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Chobe National Park

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One Of The Best Places In Africa To Watch

Huge Elephant Herds By the River

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Chobe National Park has the highest concentration of elephants anywhere in Africa and during the dry season many of them come to the Chobe River to drink and play in the water.

The map below shows the location of immersive 360° safari videos 360° icon and detailed virtual tours of some of the lodges, and also the location of live webcams webcam icon. Click the icons on the map to watch or scroll down the page to see them all listed.

360 Virtual Tour Icon Elephants On The Chobe RiverBank

Taken from a boat on the Chobe River, this clip has a unique point of view as the elephant herd is knee deep in the water drinking.

Key Moments In This 360° Video
Elephant Herd Drinking
Matriarch Finished And Moving On
360 Virtual Tour Icon Boat Safari

If you go on a boat safari in the Chobe National Park this is what you could see and experience.

Key Moments In This 360° Video
Elephant Herd In The Water
Boat Moving To Next Sighting
Hippo Lying On The Riverbank
Elephants Feeding On Marsh Grass
Elephant Swimming
Bull Elephant
Crocodile Sunning Itself
360 Virtual Tour Icon Getting Close To Wildlife On The Chobe River

Travelling by boat to view wildlife is a great experience as you can get really close to animals on the riverbank or in the water without bothering them at all.

Key Moments In This 360° Video
Viewing impala close-up
Herd Of Kudu
Buffalo Wading
herd Of Elephants
Sleeping Crocodile

Chobe National Park Live Webcams

View the map to find the exact location of each live webcam by clicking on the Webcam Icon icon.

Live Puku Flats Webcam
Webcam Icon Chobe Lodge Boardwalk & Puku Flats Live Webcams

The boardwalk webcam is situated to overlook the floodplain from the eastern deck at the Chobe Game Lodge and sightings of elephant herds and hippos are common.

The second live webcam is located facing west over the Puku Flats on the Chobe River.

360° Virtual Tours Of Accommodation

Chobe National Park Lodges

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Chobe Under Canvas, andBeyond

Positioned close to the river, Chobe Under Canvas boasts five mobile canvas tents containing comfortable double or twin beds, as well as ensuite bathrooms.

Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

This is a luxury lodge offering views across the floodplains as far as Namibia. 14 permanent thatched suites with en-suite bathrooms featuring a large free-standing bath and separate rain shower.

Facts About

Chobe National Park

Where Is Chobe National Park

It's located in the north-eastern part of Botswana and is 11 700 km² (4544 mi²) in size.

Getting There By Road: The town of Kasane is six kilometres away from the Chobe gate which is the northernmost entrance to the park. The road to Kasane is in good condition and is 925 kilometres (575 miles) from Gaborone, 84 kilometres (52 miles) from Victoria Falls and 1,300 kilometres (808 miles) from Johannesburg, South Africa.

By Air: There are domestic flights from Gaborone, Botswana (GBE) to Kasane, Botswana (BBK) which takes about 2 hours. There are also regional flights from Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) in Zimbabwe and Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport (LVI) in Zambia.

Wildlife to See Here

The Chobe National Park has one of the highest concentrations of elephant in Africa, so you have a good chance of seeing them along with hippo, buffalo, zebra, giraffe, lion and hyena.

Leopards, cheetah and wild dog are rare and black, white rhino are not found here.

Chobe River

The Chobe River originates in the highlands of Angola and flows in a south-easterly direction. Once it reaches Botswana it forms the northern boundary of the Chobe National park and plays host to large concentrations of elephant and other wildlife during the dry season.

National Park Info


Chobe National Park consists of four distinct areas and each has its own set of lodges and camps.

There are 24 lodges available to cater for a variety of budgets and tastes. And there are three public campsites where you can pitch a tent for an overnight stay.

View detailed 360° virtual tours of lodges here...

Climate & Weather

The park has a warm climate and a distinct wet and dry season. The average maximum temperature in June (mid winter) is 25°C (77°F) and minimum is 7°C (45°F)

The dry season runs from May to September every year. The wet season is from October to April with the highest average rainfall of 131mm (5.2 in) occurring in January.

Best Time To Visit

The wildlife migrates throughout the park depending on the rainfall and grazing available so wildlife sightings are good all year round.

It's best to visit the Chobe Riverfront during the dry season but during the wet season the animals disperse to the southern areas of the park.