Activities

The Mokolodi Nature Reserve is open to the public every day of the week.
Summer time: 07h00 until 18h30 (September – April)
Winter time: 07h30 until 18h00 (May – August)

Mokolodi Nature Reserve offers two different options for conferencing within the Reserve. Perched on the Mokolodi hills, and boasting spectacular views of the Nature Reserve, Mokolodi’s Worlds View Conference Centre is a popular venue for conferences, meetings, events (including workshops) and corporate get-togethers, as well as social functions.

Conference Venues

Worlds View

Mokolodi Nature Reserve offers two different options for conferencing within the Reserve. Perched on the Mokolodi hills, and boasting spectacular views of the Nature Reserve, Mokolodi’s Worlds View Conference Centre is a popular venue for conferences, meetings, events (including workshops) and corporate get-togethers, as well as social functions. This facility has air conditioning and offers free Wi-Fi. In addition it has as a back-up generator.

Boma

For smaller groups, or for those that want a more intimate venue, the Boma offers a more secluded option. It is situated overlooking a flood plain below the Reserve’s main dam with opportunities to see more game. The venue offers outdoor bonfire facilities.

Packages are tailored to suit your needs and include refreshments and equipment, such as data projectors and P.A. systems. Full catering and bar facilities are also available. Please note that the Boma does not have Wi-Fi available.

 

Facilities

The Lake Side

The Lake Side venue can cater for up to 100 people for braais/barbecues. The venue offers scenic views over Lake Gwithian.

Nandos Bush Braai Site

Located close to a favourite seasonal watering hole, with a maximum capacity of 250 people, this venue is ideal for corporate and social events such as brunches and braais.

Mokolodi Restaurant

Located by the entrance of the Reserve the restaurant offers a la carte menu. It is open Tuesdays to Sundays for lunch and dinner only. The Restaurant is independently managed.

Curio Shop and Tea Garden

The Curio shop offers travellers an opportunity to purchase souvenirs and also stocks small essentials that may be useful while staying in the Reserve. The Tea Garden offers light meals all day and is open 7 days a week and on public holidays.

Winters: Mondays- Sundays: 7:30am – 7:00pm
Summer: Mondays to Sundays: 07:00am – 7:30pm

Please contact us at functions@mokolodi.com for more information.
Please refer to our Cancellation Policy regarding the cancellation of the any of the above accommodation.

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Join our professional guides on a relaxing two-hour game drive in one of Mokolodi’s open game drive vehicles, and learn more about the indigenous fauna and flora of Botswana.

Minimum of two guests per game drive (single supplement option available or sole use of ten-seater game drive vehicle can be arranged).Game Drive Times:

Summer: 07h30, 10h30, 14h00, 16h30. (September – April)
Winter: 08h00, 10h30, 14h00, 16h00. (May – August)

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An experience not to be missed! The Bush Braais at Mokolodi are an opportunity to enjoy the best game viewing the Reserve has to offer and a sumptuous spread of local specialities.

Join us for welcome drinks at Reception and then for a one-hour game drive in one of our safari vehicles, followed by a Bush Braai consisting of a variety of meats, salads, dessert and finished off with coffee around an open fire at one of our select sites. The evening is rounded off by a slow night drive back to the front gate. For an added element of traditional Botswana fair the Ditshwene Traditional Dancers can be booked on request at an additional cost (weekends only and pending availability).Time – 17h00 (lunchtime bush braais can also be arranged on request – perfect for weekends).

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Families and small groups of friends can escape from a week in the city and enjoy the beauty of the Mokolodi Nature Reserve with a full brunch in the middle of the bush.

Join us for a one-hour game drive followed by a champagne Bush Brunch for up to ten people, which includes champagne, soft drinks, tea, coffee, and a delicious cooked breakfast, including freshly cooked eggs, bacon, sausages, or a choice of cold meats and cheese.A special rate is available for children under 12 years old, and there is no charge for toddlers under the age of four.

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Take a two-hour night drive in an open game drive vehicle through the Mokolodi Nature Reserve.

Mokolodi at night is a magical world. Away from the bustling city centre and its inevitable light pollution, the night sky at Mokolodi can be seen in all its glory. Your professional guide will make frequent stops, allowing you to see the nocturnal wildlife by spotlight. A night drive may allow you to see various nocturnal animals including porcupine, wild cats, brown hyena, serval, aardvark and if very lucky, leopard are also seen on the rare occasion. Night drives also allow guests to view a variety of nocturnal birds.Minimum of two guests per game drive (single supplement option available, or sole use of ten-seater game drive vehicle can be arranged).

Time – 19h00

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Track rhino on foot accompanied by one of our guides and a member from our conservation team. Two to six guests will spend approximately 3 – 5 hours exploring the Reserve (depending on conditions and the rhino tracks). Includes a bush picnic. Minimum age 14 years.

Please note that this is a walking activity that may cover fairly long distances over rough terrain while trying to locate the animals and as such offers a great way to view the Reserve – an experience not to be missed.Time – 07h30

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Track giraffe accompanied by one of our guides and a member from our conservation team. Two to ten guests will spend approximately 3 – 5 hours exploring the Reserve – depending on the conditions and tracks. The activity is followed by a bush picnic. Minimum age of 14 years.

Please note that as with the Rhino tracking, this is a walking activity that may cover fairly long distances over rough terrain while trying to locate the animals. This also offers a great way to view the Reserve and is a thoroughly enjoyable experience.Time – 07h30

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Coming Soon: An up close and personal experience that allows you to walk with our cheetah. This is an encounter not to be missed and offers great photograph opportunities.

Bookings are limited to a maximum of 4 people and at specific times of the day. Please contact our reservation office for more information. No children under the age of 14 and children must be accompanied by legal guardian. Mokolodi reserves the right to restrict or deny access.

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Enjoy a tour of the Mokolodi Reptile Park and Sanctuary where a variety of reptiles, birds, lizards, and tortoises amongst other animals can be seen. Take time to learn about the habits and behaviour of these animals.

The Reptile Park and Sanctuary houses animals that have been injured or abandoned and are unable to be released back into the wild. Animals that are brought to Mokolodi that are not too seriously injured are released back into the Reserve as soon as they are fit and healthy.

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Enjoy a cycle ride around the Reserve on one of our three cycle routes that cater for beginners and the more experienced mountain bike riders. The routes take riders through a variety of vegetation types and offers an unparalleled way to view the Reserve’s wildlife.

We offer high quality Mountain bikes (and helmets) for hire for those who are travelling without their bikes or for those who simply wish to try a new activity in the Reserve.For safety reasons, Terms and Conditions apply.

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For all bookings and activities, please note:

All rates are subject to change at any time without prior notice. Any rates provided are intended as a guide only.

All activities and events advertised and/or listed are subject to availability at time of booking. Animal tracking activities do not guarantee sightings of the specific animal being tracked – these animals are wild and may move over the entire reserve.

Single supplement fees/rates may apply to activities (including rhino, giraffe tracking and game drives.)

All guests are required to sign the Mokolodi Nature Reserve indemnity prior to participation in activities or access into the Reserve.