Best Hotels in Nata
The Pelican Lodge & Camping is a beautiful hotel in Nata, Botswana. The Lodge features game drives to Nata Bird Sanctuary and amazing views of Makgadikgadi Salt Pan. It is also about 12 km away from Sowa Pan, 60 km away from CT5 Game Reserve and 185 km away from Francistown International Airport. You can also try out the Pelican Lodge & Campsite another excellent hotel in Nata, the hotel is in close proximity to the two main attractions in Nata and features an onsite restaurant and a swimming pool for guests.
Nata is a village situated in the central district of Botswana, it is said to be located in the northern part of the district, as of 2001, Nata had a population of 4,150. The village is said to be situated along the Nata River, which flows through Zimbabwe and Botswana, Nata is bordered by Maun to the west and Kasane to the north. Nata is served by an airport called Nata Airport.
Tourism in Nata
The Nata Bird Sanctuary is a major tourist destination in Nata, the sanctuary is an excellent breeding ground for different species of water birds. The Nata Bird Sanctuary is a 40min drive from the village. This is the major attraction in the village. This sanctuary is a great place to visit, the sanctuary is said to be home to about 165 bird species, including eagles, pelicans, kingfishers, spoonbills, flamingoes and several more. During the rainy season When the Nata river flows, flooding the pan, the sanctuary becomes a paradise, filled with a wide array of water loving birds from all around Africa. The sanctuary is truly a remarkable sight and a must see during your visit to Nata. Another attraction in Nata is the Makgadikgadi Salt Pan, the pain is all that remains of the former great Lake Makgadikgadi, it is one of the largest salt flats in the world.