Bird lovers will delight in a Namibia safari to Mahango Game Park as this wildlife haven is home to more than 400 wetland and tropical species. Located just 12 kilometres from the impressive Popa Falls, a visit to Mahango will make your holiday to Namibia a rich and varied experience.
Wildlife to spot on safari in Mahango Game Park
With over 400 different birds roaming the skies above Mahango Game Park, a safari to this gem of a destination in Namibia should feature high on your must-see list. The area has been designated an Important Bird Area by BirdLife International. About two-thirds of the bird species found in Namibia are located here and notable sightings include the slaty egret, wattled crane, black-winged pratincole, African openbill, coppery-tailed coucal and a variety of raptors.
Safari-goers on a Namibia vacation to Mahango can expect to spot a rich diversity of mammal species like elephants, lions, hippos, crocodiles, wild dogs, red lechwes and spotted-necked otters.
The unique landscape of Mahango is characterised by dry woodland and lush riverine vegetation with impressive baobabs scattered throughout.
Activities and experiences in Mahangao Game Park
You can be assured of an exceptional Namibia safari experience in Mahango Game Park with a variety of activities on offer.
Mahango is split up into two main routes – the eastern route and the western route. The eastern route is the better option for your holiday to Namibia as the roads are better to drive on. It also overlooks flood plains and has a few nice picnic areas.
The best time to visit Mahango Game Park is in the dry season between July and October. The summer months of November to April, coupled with the summer offer opportunities for fantastic birding.
Bush walks and game drives in Mahango are highly recommended for an exciting Namibian safari.
A safari to Mahangao Game Park with Jenman African Safaris
The 15-day Northern Skies safari package takes in Etosha National Park and Swakopmund in Namibia, Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta in Botswana as well as the mighty Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.
Experience three weeks of great game viewing and culture on the 21-day Great Trans-African Lodge safari that kicks off in the enigmatic city of Swakopmund in Namibia. Marvel at the astonishing array of wildlife in Etosha National Park before moving on to Mahango National Park. Chobe National Park in Botswana and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe are also included in this safari package.
A trip to Etosha National Park is part of the 24-day Northern Experience safari package that starts in Cape Town, South Africa and ends in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Other Namibian stops are the sand dunes in Sossusvlei and the breathtaking Fish River Canyon. This exhilarating tour also ventures to the neighbouring countries of Botswana and Zimbabwe.