One of the most beautiful Okavango Delta experiences is the Mokoro activity. These traditional dug-out canoes allow us to pole guests through the quiet waters of the Okavango Delta and help guests imagine an untouched Africa. Therefore, imagine our delight – and of course our guests – when they returned from a Mokoro trip having seen a lioness and her four cubs drinking the crystal clear delta waters.
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Kanana means ‘paradise’ in Setswana and it’s not difficult to see why. Apart from fantastic game viewing (wandering lions in the camp during the night and adventurous lions climbing trees, leopards sleeping peacefully, elephants trumpeting in the distance, various antelope grazing in the fields – to name but a few) there is also a heronry close to Kanana camp, which is a dream come true for all bird lovers.
Leopard and lion sightings have been fantastic at Kanana throughout the winter months, and particularly good during August.
Sightings at Kanana have been exceptional of late, with predators featuring regularly on most of our trips. A pride of eight lions – three male, five female – have been making their way in and out of the area around Pom Pom, and crossing the river at the Pontoon where the water is extremely deep.
Guests at Footsteps witnessed an incredible and startling sighting this morning, as two lions attacked a hippo at Four Rivers’ Teal Pan.
During the first week of November Paul Moleseng hosted a number of the children from Bana Ba Letsatsi on Ker & Downey Botswana’s popular Young Explorer programme.
The past couple of months have seen excellent wildlife at Shinde, not only on game activities but also in the camp itself.
While summer is coming to an end and the flood waters arriving, One-Eye and the rest of the Shinde pride are permanently residing on the northern area of the concession. Four lionesses (recent arrivals to the area) have been increasingly successful in their hunting, often killing several times a day. One such incident occurred at [...]