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Visit our sanctuary

to support the Nata community

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Visit our sanctuary

to support the Nata community

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Visit our sanctuary

to support the Nata community

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welcome to Nata Bird Sanctuary

As the only protected reserve in the northeastern periphery of Sowa Pan, Nata Bird Sanctuary is a community-managed project. This avian sanctuary opened in 1993 with the objective of wildlife conservation. The sanctuary is home to about 165 bird species.

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Visitors’ Reviews

  • star rating  Although the entrance fee is quite stiff, if you look at the park with interested eyes, there is a lot to see and take in. Whilst the animals are limited... read more

    Klaus G
    February 13, 2020
  • star rating  we visited the camping by bushcamper. very clean and quite place to visit. nice to drive on the pan to look at the birds

    avatar thumb bas97
    April 26, 2017
  • star rating  Although it is called a bird sanctuary there were no flamingo or pelicans there at the end of the dry season. We saw pelicans at the Makgadigadi National Park. The... read more

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    October 20, 2019
  • star rating  Took an afternoon self drive with my parents and some friends. Made it to the watch tower very easily and enjoyed a lunch there whilst overlooking the salt pans. They... read more

    avatar thumb Lauren S
    May 19, 2021
  • star rating  We have not seen much.
    It was a big dissappointment.
    The thing that was most impressive was the sunset in the dry ri

    avatar thumb CvM
    November 13, 2019
  • star rating  Highly recommended. BUT if there's water (like NOW) only a 4x4. Eish - had some scary moments but it was a most amazing day! Enjoy the photos and... read more

    mrscindytravels
    February 18, 2021

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