Moremi Game Reserve protects an area spanning over 3,000 sq kilometres. Moremi Game Reserve is situated in the central and eastern areas of the Okavango, and includes the Moremi Tongue and chief’s island, boasting one of the richest and most diverse ecosystems on the continent. The game reserve named after chief Moremi of the Batawana people.
The game reserve offers exceptional game viewing opportunities as well as bird watching opportunities. Moremi Game Reserve is made up of wide range of different habitats, acacia forests, floodplains, reed beds, lagoons, enduring wetland through mopane forest and dry savanna woodland.
The best time to visit Moremi Game Reserve is during the dry spell where game viewing is at its peak from the months of July to October. During this period nearly all seasonal pans have dried up and wildlife of Botswana are drawn to the banks of permanent water sources. Birding safaris in the area is impressive as there are over 500 species of birds including the water birds to forest dwellers.
Moremi Game Reserve wild animals include; buffalos, giraffes, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, jackals, impalas, red lechwe, as well as African wild dogs. The Reserve offers a myriad of Africa holiday themed adventure activities such as; the opportunity to explore reserve not only in 4x4 game drives but also on guided walking tours and canoeing in a mokoro—a dug-out canoe, hewn from either ebony or sausage-tree, and poled by your personal guide. African wildlife photography safaris are quite in order, lodging safaris as well as self driven safaris.