Okavango Delta Hot Air Balloon Safari

With a bird's-eye view of the action, this 4-day Okavango Delta hot air balloon safari will have you cruising gently along the open skies, watching out for various wildlife. In addition, embark on afternoon game drives, bush walks and traditional mokoro boat rides through the channels of the Delta

Okavango Delta Hot Air Balloon Safari Experience

Your Botswana Hot Air Balloon Safari in the Okavango Delta takes you to one of Africa's most biodiverse ecosystems. The Okavango Delta is home to many natural environments such as wetlands, bushveld and woodlands. Experience unique ecosystems of papyrus-lined waterways, knee-deep floodplains, water-lily lagoons, shady forest glades and rich savannah grasslands

Take a relaxing mokoro ride through the intricate waterways. Enjoy an exhilarating game drive to watch big game in the bush. Observe the Okavango Delta from above in a hot air balloon safari ride, and witness the vastness of this incredible land come to life.

Embark on an African adventure of a lifetime. Your Okavango Delta Hot Air balloon Safari experience takes you through the heart of Africa by land, water and air to experience game viewing like no other.

Okavango Delta Hot Air Balloon Safari Highlights

  • Combination of game viewing on land, from the water and from the air
  • A predator paradise, the Okavango is a world-famous stronghold for leopard and wild dog
  • Capture your iconic images of Africa from your hot air balloon at sunset
  • Float silently past wildlife lazing about on the water’s edge
  • Game drives in open 4x4 safari
  • Bush walk offering you an intimate encounter with nature and wildlife
  • Traditional mokoro (dug-out) excursions where you glide through the Delta water channels to view the aquatic wildlife
  • Watch crocodiles basking in the sun and pods of hippo wallowing in the lagoon
  • Only available April - September

Day 1: Welcome to the Okavango Delta

On arrival to Maun, you take a light aircraft to your accommodation in the Okavango Delta. On landing, you transfer by road to reach the Kadizora Camp where you are to spend 3 amazing nights on your Okavango Delta Hot Air Balloon Safari.

Your accommodation on this 4-day Botswana Hot Air Balloon Safari in the Okavango Delta provides the ultimate luxury tented bush camp experience, with your own viewing deck offering beautiful views of the reserve. On arrival, you can freshen up and relax after your long trip.

During the late afternoon, you can take a short visit to the local community and learn more about the culture and lives of the people who call the Okavango Delta home. You might even pick up a beautifully hand-crafted souvenir, before heading back to the lodge for an open-air dinner.

Day 2: Up and away over the Okavango Delta

Your wake up calls starts right before the break of dawn where you head out on the floodplains for your Botswana Hot Air Balloon Safari in the Okavango Delta. On arrival, you are met with a light outdoor breakfast before lift-off.

Look down upon the breathtaking landscapes of the Okavango Delta with its intricate waterways and vast forests teeming with amazing wildlife. Your tour ends with the popping cork of champagne to celebrate this momentous occasion.

Your first-night game drive commences in the late afternoon to catch the setting sun over the Okavango Delta. Surrounded by spectacular views, sundowners and snacks are served while you savour the beauty of the bush. After witnessing the spectacles of the wild at night, you are welcomed by the rich aromas of dinner being served around the fire.

Day 3: Discovering the Delta

After a hearty breakfast, you prepare to head out on an authentic mokoro morning boat cruise. Discover the intricate waterways and lagoons teeming with an abundance of aquatic life in the Okavango Delta. During the right season, you can spot crocodiles and hippos along the banks.

As the midday heat sets in, you are free to rest and take some time out from the bush. Recline on your deck while looking out over the bush while a warm aromatic breeze wafts through your suite. Otherwise, you can enjoy a dip in the pool with a refreshing gin and tonic.

In the late afternoon, you and the group head out for a fun guided bush walk. Explore the region’s rich ecosystem on foot, as you learn more about the smaller wildlife species and beautiful plant life in the Okavango Delta. You might even spot a grazing giraffe or antelope before heading back for dinner!

Day 4: Your heart in Africa

Enjoy your last morning from your luxurious tented suite in the Okavango Delta. Enjoy one last delicious breakfast and slowly sip your coffee on your private deck. Before you leave, you can take some time to photograph some of the amazing scenery around the lodge.

You catch your ride back to the airstrip where you are transported by light aircraft to Maun, where you catch your next flight. On leaving, you discover that on your Okavango Delta Hot Air balloon Safari has become a special place in the world for you.

Your African adventure need not end here in Botswana. You could explore more of Southern Africa’s many other amazing destinations. Take a trip to one of the many exciting coastal cities or tick off that travel bucket list goal by going to Victoria Falls!

Included


  • Return light aircraft flights from Maun to the Okavango Delta
  • 3 nights’ accommodation at a luxury tented camp in the Okavango Delta overlooking a panoramic seasonal floodplain
  • All meals including breakfast, brunch/lunch, snacks and dinner
  • Select local drinks including bottled water, soft drinks, juices, teas, coffees, house wines, beers and spirits
  • Hot Air Balloon safari and champagne celebration on day 2

  • Game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicle under the guidance of qualified and experienced rangers
  • Bush walk offering you an intimate encounter with nature and wildlife
  • Motorboat and traditional mokoro (dug-out) excursions where you glide through the Delta water channels to view the aquatic wildlife (water level dependent)
  • Seasonal fishing on a catch and release basis
  • Park and conservation fees

Not Included


  • Optional activities
  • Premium branded drinks and all other extras to be settled direct

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