If you want to experience the unspoilt beauty and warm heart of the Tuli block in Botswana, visit the Tuli Safari Lodge or its camping venues, Nokalodi and Molema. The Tuli Safari Lodge offers luxury lodge accommodation, while Nokalodi and Molema are self-catering (self-contained) bush camps for the African adventure of a lifetime. Tuli Safari Lodge and Nokalodi Bush Camp are within the Northern Tuli Game Reserve – right in the eastern corner of Botswana and close to the famous Mapungubwe World Heritage Site in South Africa. Molema Bush Camp is situated on privately owned land, right next to the Northern Tuli Game Reserve.
The lodge itself is on the banks of the Limpopo just 15 minutes upstream from the border at Pontdrift. GPS coordinates: S 22 12 842 E 29 05 687.
In Botswana’s Tuli block you will find characteristic sandstone outcrops. The luxury Tuli Safari Lodge is set among such outcrops, on the banks of the Limpopo river. Guests at Tuli Safari Lodge are accommodated in 8 luxury suites. The suites are graded into “5 ele” and “4 ele” suites – both grades offer the same high-quality facilities of double/twin beds, en suite bathroom, comfortable sitting areas both indoors and outdoors, as well as tea/coffee-making facilities. However, the “5 ele” suites are more secluded and spacious.
The luxury Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana offers hospitality you will not forget easily. Mealtimes are arranged around their guests’ activities, including early morning and evening guided game drives. During the day guests can lounge around the refreshing swimming pool, or view birds and wildlife close to the lodge. The Tuli Safari Lodge can also arrange additional activities (some of which may be at an extra charge), including extra guided walks, spending time at game hides in the Nature Reserve (you can even spend a night at one of the hides), horse rides, as well as a visit to the community projects at the villages of Motlabaneng or Lentswe-le-Moriti. Another visit guests at the luxury Tuli Safari Lodge will find very interesting, is a trip to the confluence of two majestic African rivers (Shashe and Limpopo) and where three countries meet (Botswana, Africa and Zimbabawe).
The self-catering (self-contained) accommodation at Nokalodi and Molema gives guests who prefer camping an opportunity to experience the spectacular beauty of the Tuli block in Botswana. At Nokalodi Bush Camp guests are accommodated in 4 safari tents, each with en suite bathroom and patio (all bedding, towels and bathroom necessities are provided). The fully equipped kitchen and boma area makes self-catering (self-contained) a pleasure.
At Molema self-catering (self-contained) Bush Camp, guests stay in 4 wooden chalets, each with en suite bathroom, braai stand and veranda (all bedding, towels and bathroom necessities are provided). The fully equipped kitchen and boma area allow for effortless self-catering (self-contained). Guests can also pitch their tents in one of 4 private camping sites, each with private ablution facilities and braai area. Molema Bush Camp is operated in partnership with the local community.
The Tuli block in Botswana is regarded as a premier birdwatching destination, and the luxury Tuli Safari Lodge offers guests ample opportunities to view species such as Bat hawk, Pel’s Fishing Owl, Kori bustard, threebanded courses, Ayre’s Hawk Eagle, and Senegal Coucal. The Tuli Safari Lodge in Botswana offers birding specials during November to the end of February. Also, the Tuli area is home to huge herds of elephant – the largest elephant population on privately owned land.