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Gaborone Game Reserve

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Good spot to see animals

A very good place to see wildlife. On the down side theres not much else going on there. There is a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Michael E
Gaborone, Botswana
Hidden Gem in the Big City

The Gaborone Game Reserve is right on the perimeter of the capitol city. I was able to spend about... read more

Reviewed 8 August 2018
Phoenix, Arizona
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Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very good place to see wildlife. On the down side theres not much else going on there. There is a picnic spot with a few chairs. it could do with a bit more development.

Thank Michael E
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Although this park does not have the big five it contains a fabulous variety of wild animals. It costs only a few Pula to enter and you drive around at your own pace. The roads are not metaled but reasonably smooth. You need to allow...More

1  Thank coffeedoctorpeter
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The Gaborone Game Reserve is right on the perimeter of the capitol city. I was able to spend about 3 hours in the reserve unwinding from a busy work day. The park does not house the Big 5, but does have a variety of mammals,...More

1  Thank travelsalot926
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Gaborone game reserve is good option to spent a relax day to avoid city hustling. One can enjoy beautiful day with BRAAI option. Go relax, Go for BRAAI' ing. Take a round of reserve, see few animals, birds .i.e Imphala, monkeys, ostrich, ziraffe, buffaloes Beaware...More

Thank Vijender K
Reviewed 10 July 2018

The experience of having a braai in the forest with animals is overwhelming. the monkeys playing all over the place.

Thank Emmanuel R
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

An ok city. Am South African and i felt i was still at home same food outlets., same shops, same banks, just more expensive because of the stronger currency ,the town doesn't have much to offer

Thank Londeka Z
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

I literally didn't believe that Botswana has any wild animals like the lions and the giraffes etc that we have back at home.. Finding this wild animals is a hell of a task!! But once you do, you will get to enjoy the visit! Tucked...More

Thank Jean M
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Just amazing. I have been to several game drives in Africa. Do not expect to see the big 5. But you can expect to see many other animals. And the best things are: it is very very cheap, you can drive with your own car,...More

2  Thank Remo G
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Always a nice spot to visit for a picnic on a Saturday afternoon with the kids. Only spoilt by certain selfish people turning their car sound systems to maximum volume. Most of us go to the bush to enjoy the animals and the peace and...More

2  Thank Timellwood
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Small game reserve, with lots of zebra and ostrich and other small animal. We had a nice time. There is a small picnic area also. Good thing you can take your own car inside. If you have children with you, they will love it.

Thank Spurkait
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Mpho B
17 October 2018|
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Response from travelsalot926 | Reviewed this property |
I drove a personal vehicle so I’m not quite sure of the distances. I drove the reserve for 3-4 hours, but covered many of the same roads several times. I believe the information you are looking for may be found in the... More