You'll fly into Maun and then be transferred by your tour operator to a small plane that’ll bring you to an airstrip in the Delta. Distance from the airstrip to camps varies, but normally won’t be much longer than 20–25 minutes and this is often an exciting game drive through the bush. Roads are bumpy—but you’re in a game vehicle.

A Hazardous Herbivore

They may look cute and harmless, but hippos are responsible for more human fatalities than any other large animal in Africa. Though they’re not threatening creatures by nature and quickly retreat to water at any sign of danger, the trouble occurs when people get between a hippo and its water.