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Lodge Camp Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge Campsite

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Located in Botswana :: Eastern Botswana/Tuli  :: Francistown
Category: Camping :: Lodge Camp

Accommodation available: Woodlands Cottage (nestled amongst the trees along the banks of the Tati River), 8 Riverview rooms, 1 Deck Room, Campsite Chalets or bush campsites for larger groups. Chalets are all tastefully decorated with tea & coffee facilities.

Campsites are lawned with a power point and braai area. Ablution facilities are available and there's a swimming pool near the campsite area.

Address :  Plots 9/10/11 24NQ Gerald Estates, 18km or 22min NNW of Francistown, Eastern Botswana/Tuli, Botswana
Postal :  Mike and Anne West, P.O. Box 11193, Tatitown, Francistown, Botswana
Contact :  Mike West
Contact 2 :  Anne West
Tel :  +267 244 0131
Tel2 :  +267 24 40 132
Cell :  +267 73 325 912
Cell2 :  +267 71 302 466
After Hours :  +267 73 325 912
Cellphone Reception :  Good


To get to Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge it is very easy. Once you leave Francistown head north on the A3, which is the Nata/Kasane road, you travel out past the Orapa turnoff and exactly 2kms after that you will see our 'Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge' signs (10kms from Francistown). Turn right onto dirt and then follow the signs for another 7kms. Please do not stop along the dirt road. We are well sign posted and you will be directed straight to the campsite reception.

Time Information
Best Time to Visit :  Autumn/Winter/Spring
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  Daily: 06:00-22:00

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  BWP
Minimum Rate :  230.00
Maximum Rate :  230.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  Children BWP185. BWP55.00 per caravan/motor-home/off-road trailer or power points as required. BWP55.00 per electricity point required (if available) per night
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card, Foreign Currency
Types of Foreign Currency Accepted :  ZAR, USD

General Information
Nearest ATM :  Francistown
Nearest Bank :  Francistown
Tourist Organisation :  Botswana Tourism Board
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Camping Conference Facilities Child Friendly Swimming Pool Shop (Gifts) Wireless Networking Safe Parking Available Pet Friendly
Accommodation (Cottage/Rooms/Chalets), Restrooms, Supplies Shop (Pre-prepared meals, braai packs, drinks, ice, wood & basic essentials.)
Day Visitors Allowed :  No
Frequented by Tour Groups :  Yes

Camping Facilities
Power Points Shaded Sites Hot and Cold Showers Flush Toilets Can use Lodge facilities Water is available Firewood Available Ice Available Accept large overland trucks
Number of Sites :    10
Is water drinkable? :    Yes

Game Viewing Game Drives Tours and Excursions Swimming Bird Watching Stargazing Photography
Donkey Cart Drives

Travelling Information
Closest Main Route :  A3
Closest Town :  Francistown

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  ALL

Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge: Self Catering Accommodation and Camping in Francistown, Botswana 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.

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.

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“Always an excellent stopover in Botswana. Book in advance as it is popular. 3 Bush campsites have been added for larger groups.The huge swimming pool is always sparkling clean, as is the ablution facility. The staff are extremely friendly and helpful.” - Mietsie Visser, 2018/10/03

“Although situated some little way off the main road just out of Francistown the site caters for a limited number of campers as well as people wanting bandas. The sites are well grassed over and in shade. The ablution block is of a high standard and the swimming pool of generous proportions.” - David Clack, 2009/02/01

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