Shakawe

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Geography and History

Shakawe is a village situated in the North-West District of Botswana at the beginning of the Okavango Delta, near Namibia and Angola. It is the gateway to the Northern part of the Okavango Delta and the Linyati area.

Travellers often regard Shakawe as an exit or entrance into Botswana or a starting point for a visit to the Tsodilo Hills located about 40 kilometres away.

Activities/ Attractions

A major attraction in Shakawe is the Tsodilo Hills, which is a World Heritage site with important rock art and a magical place where ancestral spirits dwell. In earlier years, their ancestors performed religious rituals to ask for assistance, and for rain. The meaning and symbolism of the rock art remain a mystery even today.

Other things to do in Shakawe include:

  • Bird watching
  • Fishing
  • Boat tours
  • Guided tours into the Okavango Delta
  • A game park

Accommodation

Places to stay in Shakawe include a wide range of hotels, lodges, campsites and even a houseboat.

Businesses

The village is served by Shakawe Airport.

Shakawe is growing rapidly starting with two shopping centres. Each centre has a well stocked supermarket.

Visit our Business Directory for a list of businesses in Shakawe or add your own free business directory listing.

Shakawe Tourism Office Information
Telephone: +267 310-5601
Fax: +267 310-5216
E-mail: board@botswanatourism.co.bw
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