Savute Reserve, Chobe National Park

4.5
#1 of 6 in Parks in Chobe National Park
Mystifying scientists with its unpredictable water channel that floods and dries up regardless of rainfall, Savute Reserve offers desert and delta safaris. The reserve covers nearly almost 5,000 sq km (1,930 sq mi) of desert plains, rich grasslands, and dolomite rock outcrops created by volcanic activity 980 million years ago. The most intriguing features of this versatile landscape are the dead trees that line the channel. Watch elephants coming to waterholes and herds of zebras migrating slowly across the plains. Observe the animosity between the “king of the animals” and scavenger hyenas. The reserve is also home to the endangered species of wild dogs. Put Savute Reserve into our Chobe National Park trip itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Savute Reserve is one of the greener area's in the Okavango Delta during dry season due the precense of the Chobe river with a lot of wildlife in the area. The road from the Savuti Campsite to Ngoma g...  more »
  • It all depends on whether the animals get by for going through there or not. Although it also has a lot of influence on the guidance you're wearing. The experience is pytastic
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