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Serondela Reserve

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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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National Geographic in real life

We came here our last full day in Africa and were amazed at the number and variety of animals we... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
River Safari A Must

The guide here was outstanding, showing hidden birds, snakes, and hippos. Two hours was just about... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2017
Steve B
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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This region of Chobe National Park is known as the place to see elephants, with an estimated 40,000 of them traveling in herds along the Chobe River.
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
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Reviewed 8 October 2017

We came here our last full day in Africa and were amazed at the number and variety of animals we saw. There were herds of elephants nearly every 20 minutes or so--some just crossing the road, others crammed under the shade of a tree, taking...More

Thank dream_genie
Reviewed 1 April 2017

The guide here was outstanding, showing hidden birds, snakes, and hippos. Two hours was just about the right time on the boat. We saw some hippos head off an attack from a croc.

Thank Steve B
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We rushed a bit through this park, we only spend 4 hours in it, but still we got to see much more wildlife than we had expected – such a good surprise! But the park deserves more time than that, you should schedule a whole...More

1  Thank ErikKraft
Reviewed 18 October 2016

After visiting 5 parks in Southern Africa, this was my favorite. Spent the morning on a "river" safari. We had a "birder" in our group and he thought he was in "heaven". He was able to identify more birds in this three hour river safari...More

2  Thank Grumpyone88
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Chobe is a must see and easily accessible from livingstone in Zambia. We saw buffalo, elephants, lions, warthogs, hippos, giraffes, baboons, and much more. The guides were excellent and the tour was top notch. Incredible safari experience!!!!!!!!

2  Thank AKBGa
Reviewed 13 July 2016

Great Reserve, beautiful setting. Lovely lion sightings and beautiful view points over the Chobe River. Only thing spoiling it was GP registration cars! Too many vehicles at sightings.

Thank wayne020
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I truly think this is the greatest safari experience in Africa. The setting, the guides, the proliferation of flora and fauna are spectacular. The lodges range from budget (well may that's an oxymoron...they're all pricey) to extravagant. We chose the "mid-level" and they were quite...More

1  Thank Madachoo
Reviewed 29 August 2015

The Serondela Reserve is part of the Chobe river front of Chobe NP. It is easy to access (especially if compared to the rest of Chobe NP) and provides the best wildlife experience that I ever had so far. A must do if you are...More

3  Thank Martin L
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

You want to see Africa's endangered elephants? Then don't go to Serondela. They only have non-endangered elephants - plagues of them. They claim there are 120,000 elephants but I think that figure is wrong because we probably saw that many in Serondela alone. A pretty...More

1  Thank Andyjam2110
Reviewed 14 May 2015

This watery paradise on the Chobe River, was home to many, elephants, hippos and water buffalo. It was great to see the elephants walking across the river to get to the grazing areas on the other side, with trunks in the air like snorkel, groups...More

1  Thank Farmersam
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