Africa travel

Cresta Hotels Wildlife Highlights

Southern Africa is one of the best destinations in the world for a big game safari. It’s temperate climate, spectacular landscapes, abundant game and beautiful hotels provide the perfect recipe for a memorable holiday in the wildernesses of Africa. A few of our most popular hotels are located in and around the finest wildlife reserves on the continent. Have a look at some of the highlights of what there is to look forward to during a stay with Cresta Hotels.

Chobe National Park

Chobe is one of the best known wildlife parks in the world, located in northern Botswana. It has one of the most dense populations of game in Africa and is especially noted for its lion and elephant sightings. Chobe National Park is home to an estimated 50,000 elephants.

Cresta Mowana Safari Resort & Spa lies just outside the boundary of the national park, offering laid-back luxury on the banks of the Chobe River. Cresta Mowana pairs easily with a trip to Victoria Falls or the Okavango Delta.

Chobe National Park


Chobe wildlife

Victoria Falls

Probably the number one destination for safari goers to Southern Africa, Victoria Falls is a central point from which to easily access Zimbabwe, Zambia and Botswana’s best wildlife reserves. This small tourism-based town is bordered by Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park, Zambezi National Park and nearby Hwange and Chobe National Parks. Aside from being the site of one of the Wonders of the Natural World – Victoria Falls offer visitors a range of adrenaline and game viewing activities, all of which our Concierge at Cresta Sprayview Hotel can help you arrange.

Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls game viewing

Victoria Falls bird watching

Okavango Delta

The Okavango Delta is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Botswana home to permanent and seasonal wildlife attracting visitors from around the world. The park is best known for its large herds of buffalo and elaphant, and for exhibiting one of the richest pack densities of wild dog in Africa. Take a look at some of the wildlife highlights below.

Okavango Delta

Africa travel

For more information on any of our properties across Southern Africa, please don’t hesitate to contact our reservations team.

Image credits:
Stephen Lew