A mini-version of the Okavango Delta, the Kwando and Linyanti rivers rise in southern Angola but after turning sharply east flows into a 900sq km flood plain, known as the Linyanti marshes.

The Linyanti Swamp fills the area between the converging courses of the Kwando and Linyanti rivers.

The national park only touches the river for a short section on the far eastern edge of the swamp. Secluded and uncrowded, this short strip of swampy river frontage is reminiscent of the Okavango’s permanent waterways with papyrus-lined lagoons, reed-beds and a towering canopy of trees.

The wildlife is plentiful, especially in the dry winter months when great concentrations of elephant, buffalo and zebra congregate along the river, with giraffe, impala and roan antelope being seen in the forests. The birdlife is diverse, if not overwhelming in it’s numbers. Waterbirds, including pelican, are common.

For those seeking a remote and peaceful environment, with spectacular dry season concentrations of elephant, Linyanti is the place to go.


Please use the list below to view information about the destinations we travel to and our recommended lodges and camps. For further details or booking enquiries please contact us.

Lebala Lodge

Set on the Chobe River where it meets with the Kwando and Linyanti Rivers. Wildlife and Bird life in these beautiful waterways is prolific.

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Kwara Camp

Facing west across a lagoon, Kwara Camp enjoys spectacular sunsets. Kwara offers frequent sightings of Sable, Buffalo and Waterbuck.

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Lagoon Camp

Lagoon Camp has only six luxury safari tents. Game viewing includes prides of lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog and hyena.

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Duma Tau

Duma Tau overlooks a huge lagoon has all the habitat diversity to make it a haven for wildlife.

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Savuti Camp

Small and intimate tented camp in an isolated area, in the southern part of the Reserve.

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