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Things to See & Do at Kasane, Chobe Park

What to See & Do as well as activities available at Chobe National Park, Botswana

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Kasane activities day trips

Game Cruises
Chobe National Park is famed for its elephants. Take a game cruise and watch Africa's giants swimming from island to island, trumpeting, bathing, mud rolls and drinking. You also come across several vicious-looking crocodiles, many hippos, buck, plains game,baboons and several attractive species of birds.
Angry male Hippo chasing boat away

Game viewing - Chobe National Park
Taken in open safari vehicles and boat cruises into the Chobe National Park.Traditionally early morning game drives and late afternoon boat cruises are safari routine. Elephants are seen in the hundreds and buffalo in the thousands. Lions are seen almost daily as are impala, sable antelope, giraffe, warthog and numerous other species. Across the Chobe river from Kasane is the flat grassy plains of Sedudu Island, a grazing ground for elephant and which provides a good opportunity to view birds and animals alike from close quarters. With over 450 bird species in the area look out for unusual ones such as the African finfoot and the halfcollared kingfisher.
Leopard Spotting -
A number of large dead trees along the Sedudu Valley Road are ideal for spotting elusive leopards, which are plentiful in the area
Chobe Crocodile Farm Visit a working crocodile farm and see some of the largest specimens in captivity at Kazungula Village, next to Kubu Lodge. Open daily. 1030-1230 and 1430-1600. Tel:625-0430
Elephant Bunker Waterhole hide and a tunnel which is 18 meters of well lit passageway leading to a large room at the end with 8 viewing windows
Kasane Hot Springs natural mineral spa - two kilometers west of Kubu Lodge, hot spring bubbles seep from the riverbanks. The water is thought to be rich in health promoting minerals and is popular with local bathersKasane is also home to the vibrant and inviting Kasane Hot Springs. A natural mineral spa, the hot springs is a great attraction, with people able to enjoy fishing and bird watching while surrounded by the most amazing scenery on the continent.
Caracal ‘Biodiversity Centre is a must for those who are interested in the less commonly seen wildlife. The country’s largest collection of indigenous snakes is housed here. Open 7 days a week : 8 - 5 p.m. - Airport Road

Horse Safaris at Chobe
The Cresta Mowana Lodge runs two-hour horse riding safaris at 06:00, 09:00 and 16:00
Prison Tree - Kasane In the early twentieth century the hollowed out centre of the Baobab tree trunk served as the local prison for many years before the current brick structure behind it was built
Chobe River Fishing The Chobe River is a tributary of the mighty Zambezi River, home to more than 90 species of fish including the fighting Tiger Fish.
Ichingo and Sedudu islands are an excellent area for fishing. There are designated fishing points on the banks of the Chobe River within the Chobe National Park. A map indicating the points is available at the entrance to the park.
Golf: A nine hole golf course at Mowana Lodge
Village tours and Makoro canoe combination
Visitors seeking an insight to tribal life will appreciate a makoro Trip to villages in Namibia. Your guide will take you from Botswana to Namibia by makoro and on foot through the villages

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