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

Reviewed 13 March 2017
stephen c
Gaborone, Botswana
Great day out

Very reasonble price to see animals and also very close to the city. We saw a wide range of animals... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
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Gaborone, Botswana
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Reviewed 13 March 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 6 February 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 22 January 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 19 November 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 10 October 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 9 October 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

2  Thank Kgothatso
Reviewed 8 September 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 29 August 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 24 August 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
Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

So close to the city centre, easy to find and access in any vehicle, so this is a good way to spend an hour or two. It's just P10 per person and per vehicle no matter what the nationality which makes a change from other...More

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How much does it cost to enter Gaborone game reserve
17 August 2016|
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Response from coolsed | Reviewed this property |
Its BWP10.00 per person, and BWP15.00 for each vehicle.
Kebaneilwe M
where do i get permission exactly
29 April 2015|
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Anyone know if I will be charged to host picnic at gaborone game reserve n the charges if yes?
31 March 2015|
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