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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park Botswana See on map
AMENITIES
Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Laundry Service
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Situated close to the village of Gweta, 290 km from Francistown & 200km from Maun, this family friendly camp accepts children of all ages. Planet Baobab combines style with comfort while remaining true to More its African inspiration. Accommodation provides different options at all price levels. Traditionally styled, beautifully painted Kalanga Huts with en-suite bathrooms or the shady campsite. The Africantastic ‘shebeen’ style central mess features a tasty bar menu, and when it heats up, cool off in the biggest coolest pool in the Kalahari. Activities on offer all year round include: guided bush walks; traditional cattle post and village visits; incredibly friendly habituated meerkats; historical baobabs. Dry season (25th April to 31st October) activities include quad biking on the saltpans; a sleep out under the magnificent Makgadikgadi night sky. Wet season (1st November to 24th April) activities include the spectacular zebra and wildebeest migration experience. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Price range
$28 - $56 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Planet Baobab Hotel Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
Location
Botswana > Central District > Makgadikgadi Pans National Park
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Contact
Makgadikgadi Pans National Park Botswana
Getting there
Maun Airport123 mi
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This camp is called Planet Baobab and upon arrival you know why. The presence of many of these impressive trees created a special atmosphere to us. Staff are not too attentive unfortunately. The baobab hiking tour was a bit disappointing, sinse it went too much...More

Thank Vuppies
Response from NS-Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Planet BaobabResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us this review, your feedback is appreciated and has been taken on board. Kind regards, Pru - Planet Baobab marketing team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at the campsite whilst cycling through Africa. Great campsite facilities, spacious and private pitches with shelter and fire pits, plus good communal showers. Fantastic big swimming pool - best we encountered during our trip. We did the overnight pans trip which we thought...More

Thank Jamie a
Response from NS-Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Planet BaobabResponded 4 days ago

We're so pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us, and we really appreciate you taking the time to leave us a review. We hope we'll be welcoming you back before too long. Kind regards, Pru - Planet Baobab marketing team

Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

What a nice surprise in the middle of no where. A must visit if ever you find yourself in Gweta, 200kms from Maun. Look out for the gigantic Aardvark on the side of the road and you are there! The meals provided are good value...More

Thank Shepherd M
Response from NS-Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Planet BaobabResponded September 10, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. It's great that you enjoyed your stay. We hope to welcome you back before too long. Kind regards, Pru - Planet Baobab marketing team

Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

It is a nice place with funny rooms and nice camping spots. Swimming pool on the side and a bar /restaurant. They organise tours to the pans but be aware they are a bit pricy. You can eat in the restaurant but you have to...More

Thank Margonda
Response from NS-Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Planet BaobabResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you for your review. It's great that you enjoyed your stay - the baobabs certainly are impressive! We hope to welcome you back into camp before too long. Kind regards, Pru - Planet Baobab marketing team

Reviewed August 27, 2018

Stayed one night as part of a 21 days safari trip. Wonderful experience. Great reception process that included sunset nature tour and free beers. Big and comfortable cabins. Good restaurant. Inspiring giant baobab trees all around.

Thank Asher K
Response from NS-Marketing, Public Relations Manager at Planet BaobabResponded August 31, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, we really do appreciate it. It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time in camp, and we hope to welcome you back before too long. Kind regards, Pru - Planet Baobab marketing team

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PETRON46
May 21, 2018|
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Response from NS-Marketing | Property representative |
Hi Petro, the camp is positioned just off the main road and is very well signposted (look for the giant aardvark!). The camp offers excursions to see the pans both morning and afternoon, otherwise there is no access to the... More
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PETRON46
May 21, 2018|
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Response from NS-Marketing | Property representative |
Hi Petro, booking for brunch is suggested as we're coming int busy season.
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Room Tips
"Bakalanga huts are bigger than Baobab huts"
Meerkat257
Jul 31, 2018
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"I think all rooms would be similar"
216lesleyl
Feb 4, 2018
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"I didn't sleep in the rooms, but my bed in the Ntwetwe pan was good!"
ilsev247
Aug 28, 2017
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"Open every window and the door fully and run fan prior to returning to room after dinner to try and cool it..."
556duncanb
Dec 19, 2016
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