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Thamalakane River Lodge mekoro trip

Boro Poler Trust – 40 minutes drive. Guests are picked up at the lodge and transferred to Boro Poler station where they embark on a guided walk and a Mokoro adventure. Meals and soft drinks are included in this day trip.

A Mekoro trip will give guests the opportunity to learn more about the Delta, the ecosystem and its functioning – how the delta works, why it floods, the importance of flooding to the ecosystem, the effect of this on all animal life – both disadvantages and advantages, the effect it has on plant life, the various species that need the flood to survive, the special adaptations of certain plants to increased water levels each year, the guide will show you the actual plant, pull it out and explain the mechanisms for survival etc… Also learn more about the cultural aspect and way of life of the tribes, how they survived in this watery wilderness. Hear some fascinating cultural stories on why it floods, the determination of settlements because of floods and the impact on social life. And of course there are the birds, a truly amazing variety of birds are to be seen, on a mokoro you are placed right there in their habitat, you witness nest making, feeding young, mating behaviour and foraging.

ACTIVITY (Water activities
dependent on water levels)
PAXRATE PPExtra drinks available
for purchase at the bar.
Mokoro trips will give guests
the opportunity to learn more about the delta and
its ecosystem and its functioning.
3 – 8 PAX
Game vehicle transfers from 11h00 departure
Camping fees / Guide fees /
Poler fees Entrance into the Delta /
1 x guided walk on the island. All camping equipment and bedding.
Meals + waters / coffee /
Tea Extra Drinks available
for purchase at the bar.

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