#ThisIsChobe

Sharing The Very Best Of Botswana’s Renowned

Chobe Region

Home of the annual #ThisIsChobe Live Twitter Safari and winner of the 2014 We Are Africa Brand Africa Award, #ThisIsChobe is dedicated to exploring and sharing the very best of Chobe in Northern Botswana. 

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Since the inaugural #ThisIsChobe twitter safari in 2014 #ThisIsChobe has become the official tag for sharing updates and travel stories from Chobe. See whats happening in Chobe by following #ThisIsChobe and join the discussion on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook. Follow our blog below for updates from ThisIsChobe as well as special features, photographs and stories from the people of Chobe as they highlight what they love most about the region.

A Sneak Peak At The New Kasane International Airport

The NEW Kasane International Airport opened its doors for the first time yesterday - 27th June 2017. Airlink flight SA 8306 touched down from Johannesburg around 13:35 as guests were ushered across the apron for a short walk towards the entrance of this state of the...

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#ThisIsChobe Prize Winners Explore Botswana

Jen and John Laceda, our 2016 #ThisIsChobe prize winners from Canada joined us on a 10 night Botswana safari to explore the wonders of the Chobe National Park as well as an extension into the Okavango Delta to discover exactly what it is about Botswana that we rave...

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Chobe Legends – Ishmael Mogamisi

ThisIsChobe team was fortunate to spend time with one of Chobe’s most renowned guides and much loved characters - Ishmael Mogamisi. Born in the beautiful village of Kachikau in the Chobe Enclave, Ishmael is one of Botswana’s most experienced guides – a true Chobe...

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An Afternoon On The Chobe Floodplains

The Chobe Floodplains are some of the most stunning parts of the Chobe Riverfront to explore. Mostly, the road network's of Chobe National Park run parallel to the Chobe River as well as crisscross the inner areas near the riverfront. There are however a few roads...

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#ThisIsChobe 2016 A Resounding Success

A deep breath after a long flight all the way from Europe as professional travel writers, Dan & Audrey, watched a huge herd of elephant wander down to the river from the Chobe Game Lodge deck. A special way to start an incredible jam packed week that culminated in...

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Botswana has been rated by Lonely Planet as top travel destination for 2016 and one of the most visited spots within the country is the Chobe National Park – one of Africa’s greatest safari travel destinations. Established in 1967, the park is home to a rich diversity of wildlife including the highest concentration of elephant in Africa and a variety of unique ecosystems within the park’s 11,700 square kilometer unfenced boundary. The Chobe River forms its northern boundary with four distinct geographical areas in the park: the Chobe Riverfront, the pans, Savute and part of the Linyanti.

With a network of daily flights into Kasane, Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) and Livingstone (Zambia) together with a well maintained road network for self drivers, Chobe is the ideal Botswana destination to include in your visit to Southern Africa. The region also offers a variety of accommodation options to suit all travelers from budget friendly lodges and remote campsites to luxurious, all inclusive safari lodges, all set within key locations offering you the ideal base from which to experience the very best of Chobe.

Apart from an exceptional safari, the Chobe region offers travelers the rare opportunity to visit local communities in the Chobe Enclave as well as enjoy guided tours through the town of Kasane and Kazangula to experience daily living in Botswana, meet our people and gain insight into our fascinating culture. Having gained independence in 1966 (We celebrate 50 years of Independence on the 30 September 2016) Botswana has one of the most stable economies in Africa and a fascinating story to tell.

An African Fish Eagle taking off and in flight, the series of photo's everyone wants to get! #ThisisChobe… https://t.co/QwtL7wDO3y
Day 9 of our recent lodge-to-lodge mobile safari: we spent the morning out on game drive in the beautiful Chobe NP and had very good sightings there. Lions, hyena, buffaloes - just to mention some of them... This afternoon we ...
Day 9 of our recent lodge-to-lodge mobile safari: we spent the morning out on game drive in the beautiful Chobe NP and had very good sightings there. Lions, hyena, buffaloes - just to mention some of them... This afternoon we ...
Day 9 of our recent lodge-to-lodge mobile safari: we spent the morning out on game drive in the beautiful Chobe NP and had very good sightings there. Lions, hyena, buffaloes - just to mention some of them... This afternoon we ...
Day 9 of our recent lodge-to-lodge mobile safari: we spent the morning out on game drive in the beautiful Chobe NP and had very good sightings there. Lions, hyena, buffaloes - just to mention some of them... This afternoon we ...
Day 9 of our recent lodge-to-lodge mobile safari: we spent the morning out on game drive in the beautiful Chobe NP and had very good sightings there. Lions, hyena, buffaloes - just to mention some of them... This afternoon we ...
No more words needed here, beautiful post by @danchaknova , thanks for sharing!
"I try not to be too anthropomorphic when describing an animals behavior, but it's hard not to when elephants are swimming. This big guy definitely seemed to ...
An African Fish Eagle taking off and in flight, the series of photo's everyone wants to get! #ThisisChobe… https://t.co/QwtL7wDO3y
Sunset out on the Chobe floodplains.
#ThisIsChobe @ Chobe National Park https://t.co/Xq6GDcQD87
The African Fish Eagle. Chilling on the Chobe floodplains.
#ThisIsChobe #Botswana… https://t.co/BqGD5UlsQz
Here's a bit of a test for all our giraffe loving followers, when a group of giraffe are on the move, what are they refered to as? And what do you call them when they are standing still?
A stunning ...
A very interesting stand off between predator and prey which ended surprisingly in favour of the prey, handing the very successful hunters, wild dogs, a rare defeat. Stunning scenes in the Chobe National Park captured and shared by @lynfrancey , ...
A rare defeat for the successful Wild Dogs in the #ChobeNationalPark captured and shared on Instagram by Lyn Francey, amazing scenes! https://t.co/FuNgyVMJZc

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