Get that Okavango Feeling on a Houseboat Fishing Trip

Kabbo House-Boat moored for sunset on Okavango RiverKabbo House-Boat moored for sunset on Okavango River
Our river-boat safari tours along the Okavango Panhandle invite you to enjoy a memorable and laid-back Botswana safari where you will stay in comfortable bush camps and aboard wonderfully tranquil houseboats. One of the main attractions in the Okavango Panhandle is fly-fishing, for Africa's greatest fighting species such as the sought-after Tiger Fish.

Okavango Panhandle Activities

Malachite Kingfisher. Nxamaseri Island. Lee KempExperience a pristine, natural environment with a great variety of bird species or take yourself on an unrivalled fishing expedition to catch that tiger fish that doesn't get away.

The Okavango Panhandle is also a birder's paradise with over 350 bird species, including African Skimmers and the Pel's Fishing Owl, making for a magnificent nature escape or photographic journey.

The Rock Art of Ancient Tsodilo Hills

San Bushman at Tsodilo HillsYour San Bushman guide at Tsodilo Hills.
While in the Panhandle, you can visit Botswana's world heritage site, the Tsodilo Hills, also known as 'Mountain of the Gods', boasting more than 3500 paintings and forming one of the most historically significant rock art sites in the world. Representing more than 25000 years of human habitation.

Just Here for the Tiger Fish...

Fishing with Ngwesi houseboat. Okavango RiverTiger Fishing from the Ngwesi River Boat The best time to catch Tiger Fish is during the annual catfish run, which varies from year to year but typically starts late August until the beginning of November.

There are 17 species of fish that can be caught in the Panhandle, including Bream which are usually best during the winter months, from April to August. View from your patio at Nxamaseri IslandView from your private deck at Nxasameri Island Lodge

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