The heart of the Okavango Delta, home to Botswana's most endangered large mammals

As the oldest protected reserve in the Okavango Delta, Moremi Game Reserve is a testament to conservation and the beauty of Botswana. This reserve was created through the efforts of the local communities and in tribute, it was named after the BaTawana tribal leader, Chief Moremi III, and his wife. The reserve stretches across the central and eastern sections of the Delta. Famous locations include Chiefs Island and the Moremi Tongue, which are areas that support an incredible range of biodiversity with year-round water availability. Fantastic wildlife include the Big 5, huge packs of wild dog, and plenty of birds and reptiles.


Take a mokoro ride, spot game and learn about the famous Delta water lily.
Go on a walking safari with an expert guide and explore the varied Delta landscapes.
Take a boat ride and watch a pod of hippos while enjoying sundowners.
Book a photographic safari and experience some of the best game viewing in Africa.

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Best time to go to Moremi Game Reserve

The dry season in Botswana runs from about April to October, which is paradoxically when the Okavango Delta floods. Along with offering brilliant game viewing, this is definitely the best time to visit. The wet months, which are between November and March, are also great times for birders and seeing baby animals. However, many lodges do close during this time, so make sure to check with us before you book.