If you are looking for more than an overnight destination, Kwa Nokeng Lodge at the Martins Drift border post in Botswana is the perfect solution. Aptly named Kwa Nokeng (the SeSotho meaning “at the river”) , the Lodge is on the banks of the Limpopo River on the border with Botswana, and is ideal for tourists on their way to Namibia, Zimbabwe, Zambia and the north of Botswana.
The Kwa Nokeng Lodge is situated next to the Kwa Nokeng Game Farm and guests are treated on guided or self-drive game drives into the farm, as well as guided horse trails. There are more than 270 bird species, as well as predators such as leopards to see. Guests at Kwa Nokeng Lodge can also try their hand at clay pigeon shooting, fishing and mountain biking.
Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana is famous for the off-road 4x4, bike and quad adventures you can experience with them. There is a trail to suit every possible level of experience, from a 50km trail to a 240 km trail, from driving on rocks to driving on sandy roads. For the experienced there is a challenging route of 25 km incorporating a river bed section as well as the rocky Tswapong Hills.
At Kwa Nokeng in Botswana, guests have a choice of accommodation options: a campsite, furnished safari tents, thatched chalets, luxury tents (with air-conditioning) as well as luxurious self-catering (self-contained) en suite river cottages (with DSTV).
Two of the three air-conditioned river cottages at Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana face the river and each has a viewing deck. Each cottage has a kitchenette, small lounge and two bedrooms – one with queen-sized bed, and one with twin beds.
The four safari tents at the Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana are all river-facing, and all accommodate two guests on twin beds. Guests can use the nearby ablution facilities. The safari tents have electricity.
The four luxury tents at the Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana are all built on stilts, and overlook the Limpopo River. Each tent can accommodate two adults and two children on two twin beds and a bunk bed, and has en suite facilities.
Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana also has five thatched chalets, four of which are river-facing. All chalets are en suite and air-conditioned, and can sleep two adults (on twin beds) and two children (on a bunk bed).
The campsite at Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana has power points at all sites, and communal ablution facilities. Wood is provided at all the sites.
At sunset, enjoy the peaceful surroundings of Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana by sipping a sundowner on the deck, shaded by a huge Nyala Berry tree and overlooking the Limpopo River. The pool is a true oasis on hot days.
The restaurant at Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana offers scrumptious breakfast and dinner buffets. Lunch can be served by prior arrangement with the staff at Kwa Nokeng in Botswana.
The staff at Kwa Nokeng in Botswana really tries to go the extra mile for their guests. For example, they will obtain vehicle permits for you from the Martins Drift Border Post, prior to your arrival. This at no extra cost!
The air-conditioned and fully equipped conference venue at the Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana can accommodate 30 people. Team-building events are tailor-made according to your request, courtesy of the Dances with Chiefs company. This company, used by Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana for their team-building events, hosted the Survivor SA Media Event in 2006. Kwa Nokeng Lodge is only 4 hours’ drive from Gauteng and 3 hours’ drive from Gaborone, making it ideal for executives from both countries.
Another adventure offered by the Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana is the bike adventure into the Tuli Block in Botswana. Here you will have the opportunity of viewing the Big Five from your bike – a truly unique experience. Alternatively, participate in the Makgadikgadi Pan Adventure offered by Kwa Nokeng Lodge in Botswana. On this adventure, you will be driving to vast, breathtakingly beautiful salt pans. Staff from Kwa Nokeng Lodge will set up the base camp every night and treat you on a delicious starlit dinner.