Savute Reserve, Chobe National Park

4.5
#1 of 6 in Parks in Chobe National Park
Mystifying scientists with its unpredictable water channel that floods and dries up regardless of rainfall, Savute Reserve offers desert and delta safaris. The reserve covers nearly almost 5,000 sq km (1,930 sq mi) of desert plains, rich grasslands, and dolomite rock outcrops created by volcanic activity 980 million years ago. The most intriguing features of this versatile landscape are the dead trees that line the channel. Watch elephants coming to waterholes and herds of zebras migrating slowly across the plains. Observe the animosity between the “king of the animals” and scavenger hyenas. The reserve is also home to the endangered species of wild dogs. Put Savute Reserve into our Chobe National Park trip itinerary tool and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • Watching animals and learning about the savanna ecosystem was exciting, educational and pure fun. Our guide was excellent, the room clean, cozy and safe, and the staff purely professional.  more »
  • Getting there is not for sissies, a 4x4 and some experience is required but once you're there, Savuti (along with Moremi, Chobe and Kruger Park) is in my personal top four. During our last visit we wi...  more »
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