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Okavango River

Maun, Botswana
+267 686 4806
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The Okavango river is one of the most impressive and beautiful rivers I've ever been to. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
London, United Kingdom
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HOW TO DO IT? You can easily bypass he exorbitant prices offered by the lodges and agencies. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Krzysztof K
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Maun, Botswana
+267 686 4806

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Okavango river is one of the most impressive and beautiful rivers I've ever been to. The amount of wildlife and birds that you get to see when exploring it is simply remarkable. Unmissable!

Thank TravelReviewer1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

HOW TO DO IT? You can easily bypass he exorbitant prices offered by the lodges and agencies. The standard price range offered by providers is 680-900p (68 - 90USD). If we (a couple) did our overnight trip with our lodge, we would have paid 360USD....More

1  Thank Krzysztof K
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Okavango river is a major river in that it flows to the Delta that creates flooding in March and June to feed the water starved wildlife of these huge reserves in Botswana and Namibia. Reaching the mouth of the Okavango in the North, we took...More

Thank Gingermint
Reviewed 24 April 2017

If you want magic, then take a boat an enjoy a magnificent afternoon to this overwhelming River watching an African sunset that will take your breath away. Bonus, you will have the opportunity to observe the life of the peasants living on the shores.

Thank Ionela S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Stunning sunset.The population density is so low in Botswana, that you will see a lot more wildlife than people!

Thank 2898travel
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I can recommend the river full heartedly it's a wildlife gem. I must say it's the most relaxing way of travel I had in my life with mokoros .

Thank TeusRenes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Our guides took us on a canoe trip through the delta where we saw many birds, hippos and elephants. It was so serene and peaceful. Sunsets were amazingly beautiful.

Thank Tom L
Reviewed 22 March 2017

This has to be the best boat Safari out there! Jacques and Kathy Conradie, owners and hosts of Okavangoriver Safaris really go above and beyond expectations to make this 7 day trip the experience of a lifetime. Jacques and Ace were the guides and skippers...More

Thank Matewis
Reviewed 1 January 2017

One of the nature wonders. Untouched by human. You can visit and explore in many ways. From the air, boat or simply walk. You can camp for few days somewhere in the Delta or stay in one of the many lodges on the river banks....More

Thank Pawel B
Reviewed 30 December 2016

we have spent three days along okavango river... we have seen it from the sky (by plane), on the boat, on the mokoro... it's fantastic!

Thank Mark B
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hi, we are driving w a 4wd and 2 rooftop tents this july wanting to visit the Okavango delta. Somehow i cannot easily find campsites reachable by car, anyone suggestions? Thanks much
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
Wnt to vist for 2nyts with my kids wht can we expect to c and costs
9 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
Hi Jess, I am planning a trip through the Delta this summer and am wondering if you need reservations to camp? We are completely fine with bush camping and will be kitted out to do so. Can we pretty much camp anywhere or do you have to go to certain sites? The campsites I've seen are very expensive. Any info on camping and self drive in the Delta would be most welcome! Thank you!
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