Okavango River, Maun

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At Okavango River, embark on a boat safari through a huge wetland that boasts one of highest concentrations of wildlife on the continent. During the wet season, strips of flat desert turn into a seasonal swamp, extending nearly 150 km (93 mi) from east to west. Lodges, restaurants, and tented camps line the shores. Watch elephants nibbling on long grass, hippos wading around, crocodiles luring from the riverbanks, and giraffes and zebras parading in the swamps. If you wish to take a closer look at Africa's big cats, combine the boat trip with a land safari. Arrange your visit to Okavango River and discover more family-friendly attractions in Ngamiland East using our Ngamiland East tour itinerary planning tool .
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  • We had the most fantastic Mokoro Safari in the Okovango Delta. The community guides were went out of their way to make our trip really special. I recommend booking directly with them as they provide a...  more »
  • This River leads to the Okavango Delta can be very elegant, slowly. Best boat enjoying the sunrise and sunset.
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  • The animals coming to the river to drink was amazing. bird diversity was great. beautiful sunset and sunrises as well.  more »
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