The Chobe National Park is one of the most visited African safari parks. The Chobe Riverfront is famous for its huge concentrations of African Elephant and Cape Buffalo. During the dry winter months vast herds descend to the River banks to drink. It is one of those unique destinations where the diversity of water and land creates two very different game viewing experiences. The Chobe National Park covers floodplains, swamps and woodland. Your lodge usually gives you the option of river cruises or game drives within the National Park. So you have ample opportunity for some spectacular game viewing, bird watching and African sunsets. The Chobe National Park consists of four distinct geographical areas: the Chobe Riverfront, Ngwezumba Pans, Savute and Linyanti. Accommodation options are generally along the riverfront, in Savute and Linyanti. 

The Chobe is a hive of activity. With plenty of tours and activities available, some people even visiting on a day tour only. Despite the activity, one still feels the remoteness of Africa. Floating down the Chobe River, with herds of animals active along the riverfront, reptile activity in the waters or lazing on the shore and the red African sun setting on the horizon.

Chobe National Park is a super combination with itineraries to Victoria Falls. It also works as a great circuit within Botswana including the Okavango Delta and then one of the desert areas like the Kalahari or Makgadikgadi Pans if you have the time. We have put together some super Botswana safari suggested itineraries including this wildlife highlight. The dry months are a good time to visit as the wildlife congregates along the river for the scarce water.


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Situated on a hill overlooking the Chobe River and floodplains, Chobe Chilwero is the ideal place to enjoy a luxury Botswana safari. Wonderful panoramic views of the Chobe National Park with its splendid variety of wildlife are paired with the best possible service; nothing is missing from this picture-perfect destination. From being pampered in the spa, to taking leisurely game drives, you'll leave refreshed and invigorated. Read More

There's no better way to get closer to nature than to stay at Chobe Under Canvas, a tented camp in the heart of the renowned Chobe National Park in Botswana. Here you will experience all the luxury of a Botswana safari, including outstanding food and service, all within a stone's throw of the most exciting wildlife Africa has to offer. Read More


Situated in one of the most outstanding natural habits within Africa, Chobe Game Lodge is the only permanent game lodge located within the Chobe National Park in Botswana. Here you will be able to explore the Chobe River and the abundant wildlife and bird species to be found in this world-class park, from the comfort of premier Botswana safari accommodation. Read More

Set in a beautiful location on the banks of the Chobe River at the edge of the town of Kasane, where Botswana meets Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe, Chobe Safari Lodge is a convenient and affordable starting point for an African safari adventure in the Chobe National Park and Namibia’s Caprivi Strip. Read More


Chobe Savanna Lodge is a luxury Botswana safari lodge overlooking the vast floodplains of the Chobe National Park's Puku Flats. Situated in the East Caprivi of Namibia on the northern bank of the Chobe River, the lodge is perfectly positioned to allow for excellent game viewing opportunities, plus a host of activities that make the most of this beautiful watery environment. Read More


Elephant Valley Lodge offers the very best of Botswana safari travel, and is perfectly situated next to a watering hole in the Kasane National Forest next to the Chobe National Park to maximise your game-viewing experience. You'll be spoilt for choice, with river cruises and game drives offering unparalleled views of the abundant local wildlife, ensuring the ideal way to experience a Chobe safari. Read More


Bush luxury in a stunning setting overlooking the Chobe River and Caprivi floodplains, Ngoma Safari Lodge is an ideal way to experience an African safari in absolute comfort. On Botswana’s border with Namibia and an easy drive from the Victoria Falls and all its activities, it offers a tranquil refuge to soak up the African wild with endless views of wildlife without even leaving the lodge. Read More


For an entirely unique Botswana safari experience, exploring the waters of the Zambezi River on the Zambezi Queen offers a chance to view the huge range of wildlife and bird life that can be found in this lush region from the comfort of a world-class African safari boat. A number of activities on land and water can be enjoyed each day. Read More


An African river adventure with a difference, the Pangolin Voyager is a superb way of seeing the amazingly varied wildlife, where Botswana and Namibia meet in the Chobe National Park. The comfortable houseboat is moored at various quiet points along the river bank and guests explore the river in smaller tender boats, choosing whether to go tiger-fishing, bird-watching, or enjoy a sunset cruise to watch elephants and hippos as they congregate on the river banks. Read More

Ghoha Hills is a tranquil tented oasis in the heart of the Savuti area of Botswana’s iconic Chobe National Park is the perfect base for an African safari experience of a lifetime. And it is BEST COMBINED with it’s sister lodge, Nogatsaa Pan.  See the special offer below. Access is by road and so you avoid the Read More Read More