Botswana in Green Season Wildlife in spades

Many people avoid there big trip to Africa in periods which might be easier for them to get away due to the idea that visiting Botswana in the “Green Season” or summer season is not as good or the game not as prolific as the wet season.

The reality is so different ! So we thought we would tell you what the good reasons for travelling to Botswana in the summer season are !


Unbeatable value. This period offers exceptional value and you will get better deals at this time of year than any other. Wilderness Safaris Six Countries Summer Special offer has deals allowing savings of up to 40% off their fly in fly out camps in Botswana as well as Zambia, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and South Africa.

Amazing sunsets, big sky and starry nights. The summer season offers the clearest skies for those great sunset shots and landscape shots. Short thunderstorms in this period blow over quickly and provide amazing opportunity to capture one of natures most amazing spectacles.

Cute and cuddly babies. Summer is the season most species have their new born. If cute and cuddly animal sightings are what you are after then this is the season for you !

Predator activity. Summer and new born animals does also mean a higher amount of predator activity. Young animals are often easy prey for predators, that’s the bush !

Colours. The bush is at its peak with native flowers coming out in full colour.


Safari in Botswana in summer delivers in spades. The game viewing is excellent and the bush is alive with activity. If it is your first trip to Africa – do not be put off. It is a great time to travel to Africa for the reasons above plus many many more.

If you are planning a return trip to Africa for the second, third or tenth time and haven’t been to the Delta, Kalahari or one of the other great game reserves in Botswana in summer then now is a good time to try it !

To find out what you can expect on safari in Botswana in the summer season – check out this great video from Footsteps in Africa called “Green Season at Xakanaxa Fly Camp”.

Planning a safari to Botswana or South Africa ? Need help in planning, a quote on a lodge stay or want a start to finish itinerary from your capital city in Australia with airfares, transfers safari, the whole lot ?

Contact Africa travel experts Above and Beyond Holidays on 1300 362 166 or email sales@aboveandbeyondholidays.com.au to get in touch with a Africa safari specialist.

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