Caprivi.Biz & Southernafrica-by-Boat
Caprivi Namibia will tell you all you need to know about the Caprivi Wetlands, Namibia's North Eastern Corner, with capital Katima Mulilo.
Experience the Caprivi Wetlands to the fullest! With the abundance of hippo, buffalo and elephant on their trek routes, this birders' paradise with local endemic villages shows you true Africa. However, you do not have to give up technology - with an excellent infra structure, cellphone reception at major towns, up-to-date Lodges with their excellent game drives near the reserves, you will find all the necessities and even luxuries in Katima Mulilo, the capital town of the Caprivi Region.
Transport and shuttle services can be organized quickly to the Victoria Falls going through either Botswana's Chobe Game reserve to the town of Vic Falls in Zimbabwe, or crossing the newly constructed bridge across the Zambezi river and driving to Livingstone, Zambia.
A booze cruise and fishing trip is a must. Most fishermen support catch-and-release. The Nembwe (Green Bream) and Threespot Tilapia makes for excellent eating while Tigerfish will give every angler their sports for the day. Crocodiles and hippo are commonly seen from boats.
Birding is out of this world with over 400 species recorded, and the region boasts some of the rarest birds in Africa, including the Pel's Fishing Owl, breeding Carmine Bee-eaters and Shelly's Sunbird. Kingfishers, Cranes, Fish Eagles and other bee-eaters are abundant in the lush vegetation, ranging from savannah to swamps; Plains to Mopane Forrests to the reedy riverbanks.