Travel Guide Caprivi Strip- Zambezi
Tourist Attractions for the Caprivi Strip and Zambezi River in Namibia
Mahango Game Park - Caprivi - Namibia
Bwabwata Game Reserve (Caprivi G.R)
■ The Bwabwata - formerly Caprivi Game Park is 5,715 km2 and extends for
about 180km from the Kavango River in the west to the Kwando River in
the east. It is a region of swamps and flood plains.
Mamili National Park
■ The wild and little visited Mamili National Park is Namibia's equivalent
of the Okavango Delta, a watery wonderland of wildlife rich islands,
river channels and wetlands. The focal are Nkasa and Lupala, two large islands in the Kwando/Linyati river.
Tourist Attraction Highlights
Excellent angling opportunities for the 93 species which inhabit the Zambezi waters here
Birding : With more than 450 species recorded in this small area, the Caprivi Strip is one of southern Africa's top birding spots
Wildlife is abundant and includes some rare antelope such as oribi, sitatunga, red lechwe, puka, roan and sable
Mudumu National Park
■ Mudumu National Park is a vast 100,959 hectare expanse of dense savannah
and mopane woodland with the Kwando River at its western border. Buffalo, roan and sable antelope (both generally
uncommon species), the water-loving lechwe and sitatunga, and often
large herds of elephant.
Mahangu Game Reserve■ (245 km²) is en route to the Okavango delta from Divundu.
■ It seldom disappoints and is also a good birding spot.
■ It's also accessible in 2 wheel drive vehicles and the main road to Botswana passes through it
Note: strongly recommended is that visitors drive in groups of a minimum of two vehicles