The Wild Lodges, P O Box 404, Nata Tel: (+267) 2470117, Fax: (+267) 2470170, Email: reservations.pelican@thewildlodges.com

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Enjoy our reliable boat cruises that genially explores the Chobe River and the Chobe National park. Better yet, go on a river boat cruise at either sunrise or sunset to witness the sheer beauty of the African sky as it gradually changes colour .The boat cruises are led by an experienced and qualified guides. The Chobe National Park is Botswana’s oldest and most diverse National Park.

Proclaimed a wildlife reserve in 1968, and covering 11,700km2, Chobe National Park is situated in the far north-east of Botswana, bordered to the north by the Chobe River. It protects four contrasting and beautiful ecosystems including the Linyanti swamps and the Savuti marsh; and it has an open migratory routes to the Moremi Game Reserve in the Okavango Delta and to Hwange Game Reserve in Zimbabwe. It is situated in the far north east of Botswana where the Chobe River forms the Botswana border with Zimbabwe, Namibia and Zambia


Game-viewing and bird-watching cruises on the Chobe River.The Chobe's perennial waters rise in the northern Angolan highlands. Chobe has four physically and vegetationally distinctive areas; the barely discernible dry Savuti Channel, Linyati, Serondella and Nogatsaa. Many types of animals seen including the fairly rare puku and Chobe bushbuck lions, hyena, hippopotamus, crocodile, elephant, zebra, wildebeest, buffalo and impala that move through the area, 460 bird species, including raptors, vultures and inland water birds.

Two boats based in Kasane, 25 capacity and 45 capacity boats with a toilet on board. Operational hours (0800-1600hrs) and each cruise is 3 hours with a free bottle of water