About Mboma Island

We offer boating and mokoro excursions into the Okavango Delta, Botswana.

Location & Getting There

Mboma Island Boat Station is located in the most North Western end of the Moremi Game Reserve. It overlooks the floodplains of the Okavango Delta, and is surrounded by fan palms, Jackleberry and sausage trees, and the intricate waterways of the Godikwe Lagoon.
The Mboma Boat Station is the meeting point for self- drivers, who need a 4×4 to access this part of the world. The boat station is about 15km away from Third Bridge campsite and about 63km from South Gate.
It should take approximately 3 hours from South Gate and 1 hour from Third Bridge to reach Mboma Boat Station, where guests will find a signposted area to the car park. Self-drivers will leave their car at the boat station and will be transported to camp.
The closest airstrip is Xakanaxa.  Fly-in guests will be collected from the airstrip.


Moremi is a known wildlife hotspot, and is a protected area of the Okavango Delta. Lion, leopard, cheetah, wild dog, and spotted and brown hyena, are some of the top predator species that are frequently seen.


The climate in Botswana brings very hot, dry periods (September, October), and also very wet seasons (December-February). Winter (June, July, August) packs cold nights and mild, dry days, while November to February is hot and wet.


Guests have the option of choosing their activity, which includes mokoro or boating. Boating will only take place when the water levels are high enough.


Before travelling, guests are encouraged to consult their
local doctors on anti-malarial medication and preparation, however a repellent stick or spray is effective and should be utilised.