Acclaimed for its sheer beauty and intense variety of wildlife, this park covers 1812 sq km and is located in the northeast corner of the Okavango Delta. Comprised of lush wetlands, forested islands, lagoons, woodlands and grasslands the Moremi Wildlife Reserve offers spectacular game viewing accompanied by gorgeous landscapes.
The Moremi Game Reserve covers approximately 20 per cent of the Delta. The Moremi is situated in the northeast of Maun.
Moremi has four major camping sites, which are fairly developed with basic facilities like ablution blocks, picnic tables and standpipes. It is advisable to use only 4X4 vehicles while driving in the reserve since the roads are rough and sandy.
The Reserve has a wide variety of wildlife, elephants are plenty, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, hyena, jackal and a full range of antelope and red lechwe can be seen.
Bird life is prolific including water birds. The park is home to over 400 species of bird making it one of Botswana’s prime birding areas. The Pelicans, Ibises, Herons and Storks are only some of the species which bring gorgeous splashes of colour and sweet melodies to the area. The reserve is one of the most beautiful unmarred spots in Botswana and a trip to its tranquil plains is highly recommended.
There are no artificial borers and human encroachment is kept to a minimum, which facilitates game viewing of such excellent nature. Some of the animals you will be able to view are Elephant, Buffalo, Zebra, Kudu, various herds of Buck, Lion, Leopard and Wild Cats. The parks dry months which span from April to October are the best months for game viewing; it is also during this time that the impressive herds of Elephants converge on the Khwai River.