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Protected Area Nata Bird Sanctuary

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Located in Botswana :: Makgadikgadi :: Nata
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area

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Description [ correction ]

The Nata Bird Sanctuary is at the mouth of the Nata River and offers major conservation to birds, it is part of the Makgadikgadi Pans Important Bird Area. With some good rains you will find hundreds of thousands of Lesser Flamingos, along with Greater Flamingos, Chestnut-banded Plovers, Great White and Pink-backed Pelicans, and a host of other waterbirds converge on the nutrient-rich waters of the pans. There is camping near the entrance of the park.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Makgadikgadi, Botswana
Postal : P.O. Box 207, Nata, Botswana

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Fee/s : BWP55 per person

Facilities [ correction ]
Landing Strip Nearby

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Bird Watching

Travelling Information

Self Drive Access: Yes

ACCESS INFORMATION:
It is possible to reach the Bird Sanctuary in a 2x4 in the dry season but if it is rainy season you can only access it with a 4x4 vehicle, and they often get stuck as well. If you don't have a 4x4 book through Nata Lodge to go with their game viewing vehicle to visit the pans.

PAYMENT:
At the sanctuary they only accept cash.

 Travel Tip!

A good camping option is the Nata Lodge, 9km North.


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