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Welcome to Woodlands Lodge and Stop-Over
Woodlands Stop Over is situated on the site of the "Hunters' Road" and overlooking the Tati River, 10km North of Francistown on the Nata/Maun/Kasane A3 route just 7 hours from Pretoria, 5 hours from Maun and 5 hours from Kasane. An ideal stop over to break the long journey for those exploring the Northern territories of Botswana or returning home and for those wanting to be safely off the roads before dark.
Make use of the lovely sparkling swimming pool to refresh you after a long journey. Grassed individual campsites with their own braai, water and electrical points are provided. Or sleep soundly in cozy tiled chalets with African cane furniture and three quarter size beds, each with its own electrical supply and a tea/coffee facility. Enjoy hot showers in our spacious tiled ablution block
Perhaps you would prefer to relax in our luxurious Woodlands Cottage or one of our new Riverview rooms. All units are fully equipped for self-catering. Also available for your convenience are pre-cooked/frozen meals, braai packs, wood, ice, refreshments as well as other basic food commodities. Breakfast packs for the early traveller are available.
A large variety of Botswana bird species can be viewed. Experience the call, in the summer months, of the migrant Woodlands Kingfisher who nest here annually and after which the stop over is named.
Animals which are frequently sighted or heard are Kudu, Impala,
Bush buck, Duiker, Steenbok, Jackal and monkeys.
Lovely walks along the river bed/bank and within easy walking distance are the Selolwe Ruins a National Monument site.
Visit the Old Hunters' Road wall situated at the entrance to Woodlands. Situated on the site of the original "Hunters' Road" previously travelled by hunters, naturalists, explorers and missionaries on their way to the Victoria Falls in the 18th Century. Woodlands makes an ideal stop over en-route to the Okavango Swamps, Chobe Game Reserve, Central Kalahari, Makgadigadi Pans, Botswana National Parks and Victoria Falls.
The following facilities overlook the Tati River:
Fully furnished Woodlands Cottage
8 beautifully furnished en-suite Riverview rooms with kitchenette containing appliances, crockery and cutlery, fridge and microwave. Crisp clean bedding provided.
Whilst the camp site hosts:
6 comfortably tiled chalets each with 2 x 3/4 beds (linen provided), electricity with tea / coffee facilities.
3 lawned camp sites with individual braai sites, power and water points
5 bush camp sites
Sparkling swimming pool
Hot showers in a spotless ablution facility PLUS a large variety of Botswana birds and animals can be sighted or heard such as the Woodlands Kingfisher, Kudu, Impala, Duiker to name just a few…
Our brand new Riverview rooms, which all
overlook the Tati River, are beautifully furnished and decorated.
Comfortable 3/4 beds with fresh, crisp linen and clean en-suite facilities are gratefully appreciated after a long journey.
Pre-cooked meals or marinated braai packs are available from the reception office. Individual braai facilities are adjacent to the rooms and positioned on immaculate lawns lined with Buffalo thorn trees (ziziphus mucronata).
Room FacilitiesCutlery and Crockery
Prices are staring prices given as a guide only, actual price may vary depending on availability.
A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation with balance payable 10 weeks before your travel date. Bank transfer, credit and debit cards accepted for pre-bookings. Paypal available on request.
Once on the A3 North (Nata/Kasane) Road look out for the "Woodlands
Kingfisher" sign on the right hand side of the road 10 km North of Francistown.
(The sign board turnoff is exactly 2km after the Orapa Rd turnoff.) When travelling
south on the A3 the sign board is clearly visible on the left-hand side of
the road about 190km south of Nata. (8km after you have passed the sign board
stating 20 km to Francistown.) Once off the main road you will find the dirt
road leading to the campsite easily passable, with non 4WD vehicles and well
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