New airline eyes Cape Town-Gaborone-London route

Botswana-registered Kalahari Airways is looking to launch a route between Gaborone and Gatwick as well as Gaborone-Cape Town from November 1. Chief Executive Officer, Denis Coghlan, told Tourism Update the airline would start the licence application with the Civil Aviation Authority of Botswana (CAAB) shortly. ‘’The routes are freely available to any Botswanan airline that […]


Fly in option now available for Kadizora Camp

Kadizora Camp in the Okavango Delta has completed its own airstrip. “This is a big milestone for the lodge in that we are now in a position to accept any charter flights,” says Sales and Marketing Director, Chris Anagnostellis. He adds that the camp can book charters, while tour operators can also use their own […]


New walking safari opens in Botswana

Elephant Song Trail, a new walking safari from Sense of Africa Botswana, opened at Hyena Pan Tented Camp on May 20. The trail tracks the bull elephants that roam the Khwai Concession on the border of Moremi Game Reserve. Guests can enjoy a minimum of seven-kilometre walks through the concession and finish at the platforms, […]


On the 1st of December 2016 – Chobe Game Lodge will be closing for 17 days.

We will be using this closure period to make significant changes to the rooms in the main area of the lodge. These rooms will be converted to include larger living rooms, improved views of the river, renovated bathrooms and a complete redecoration of the interiors. The project will be completed by 1st April 2017. Demolition […]


Good News for Okavango Delta Lodges!

Botswana Water Levels

The Okavango Delta is expected to reach high levels this year according to measurements taken at Rundu, close to the Okavango Panhandle, Sense of Africa has reported. The water levels are already exceeding last year’s measurements and the ‘normal’ level expected. As soon as water levels are high enough, many lodges will begin to operate […]


Airlink services between Cape Town and Maun

Airlink has commenced direct services between Cape Town and Maun. The service operates five times a week, on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays. Airlink intends to add additional days as the destination moves into its peak from August. Flights depart Cape Town at 10h35 and arrivie in Maun at 13h05. The return flight departs […]


Viewing Botswana Wildlife

The Old House

Viewing the Wildlife Parks and reserves have been established for the protection of the wildlife. Here, in the wilderness of Botswana, it is you who are the intruder and your presence is a privilege. Game viewing is usually at its best during the dry season – in winter (May to August) and in the hot […]


Getting to Botswana

Thebe River Safari

Getting There  By Air Air Botswana, Botswana’s national and only airline, provides international flights between Gaborone and Johannesburg, Gaborone and Harare, Maun and Johannesburg, Kasane and Johannesburg and Francistown and Johannesburg. Domestic flights run between Gaborone and Francistown, Maun and Kasane, and the airline has recently re-introduced its Maun to Kasane flight (three times per […]