The Big Five Lodge

10 minutes from the CBD in Gaborone

Now you can experience the ultimate African adventure in Gaborone, Botswana, by lodging at The Big Five hotel. Join us to enjoy the beauty, tranquility, comfort and beautiful environment that The Big Five has to offer.

The thatched chalets at the lodge are spacious and air-conditioned with en-suite bathrooms. There are twin or double rooms available. The rooms have been individually designed and decorated with natural colors and fabric, to create a warm and elegant ambience. All the rooms have satellite TV and telephone. Secure parking is available exclusively for lodge residents.

Relax at the swimming pool at the Big Five lodge or enjoy a meal or drink in the restaurant and bar. The Big Five Lodge is known for its excellent service.

The Big Five Lodge is ten minutes from the CBD near the airport in Gaborone the capital city of Botswana. The lodge is the ultimate destinations for those who want to experience Africa while staying in the city.



Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana, the Big Five lodge is a budget option in Gaborone. When traveling in Botswana it is wise to travel with a 4x4 vehicle. You can rent your 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser from Toyota 4x4.


The nearest Cresta Lodge to the Big Five Lodge is the Gaborone Cresta Lodge in Botswana. If you are travelling to the north form Big Five Lodge you could go to the Chobe area and you wil find that Toro Lodge is an affordable hotel on the banks of the Chobe River in the Kazangula area of Botswana. If you prefer self-catering accommodation in Chobe, you can choose to stay in Senyati Safari Camp.


If you have travelled to the North of Botswana for Big Five Lodge, it is really a pity to miss seeing the Caprivi Strip in Namibia. Caprivi Accommodation presents acommodation such as Namushasha Country Lodge and others in the Caprivi. You can also have a look atSwakopmund Hotels. However 2 days drive from the Big five Lodge in Gaborone is the famous Ais-Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier park and the Ai-Ais minral springs.


With the financial srtain that many people are suffering from these days many prefer to do self-drive tours from South Africa. If you are traveling up through Bloemfontei to Big Five lodge an really nice stop over is Bains Game Lodge is near Bloemfontein in the Freestate. Alternatives are: Hanover Inn is a self-catering (self contained) lodge in Hanover along the N1 highway in South Africa.  Hanover is halfway between Gauteng and Cape Town Hanover Lodge which offers bed and breakfast accommodation.
If you are travelling up the West Coast of South Africa to reach Big Five Lodge Upington Accommodation provides accommodation in Upington in the Northern Cape of South Africa, but there are many other lodges, hotels and guesthouses available in the Northern Cape.

Ntaba River Lodge in Port St Johns is on the banks of the river and they offer both self-catering accommodation and hotel rooms.


Zimbabwe is opening up as a new and safe holiday destintaion. If you have used Big Five Lodge as you Botswan stopver you can then easily reach Zimbabwe in one day. There is lovely accommodation in Zimbabwe. Granite Ridge is a self-catering lodge with a restaurant in the Matobos National Park in Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe offers accommodation and adventures in the adventure capital of the world. Accommodation includes hotels and lodges and adventure activities include game drives and bungi jumping to name just two examples.Fothergill Island is a luxurious lodge on an island in Lake Kariba.  The island is in the Matusadona National Park in Zimbabwe. When visiting Harare Temba recommends Harare Cresta Lodge in the capital of Zimbabwe as it offers affordable accommodation 6 km from the CBD of Harare.