Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana

Moremi Game Reserve is situated on the eastern side of Botswana's Okavango Delta. Moremi Game Reserve covers about 40% of the Okavango Delta.

Moremi was designated as a game reserve such that the local (BaSarwa) bushmen that previously lived in the park can stay and use the reserve's resources.

mokoro canoe ride

Besides having the largest population of African painted dogs, there are large numbers of Cape Buffalo, elephants, Lion. leopard, crocodile, hippo, giraffe, and rhinos among others. Combined with hundreds of bird species, Moremi is a true safari-goers dream.

Activities

When you visit the Moremi game reserve, you can partake in any of the following activities.

  • Game Drives
  • Fishing
  • Mokoro Traditional Canoe safari
  • Walking Safaris
  • Bird watching
  • Boat Cruise
  • Horseback game viewing
  • Camping

When to Visit

Moremi Game Reserve is best visited in the dry months between July and October when animals are concentrated around the water. This is also when the temperatures are moderate and more comfortable for exploring the wilderness.

It is also during this period that large herds migrate from the Kalahari desert in search of water and pasture.

Getting There

Moremi Game Reserve is located near Maun Internationa airport, which is less than an hour's drive away. You can also fly in directly from Gaborone to Maun Airport.

Where To Stay

Moremi Game reserve is a popular destination with great infrastructure for accommodation. Whether you want to camp directly under the night sky or have a taste of luxury, the options are available for you.

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