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Mokolodi Nature Reserve

#1 of 24 things to do in Gaborone Features Animals
Off Lobatse Road, Gaborone 00000, Botswana
+267 316 1955
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Very conviently located ( only @ 20 ks from Gaborone). Do not need to travel lond distance to see... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Gaborone, Botswana

The ground was dry and sandy. We saw several groups from the deer family, a couple of giraffes and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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“game drives” (11 reviews)
“bush braai” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Off Lobatse Road, Gaborone 00000, Botswana
+267 316 1955
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very conviently located ( only @ 20 ks from Gaborone). Do not need to travel lond distance to see animals. Very nice helpful staff. Can watch Zebra, dear, etc .

Thank maheshshukla497
Reviewed 3 days ago

The ground was dry and sandy. We saw several groups from the deer family, a couple of giraffes and a few other species. We went at 1030 in the morning and my husband and I were the only passengers so got individual attention. It was...More

Thank Sweettraveller2013
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were staying in Gaberone so decided to get a little taste of the wild whilst here. 20 minute drive from city centre £50 and taxi driver will take you there and pick you up again. £15 each for a 2 hour drive through the...More

Thank Mash1878
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great mini Safari half hour drive from Gaborone. Really good and informative guide drove us around spotting and tracking animals. Within first 5mins met 2 , giraffes. Also saw zebras, ostrich, cheetah, various antelopes, warthogs, hyena and hippos . Tracked a rhino but never found...More

Thank Janet Y
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place was a real gem to find! Worth getting a year friends of mokolodi pass as its not much price difference and you can go back with a picnic multiple times to watch the sunset and then grab cocktails at the cool bar overlooking...More

Thank MrsSophia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best mini Game drive experience within an hours drive of Gaborone inside of Botswana. Other locations are across the border in SA. The staff are friendly and courteous and know the reserve well. They have a small selection of animals but enough...More

Thank Tumelo2K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a mother and daughter day on Fathers day. Decided to book for lunch. MEAL WAS EXCELLENT. I enjoyed the setting where kids can play freely not far from their parents. Did not know about their special of the day, had already ordered from the...More

Thank Doris2103
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This preserve is just a quick drive from the capital despite having a wide range of wildlife that is easily viewed on the drives. Tine for the mid to late afternoon to get the evening activity - especially the hippos and giraffes who practically pose...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If other game drives in Botswana is far for you when you are in Gaborone, Mokolodi is the closest and out skirts of Gaborone. It is 20-30 minutes drive from the center of the city and very ideal for someone who can't visit the big...More

Thank amha_z
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The Game Drive at the Mokolodi Nature Reserve is a very good compromise between the thrilling of safari and the comfort and security of a natural park. Spotting the wild beasts is funny and exciting, I definitely recommend for families with kids.

Thank Jerry-Janko
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28 April 2017|
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Response from Zeeyanda | Reviewed this property |
Hi there You can arrive at the gate, they will direct you to reception. 07h30, 10h30, 14h00, 16h30 (Summer), 08h00, 10h30. 14h00, 16h00 (winter) Price P150 adult, P75 kids (12 and under) Night drive: 19h00. P250 for adults... More
28 April 2017|
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Response from patodrums | Reviewed this property |
If you are driving with your own truck you just need to show up in the gate. If you want to get a guided tour I would recommend driving. Enjoy!
Ryan G
6 July 2016|
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Response from Akblackbeard | Reviewed this property |
Hi Ryan I think the two answers above sum it up beautifully, it is a very safe park. Enjoy your visit to our beautiful country, by remembering all wild animals can be dangerous no matter how cute and docile they look, and... More