We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Okavango River

Features Animals
Review Highlights
Community Mokoro Safari Beats All

We had the most fantastic Mokoro Safari in the Okovango Delta. The community guides were went out... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Maureen R
,
Durban, South Africa
beautiful place

The animals coming to the river to drink was amazing. bird diversity was great. beautiful sunset... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
russ r
Read all 184 reviews
149
All photos (149)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“mokoro trip”(12 reviews)
“speed boat”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
32°
20°
Nov
31°
20°
Dec
30°
20°
Jan
Contact
Maun, Ngamiland East, Botswana
+267 686 4806
Call
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Maun
from US$1,500.00
More Info
from US$650.00
More Info
from US$2,218.00
More Info
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

HOW TO DO IT? You can easily bypass he exorbitant prices offered by the lodges and agencies. The standard price range offered by providers is 680-900p (68 - 90USD). If we (a couple) did our overnight trip with our lodge, we would have paid 360USD....More

7  Thank Krzysztof K
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 5 January 2015

We drove 3 hrs across the bush and were poled in mokoros along the Chobe River to a tented camp. This was a pleasant experience and spending a night under canvas seemed a good idea - until I heard the lions roaring at sundown and...More

3  Thank JZWTheTravellor
Reviews (184)
Filter reviews
120 results
Traveller rating
89
26
5
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
89
26
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews mokoro trip african sunset speed boat great trip tiny frogs sunset cruise lions roaring tiger fishing five days water lilies trigger fish fantastic experience bucket list every night dry season one night two nights
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 120 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the most fantastic Mokoro Safari in the Okovango Delta. The community guides were went out of their way to make our trip really special. I recommend booking directly with them as they provide an excellent value for money mokoro experience (much cheaper than...More

Thank Maureen R
Reviewed 15 September 2018

The animals coming to the river to drink was amazing. bird diversity was great. beautiful sunset and sunrises as well.

Thank russ r
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

As part of our tour, we took a speed boat 1.5hrs up the river to our houseboat....our accommoadtion for two nights. Saw lots of birdlife, wildlife etc and think this was one of the best ways to experience the river.

Thank malleegirl
Reviewed 1 September 2018

I was recently in the Okavango Delta for the fourth time and have to say that the Okavango River remains as enchanting as ever. It's one place that will never bore you and you'll always want to return to. The birds and wildlife are simply...More

Thank africanman_840
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

I did a sunset cruise on the river saw lots of animals. Hippies, crocodile, elephants and birds. The guide did some explaining but over all the river was relaxing and sunset was great

Thank Keri D
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Make sure you stay overnight here. It is an experience you will never have again. Sunset and sunrise here will stay with you forever.

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Took an evening cruise, saw lots of elephants on the shore and browsing in the marshes. Felt sometimes that some of the boats are too intrusive and disturbed the animals. The hippos were also floating amongst the reeds and several crocus basking on the shore....More

Thank pbhPlymouth
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

The journey took us about 1 and a half to 2 hours. Our local poler-the person who steered us through the rivers of the Okavango did a great job of getting us to the island camp. He pointed out small white frogs clinging to the...More

1  Thank Paula W
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

I honestly love our Thamalakane river. It's beautiful and you just can't tired of its beauty. Watch out for the hippopotamus and crocodiles now and then.

1  Thank zhie2016
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We were a group of 6 people travelling to the Delta where we camped for one night in one of the island in the Okavango Delta. On the arrival we did a mokoro trip for 1 hour 30 minutes to our camping area where we...More

Thank ALEC MATHOUSAND C
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 2 nearby hotels
Cresta Riley's
173 reviews
11.77 km away
Mankwe Bush Lodge
61 reviews
73.50 km away
Magkadigkadi Camp
3 reviews
12.29 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 30 nearby restaurants
Marcs Eatery
57 reviews
7.92 km away
French Connection
100 reviews
11.08 km away
The Tshilli Farmstall
42 reviews
10.85 km away
Hilary's
85 reviews
13.28 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 53 nearby attractions
Okavango Delta
830 reviews
55.50 km away
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
741 reviews
77.69 km away
Island Mobile Safaris
14 reviews
1.87 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
gutonew
4 March 2018|
Answer
Response from Lepisdore | Reviewed this property |
Planet baobab very good food great , visit gweta lodge 5 km West .great bar friendly people, Maun,go to old bridge backpackers if only for a meal and drinks great vibe.
0
Votes
Anne-Marie_Marjan
16 May 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from gerda12015 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning Anne-Marie South gate campsite next to the main gate is recommendable You can book online They can give you more info about other camps inside the Moremi It is a gavel road as you coming from Maun to the... More
0
Votes
noshofee
9 April 2015|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from gerda12015 | Reviewed this property |
Good morning If the children is very young somebody will become frustrated specific in the heat The experience is very good if you are nature lovers The camp site at south gate is nice. If you can , use one of the guides... More
0
Votes