Experience Africa 2023

Mashatu Game Reserve

Mashatu is famous for its excellent daily sightings of all the African predators; lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, jackal and African wildcat, as well as large herds of elephants, a vast diversity of Africa‚'s plains game and recognised as an Important Bird Area with over 350 species recorded.    

Mashatu offers the choice of four completely different camps; Mashatu Tent Camp, Tuli Safari Lodge Mashatu, Mashatu Lodge and the brand new Mashatu Euphorbia Villas.    

The fastest growth is in the photographic offering where the high ‚hit rate‚' and excellent ‚Tuli‚' light has engendered interest in Mashatu from all over the world.    

These adventure activities complement the traditional game drive safaris included in ones stay and create the perfect destination for multi-generational families or those looking for an experiential safari.    

Mashatu employs expert local guides who on average have been with the company for 14 years, they have phenomenal knowledge of the reserve and its wildlife.    

Due to the diverseness of landscapes, experiences and camps, packaging a week (or longer) stay in Mashatu Game Reserve inclusive of a few nights at two or more of our camps would offer the ultimate Mashatu safari experience.    

Mashatu is easily accessible by air with a one-hour flight from Lanseria airport in Johannesburg (complimentary road transfer from O.R. Tambo airport) to Mashatu.      

Additional options for accessing Mashatu include flights from JHB to Polokwane with SA Airlink and then a 2-hour road transfer; flights to and from Maun, Nelspruit/KMIA, MalaMala, Sabi Sands ‚Ķ (subject to availability on request); private charter flights; road transfers or self-drive options.    

By adding Mashatu as part of a South African tourism circuit, with very easy self-drive routes, Botswana is included in an itinerary.    

Mashatu emulates Botswana‚'s objective of low impact tourism, ensuring a sense of exclusivity and privilege for those fortunate enough to visit this distinct part of Southern Africa. Voted ‚Best Value Safari in Botswana 2019‚ ‚Äì Safari Awards.    

It is the authentic, wild Africa for guests who yearn to immerse themselves in an intimate safari holiday; a medley of landscapes, wildlife, adventure, incredible light for photography and adrenaline for the adventurous.