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10 reasons why you should explore the Mashatu Game Reserve

30 January 2017
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Mashatu Game Reserve is part of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve, which is located at the confluence of Limpopo and the Shashe Rivers - in the easternmost corner of Botswana. However, Mashatu comprises 40% of the Northern Tuli Game Reserve and it shares unfenced borders with both South African and Zimbabwean national Parks in the south and north respectively.

Mashatu is a sanctuary to the largest, single population of elephants on privately owned land. The population on Mashatu alone is estimated at approximately 700 elephants. Some of Africa's other giants are baobab tree, eland, ostrich, Kori bustard and the majestic Limpopo River. However, four-wheel drive safari vehicle will give you up-close game viewing and fantastic photographic opportunity of over 350 bird species, while the cheetah, zebra, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, wildebeest, a variety of antelope, eland, impala, steenbok and the breeding herds of elephants are encountered out on the plains. There is also a diverse variety of fauna and flora which flourished throughout the year.

Activities you will also get to explore are biking safari, horseback riding, exceptional game viewing, adventurous four-wheel drive outing, spectacular bird-watching and night game drives that will enable you to witness nocturnal species such as the springhare, bat-eared fox, civet cat, genet, honey badger and mongoose.

A Botswana safari adventures with no doubt will bring visitors into intimate contact with this remarkable wilderness.

 

 

 

I love this place #Mashatu #Mashatugamereserve #Botswana #Rockcamp

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#hyena cubs at play in #mashatugamereserve #botswana #africa #africanwildlife

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The lovely kudu �� #wildlife #africa #mashatugamereserve #majestic_wildlife_ #ecotraining #botswana #kudu

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Perfect African sunset on our last game drive.. #mashatugamereserve

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