Landmark in Ntwetwe Pan

Chapman’s Baobab

About 11km further south is the turn-off to the far more impressive Chapman’s Baobab, which has a circumference of 25m and was historically used as a navigation beacon. It may also have been used as an early post of…
Landmark in Ntwetwe Pan

Green’s Baobab

On the Gweta–Orapa track, 27km south of Gweta, is Green’s Baobab, which was inscribed by the 19th-century hunters and traders Joseph Green and Hendrik Matthys van Zyl, as well as other ruthless characters.
Wildlife Reserve in Nata

Nata Bird Sanctuary

This 230-sq-km community-run wildlife sanctuary was formed when local people voluntarily relocated 3500 cattle and established a network of tracks throughout the northeastern end of Sowa Pan.Although the sanctuary p…
Landmark in Nxai Pans National Park

Baines’ Baobabs

In the south of the park are the famous Baines’ Baobabs, which were immortalised in paintings by the artist and adventurer Thomas Baines in 1862. Baines, a self-taught naturalist, artist and cartographer, had origin…