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About Moremi Wildlife Reserve

Moremi Wildlife Reserve is situated in Botswana. Moremi is one of Africa's best game parks, and Moremi Wildlife Reserve budget travel is guaranteed to be one of the top travel experiences to be enjoyed in Africa.

Airports

Moremi Wildlife Reserve airports include: • Sir Seretse Khama International - Gaborone Airport • Maun International Airport

Birdlife

As one of Africa's top game reserves, it is no wonder that Moremi Wildlife Reserve birdlife is incredibly rich and diverse. Birds you will encounter include endangered wattled cranes, Pel's fishing owls, red-billed quelea, white-backed night heron, swamp boubou, storks, ibises, spoonbills, flamingos, honeyguides, hammerkop, white-backed vulture, cape griffon, secretary-bird, blue crane, gray go-away-bird, malachite kingfisher, blue-cheeked bee-eater and peach-faced lovebird.

Conservation

As one of the country's leading game parks, Moremi Wildlife Reserve conservation plays a key role in maintaining Botwana's track record for solid conservation efforts. The reserve is a haven to large numbers of elephant and other game, with the lush oasis of the Okavango providing a crucial ecosystem for a number of plant, bird and animal species.

Malaria

The following malaria medication can be taken when visiting Moremi Wildlife Reserve: • Mefloquine (Lariam) • Atovaquone/proguanil (Malarone) • Doxycycline

Money

Moremi Wildlife Reserve money and baking info includes: • The nearest large city is Maun which has a number of banks and ATMs • Travellers cheques may be able to be exchanged at the larger camps, however it is best to come prepared with local currency • US Dollars are sometimes accepted at large camps but not always • Credit cards are only accepted at the larger camps

Plants

Moremi Wildlife Reserve plant life and vegetation is rich and diverse, and includes key ecosystems such as the Okavango's papyrus-lined waterways, floodplains, water-lily lagoons, shady forest glades and rich savanna grasslands. With the Kalahari Desert and the rich Okavango Delta providing a stark contrast in landscapes, Moremi offers some of the most amazing scenery in Botswana.

Safety Tips

• Lodges and camps are generally unfenced, so don't attempt to sleep outside your tent as there may well be dangerous wild animals prowling the area • Do not ever attempt to feed or touch any wildlife you see - many species could be dangerous and human interference is not permitted • Stay in your car during game drives and follow your guide's instructions at all times to ensure safety • While most camps are free of crime, it is best to keep valuables in the safe and do not leave anything lying around which could be too tempting to resist • The water is generally not safe for swimming, and crocodiles or hippos may be lurking within the banks

Travel Books

Moremi Wildlife Reserve recommended travel books include: • Ecological Reconnaissance of the Moremi Wildlife Reserve, Botswana. by K.L. Tinley • Birds Recorded in the Moremi wildlife Reserve, Botswana by Warwick Fraser • Moremi: Africa Calling by Editors of Umberto Allemandi • Prides: The Lions of Moremi by Pieter W. Kat and Chris Harvey • Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura and William Riley

Wildlife

Moremi Wildlife Reserve wildlife is in abundant supply, with elephant, lion, leopard, rhino, many species of antelope, hippo and many other species to be seen. Game drives and safari offer a thrilling glimpse of this popular game area's wildlife, excellent photo opportunities abound.

 

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