A rocky outcrop marooned on an ocean of dry sand and salt, Botswana’s Kubu Island may not sound like much of a travel destination. That is, until you get there. But don’t take our word for it; here’s what photographer Simone Osborne experienced after she went there on one of our safaris.
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If you are a SADC Resident – citizen or expatriate – and have proof of your residency, then you qualify for highly-discounted safari deals with some of Botswana’s top safari operators: Belmond Safaris, Wilderness Safaris, Kwando Safaris, Natural Selection, and Great Plains Conservation.
Set deep in the wild heart of Botswana’s Chobe National Park, the Savute region has a reputation for anything-can-happen game viewing. And for Taz, a guide at Desert & Delta’s Savute Safari Lodge, this was brought to light one spectacular afternoon this May. Read the story…
Fishing in Botswana is one of those right-place-right-time experiences. You might enjoy productive fishing in the Okavango Delta and return a few months later to find the water gone. January and February are no go due to fish breeding season, but have a whale of a time the rest of the year.
With its coiled, muscular grace and beguilingly beautiful coat, the leopard is the most sought-after sighting on safari. But solitary, stealthy and shy so, despite being widespread, they are best seen in Africa’s most undisturbed and wildest reserves – and that means Botswana.
“In the interests of constructive criticism I will say a few things, but please know we had a fabulous time with great staff, facilities and food. Special mention should go to our guides KT and Pony Oddballs), OP at Linyanti and KG at Savuti. Oddballs was awesome in every way.”
When it comes to heavyweight safari destinations, few match Botswana. Several of its reserves are the size of European countries, and it is home to Africa’s greatest concentrations of elephants, the last stronghold of African wild dogs and witnesses a dazzling zebra migration.