NATURE RESERVE IN OKAVANGO DELTA
Recently Guests at King’s Pool in Linyati recently witnessed incredible scenes from the banks of the Linyanti River – a sighting that showed that context is everything; that a king outside his kingdom can soon get out of his depth; and that fraternal bonds run deep.
Moremi Game Reserve
The largest island in the Okavango Delta, Chief’s Island (70km long and 15km wide) is so named because it was once the sole hunting preserve of the local chief.
ISLAND IN MOREMI GAME RESERVE
The grassy savannah of this 100-sq-km island, a long extension of the Moremi Tongue, contrasts sharply with the surrounding landscapes and provides some excellent dry-season wildlife watching – cheetah, lion and buffaloes
LAKE IN MOREMI GAME RESERVE
With one of Africa’s largest heronries, Xakanaxa Lediba (Xakanaxa Lagoon) is renowned as a birdwatchers’ paradise. In addition to herons, potential sightings here include storks, egrets and ibises.
One of the prettiest corners of Moremi, the area known as Paradise Pools is as lovely as the name suggests.
Dombo Hippo Pools
The drive between North Gate (including Khwai) and Xakanaxa Lediba follows one of Botswana’s more scenic tracks, the route changes with the years, depending on flood levels.
MUSEUM IN MAUN
This neglected museum is in a historic building built by the British military in 1939 and used during WWII as a surveillance post keeping tabs on German Namibia.