The Caprivi the wettest region of Namibia. A number of major rivers, like the Okavango, Kwando and Zambezi, which are all originating form Angola and draining an enormous area. The Linyanti and Chobe are smaller rivers in the area. Furthermore the Caprivi receives high rainfall from December to March.
Thanks to the abundance of water the Caprivi boasts a special and diverse flora and fauna. Vast areas of this region are nature conservation areas. Three national parks are found here namely the Bwabwata, Mudumu and Mamili National Park.
Animal species to be found: Elephant, buffalo, hippo, crocodile, lion, leopard, African wild dog, sable and roan antelope, waterbuck, sitatunga, lechwe, bush buck, zebra, kudu, impala and about 450 bird species. There are no fences, which means the animals may roam freely and cross the borders into Botswana and Zambia.