The Big Five Lodge

Self Rated: 3.5 out of 5
Plot 807-814,Off A 33 Kazungula Road, Gaborone, 1001, Botswana
3.0 out of 5 rating 1 review TripAdvisor Rating: 3.0

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Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at The Big Five Lodge in Gaborone, you'll be within a 15-minute drive of ISKCON Gaborone and Gaborone Government Enclave. This lodge is 17.5 mi (28.2 km) from Madikwe Game Reserve and 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from National Museum.


Make yourself at home in one of the 62 air-conditioned rooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Rooms have private furnished patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms with showers are provided.


Enjoy recreational amenities such as a nightclub and an outdoor pool. Additional amenities at this lodge include complimentary wireless Internet access, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area. Getting to nearby attractions is a breeze with the area shuttle (surcharge).


Enjoy a meal at the restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the lodge's room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. Cooked-to-order breakfasts are available daily from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM for a fee.

Business, Other Amenities

The front desk is staffed during limited hours. A roundtrip airport shuttle is complimentary (available 24 hours).


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

ISKCON Gaborone - 6.3 km / 3.9 mi
Gaborone Government Enclave - 7.7 km / 4.8 mi
National Museum - 8.2 km / 5.1 mi
Botswana National Stadium - 9.3 km / 5.8 mi
Game City Mall - 9.7 km / 6 mi
University of Botswana - 10.4 km / 6.4 mi
Gaborone Dam - 11.4 km / 7.1 mi
River Walk Mall - 11.9 km / 7.4 mi
Gaborone Natural History Museum - 12 km / 7.4 mi
National Botanical Garden - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi
Mokolodi Nature Reserve - 19.6 km / 12.2 mi
Madikwe Game Reserve - 28.2 km / 17.5 mi
Kopfontein Border Post - 29.7 km / 18.4 mi
Wonderboom Gate - 39.3 km / 24.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Gaborone (GBE-Sir Seretse Khama Intl.) - 11.2 km / 7 mi
Kasane (BBK) - 934.4 km / 580.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Big Five Lodge is Kasane (BBK).

Check-in time starts at 6am. Check-out time is 10am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

    Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve rollaway/extra beds. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The front desk is open daily from 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM.
If you are planning to arrive after 10:00 PM please contact the property at least 48 hours in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. 24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

  • Pool access available from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
This property is located in Chobe National Park. A national park fee of 70 BWP per person is required for entry. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: BWP 130 for adults and BWP 90 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free self parking
  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • -Free airport transportation
  • -Barbecue grill(s)
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Area shuttle (surcharge)
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Bar/lounge - 1
  • -Restaurant - 1
  • -Outdoor pool - 1
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Nightclub
  • -Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • -Wheelchair accessible parking