• One of the last remaining true wilderness areas in the world
  • A unique mix of ‘dry’ and ‘wet’ environmental experiences depending on location within the Okavango swamp system
  • Africa of old with the ‘Big Five’ mammals all well represented and much more
  • Over 300 species of birds and several highly localized mammals
  • Luxury safari style tented camp options of a high standard
  • Incredible photographic opportunities

Cool winter months from May to August for game viewing.

Warm to hot summer months from October to March for bird watching BUDGET.

High: mostly small high end luxury lodges in keeping with Botswana’s low impact high return conservation policy.

Regular flights out of Johannesburg and more recently Namibia making an extended ‘ desert & swamp’ a safari possibility.

  • Game viewing is unsurpassed free of tourist pressures within pristine habitats.
  • Birding by boat and dugout canoe (mokoro) in the quiet back waters.
  • Overland 4X4 guided excursions in search of wildlife.
  • Tree spotting within the Delta and star gazing at night.
  • Photographic opportunities in every direction.

Numerous lodge options exist within the Delta from ‘wet’ to ‘dry’ depending on specified interest and budget. A combination of three night stays taking in two or more very different lodges in different parts of the Delta is recommended.


Patrick and Marie-Louise Cardwell
PO Box 74, Simons Town 7995 South Africa
Ph/Fax: +27 21 786 1414
Mobile: +27 83 272 2455
Skype: mlcardwell
Email: enquiries@avianleisure.com

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