Limpopo River Lodge Tuli Block

Accommodation Botswana

The Lodge is situated on the banks of the Limpopo River in the Tuli Block. A perfectly situated weekend getaway or overnight stop en route to central or northern Botswana. Only 12 kilometers from the friendly and little used Platjan border post. The land is undulated, scattered with koppies, covered with thick Mopane bush and a variety of indigenous trees. There are over 80 beautiful Baobab trees on the farm. An ideal setting for the nature loving family or a special group of friends to partake in natures quiet peace and tranquility.

The lodge consists of two chalets and four rondavels. The swimming pool is for the private use of the chalets only. The rondavels are all situated on the riverbank and fully interact with the bird life and wildlife that frequents the river. All the kitchens are fully equipped with cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery as well as refrigeration. To ensure that your stay is pleasurable hosts friendly staff service the units and kitchens, so all you need to do is to bring along your food and drinks. The campsite is situated away from the lodge on the banks of the Limpopo. There are thatched ablution facilities with hot and cold water. Firewood supplied. No drinking water available.

Thatched Bush Camp also available comprising of two bedrooms each furnished with two single beds with linen, blankets and towels. Sharing ablution facilities in campsite. Fully equipped kitchen with crockery, cutlery, cooking utensils, gas stove, fridge and lamps. Boma braai area equipped with camp chairs and braai. Firewood supplied. No drinking water available. A luxury camping experience. There is extensive game on the farm including all the antelope, elephant, leopard, cheetah, hippo, crocodile and a variety of other species. The bird life is prolific and sightings of Pels Fishing Owl mean plenty of excitement for birders. Although there are no resident lion prides they regularly move on and off the farm.

Limpopo River Lodge - camp site braai Limpopo River Lodge - chalet Limpopo River Lodge - rondavels


From Johannesburg: Take the N1 to Polokwane. From Polokwane take the R27 via Dendron , Vivo and Alldays . At the T junction in Alldays turn right and then first road left to Swartwater. Just outside Alldays turn onto the first dirt road right . Approximately 48 kilometers of dirt road, turn right to Platjan Border Post. After border, turn left at T- junction and Limpopo River Lodge is only 5 kilometers down the road.

From Gaborone: Route 1: From Gabs to Mahalapye . After Mahalapye turn right to Machaneng. After Machaneng turn left to Sherwood and Martins Drift. At T-junction turn right to Martins Drift and Sherwood. Before Sherwood turn left onto dirt road to Zanzibar. Approximately 100 kilometers go through Baines Drift Police Station and then 12 kilometers to Limpopo River Lodge. (112 kilometers dirt road)

Route 2: From Mahalapye go straight to Palapye. 20 Kilometers after Palapye turn right to Tamasane / Kgagodi. Left to Sefophe before Sefophe right to Zanzibar border post. At Zanzibar carry on straight on dirt road through Baines Drift police station and the 12 kilometers to Limpopo River Lodge.
(36 kilometers dirt road)

From Francistown: Turn left at Serule to Selebi Phikwe, then find directions through Phikwe to Sefophe / Martins Drift.

Before Sefophe (+ 29 kms) take left turn to Bobonong. Find directions through Bobonong and travel via Molalatau, pass turn off to Mathathane to dirt road 'T' junction. Turn right and travel 25 kilometers dirt road to Limpopo River Lodge Reception.

Travelling distances:
Johannesburg - 510 kms
Gaborone - 440 kms
Selibi-Phikwe - 165 kms
Palapye - 265 kms
Francistown - 320 kms
There is no petrol or supplies available at or near the lodge. Last filling station Alldays, Sherwood or Bobonong depending on the route chosen.

Border Post Opening and Closing Times
Platjan 6 am - 6 pm
Zanzibar 8 am - 4 pm
Martinsdrift 6 am - 6 pm
Tlokweng 6 am - 10 pm
Pioneer 6 am - 10 pm

Limpopo River Lodge Tuli Block, Central Region, Botswana

Limpopo River Lodge Tuli Block, Central Region, Botswana

Limpopo River Lodge Tuli Block, Central Region, Botswana

Rates per person per night, accommodation only: on request

August to April May to July
Camping site, per person


Chalets 3&4 (double beds) - -
Rondavels 1-4 (single beds)


Bush Camp, minimum of 4 guests


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Reservations are only accepted in writing: by fax or via e-mail.
Final availability confirmation: in writing: by fax or via e-mail.

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Accommodation in the area:

@ Kwa-Tuli Private Game Reserve
@ Mashatu Game Reserve
@ Shalimpo Game Lodge
@ Stevensford Game Reserve
@ Tuli Safari Lodge
@ Wild At Tuli Safaris

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