Straddling the eastern and central portions of the Okavango region of Botswana, Moremi Game Reserve includes the Moremi Tongue and Chief's Island areas; widely recognised as some of the most spectacular and scenically beautiful wilderness areas in Africa. A visit to this portion of Africa's Eden will undoubtedly produce an unparalleled safari experience, memories of which are guaranteed to last a lifetime.

MOREMI GAME RESERVE
LOCATION

Named after Chief Moremi III, Moremi Game Reserve bridges across from the Chobe National Park to the eastern side of the Okavango Delta, and includes significant diversity of mopane woodland, acacia forest, floodplains, wetlands/lagoons and floodplains. These landscapes attract a massive array of bird species, aquatic and terrestrial mammals, and fish species. The easiest way to get to Moremi Game Reserve is to fly from Maun International Airport from Gaborone or Kasane in Botswana or one of the regional hubs, including Cape Town, Johannesburg, Dar Es Salaam, Nairobi, Addis Abbaba or Windhoek. It is also possible to drive to Moremi, from Maun, but a 4×4 vehicle is essential as the road can be challenging, particularly during the rainy season.

MOREMI GAME RESERVE
SIZE & MAIN ATTRACTIONS

Proclaimed a game reserve in 1963, and the only official protected area in the Okavango Delta, Moremi was established by local residents to preserve the natural resources of ancestral lands. The Reserve, some 5,000 sq km, is equivalent in size to the country of Trinidad and Tobago and contains a classic blend of land and delta landscapes, including wetlands, waterways, lagoons and pools, dry salt pans, grassland, woodland, and mopane forest. These ecosystems host a vast array of terrestrial and aquatic game and predator species, as well as over 560 species of bird.

Optimal game viewing is from May through to November, when the drier climate means that game shift to areas closer to waterways and lagoons to drink, bringing with them the interests of predator species. The dry season is accompanied by more moderate, lower temperatures with night time dropping to single digits. The wet season – December through to April – sees much more unstable weather conditions with higher temperatures and characteristic storms and rainfall. This rainfall drives regeneration of the plant life, providing cover for the annual birth of young antelope and other game species.

MOREMI GAME RESERVE

SAFARI LODGES, CAMPSITES, SELF-CATERING & MORE

MOREMI GAME RESERVE
PARKS, CAMPS & WILDLIFE