Apart from being the administrative headquarters of the Chobe District, Kasane is also the ending and starting point of the world-renowned Chobe National Park. Located on the southern end of the Chobe River bank, Kasane is a major tourist destination, in part because of its proximity to the Chobe National Park, Victoria Falls and the Linyanti wetlands. Kasane attracts visitors from all corners of the world. While in Kasane, tourists can explore a wide range of attractions including, the Chobe National Park, the incredible baobab tree located behind the local police station, the Chobe crocodile farm, the Kasane hot springs and many others. If you are going on a Botswana safari, then you are most likely to find yourself in Kasane awaiting your transfer flight to your final destination. We’ve compiled some things to do should you find yourself in this interesting town.
Chow on the Chobe
The Old House restaurant and bar is something fresh and unpretentious, ideal for all family members. Sit back, relax and catch up on your favourite sports team with a crisp beer and fresh, homely meal (guests rave about the pizza). The large gardens lead to a ferry that will take you on a sunset cruise on the Chobe River where you can observe wildlife and birds. The guest house is ideal for a stay over, with full amenities and neat, clean rooms. Go there for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Cool down by the pool if you’re staying over for a few days
Unlike Livingstone and Victoria Falls, the sounds of a helicopter are quite uncommon in Kasane. Despite the fact that this is a great thing, the view of the Chobe Floodplains from the air is simply spectacular. From the sky, visitors can be able to spot a wide range of wild animals such as elephants, hippos, and many others. Furthermore, visitors will also enjoy the magnificent views of Ilala Palms, dense woodlands, and the open grasslands as well. Not to mention panoramic views of the Chobe floodplains. We recommend Pyrus Eagles, who have an unsurpassed reputation for safety and experience.
A helicopter flight offers amazing views over this exciting area of land
A sunset cruise through the Chobe National Park is also one of the best things that one can do in Kasane. While on the sunset cruise, visitors can enjoy a perfect view of the different flora and fauna that river Chobe hosts. Evenings are a special part of the day in Africa and so to miss this experience would be wasteful. A pick up and drop off to and from your hotel is complimentary, as well as water provisions. The entry fee to get into Chobe National Park is not included, but is inexpensive.
Experience the magic of an African sunset on the Chobe River
Full Day Safari
Depending on the length of your time in Kasane, a full day safari in the world-renowned Chobe National park, in a fully furnished game drive vehicle is something to experience. The full day safari drive begins early in the morning, and as the day goes by, visitors will get to enjoy African wildlife, plentiful birds and spectacular views that the Chobe National Park has to offer. A minimum of four people are required for this trip, so if you’re alone or a couple, this is a great opportunity to make new friends and enjoy a day out in this famous national park.
Experience the ecological diversity of the Chobe National Park firsthand