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Town Medium Shakawe

ID: w149481 View large map

Located in Botswana :: Okavango/Moremi  :: Shakawe
Category: Places :: Town Medium

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Description [ correction ]

16 Kilometres south of the Mohembo Border Post you'll find the bustling village of Shakawe. Locals here earn their income fishing in the Okavango River and working in the shops which supply overland travellers and the surrounding lodges.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  Shakawe, Okavango/Moremi, Botswana
Cellphone Reception :  Good Main Cellular Network :  Mascom. Orange

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station :  Yes   Police Telephone :  +267 687 5191
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone :  +267 687 5214 / +267 687 5016
Petrol :  Yes   Petrol Type :  Super & Unleaded   Petrol Price Index :  BWP7.96/litre (Aug 2017)
Diesel :  Yes   Diesel Type :  50ppm   Diesel Price Index :  BWP 7.76/ litre (Aug-2017)
Facilities :  Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Internet Cafe, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Liquor, Restaurant, Airport, Tyre Repair, Mechanical Repair

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Guided Walks, Fishing, Swimming, Makoro Trips, Sailing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights, Stargazing, Photography

Travelling Information

There are two fuel stations in town, they occasionally both run dry.

There is a clinic in Shakawe: +267 687 5016.

There are 'bush mechanics' and backyard workshops if you're in dire need of mechanical repairs, but you have to ask around in town.

Choppies Supermarket sells a wide range of products and you can buy fresh fruit and vegetables from villagers at street stalls.

Zaib Motors, diagonally across the road from Choppies, offers tyre and minor mechanical repairs.

 Travel Tip!

Dijo Deli Restaurant offers scrumptious breakfasts, fantastic pizzas and other items from an a la carte menu, and will prepare lunch packs if pre-ordered. Call +267 7 266 4791 for bookings.

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