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Self-catering Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge Self-Catering

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Located in Botswana :: Eastern Botswana/Tuli :: Francistown
Category: Lodging :: Self-catering

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Description [ correction ]

Situated 10km North of Francistown on the site of the original 'Hunters Road', that used to be the route travelled by hunters and explorers on their way to the Victoria falls. Accommodation available: Woodlands Cottage (nestled amongst the trees along the banks of the Tati River), 8x Riverview rooms, 1x Deck Room & 6x Campsite Chalets. Chalets are all tastefully decorated with tea & coffee facilities. (Jun-18).

Contact [ correction ]
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
Fax : +267 244 0132
Cellphone Reception : Good

Directions [ correction ]

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

Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted : Per Unit
Base Currency : BWP
Minimum Rate : 610.00
Maximum Rate : 1750.00
Updated for : 2017
Comments : Woodlands Cottage BWP1750 for 2 room, River view Room BWP725 -BWP875p/room, Deck room BWP475-BWP660. A-frame chalets BWP420-BWP610. Govt levy BWP10pp/pn inclusive in rates. (Rate info Updated Jun-18).
Payment Methods Accepted : Cash, Credit Card, Debit Card, Foreign Currency
Types of Foreign Currency Accepted : ZAR, USD

General Information [ correction ]
Tourist Organisation : Botswana Tourism Board
Tourist Organisation Rating : 3 star
Languages spoken : English

Facilities [ correction ]
Accommodation (Cottage/Rooms/Chalets ), Child Friendly, Swimming Pool, Shop, Internet, Wireless Networking, Landing Strip Nearby
Other Facilities : Prepared meals available. Shops and Restaurants close by in Francistown City Centre.
Nearby Facilities : Golf and fishing.

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Number of Sites :   10
Facilities :   Power Points, Shaded Sites
Shower Facilities :   Hot and Cold Showers
Price per Stand/Person :   BWP115pp - BWP1125pp. ( Updated Jun-18).
Price Quoted :   Per Person on Stand
Use of Lodge Facilities :   Yes
Wood Available :   Yes
Ice Available :   Yes

Activities [ correction ]
Game Drives, Picnics, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Bird Watching, Stargazing, Photography
More Activities: Game drives. Golf.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
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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