For families, star gazers and those who need space.


Tel: +27 (0) 21 855 0395

Gweta Lodge - General

Stargazers and those who love peace and quiet will find kindred spirits at Gweta Lodge in Botswana. This lodge is situated on the edge of the Makgadikgadi Pans and are perfect for those on their way from Moremi to Kasane or Victoria Falls.

An experience not to be missed is Gweta Lodge’s special night under the stars. Travel from Gweta Lodge to the Makgadikgadi Pans with safari vehicle or on quad bike. Under the canvas of the African night sky, you are wined and dined with a 5-star meal, and afterwards you can go to sleep on a bed – your bedroom the vast Makgadikgadi Pans.

The Location

Gweta (meaning “Place of the bullfrogs) is 200 km from Maun and 100 km from Nata. Gweta Lodge is the ideal base from which to explore the various facets and activities in the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana without breaking the bank.



Accommodation at Gweta Lodge near the Makgadikgadi Pans in Botswana is comfortable and there are a few options to choose from. The luxury rooms are en suite, with twin or double beds, a balcony and are equipped with airconditioning, mosquito nets, TV, tea/coffee-making facilities, room service and own parking area.

The family rooms at Gweta Lodge can accommodate 4 persons. The family rooms are en suite, and equipped with ceiling fans, mosquito nets, and separate parking. The family rooms at Gweta Lodge are cleaned daily.

The single and double rooms at Gweta Lodge are thatched. They are en suite and equipped with ceiling fans and mosquito nets. Gweta Lodge also offer rondavels with authentic African thatch. These are not en suite (a spotless ablution block is close by), but have mosquito nets and ceiling fans.

For budget-conscious travelers, we offer budget rooms with single or bunk beds. The budget rooms share the ablution facilities with the camping site. The camping site at Gweta Lodge has a fire pit for cooking as well as meeting other guests.




Day 1 Overnight in Gweta Lodge and get yourselves ready for an experience of a lifetime.

Day 2 Travel either by Quad Bike or Safari vehicles to the largest open pans in the world, the Makgadigadi Pans. Enjoy the beauty of the wonderland and endless space. Enjoy a five star dinner before going to bed in the world's largest "bedroom". Gazing at the stars and enjoying a last bedtime drink before you fall asleep in unique luxury.

Day 3 Travel back to Gweta Lodge while still enjoying the beauty of these endless plains. The last night will be spent back at the lodge.

For the more adventurous, Gweta Lodge offers power kiting and land yachting on the Makgadikgadi Pans. Tear along with a kite or permanent sail attached to your tiny buggy, across the pans, at speeds of 60 km/h, while you are only a few centimetres from the salt surface. After this adventure you will never be the same!