Botswana national parks and Game Reserves
Facts of Botswana National Parks & Game Reserves with Pictures, Maps and Videos
Botswana is Africa's wildlife wonderland: One of the premier travel destinations in Africa
from the wetlands of the Okavango Delta to the saltpans of the Makgadikgadi - from world famous game reserves to small conservation areas - explore Botswana's rich cultural and wildlife heritage in your travels
Botswana is renowned as a premier wildlife destination. Game is prolific and diverse - the country is rugged in places and scenic
Botswana National Parks
Travels to Botswana National Parks
From the northern tip of the okavango delta- east to the Linyanti and the Chobe National Park, sweep south to the sister pans of the Nxai and Makgadikgadi salt pans.
In the centre the Central Kalahari Game Reserve covering 84% of Botswana, and further south the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
Chobe National Park Botswana.Chobe national park is big game country and with the navigable Chobe and Zambezi rivers makes it one of Africa's top safari destinations. Famed for large concentrations of elephant and buffalo. Take a sunset cruise and enjoy elephants swimming across from the islands.
Central Kalahari Game Reserve travelsThe Central Kalahari Game Reserve is within the Ghanzi District, and together with the Khutse Game Reserve they form the largest Game Reserve Complex in Botswana and the third largest in the world. Home to the San people whohave lived in the area for thousands of years, wildlife such as giraffe, brown hyena, warthog, wild dog, cheetah, kudu, leopard, lion and springbok are to be found.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park BotswanaA favourite park for many people as you can see the animals because of the sparse vegetation and is one of Africa's last remaining conservation areas of this size with few visitors. Wildlife in the reserve includes Red hartebeest, black maned lion, kudu, grey duiker, eland and impala.
Makgadikagadi & Nxai PansThe Makgadikgadi Pans are situated approx halfway between Maun and Nata (northern Botswana) Dry winter saltpans are transformed into a huge wetland where huge flocks of flamingoes and other waterbirds including pelicans gather on the newly formed lakes.
Mashatu Game Reserve BotswanaA landscape of savannah plains, riverine forest, open marshland and rugged outcrops of sandstone. Wildlife is diverse & includes eland, elephant, lion, hyena, bat eared foxes, aardwolves, kudu, cheetah, giraffe, bushbuck, impala, steenbok and baboons.
Moremi Game Reserve BotswanaHeart of the okavango delta with its Acacia forest, mopane woodlands, floodplains and lagoons provide a wide diversity of habitats for wildlife including buffalo, leopard, cheetah, jackal, elephant. Game viewing is best during the dry months of July to October when animals congregate around areas of permanent water. Moremi is a prime tourist destination. Game viewing can be done by mokor, boat and walking safaris.
Okavango DeltaThe Okavango is the world's largest inland delta - a wetland area of some 15 000 sq. kms - a maze of winding channels, lagoons and islands, open grasslands and flood plains. Home to the full spectrum of African big-game the Okavango delta has earned its reputation as one of the world's premier wilderness areas.
Shashe / Tuli Transfrontier ParkThe Limpopo/Shashe TFCA with its wealth of wildlife, beautiful scenery and unique cultural assets has the potential to become a major tourist destination in southern Africa. The park has good populations of the endangered wild dog as well as other small endangered animals and cheetah.
Botswana Parks Tourist Information
Botswana Parks - Tourism policy
Botswana's leaders took the view that high quality / low volume tourism was the best way to create a sustainable industry, while still preserving the environment
The high price, low impact has worked brilliantly and in certain areas you can watch wildlife as undisturbed as it must have been for thousands of years, with no other vehicles or tourists to spoil your travels
Botswana is Africa's oldest democracy, has the strongest currency with a history of prosperity and peace - is rated the third safest country in the world to travel in and one of the best African safari destinations
Botswana is a largely roadless wilderness of savannahs, deserts, wetlands and salt pans
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