Okavango Fishing Safaris

Well known as a premier wildlife destination, the Okavango Panhandle also provides a rich and rewarding area for fishing.

Fed by the Okavango River, the Delta is a unique wetland system surrounded by desert

Okavango River Boat

Okavango Fishing Safaris

In the crystal clear waters of the Okavango river you can fish for Tigerfish, Tilapia, Bream, Nembwe, African Pike.

Whether you fish the main Okavango river, the lagoons or the Okavango panhandle you are in for a great fishing experience.

Plenty of affordable fishing lodges to stay in from where you can rent a boat - or take the houseboat option.

But its not just about fishing - with over 450 species of birds, its also a bird watchers paradise.
Meander on a mokoro through the channels, enjoy stunning sunsets and a slower pace of life on Africa's mighty river.


Mahangu Safari Lodge.

Situated amongst jackelberry trees and wild date palms, the main deck area offers excellent views of the Caprivi National Park, home to elephants, buffalo's, hippos and fish eagles and has excellent Tiger and Bream fishing.


Drotsky Cabins

Drotskys is a small fishing lodge on the panhandle of the Okavango Delta, Botswana, close to the Namibian border at Shakawe.

Access by charter or road.

Places of interest in the area include Tsodilo Hills and Drotskys Caves.


Houseboats in Okavango Delta

Tigerfish, largemouth Bream and Tilapia abound in the rich fishing waters of the main Okavango river.

As well as great fishing there are many activities to enjoy such as mokoro excurions, guided walks and game viewing.

Okavango River - Namibia

Kavango Fishing Camps

Okavango River - Botswana

Panhandle Fishing Lodges

Houseboats Okavango

House Boats on Okavango River


NB Fishing is not allowed on both the Okavango and Upper Zambezi in January & February

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