Maun International Airport- Botswana
The town of Maun is the third largest in Botswana. It is an eclectic mix of modern buildings and native huts. There are shopping malls, banks, restaurants, a few hotels and some happening bars. Maun is the tourism capital of Botswana and the administrative centre of Ngamiland. It is also the headquarters of numerous safari and air-charter operations.Regular provision of almost anything can be bought in Maun, and the town boasts several good shopping centres, filling stations, a range of hotels and lodges as well as a variety of car and 4 x 4 vehicle hire.
When to visit:
The best time to visit Maun is during the winter months from May to October when there is little or no rainfall and the days are warm and cloudless. The nights can be cold, so take something warm. November to April can be very hot, with most of the rainfall between December and February.
Maun Environmental Education Centre:
The 2.5 sq km Maun Enviromental Education Centre, on the eastern bank of the Thamalakane River, provides schoolchildren with information about wildlife and the bush.
Thye Nhabe Museum, outlines the natural history and culture of the Ovakango area. It is situated in the historic building built by the British military in 1939
The Crocodile farm: The Crocodile Farm is 12kms South of Maun on the Sehitwa road and open to visitors. General information on crocodiles farming and Nile crocodiles is provided.
Ostrich Farm: A new attraction in Maun is the Boro-bonche Ostrich Farm, 9km from town on Moremi Rd. Open from Monday, Wednsday, Friday and Saturday from 10am to 4pm.
Head Office: 021 422 4022