Mashatu Lodge

Botswana’s Mashatu Main Camp in Northern Tuli Game Reserve is fantastic for an African wildlife safari and borders both South African and Zimbabwean national Parks.

Occupying the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, which shares unfenced boundaries with both South African and Zimbabwean national Parks, Botswana’s Mashatu Lodge is a fantastic choice for an African wildlife safari. Aside from a dazzling array of species, the property offers a wide variety of activities ranging from photographic hides, safaris by vehicle, bicycle, horseback or on foot.

The 14 air-conditioned suites at Mashatu Lodge are tastefully decorated with black-and-white images of Africa’s wild icons. They also contain day beds and generously sized ensuite bathrooms. All lie along the camp’s perimeter for privacy and for sweeping views of the surrounding bushveld.

Meals are enjoyed in the main lodge, which contains a large swimming pool, dining area including a traditional ‘boma’ as well as a ‘Discovery Room’ where visitors can inspect archaeological artefacts, check out an aquarium containing local fish species and review the results of predator and elephant research conducted at Mashatu.

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How to get to Mashatu Main Camp

Charter flights can be arranged from Johannesburg to Mashatu Main Camp, where you are met and transferred to the property by road.

Activities at Mashatu Main Camp

  • Game drives by 4WD vehicle
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Guided nature walks
  • Photographic hides

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Mashatu Main Camp Highlights

  • A premium safari lodge on the fringe of the Kalahari Desert
  • Easily accessible from Botswana or South Africa
  • With tasteful guest suites and a fabulous swimming pool
  • Offering a wide array of gameviewing activities
  • Home to excellent photographic hides and prolific wildlife

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Botswana Accommodation

We have a wide range of preferred tented camps and safari lodges located throughout Botswana’s stunning wildlife parks and private concessions. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Tuludi

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Jack’s Camp

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Kings Pool Camp

Named after Scandinavian royalty, Kings Pool Camp sits by a lagoon in the elephant-rich Linyanti Wildlife Reserve, which borders Chobe National Park.

Selinda Camp

Selinda Camp is located in the breathtakingly unspoilt Selinda Reserve, home to some of Africa’s largest herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as rare African wild dog.

Chitabe Camp

On an island in the Okavango Delta’s unspoilt southeast, Chitabe Camp is well-known for its resident African wild dogs and leopards.

Duba Plains Camp

Duba Plains Camp is an extravagant luxury safari camp set in a private concession in the Okavango Delta dubbed "Botswana's Masai Mara" for sheer density of wildlife.

Jao Camp

Jao Camp is a breathtakingly beautiful property in a remote sector of the Okavango Delta which offers a range of land and water-based activities.

Little Mombo Camp

Little Mombo Camp is linked to Mombo Camp by a walkway. With just 3 guest suites, it's a most intimate safari camp to watch nature’s dramas play out on the surrounding floodplains.

Vumbura Plains Camp

The ultra-luxurious Vumbura Plains Camp sits elevated upon a stunning floodplain in the north of the Okavango Delta where guests can enjoy both water and land-based activities.

Savuti Camp

Set alongside the ephemeral Savute Channel, Savuti Camp is located in a privileged wildlife area, best known for its plentiful predators including lion and African wild dog.

Duba Explorers Camp

Secluded Duba Explorers Camp is set amid a classic Okavango Delta landscape in a vast private concession, assuring guests of very exclusive wildlife encounters.

Xigera Safari Lodge

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Mombo Camp

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Botswana Sample Itineraries

The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Botswana experience.

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Botswana Overview

What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Abundant wildlife including big cats, small, ultra-luxurious lodges and diverse landscapes make Botswana one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Unique activities including exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta by mokoro (dugout canoe), walking with bushmen in the Kalahari Desert, and exciting 4WD safaris are all possible.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-August days are dry and sunny with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Daily averages begin to rise in September and October towards 33-35°C. Temperatures from November-April can be very hot, reaching above 38°C. December to March is when Botswana receives most of its rain.

How do you get to Botswana?
Unfortunately, there are not many direct flights into Botswana. Most travellers fly into Johannesburg in South Africa, the major hub for Southern African Safaris. From there, there are regular flights between Johannesburg and Maun, the Okavango Deltas major access point.

What can I combine Botswana with?
A landlocked country, Botswana is surrounded by a number of other safari destinations. Botswana can easily be combined with Victoria Falls, the stunning sand dunes of Namibia, cosmopolitan Cape Town or even a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

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