Mashatu Main Camp

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Mashatu Main Camp

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Stars : 4

Capacity : 28

Price : R3960

Full Description

Mashatu “land of the Giants” is the largest private game reserve in Southern Africa, featuring seven of Africa`s iconic giants: including elephant and lion. One of the most exciting, diverse aand unexplored regions in Southern Africa. Mashatu is a well-spring for wildlife, archaelogoy and adventure. Based at the confluence of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe, Mashatu offers a distinctive view of Africa,complemented with its unique adventure activities.

Mashatu Main 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.

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 compliments the facilities.

The “piece de resistance” at Main Camp is the Discovery Room: base for the scientific research conducted at Mashatu and a magnifying glass though which the animals and history of Mashatu can be examined. A fascinating insight into the world that is Mashatu – the Land of the Giants.

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.

Adventure at Mashatu:

  • Limpopo Valley Horse Safaris
  • Cycling Safaris
  • Walking Safaris
  • Mashatu Research
  • Ivory and Archaeology Drive
  • Predator Drive


Research and Conservation Projects at  Mashatu Game Reserve.

A research program which incorporates scientists into the operation to study aspects important to the protection and conservation of the area in a on going active which will change from time to time as researchers complete their different studies.

The following projects are currently active at Mashatu:

  1. Central Limpopo Valley Elephant Research Project
  2. Mashatu Predator Research Program
  3. Limpopo / Shashe Trans Frontier Conservation Area (TFCA)
  4. Mashatu Archaeological and Historical Sites
  5. Arachnid Project
  6. Botswana Cheetah Conservation Program

Mashatu now offers Ivory and Predator Drives to guests staying at Mashatu Main and Tent Camp, allowing guests the opportunity to have a hands-on experience in wildlife research, and gain in depth knowledge of the animals under study. As these project are a concession to the researchers enabling them to fund their studies, an extra fee is charged to participate.

Activities and Facilities

  • Research Area
  • Bar
  • Curio Shop
  • Children
  • Baby Sitting
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Plug Adapter
  • Hair Dryer
  • Mosquito Screening
  • Laundry Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Qualified Guides
  • Boma Dinners
  • Mountain Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Birding
  • Night Drives
  • Game Walks
  • Game Drive

NOTE : Some of the activities and facilities are not covered by the rate quoted and may be surchargeable.



Mashatu Main Camp Rates – luxury suite per person is USD $440 @ R3960 pps

Single Supplements on request for single occupancy of rooms. Children are welcome, rates on request.

The Rate Includes:

  • Air conditioned en suite accommodation
  • Meals and snacks
  • Game Drives in open four wheel drive safari vehicle conducted by experienced rangers and trackers
  • Game Walks
  • Transfers to and from the Limpopo Valley Airfield and the Pont Drift Border Post at scheduled times

The Rate Excludes:

  • Purchases of a Personal Nature
  • Communication Costs
  • Laundry
  • Transfers to and from Limpopo ValleyAirfield and Pont Drift Border outside specified times
  • Taxes and Entrance Fees
  • Adventure Activities
  • Cable Car transfers across the Limpopo River


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