Boat Cruises

Experience Picturesque Waterways

Enjoy a boat cruise along the river, sitting back and taking in the striking scenery and wildlife along your route.

Departing from Island Safari Lodge you’ll slowly make your way along the river, renowned for its beauty and tranquility.

Experience this picturesque area by boat and enjoy the diverse aquatic and bird life the Thamalakane River has to offer.

You can choose to sit back and enjoy a serene river cruise in the afternoon or an adventurous day trip into the world-renowned Okavango Delta, rich in diverse wildlife. One hour and two hour boat cruises are available departing most afternoons.

Boating activities are seasonal and reliant on sufficient water levels which can vary each year. Boat cruises may only be available in July and August, depending on the level of floods this year.

Hippos in river at sunset

Sunset Cruises

Embark on board one of our boats for an unforgettable cruise to watch the sunset.

Departing from the Island Safari Lodge, you’ll slowly cruise the Thamalakane or Boro Rivers in the vicinity of the lodge, enjoying the incredible bird life that frequent the waterways.

Enjoy the sheer pleasure of being out on the cool water and indulge in the breathtaking scenery all around.