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Nata Bird Sanctuary, Nata

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Nature / Park · Wildlife Area
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Africa's largest breeding ground of lesser and greater flamingos, Nata Bird Sanctuary is home to 165 bird species, some game, and other wildlife. The sanctuary started off as a community-managed project in 1988. Its international importance was soon recognized by the Kalahari Conservation Society, which contributed significant funds and engaged locals to relocate their cattle and build a network of dirt tracks. The front desk offers guides with a bird list that you can pick up before hopping on an all-terrain vehicle and exploring the sanctuary grounds. Look for long-beaked pelicans, eagles, kingfishers, and blue-cheeked bee-eaters. Take a look at our Nata online journey planner to schedule your visit to Nata Bird Sanctuary and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • We didn't saw a single bird! No, I am exagerating, there were about 12, including 3 pelicans, but not more than that. I'm sure it's completely different in the wet season, at least, I do hope so. 
    We didn't saw a single bird! No, I am exagerating, there were about 12, including 3 pelicans, but not more than that. I'm sure it's completely different in the wet season, at least, I do hope so.  more »
  • The sign at the gate clearly says no picnics. I certainly have no issues with a picnic, but we were met at the viewing tower with about 50 people falling around with loud music and bottles of alcohol....  more
    The sign at the gate clearly says no picnics. I certainly have no issues with a picnic, but we were met at the viewing tower with about 50 people falling around with loud music and bottles of alcohol....  more »
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  • Great place for affordable game drives. Perfect for bird watching and photography both at sunrise and sunset
  • Would love to visit again, had the best tour guide

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