The Animals of Africa’s Chobe River

hippos on the chobe river

Africa’s Chobe River between Namibia and Botswana near the Chobe National Park is full of wildlife. Numerous types of birds, elephants, hippos, kudu, baboon, crocodile, Cape Buffalo and more call the river and it’s shores home.

While staying onboard the houseboat the Zambezi Queen on the Chobe River I had an up close, safe, and comfortable view of all of these magnificent creatures. Whether I was sitting on a comfy couch on the top deck, lounging by the pool, laying in bed with a view of the river on the bottom deck or off on a smaller boat to get a closer view there was beauty all around me.

On board I also enjoyed great company, great food and so much more. But to learn about that you will have to read my review coming soon. For now enjoy my video “The Animals of Africa’s Chobe River“.

Special thanks to the Zambezi Queen for hosting me during my stay. As always all views and opinions expressed are my own as are my experiences.

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    March 15, 2014 at 12:28 pm

    Brilliant way to see wildlife … did know you could get a houseboat down there!

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    March 9, 2014 at 1:20 pm

    I’m bummed we’re going to miss the Chobe River on our trip to Africa. Looks amazing!

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      March 11, 2014 at 5:16 pm

      It was pretty incredible! Watch for the next video from there! You will definitely have to visit sometime :)

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    March 4, 2014 at 7:00 am

    Great video Cailin. I never knew you could do a cruise on the Chobe River like that. Looks like something I would love to do one day. Those hippos are awesome!

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      March 11, 2014 at 5:17 pm

      Thanks Jen!
      Ya there are many houseboats on the river actually but I think the Zambezi Queen is the biggest and most luxurious of them all. It was an amazing experience :)
      The hippos were so cool! On my first trip to Africa i didn’t see any and then on this trip I was almost getting sick of seeing them! haha

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