The world-famous Moremi Game Reserve covers the Eastern and Central parts of the Okavango Delta and is regarded as one of the prime game viewing areas of the world. It is made up of a number of distinct parts, including the Khwai River, Khwai Community area, Xakanaxa Lagoon, Third Bridge and its jewel in the crown, Chief's Island, which is surely the most desirable place in the world for a safari. All of the areas have their own distinctive features and reasons to visit.
Chief's Island takes its name from Chief Moremi, a local leader who used the area as his royal hunting ground until the late 1970s. It is one of the largest permanent dry areas in the Delta, making it a superb location for game viewing year round and is home to one of Botswana's two population of wild rhino. The lush vegetation supports a huge variety of animal and birdlife, making this the place to be for the best big game viewing in Botswana. The number of lodges on the island is limited, meaning an ultra-exclusive game viewing experience.
The Khwai River lies at the North-Eastern tip of the reserve and is a superb location for seeing the otherwise elusive leopard and a huge variety of birdlife. Beyond the river is the Khwai Community area, which, whilst not officially part of the reserve, shares an unfenced border to allow the free movement of game and contains a number of lodges, all of which offer off road game drives, walks and night drives.
The Xakanaxa Lagoon is where the desert meets the delta, where waterways are surrounded by dense mopane forest and make for an excellent birding location. It is also a great area for seeing a leopard as they are well camouflaged as they move through the trees. With just three camps in the area, it offers a really exclusive safari experience.
A visit to the Moremi Game Reserve is an experience not forgotten in a hurry, with a low density of camps, high density of animals and some of Botswana's most unique game resident here, we would encourage everyone to include this on their itinerary.
For more information, why not speak to one of our experts on +44 (0) 20 7843 3500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Read our blog and get the lowdown on Cape Town's water crisisRead more
Africa Travel Director, Chris Wain recently visited Vumbura Plains Camp. Here's what he had to say about the experience.Read more
Read our blog and discover the best camps to view Africa's incredible great migration from.Read more
Fiona Kerr packed up her family and headed for South Africa, taking in the sights of Cape Town, Franschhoek and the Garden Route on the family holiday of a lifetime.Read more
Here are five reasons why your next holiday should be a safariRead more
Read our blog and discover five reasons why you should visit magical Malawi for your next holiday.Read more
Read our blog and discover why Cape Town is the best city in the world.Read more
Africa Travel Director, Chris Wain was one of the first through the doors when Botswana's Mombo Camp recently reopened after a big refurbishment. Here's what he had to say about the experience.Read more
Read our blog and discover best destinations for a family safari experience like no other.Read more
Situated in the heart of the Okavango Delta this game reserve is surrounded by the floodplains of the delta and is great for amazing cat sightings
Africa Travel is the UK's premier specialist dealing with travel to Africa, but we aren't just a website or a call centre, we are a boutique, owner-run company with personal connections to many of the owners of the properties we feature
Whether you seek a spectacular safari holiday, a blissful beach break, a cultural escapade, or something else entirely, there is no one better equipped to deal with your requests than Africa Travel.
All flights and flight-inclusive holidays on this website are financially protected by the ATOL scheme. Our ATOL number is 3384 www.atol.org.uk/ATOLCertificate