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Yulee, Florida
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was a wonderful completion to anyones bucket list. If you like quiet, but adventure, the wild and beautiful , comfort, service plus and awesome food. The manager and staff at Mashatu tent camp are beyond expectations!! They are warm, kind, great chefs, wonderful guides and trackers. The prices are more than fair for what it includes. The tents were...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the most amazing experience at Mashatu. We stayed in the tented camp, and our group of three happened to be the only guests at the time, so we had the camp (and the resident Hyenas) to ourselves! What a unique experience that I think I am only beginning to comprehend and truly appreciate as I am a few...

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Mashatu was truly outstanding. The best part was the time in the photographic hides and the game drives. The high lights on the game drives were a leopard in a tree with its kill, a cheetah with 4 cubs on a kill, a baby hyena with its baby sitter, and lions on kills twice. On the game drives we saw...

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1Thank JamesGrayph
Vermont
Reviewed 9 March 2017

What an amazing place-we loved the tented sight, The staff were the best, the food was plentiful and the game drives were always seeing an amazing array of different animals. Our guide Daniel was superb,very knowledgeable! Top notch operation and really friendly people. The small yellow flowers were blooming everywhere we went--it was so beautiful! The animals loved them!

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Angus, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Where do I begin to review a place like Mashatu? I'm not sure I can do it justice which is quite ironic as you will find out later if you continue to read on......... My husband booked directly as he is working in Botswana for a few months. The response was fast, easy and with all the information we needed....

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3Thank redrose59
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 14 February 2017

We stayed in the tented camp, and it was a truly wonderful wildlife/wilderness experience. The staff are tops - always courteous and helpful. If you enjoy being away from commercialised camps with all their bells and whistles, this is definitely the place to stay. Accommodation is very comfortable, and the meals are amazing. There's a small pool for cooling off...

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Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

I visited Mashatu in December with a friend. We could not have enjoyed our stay more. From the cable car crossing to great animal sighting, our trip was full of unique adventures. The staff provided first class service, excellent food, answers to all our questions about what we were seeing and doing. Yes, it is hot in December, but the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 10 November 2016

We booked Mashatu tented camp through C4 for a wildlife photography workshop.Our photography trainers have been Isak Pretorius and Kyle de Nobrega. Both of them fantastic photographers and excellent guides. The highlight has been the hide at the waterhole. This hide is basically a container dug into the ground so you are basically at level with the surface of the...

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Darwin, Australia
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Mashatu tent camps rooms are very comfortable, well appointed outdoor shower, Fans, Jug of water which stayed ice cold all day. Only complaint would be that they don't have Australian three pin power in there power board. Meals from Breakfast to dinner are simply amazing. I had told the chef upon arrival that I didn't like chilli or spices, and...

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Ten Boer
Reviewed 10 October 2016

My wife, our daughter and I stayed at Mashatu Tent Camp for 3 nights. And there is nothing we could wish for. This is simply top-notch: beautiful and luxurious tents, good food, great sightings and above all lovely personnel. And all that embedded in a nice late colonial style. We have safari experience so we aren't easily impressed anymore. But...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Although safari rustic in character every facility is provided. The tents are insect-proofed, have comfortable beds and each has an en-suite shower and W.C. Facility. There is an open sided thatch deck where meals are served and a traditional boma for intimate campfire dinners. This camp also contains a very welcome plunge pool and hide from where guests can spend their time between safaris. ... more   less 

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Address: | Northern Tuli Game Reserve, Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
Region: Botswana > Central District > Mashatu Game Reserve
Number of rooms: 8
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“All the tents are classy aand have great views. Have decks and wonderful private outdoor shower. Hot and cold water. Just simply wonderful”
deborahmT8968CL, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I believe all tents are the same”
  • Ensuite outdoor shower - great pressure and hot water (+ wildlife!)
  • One of the tents with ensuite bathroom/shower facility
  • My tent room
  • Bed in the tent
  • Furniture in the tent (well-equipped with all of the necessities!)
  • View from my tent room
  • Ensuite outdoor bathrooms (fully-equipped)
katepprince, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The rooms farthest from the camp are the most remote. Nice pool area to cool off, it can get very hot this time of year.”
basinharborbob, 9 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Since all the tents have a view, I'd probably suggest perhaps getting a tent closer to the bar so it's not so far to walk in the heat.”
KarooTraveler, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had tent no 1 close to the Lapa and still a nice view.”
K3704JHmichaelg, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
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