Must-see attractions in Okavango Delta

  • Aerial view to bush of delta Okavango with elephant.
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    Moremi Game Reserve

    Okavango Delta

    Moremi Game Reserve, which covers one-third of the Okavango Delta, is home to some of the densest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. Best of all, it’s…

  • Wet Lion cub (Panthera Leo) in Okavango swamp, Chiefs Island, Moremi National Park, Botswana
Chiefs Island, Lion, Moremi Wildlife Reserve

    Chief's Island

    Okavango Delta

    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…

  • Mboma Island

    Okavango Delta

    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…

  • Xakanaxa Lediba

    Okavango Delta

    With one of Africa’s largest heronries, Xakanaxa Lediba is renowned as a birdwatchers’ paradise. In addition to herons, potential sightings here include…

  • Paradise Pools

    Okavango Delta

    One of the prettiest corners of Moremi, the area known as Paradise Pools is as lovely as the name suggests. In the dry season, trails lead past forests of…

  • Krokavango Crocodile Farm

    Okavango Delta

    It’s difficult to know what to make of this place, not far south of Drotsky’s Cabins (the turn-off from the main Sehithwa–Shakawe road is at GPS S 18°26…

  • Third Bridge

    Okavango Delta

    Literally the third log bridge after entering the reserve at South Gate (although First Bridge and Second Bridge were, at the time of writing, easy to…

  • Dombo Hippo Pools

    Okavango Delta

    The drive between North Gate (including Khwai) and Xakanaxa Lediba follows one of Botswana’s more scenic tracks, although the exact route changes with the…

  • Fourth Bridge

    Okavango Delta

    Quite a long, wooden crossing on the trail between Third Bridge and Xakanaxa.

  • First Bridge

    Okavango Delta

    Blink and you'll miss it. First Bridge is more useful than interesting – depending on its state of repair, an alternative track alongside may serve the…

  • Nhabe Museum


    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…

  • Second Bridge

    Okavango Delta

    Not long before Mboma if you're coming from Maun. In fairly poor condition last time we visited.

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