Mashatu Main Camp
Mashatu Game Reserve, Botswana
A private lounge area overlooks the unfenced surrounding bush and 24 hour temperature control completes the comfort of each suite. Mashatu Main Camp is elevated around a waterhole and offers excellent game viewing opportunities from within the camp itself. The dining area, stunning day lounge and "Gin Trap" bar provide diverse lookouts from which to enjoy and appreciate the environment. Facilities within the camp include a swimming pool, an air-conditioned lounge and dining room and a lala-palm enclosed African boma, in which sumptuous dinners are savoured under the magnificent African night sky and around a blazing fire. A well appointed curio shop complements the facilities.
Mashatu Main Camp at a Glance:
The camp offers 14 tastefully and authentically decorated suites. Each suite is furnished with two three-quarter beds, a day bed, expansive en suite bathroom with shower, bath, his and hers basins, and a second W.C.
In addition to the game and predator drives conducted in 4 wheel drive safari vehicles, by experienced rangers and trackers, Mashatu Game Reserve is also able to offer activities conducted by research scientists in their field of study. The applicable fee assists in the funding of the scientists’ research. Walking trails can also be done guided by the trained rangers of The Mashatu Game Reserve. For the more adventurous there are mountain bike safari where the bush is seen from a completely different perspective. The experienced rangers will accompany you as you pedal your way along ancient elephant paths. The exhilaration of cycling amongst the “Giants of Mashatu" is an awesome experience. Early morning and late afternoon rides are available. Limpopo horse safaris are another exhilarating way in which to view the wildlife. FOr those with an interest in archaeology, an archaeologist will accompany the guest on an ivory and archaeology drive into the ancient ruins of the area.
Mashatu Main Camp offers a fully air-conditioned conference room, with seating for up to 48 delegates “Boardroom Style” and includes: VCR and TV monitors, overhead projectors, slide projectors, screens, flip charts and white boards. No additional charge is levied for the use of the conference room.
Mashatu is the home of no less than seven of Africa's giants: the African elephant, the lion, giraffe, the baobab tree, the eland, the ostrich, and the kori bustard. It is fitting therefore, that some 75,000 acres / 30,000 hectares of pristine game land, be set aside for these unique, prodigious features of this exhilarating continent.
Age restrictions do exist and are applied in the interests of personal safety as well as the comfort of other guests. At Mashatu Main Camp, children of all ages are welcome but those aged five and under are not permitted to dine in the boma or to be taken on game drives, unless their parents have reserved sole-use of their safari vehicle. Special dining arrangements can be made and baby sitting services are provided on request at a nominal charge. Family rooms and triple rooms are available upon request. Children under 12 years of age, sharing with full paying adults, pay 50% of the quoted adult tariff.
There is 24 hour electricity to all rooms.