CHOBE NATIONAL PARK

By size, Chobe National Park is the third largest park in Botswana located in northern Botswana having the largest concentrations of game in Africa.

Chobe is the best place in Africa to see elephants, mainly in the water. There is an estimation of 120,000 elephants in total in the park. Elephants can be seen outside the park boundaries traveling around the outskirts of Kasane. Chobe National Park is a home for different species of animals including lions, leopards, hyena and jackal waterbuck, lechwe, puku (this is the only part of Botswana where they can be seen), giraffe, kudu, roan and sable, impala, warthog, bushbuck, monkeys, and baboons. There are over 460 bird species in the park, making it one of Africa’s premier venues for bird Safaris. These include all the rollers, the ubiquitous cormorants and darters, Fish Eagle, the Martial Eagle, Sacred ibis, Egyptian Geese, the darters, Spur-winged Geese, pel’s Fishing Owl, carmine Bee-eaters, most members of the kingfisher family. The Chobe River forms its northern boundary. There are four distinct geographical areas in the park: the Chobe Riverfront, the Ngwezumba pans, Savuté and Linyanti.