Highlights in the Kavango region
This page provides an overview of activities, highlights and sights of the Kavango region. Touristic attractions are the Mahango National Park and the Buffalo Park, a real insider tip. A visit of Rundu, the capital of the Kavango region, is worthwile as well, not only to buy required groceries for the journey. Also the Living Museum of the Mbunza, situated west of Rundu is an interesting destination where the traveller can learn a lot about the culture of the Kavango people.
The Buffalo Game Park (the official name is Buffalo Core Area) is situated on the eastern side of the Okavango in the Kavango region of Namibia. The park has a size of 629 km² and belongs to the 2007 proclaimed Bwabwata National Park.
Mahango National Park
The Mahango Game Park (the official name is Mahango Core Area) is situated on the western side of the Okavango along the C48 close to the Popa Falls. The park is small and has a size of only 245 km². The Mahango Core Area is part of the 2007 proclaimed Bwabwata National Park.
Mbunza Living Museum
About 14 kilometres west of the Kavango capital Rundu you can find a place unlike any other: The Living Museum of the Mbunza, a traditional school for culture and at the same time a communal business for the local people of the Kavango. With this sustainable project they will be able to preserve their traditional culture and to generate an additional income.