Mokolodi Nature Reserve, Gaborone

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Admire diverse indigenous wildlife and see some endangered species at Mokolodi Nature Reserve, a private game reserve near Gaborone. Founded in 1994 by a non-profit foundation, the reserve covers 30 sq km (11. 5 sq mi) of donated land, providing shelter to southern white rhinos, cheetahs, spotted hyenas, reedbucks, giraffes, and zebras. The park's network of paths make it possible for a close encounter with any of these majestic animals. Keep your eyes peeled to see elephants, red hartebeests, sables, gemsboks, kudus, impalas, leopards, and waterbucks as you explore the park on foot. You can also cycle or take a night ride for a different perspective on the local nature. Add Mokolodi Nature Reserve to your Gaborone travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Gaborone trip planner .
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  • I visited this reserve whilst having a day off while working in Gaborone. The reserve itself is only about 15 minutes out of town on the main route south of the city. It is not a big place, but it doe...  more »
  • If game drive is your thing then Mokolodi Nature Reserve is the right place. Great experience, experienced staff. Amazing view from all aspects  more »
  • This is a wildlife preserve close to Gabarone. It gives you the opportunity to see a variety of wildlife in their natural state the staff is excellent and knowledgeable  more »
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  • A relaxed place to enjoy a game drive.. nice part is, you don't have to drive too far from the city. That makes it cheaper. Also, the restaurant there offers good food with generous portions
  • Definitely do the hike! A great walk through the bush
  • The closest natural reserve to Gaborone. Mokolodi is good for Gaborone residents who wants to have a game drive without spending too much time and money. There are few animals compared to the north. It is hard to get a good shot of the animals because of how dense the bushes are. Provided that you have the finance and time, I would not recommend coming to Mokolodi.
  • My grand mother had the most powerful love potion called Kayayana. I’m lucky that I’m one of those great grand grand children in the lineage that have inherited the most powerful love spell potion.
  • Went there as a kid and honestly that trip was one of the best and most memorable ones I have ever been on till now. The pictures are of a recent trip there and unfortunately it was cloudy out so the wildlife was sparse as they often seek refuge in the woods on chilly days as our tour guide indicated. Therefore I would recommend going on a clear day to really capture the true essence and beauty of nature. Apart from not seeing as much wildlife as I would have liked to I had a splendid time there; from our arrival to our departure. Upon arrival the staff presented us with beverages (taking into consideration alcoholic consumers 😉). Our tour guide was super friendly and answered all questions we had. The food was AMAZING. I would suggest booking the spot by the lake ( I assume it's a lake). Looking forward to making more memories there.
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