The Caprivi Strip is located in Namibia and is bordered by the Kwando, Linyanti, Chobe and Zambezi River and is a region of swamps and flood plains. Wildlife in the Caprivi has recovered from years of poaching, and its superb conservation areas may in the future rival Etosha. Almost 70% of the bird species found in Namibia have been recorded in the Caprivi.
There are several Caprivi safari lodges in the area and activities include hiking, game-viewing safaris or a river trip in a traditional mokoro. There are also game-viewing drives in the Mamili and Mudumu National Parks. A river trip with a difference is a cruise which offers a unique game-viewing experience from the water.
The best time to view game in Caprivi is during the cooler, dry months between May to October. The average daily temperature is 26 degrees Celsius and game is easily visible. Days throughout the year are generally pleasant.
Wildlife in Caprivi comprises of buffalo, elephant, zebra, antelopes, hippo, crocodiles, lion, buffalo, giraffe and puku. You may also see sitatunga, red lechwe, spottednecked otters, waterbuck, Roan antelope, Oribi and wild dog. There are also 430 species of birds.
See below for Caprivi safari lodges and tours.