The 6 Best Things to Do in Caprivi Region, Namibia

The Zambezi Region, until 2013 known as the Caprivi Region, is one of the 14 regions of Namibia, located in the extreme north-east of the country. It is largely concurrent with the Caprivi Strip and takes its name from the Zambezi River that runs along its border. Katima Mulilo is its capital and the largest city, the Governor is Lawrence Sampofu

1. Impalila Island

Chobe River, Katima Mulilo, Namibia Nature & Parks, Islands
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4 based on 29 reviews

Impalila Island

Reviewed By Tenighir - Diamond Bar, CaliforniaDiamond Bar, California

A small but significant part of history

This tiny island in the Caprivi Strip is a gem. The villages are tiny, but there is definite progress: a paved road is planned for spring 2016, electricity is promised, the health clinic next to the school is thriving.

2. Buffalo Core Area

Bwabwata National Park, Namibia Nature & Parks, Nature & Wildlife Areas
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4.5 based on 23 reviews

Buffalo Core Area

Reviewed By Pieterandmax - Perth, AustraliaPerth, Australia

Beautiful Babwata and Kwando River

The Bwabwata National (formerly the Caprivi Game Park) is known as 'a people's park' as it supports both large wildlife and human populations. This special arrangement benefits mankind and the animal kingdom equally, with conservation and rural community

3. Mafwe Living Museum

3502 Simgalamwe, 15 Km North of Kongola, On Route D, Kongola, Namibia Museums, Specialty Museums
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4 based on 14 reviews

Mafwe Living Museum

Reviewed By WolfyP - Granby, CanadaGranby, Canada

A must see when in the area

The Mafwe Living Museum is one of 5 living museums sponsored by the Living Culture Foundation Namibia. The three goals of these museums are to conserve and transfer traditional cultures, to create an income source in local areas and to develop a cultural

4. Nkasa Rupara National Park

Nkasa Rupala National Park, Namibia Nature & Parks, National Parks
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4 based on 51 reviews

Nkasa Rupara National Park

Reviewed By alistairgammell - Sandy, United KingdomSandy, United Kingdom

Disappointingly dry, but still good

The water doesn't seem to have arrived this year (2016) so this was more dryland than wetland, nonetheless there was lots to see on the river channel that formes the Namibian/Botswanan border. Still a very wild area where a 4x4 is essential, since the tra

5. Mashi Crafts

49 Cnr B8 / C, Kongola, Namibia Shopping, Gift & Specialty Shops
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4 based on 12 reviews

Mashi Crafts

Reviewed By Akka J - PretoriaPretoria

Unclear opening hours, but definitely worth a visit

The Mashi Crafts Shop in Kongola is situated across the road from the Engen station, right on the intersection of the B8 (the Caprivi highway) and the C49 (currently under construction from about 15 kms south of Kongola all the way through).The Shop consi

6. Caprivi Adventures

Enter a destinationKatima Mulilo, Namibia
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5 based on 3 reviews

Caprivi Adventures

We offer boat cruises and sunset cruises on the mighty Zambezi River. We also offer fishing trips on the Zambezi River/ Kwando River. Experience Vic Falls by doing a day trip or National Park Day trip. For all your transfer needs to and from the airport to different accommodations. Also offering Camping Trips.

Reviewed By Adele N

The beautiful Caprivi

Excellent for fishing, boat cruises as well as transfers to and from the airport. The national parks wildlife as well as the birding is a must with Caprivi Adventures. Also enjoyed the Vic Falls Daytrip, which is all you need. Not much longer time needed than a daytrip.

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