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Town Small Rakops

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Located in Botswana :: Makgadikgadi :: Rakops
Category: Places :: Town Small

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Description [ correction ]

The small village of Rakops, with its nearly 6 000 inhabitants, is situated on the Boteti River, west of the Makgadikgadi Pans.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Rakops, Makgadikgadi, Botswana
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : Mascom. Orange. Be Mobile

Directions [ correction ]

Not available

Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +267 297 5115
Hospital : Yes
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : LRP and ULP   Petrol Price Index : BWP 8,68 (Jun-17)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Price Index : BWP 8,83 (Jun-17)
Facilities : Shops, General Dealer, Lodging, Camping, Restaurant, Airstrip, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Guided Walks, Fishing, Bird Watching, Scenic Flights

Travelling Information

Travellers wishing to overnight in the area can stay at Rakops River Lodge, a venue offering rooms and campsites on the Boteti River, or Xere Motel which is conveniently situated on the main road.

There is no Bank nor ATM facilities in the town.

There is a small clinic.

There is a Puma fuel stop now open where Shell fuel stop used to be.

No gas refill but you can purchase refilled cylinder bottles in town.

Post office tel number is +267 297 5146.

Xere Motel (+267 297 5068) has a restaurant open to the public.

Small shops selling basic goods.

The tow in service can be arranged on request.

 Travel Tip!

The availability of fuel in Rakops is unreliable and cards are not accepted as payment. Travellers are advised to fill all fuel tanks at Letlhakane or Mopipi, rather than relying on availability of fuel at Rakops.

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