Destinations Bwabwata National Park

Bwabwata National Park

About the area

Bwabwata National Park is a large, but little-known, sub-tropical game reserve in north-eastern Namibia. The park is an amalgamation of the Mahango and Caprivi Game Reserves, and is an exceptional big game and birding safari destination. Bwabwata is known for wetlands, floodplains, and woodlands—not many places allow you to experience the variety of sand dunes, swamps, forests, and green river beds as this beautiful region does. Bwabwata is known as the 'people's park'—the strong focus on rural development assures local communities also benefit from tourist infrastructure.


Arrange a bush walk with a professional guide to see the wildlife up close.
Keep your eyes peeled for beautiful birds as the region boasts over 400 species.
Explore the park in search of game on a 4x4 self-driving safari or with a professional guide.
Head to the Okavango or Kwando River for magnificent sunrise and sunset photography opportunities.
Visit the Mashi Crafts trading post and buy authentic, local crafts and other natural products.

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