in the far north-west of the park. Bring loads of water during the dry season. It was over 40 degrees. Great for bird watching!

Thank Tanya198511k
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We assembled at the old bridge backpackers for a cruise up the river on the south side of the Delta. It was an experience of a lifetime! Threre were five os us in our party and we enjoyed a 2 hour jaunt up the Delta...More

Thank Robert L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Okavango river has its sources in Angola. The best way to explore the river is to take a mokoro boat ride. For those who can afford it, you can choose to take a flight to the middle of the delta.

Thank maradonny
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Serene wonderful beauty, Enjoyed every minute. Thank you Island Safari lodge for recommending this activity during our stay.

Thank Shayne D
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Our 6 days on the Okavango River with Okavango River Safaris was one of the high-lights of my life! We have lived in and travelled Southern Africa for 50 years and rate Okavango River Safaris owned and run by Jacques Conradie as amongst, if not...More

Thank Sandy W
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend going to chief island far Maun although it is a full day trip. We did not see much on the island itself but we saw a lot on the trip there! Hippos and elephants - yay! Bit chili in the morning so wear...More

Thank acdenmark
Reviewed 17 September 2017

Unfortunately the fishing was bad but evidently out of season and gill netting by the locals.still need to get a tiger fish

Thank Lepisdore
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This river forms a life supporting delta that attracts countless varieties of wildlife and therefore safari guests. An ideal time to visit is their winter when temperatures are comfortable and there is water from recent rains to support browse for the animals

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 11 September 2017

I did a scenic flight and this is just breath taking and well worth doing. I saw plenty animals including Lion, Rhino and plenty others.

Thank Jenny W
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16 May 2015|
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Response from gerda12015 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Anne-Marie South gate campsite next to the main gate is recommendable You can book online They can give you more info about other camps inside the Moremi It is a gavel road as you coming from Maun to the... More
8 April 2015|
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Response from gerda12015 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning If the children is very young somebody will become frustrated specific in the heat The experience is very good if you are nature lovers The camp site at south gate is nice. If you can , use one of the guides... More
8 February 2015|
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Response from Gail T | Reviewed this property |
Self driving through the Moremi reserve (around the delta) you will have to camp in the designated camp sites. No freedom camping out in the bush! If you are going in the summer then I strongly recommend you book - the... More