Nxai Pan National Park reviews


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Nxai Pan National Park is part of the Makgadikgadi salt flats in north eastern Botswana. Makgadikgadi was an ancient lake which dried up 10,000 years ago, leaving only areas of dry salty clay crust interspersed with sandy desert. This truly desolate landscape features wide open spaces that make it easy to catch sight of wildlife. Nxai Pan National Park, to the nort... ...

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(4/5 stars) Written on: Apr 02, 2015   |   Visited: Feb 2015.
We like to add Nxai Pan in the green season when the zebra migration is in place. In this period we have had several fantastic safaris in Nxai Pan, with good sightings of lion and cheetah, and of course thousands of zebras and giraffe. Nxai Pan brings diversity to your safari itinerary and is like no other place. We also love to go to Baines Baobabs for a different... read more

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(4/5 stars) Written on: Jul 30, 2014   |   Visited: Feb 2014.
Was so glad we decided to visit this park. The cool salt pans and funky baobabs alone were worth it. We were there during the rainy season, which made all the different, or so I'm told. I saw so many zebra, it was crazy.
For me, it was the scenery that made it worth-while. I'd love to return! read more
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(4/5 stars) Written on: May 18, 2013   |   Visited: Sep 2011.
I absolutely loved the Nxai during dry season, although that’s probably because by the time we got there we were well and truly saturated with game viewing. It’s the deserted scenery which is just awe-inspiring. Cold nights, bright starry skies and absolutely desolate bush camps is what I enjoyed the most.

Granted, if you’re after lots of animal viewing best yo... read more

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Safari suitability: 7 / 10
Lions, elephants and leopards are common. Sightings of rhinos and buffalo are rare.
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