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Gaborone Game Reserve

#5 of 24 things to do in Gaborone Features Animals
Gaborone, Botswana
+267 318 4492
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Convenient to the city but limited viewing opportunities

This Reserve is the most accessible to visitors to the capital city. Because the tours are... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Tom W
Miami, Florida

Although the rains this year have been excellent, the park suffers from chronic overgrazing during... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2017
stephen c
Gaborone, Botswana
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Gaborone, Botswana
+267 318 4492
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Reviewed yesterday

This Reserve is the most accessible to visitors to the capital city. Because the tours are self-driven it is convenient, easy, and inexpensive. Impala, kudu, and ostrich are fairly easy to locate but other species harder to find and film. Overall impression is a less...More

Thank Tom W
Reviewed March 13, 2017

Although the rains this year have been excellent, the park suffers from chronic overgrazing during the drought years and is now full of broadleafed weeds and little grass. For some reason they have introduced booking for weekends, maybe to control the volume of picniccers. This...More

3  Thank stephen c
Reviewed February 6, 2017

Very reasonble price to see animals and also very close to the city. We saw a wide range of animals and really enjoyed the experience, a great way to see wildlife without having to go ot on ssafari. We were able to drive around in...More

1  Thank ericon991
Reviewed January 22, 2017 via mobile

Very close to the city center. During the weekend you have to make a reservation. Easy accessible in a sedan car. You can easily visit the park in an hour and see some game. Nice picnic area!

1  Thank Katrijn_Jeroen
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

It was a very long time ago kids were quite young. The place is very dry and boring. Not many animals. But I don't know about now.

Thank Aisha B
Reviewed October 10, 2016

It is extremely dry in the whole area and most of the animals were along the river. We saw elephants crossing the river to the plains on the inside to feed and then swim back late afternoon. It was really amazing with the little ones....More

1  Thank Marlie d
Reviewed October 9, 2016

There isn't much I can write about this reserve. It was self -drive and I did round trip around the reserve. The roads are not all marked, I ended up on a dead end and hd to turn back, I only saw 2 Zebras, about...More

3  Thank Kgothatso
Reviewed September 8, 2016

I went there once,but there was nothing exciting about the place. its dull,dry.dusty. I only saw a couple of gazzelles

Thank Goitseone T
Reviewed August 29, 2016

we arrived on two busses - busses will struggle in this reseve as some corners are too tight and busses struggle. this reserve is currently very dry . if you are a south afican this place is not for you too little game . advantage...More

Thank Vijay P
Reviewed August 24, 2016

I enjoy going to this reserve as they are not so over crowded. There isn't that much wild but the monkeys always give you a laugh at the picnic areas which are kept very clean.

Thank zgabsgirl
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How much does it cost to enter Gaborone game reserve
August 17, 2016|
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Response from coolsed | Reviewed this property |
Its BWP10.00 per person, and BWP15.00 for each vehicle.