When to Visit Sanctuary Stanley's Camp
The Okavango Delta boasts a unique and ever-changing climate, offering diverse highlights for visitors in each season. The region experiences distinct wet and dry seasons.
May to October (Dry Season/Flood Season)
Dry Season brings mild temperatures and clear skies, the weather is pleasant for outdoor activities, and wildlife congregates around the waterways. Game drives and mokoro excursions reveal an abundance of wildlife, including elephants, lions, giraffes, and various bird species. Throughout the summer months, the Okavango Delta is transformed into a lush and vibrant ecosystem. The delta swells with floodwaters from Angola, creating a breathtaking landscape teeming with life.
November to April (Wet Season/Green Season)
The delta experiences rainfall often coming in short showers in the afternoon. The landscape is lush and green attracting migratory birds, and the opportunity for birdwatching enthusiasts to witness a plethora of species. Experiencing a walking safari during this season allows visitors to appreciate the intricate beauty and biodiversity up close.