Mashatu is the epitome of all that defines wilderness areas in Africa. A hidden gem situated in Botswana, Mashatu Game Reserve consists of 42,000 hectares of privately owned land in the conserved wilderness area known as the Northern Tuli Game Reserve.
The reserve lies in the remote eastern corner of Botswana where the great Limpopo and Shashe Rivers converge, within the Tuli Enlcave where the three countries of Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe come together. This exceptionally diverse landscape includes wide open plains, grassland, riverine forests, rocky hills, marshland and majestic sandstone ridges. Sue to this vast landscape, Mashatu is uniquely home to an ecological biodiversity uncommon in other game reserves.
Mashatu, “Land of the Giants”, takes its name from the local Mashatu or Nyala berry tree (Xanthrocercis zambesiaca). These magnificent dark green trees, which are found along the rivers in the reserve, provide refuge, shade and food to many of the local wildlife.
Mashatu, which is one of the largest privately owned game reserves in southern Africa, avails a sanctuary to the largest herds of elephant on privately owned land on the continent. Further to this, we are known for our incredible cat sightings.
The Mashatu Game Reserve camps are an expression of the warm hospitality of Africa’s people. Whether you choose to stay at our eco 5-star Euphorbia Mashatu, 5-star Kolokolo Safari Home, Mashatu Lodge, Tuli Safari Lodge Mashatu, Mashatu Tent Camp or Shalimpo Safari Home – you will be embraced with luxury, comfort and adventure.
Daily morning and evening game drives bring visitors into close contact with the fascinating wildlife which inhabits Mashatu, promising a different nature experience with each drive.
Be connected to the soul of what life on earth is meant to be, visit Mashatu.