Kasane is a town located in the north-eastern corner of Botswana, near the “4 corners” of Africa. The “4 corners” of Africa consists of Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Kasane is located in the Chobe District. The Chobe district is an administrative district in the northern part of Botswana with the headquarters in Kasane. In 2001, it was merged with Ngamiland and until 2006, the local government was being shared with Ngamiland. The district shares the international border of the country with Zimbabwe in the east, Zambia in the north, and also the district borders along the north-west district of the country.
The Kasane is the gateway to Chobe National Park, which is one of the largest concentrations of game in Africa. Chobe National Park was the countries first national park. Not only is it the second largest national park in the country but it has the largest elephant population in Africa, making it a very popular tourist attraction in the country. The Boab Prison Tree forms part of the museum in Kasane and is a popular tourist attraction.
The city is renowned for being the location of the remarriage of Elizabeth Taylor to Richard Burton in 1975.
The area is filled with different experiences. If you are looking for an escape into the wilderness, the Thebe River Camping is the best destination for you. It offers a range of affordable accommodation and activities such as game drives and boat tours on the Chobe River and to the Victoria Falls. These are all day trips, which gives you a chance to recuperate and enjoy the bonfire in the evening.
Test your inner daredevil with a visit to the Chobe Crocodile Farm. This experience will bring you up close with the majestic creature. Nature reserves have always been the best getaway from a busy life in the city. Switch off your phone, pack your camera and come enjoy the best that nature has to offer at Kasane.