Mboma Boat Station, Okavango Delta

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Mboma Boat Station, Moremi

Boating at Mboma Boat StationThe Mboma Boat Station is situated on the tip of Moremi Game Reserve’s land – where the Delta waters meet Moremi’s land. This world heritage area with its abundance of bird life and waterways will bring you in close contact with this fascinating ecosystem.

Enjoy the open floodplains of the Delta in the traditional way with a mokoro trip. This quiet way of moving in shallow water ensures an undisturbed interaction with the sensitiveness of the Delta.

An adventure of the secret waterways by motorboat will take you through the mysteries of the deeper channels and large lagoons where several birds breed and elephants graze on islands.

The Mboma Boat Station is on the most North Western end of the Moremi Game Reserve, and is reached by vehicle. It is about 15km away from Third bridge campsite and about 63km from South Gate. It will take you approximately 3 hours from South Gate and 1 hour from Third Bridge to reach Mboma Boat Station.

Mokoro at Mboma Boat Station, Okavango DeltaMokoro Trips: Six mokoro are available, each seating two passengers. The polers are all professional guides who know the lagoons and channels of the delta. All mokoro are made from fiberglass as part of a conservation effort to preserve the trees, from which traditional mokoro were made.

Motorboats: Mboma has a 6 and a 9 seater motorboat for hire. The boats have padded bench seats, shade roofs for the sun and are hired out with drivers and fuel included. The drivers are all professional guides.

The boats can be hired out per hour or per day, depending on your program. Travelling through the Delta by motorboat is an ideal way to visit the Godikwe Heronry - the seasonal breeding site of thousands of herons and other water birds.

Directions: Mboma Boat Station is signposted from the South Gate entrance and from Third bridge campsites in Moremi. Mboma is situated on the western edge of the dry land mophani tongue, close to the Godikwe lagoon.

For reservations please send an e-mail to mboma@mankwe.com