Botswana is a fantastic safari destination offering unparalleled wildlife viewing opportunities.  From the classic game territories of the Chobe, through the unique wetlands of the Okavango Delta and Moremi Reserves, to the open grasslands of the Kalahari, Botswana has something to offer first-time safari goers and old Africa hands alike.

For more information on a particular National Park or location, either select one from the drop-down menu above, click on a location on the map below or select a panel from the list at the bottom of the page.


Why Choose Botswana?

When planning a safari you will usually find yourself faced with a bewildering variety of choice, between different lodges, activities and, most of all, countries. So how do you decide?

We believe Botswana offers one of the best safari experiences in Africa. If you want to find out why, click here.


When to Visit Botswana

Depending on what you want from your safari, there are varying times throughout the year that will best suit you.  This section of the website explains what the differences are and what they will mean for you when planning your safari in Botswana.  Click here to find out more.


Interactive Botswana Map

We have created this interactive Google-map based guide to the most interesting parts of Botswana to visit for safari-goers. Simply click on one of the coloured Park or reserve location markers on the map below for more information on each area. You can also scroll around the map and zoom in or out using the keys in the top left hand corner of the map. For a photographic satellite view that reveals many interesting details click on the "Sat" box in the top right.

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Botswana Safari Destinations

When people go on safari in Botswana, they will head to one of the five regions listed below.  Each area has unique features and highlights, so to get an idea of where will suit you best, click on the links below.

Central Kalahari Game Reserve

The Central Kalahari offers a very different environment to explore than the wetlands to the north - a dry and arid desert wilderness during winter and a lush and verdant landscape in the summer.

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The Chobe area offers some good lodges in an area known for its high densities of game.  A safari here can easily be combined with a stay at the neighbouring Victoria Falls area in Zambia.

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The area comprising the Linyanti, Kwando and Selinda private reserves in the north of Botswana is probably the best area for dry game viewing in Botswana.

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The Moremi Game Reserve is rightly famed for its magnificent concentrations and diversity of wildlife - possibly the best in Africa.

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The Okavango Delta

This unique and fascinating inland waterway provides the back drop to a spectacular safari by 4x4, motorlaunch and mokoro.

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