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“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Okavango River

Okavango River
Ranked #2 of 19 things to do in Maun
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Cornwall England
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153 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
“Not to be missed”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2013

This is a magical part of the world.
The birdlife is stunning, elephants walking down to drink, boat rides on the crystal clear waters. You can camp, stay in expensive lodges or go on walking and mokoro safari.

Its all there once you get to Maun just ask around town and you will have the pick. Flights over the delta are expensive but a once in a lifetime experience if you can afford it.

Visited July 2013
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Durbanville, South Africa
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“Shakawe area”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2013

Drotskies and Xaro awesome - Birdlife fantastic - incl. Pel's! Boat trips from Xaro's an absolute highlight. Bush walks also great there. Campsite at Drotskies the best I have stayed in in Southern Africa.

Visited July 2013
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New Milford
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57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“A Feast for the Eyes To Behold”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2013

The animals, birds and fish in their natural habitats were inspiring and wonderful. Provides you with a new perspective on the world and all it has to offer.

Visited May 2013
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Beacon Bay; East London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“It depends on the season”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2013

While travelling in June this year, we, like another reviewer, also found the game to be a little scarce. After flying in and out of Maun, we spent a total of 7 nights in the delta. We stayed at Gunn's Camp; Nguma Island Lodge; Moremi Crossing and Pom Pom Island. They were all great but yes, the water is quite low this year after many years of flood causing the game numbers to be a little disappointing.
If you are faced with a choice, select SAA/Airlink for you flights, Air Bostwana were awful. After arriving two hours late and preventing us from commencing our travels due to darkness, they unreasonably refused to assist with an overnight stay over.

Visited June 2013
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Sydney, Australia
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“Wildlife on show”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013

Having travelled from the Chobe River in Namibia direct to Gunns Camp in the Okavango Delta there was a noticeable reduction in the amount of wildlife that was visible to us, mainly because you're travelling on water and the animals can tend to move away from the busier boat areas on the river. In saying that, we were still able to see many different types of animals and birds that we hadn't seen at Chobe, so this trip was worthwhile

Visited June 2013
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