Botswana - Game Parks and Wildlife Reserves
Botswana's Top Attractions
Botswana's Top Attractions - What To See and Where To Go in Botswana
Most trips to Botswana will include a safari or two. Use my Safari Planner to help you make sense of all the safari options out there.
Photo Gallery: Okavango Delta, Botswana
A wonderful collection of safari photos by Dave Hutchinson who visited the Okavango Delta, Botswana in September 2004. Lion, spotted hyena, newborn elephant, warthog, zebra and more.
Gaborone, Botswana's Capital City. Facts and travel information about Gaborone, Botswana's capital city and home to the No 1 Lady Detective, Precious Ramotswe.
Romantic Okavango Delta
Check out the most romantic safari camps in Botswana's Okavango Delta, one of Africa's best safari destinations.
Chobe National Park, Botswana
Guide to Chobe National Park, Botswana's most popular wildlife destination. Chobe is famous for its vast numbers of elephants. With the rest of the "Big Five" on show, as well as the African Wild Dog, 450 species of birds and fantastic boating safaris on offer, it's easy to see why Chobe should be part of everyone's Botswana safari itinerary.
Botswana: Okavango Delta
The largest inland delta in the world trapped in the dry Kalahari sands is a magnet for wildlife and particularly wonderful for bird lovers. There are a number of lodges and camps to stay at and view lion, crocodiles, elephants and more. Most camps within the Delta are only accessible by light aircraft.
Botswana: Moremi Game Reserve
Moremi is one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa. Prolific birdlife, incredible array of wildlife including elephant, lion, cheetah, hyena all make for a wonderful safari adventure. Moremi is best visited during the dry season from July to October. There are camps for visitors to stay at but few are accessible by road - a light aircraft is the best means of travel in this area.
Botswana: Mashatu Game Reserve
A large private reserve, Mashatu boasts a huge elephant population and what is more, you can cycle right up to them. The reserve has become popular for its unique mountain bike safari's. Accommodations are luxurious and the main camp is situated around a watering hole offering excellent game viewing from inside the camp.
Botswana: Central Kalahari Game Reserve
Home to the San Bushmen, the Kalahari offers some wonderful opportunities for viewing wildlife including giraffe, warthog, cheetah, kudu and hyenas. It is best to visit between December and April when the watering holes attract multiple species of animals. The facilities are basic so this is a good opportunity for those who wish to stray off the beaten track.
Botswana: Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pans National Park
Makgadikgadi & Nxai Pans National Park are best visited during the wet season from May to November. Herds of springbok, zebra's and wildebeest migrate north followed by predators. The flat open landscape is ideal for game viewing.