Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero Sunset

Chobe National Park, renowned for its elephants is home to the largest concentration of these gentle giants in Africa. The park also features an abundance of sable and roan antelopes.

Rare sitatungas with their splayed feet that run on swamps and their predators, the wild dog and lion, are often seen. The lush riverfront region is home to giraffe, wild dog, sable and Cape buffalo and is the only place in Botswana where Puku antelope can be spotted. In the savannah, zebra, wildebeest, warthog, impala and kudu are plentiful.

Recent Sightings at Sanctuary Chobe Chilwero

Chobe Chilwero Elephants Resized

Some of our guests have been seeing lots of baby elephants of late, getting up-close-and-personal with them whilst out on game drives - what a beautiful moment!

Chobe Wild Dogs Resized

Buffaloes and elephants were seen very often in recent months. Lions were spotted frequently with other predators such as leopards, wild dogs and hyenas being seen a few times too.

Chobe Leopard Resized

Whilst out on a game drive recently some guests spotted a leopard scrambling up a tree in order to get away from a pride of lions - it was extremely thrilling.

Sightings May 2014 Resized2

Loads of elephants and hippos, crocs, Cape buffalo, giraffe, mongoose, loads of birds, eagles, waterbuck and impala, cranes and vultures, and baboon have been seen by guests recently.

Chobe Lioness July 2014 Resized

A dead elephant offered a great meal for vultures, jackals and a pride of lions meaning that guests had an exciting few days of watching the event unfold.

Elephant1 Resized2

As always, elephants are plentiful and our guests always love seeing how they play and spray water over themselves in the Chobe River. The best time to view them is late afternoons.