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Okavango River

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Watch out for the Crocs

Don't be surprised if you see hippos grazing on the bank or crocs slithering along the shoreline... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
NextPlanetTravel
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San Francisco, California
Community Mokoro Safari Beats All

We had the most fantastic Mokoro Safari in the Okovango Delta. The community guides were went out... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
Maureen R
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Durban, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 December 2018

Don't be surprised if you see hippos grazing on the bank or crocs slithering along the shoreline. And the lilac breasted rollers have got to be one of the most beautiful birds in the world. But be safe. This isn't Disneyland.

Date of experience: July 2018
Reviewed 18 October 2018

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 an excellent value for money mokoro experience (much cheaper than...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The animals coming to the river to drink was amazing. bird diversity was great. beautiful sunset and sunrises as well.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

As part of our tour, we took a speed boat 1.5hrs up the river to our houseboat....our accommoadtion for two nights. Saw lots of birdlife, wildlife etc and think this was one of the best ways to experience the river.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I was recently in the Okavango Delta for the fourth time and have to say that the Okavango River remains as enchanting as ever. It's one place that will never bore you and you'll always want to return to. The birds and wildlife are simply...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I did a sunset cruise on the river saw lots of animals. Hippies, crocodile, elephants and birds. The guide did some explaining but over all the river was relaxing and sunset was great

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Make sure you stay overnight here. It is an experience you will never have again. Sunset and sunrise here will stay with you forever.

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Took an evening cruise, saw lots of elephants on the shore and browsing in the marshes. Felt sometimes that some of the boats are too intrusive and disturbed the animals. The hippos were also floating amongst the reeds and several crocus basking on the shore....More

Date of experience: June 2018
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The journey took us about 1 and a half to 2 hours. Our local poler-the person who steered us through the rivers of the Okavango did a great job of getting us to the island camp. He pointed out small white frogs clinging to the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I honestly love our Thamalakane river. It's beautiful and you just can't tired of its beauty. Watch out for the hippopotamus and crocodiles now and then.

Date of experience: January 2018
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gutonew
4 March 2018
Response from Lepisdore | Reviewed this property
Planet baobab very good food great , visit gweta lodge 5 km West .great bar friendly people, Maun,go to old bridge backpackers if only for a meal and drinks great vibe.
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Anne-Marie_Marjan
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
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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
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