The busy wildlife corridor that stretches between Chobe National Park in Botswana and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe makes for exceptional game viewing in this region of Chobe where our safari lodge is located. Animals criss-cross this wilderness in abundant numbers, ensuring exhilarating encounters.
Chobe National Park is Botswana’s first national park, and also the most biologically diverse. Located in the north of the country, it is Botswana’s third largest park and has one of the greatest concentrations of game in all of Africa. Chobe is noted for having a population of lions that prey on elephants, mostly calves or juveniles, but also subadults. Wildlife roams the Chobe area mostly undisturbed and game drives bring sightings galore of majestic animals like elephants, lions, buffalo, a variety of plains game and countless bird species. It is regarded as the world’s busiest elephant corridors as these members of the Big Five navigate their way between Hwange and Chobe.
Avid birders will have the opportunity to observe more than 460 species on a game drive in Chobe. These include notable species like the long-toed lapwing, pennant-winged nightjar, African finfoot and the white-backed night heron. Game drives in Chobe take place in the early morning and late afternoon to take advantage of cooler weather and optimal animal activity. Our expert guiding team ensures your wildlife experience will be something to remember.