The Okavango Safari ExperienceThe Okavango Delta is one of the most enchanting places in Africa, with hidden waterways, forest, grasslands and islands and these can all be experienced through a range of activities.
Open safari vehicles get you up close to the big game, walking safaris allow for a unique understanding of the delta and boats and mokoros [dug-out canoes] will provide a special perspective of the wilderness of the Okavango.
Unique about the Okavango Safaris conducted by boat, motor launch and mokoro (canoe), or even on elephant-back.
Interests: Game walks, boating safari, fishing and elephant interaction safaris.The Okavango Delta is a collection of islands, channels and seasonal floodplains, a place where the dry season signals the arrival of floodwaters from distant highlands. Such is the unique nature of the Okavango that the water levels will be the lowest during the rainy season and at their highest during the peak of winter.The wildlife experience in the Okavango Delta is exceptional, with the Big 5 present in many of the areas. Africa's largest elephant concentrations are found in Botswana and the Okavango is one of the best places to see these herds. The Okavango is also where the elephant-back safaris originated.The delta is made up of a number of eco-systems that allow for a host of activities ranging from game drives and wilderness walks to boating and riding in dugout canoes.
Maun is the safari capital of Botswana and the airport is the main entry and exit point for safaris into the Okavango Delta. There are daily flights from and to Johannesburg in South Africa [1h20min].
Flying into Victoria Falls or Livingstone and then transferring overland to Kasane before catching a light aircraft flight into the delta is a popular way of getting to the Okavango.
Self-drive is another popular option for getting to Maun. A number of entry points from South Africa, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Zambia cater for the self drive visitors.