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Address: Maun, Botswana
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Go to Sepopa and get a boat ride to Seronga, its the best way to experience the source of the Delta. With a good guide you will get to see the panhandle on all its glory. Its... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 February 2016
Bampoloki N

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

Go to Sepopa and get a boat ride to Seronga, its the best way to experience the source of the Delta. With a good guide you will get to see the panhandle on all its glory. Its vast though, and its best you do your river tour when its not flooding, and choose one of the boat houses to stay... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The Okavango River is amazing. Sitting back and relaxing while the local poles the canoe is the best. Seeing all the flowers and reeds, and the occasional hippo. We even saw some elephants and zebra.

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Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2016

The Okavango is a huge river where it enters Botswana in the northwest corner of the country from the mountains of Angola, but it completely disappears into the sandy soil of the Kalahari desert. This latter area is where most of the land based safaris occur, but farther north you can spend days cruising the river to fish for the... More 

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Aarhus, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2015

Okavango River is a relaxing place and there is plenty of opportunities to see wild life. I was lucky to see crocodiles. I even saw monkeys jumping from tree to tree. I have heard hippos are to find too.

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

There are so many varieties of birds, you will not be disappointed. It is also quite possible to see elephant and giraffe, as well as hippos in the water. Crocodiles are almost guaranteed. Definitely worth taking a good camera, as the lilies and grasses make this a beautiful place to photograph. It is very important to be relaxed in the... More 

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Aspen, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This is a gem, off of the beaten path, personal service! Would go again. The trip to the Tsodillo Hills was one of the best days on our three week safari. Hippos, tiger fish, crocs, kudus.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2015

If you are planning to know the Okavango Delta, close to Maun City, you can't loose the trip to the "mokoro station", to pick up a "mokoro" (small local canoe made from tree tronk). I've made a cool trip with Barak, a conoeist very friendly, who show us the marvelous of the Delta. In the mokoro station you will found... More 

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Molde, More og Romsdal, Norway
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

There are different trips offered along the Okavango river, mainly starting from around The Third bridge near Okavango backpackers. Starting with a speed boat to reach further up the river is recommended. Where these boat trip ends, there is the poler station, from where most Mokoro trips start. This kind of a poled canoe is quite unique for the Okavango... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015

A must see if you're in the area. Visit the Okavango delta for the most amazing wildlife you will ever see.

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Bredasdorp, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

The Okavango Delta are magic. The birdlife are superb, take teh mokoro trip from Maun and a scenic flight over the Delta. This is a must to see. You wil see amazing animals, the delta are a amaising place to visit. There are a lot of activities in Maun to do. Maun is a visit worth with great shopping and... More 

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