Motor Boat: These small craft allow visitors to access areas that would normally not be accessible on a safari vehicle, and allow for getting very close to animals drinking, wading or swimming in the water without disturbing them.
Places to Enjoy a Safari by Boat
The far northern-most corner of Botswana is where great herds of animals, in particular elephants, gather in large numbers and these can be viewed on houseboats, boat cruises and motor boats, with experienced guides getting you up close to some of the most dramatic wildlife sightings in Africa.
Kwando and Selinda
Situated east of the Okavango Delta on the Botswana border with Namibia, the Linyanti waterway is a place of marshes, rivers and streams and provides great habitat for canoe and motorboat safari activities. Fed by the Kwando River the Linyanti also comprises of the regions of Kwando and Selinda and is renowned for its great gathering of animals.
Okavango and Moremi
Without doubt Botswana’s most famous destination, the Okavango Delta, which encompasses the Moremi Game Reserve, is renowned for its water activities which include motor boats and mokoros that allow visitors to navigate the channels of this unique waterway and experience the wilderness as nowhere else in Africa.rea today.
Although carrying all the Okavango water the area known as the Panhandle is hardly known outside Botswana, except by ardent fishermen, but that is all changing due to the development of the region for tourism. Motor boats and mokoros have always been the quickest way to get around the Panhandle, but house boats are making their mark because of the sheer novelty of the experience.