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Holiday Packages

There are plenty of reasons to book your flight to Botswana. There is no place quite like Botswana anywhere in the world with its breathtaking natural beauty and charm. Are you thinking of going on a romantic getaway, tour, camping, resort package or family safari holiday? Botswana caters for it all. What’s more, it is close to home and a quick flight from South Africa.

There is much to see and experience in Botswana, which is home to various unique natural wonders and friendly people.

Watch the Okavango river meander through the lush surroundings of the Okavango Delta, the largest river delta in the world that’s bursting with wildlife.

Visit the striking Tsodilo Hills. Explore characterful rock formations and rock paintings at one of the world’s most ancient historical sites.

Visit the charming town of Kasane on the banks of the Chobe river and the place to stay for visiting the Chobe National Park. Take a boat cruise along the Chobe river and enjoy spotting birdlife, crocodiles and hippos.

There are countless opportunities for game watching, 4x4 trips and other safari tours to experience the Big Five and a multitude of other wildlife, which roam much of Botswana’s pristine natural wilderness across several nature reserves.

Experience the expansive, stark stillness of the Makgadikgadi salt pans. This arid region, that’s the size of Portugal, has pockets of abundant wildlife such as splashes of pink from thousands of flamingos that reside there.

Discover more about the fascinating Lentswe-la-Oodi weavers in the village of Oodi who weave beautiful tapestries and more.

How long is a flight from Johannesburg to Botswana?
Flights are direct and take approximately 55 minutes to 1 hour 10 minutes for flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone, depending on the airline you use.

What airline would I book with for flights to Botswana?
Airlink and Air Botswana currently have flights from Johannesburg to Gaborone. Please check with our Travel Experts or on our website to get the latest flight prices and airline schedules because of the dynamic nature of air travel.

Which is Botswana's main airport?
On the outskirts of Botswana's capital city, Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE) is the country’s main airport for international flights.

What are the top holiday attractions in Botswana?
There are many top attractions to visit during your stay in Botswana. The Okavango Delta, Khama Rhino Sanctuary, Khutse Game Reserve, Chobe National Park, Oodi Weavers, Tsodilo Hills, Kasane, Makgadikgadi and many other exceptional attractions to experience.

What should I know regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and flights to Botswana?
Botswana’s COVID-19 travel requirements, like COVID-19 tests, may change at any time. We suggest that you get in touch or view the latest travel updates here with enough time before your flight to Botswana.

Do I need a visa for Botswana?
No, a tourist visa is not needed for South African passport holders to enter Botswana as long as you do not stay for more than 90 days in the country.

How do I check the status of my flight to Botswana?
You can at the airport or on the airline’s website about the status of your flights.

Do I need to do online check-in for my flights?
You can usually check-in online on the airline’s website or at the airline’s dedicated counter at the airport.