A wildlife extravaganza!

Migration is back
A wildlife extravaganza! 2

One of the most spectacular shows on earth, the great migration in Southern Africa, is currently arriving at the Boteti River just below camp and it really is a mind blowing sight! Botswana’s zebra migration is the largest in Southern Africa, numbering forty thousand or more. They are currently returning to the Boteti River, their dry season range, from the Makgadikgadi salt pans, wet season breeding range. It is here at the Boteti River that they will concentrate in huge numbers for the rest of the year until the next rains in around Nov/Dec. So, if clients are after a safari experience of a lifetime, you know where they need to be for the next while. 

Besides the masses of zebras, there are numerous other impressive wildlife concentrations within a few kilometers of Moela Safari. All of this wildlife action makes for some of the most spectacular photographic opportunities but also slowed down moments to really appreciate being surrounded all day and night by incredible wildlife numbers. We must admit that although exciting to view it all from a safari vehicle on the ground with our pro guides, relaxing on the cliff edge decks of Moela Safari literally above the migration is probably one of the greatest and most unique activities visitors to Botswana ought to experience. 

Not only that, but to be able to dine and walk amongst the migration – really provides guests with an unbelievable experience to enjoy this wildlife extravaganza happening in camp right now. Watch more here – who’s joining us for lunch? This is a top class safari experience and we believe is as iconic and complimentary to experiencing the Okavango.  

We recently had some wonderfully experienced operators come stay at Moela, below was what they had to say:
This lodge took me by surprise in a good way! Loved that the look and feel was so different to anything that I have seen in Botswana.
Karin Oelofse, Booking Africa.Travel

What a BEAUTIFUL lodge! It really blew me away especially knowing it was all built by hand. The setting overlooking the Boteti River and the waterholes is spectacular. Seeing the beginning of the return of the zebra to the riverbed was fantastic – gave a real sense of what it must be like to see them in their 1000’s!
Gaenor Terblanche, African Pathfinder

This was my favourite camp. The fact that the community built the whole place was amazing.  The setting is perfect on the river and the fact that it has its own concession is very special and being right in the Zebra’s migratory path is a great selling point. The pool area was different to all other lodges, making it memorable. The talk on the stars at night, the massage close to the river, the waterholes with the elephants and other game so close, the outing with the San people and the individual viewpoints outside each suite were fabulous.
Janit O’Connor – Pretorius, Africa Pass, Travel Smart Crew.



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Thank You

Thank you to Imvelo Safari Lodges, Mark Butcher, Hauke Dressler, Logan Carter, Duncan Watson, Amy Olivier, Brendan Judge, Will Whitford, Gemma Catlin, Victoria Falls River Lodge, Golden Africa Safaris, David Dugmore for their incredible imagery. For any information on these photographers please contact Africa Hidden Gems.