Situated at the confluence of the great Limpopo and Shashe Rivers in the remote eastern corner of Botswana, Mashatu Game Reserve is located within the Northern Tuli Game Reserve where three countries, Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe, converge. It’s home to the largest elephant population on a private reserve in on the African continent. Prepare to be awestruck by a diverse landscape of open plains, grassland, riverine forests, rocky hills, marshland, and impressive sandstone ridges.

Mashatu is the epitome of all that defines wilderness areas in Africa. Encompassing 40% of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, it shares unfenced borders with the South African and Zimbabwean national parks. This vast area forms part of a cross boundary wildlife conservation area protecting the substantial biodiversity of fauna and flora in this region.

While here, you’ll encounter a biodiversity of wildlife that ranges from the gigantic to the minuscule and enjoy horse-back safaris, cycling safaris, and walks in the wild.

What to do

  • Early morning and evening game drives
  • Horse-back safaris
  • Cycling safaris

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