Our Story

About us

Mashatu Game Reserve is an African wilderness gem, spanning 42,000 hectares within the Northern Tuli Game Reserve in Botswana. 

Nestled in the remote eastern corner of Botswana, where the Limpopo and Shashe Rivers meet, Mashatu boasts a landscape of wide plains, lush forests, rugged hills, and ancient ridges, creating an unparalleled ecological diversity.

Named the “Land of the Giants” after the local Mashatu trees, our Reserve is home to the largest herds of elephants on private land in Africa and offers incredible big cat sightings. 

Our camps, including Euphorbia Mashatu, Kolokolo Safari Home, Mashatu Lodge, Tuli Safari Lodge Mashatu, Mashatu Tent Camp and Shalimpo Safari Home; welcoming you to wilderness luxury, comfort, and adventure.

Experience daily game drives at sunrise and sunset, where you’ll connect with the essence of the African wilderness.  Mashatu Game Reserve is where nature’s captivating story unfolds.

Our team is the living heartbeat of our extraordinary sanctuary. Our guides boast an average tenure of 14 years, with some guiding the way for an impressive 42 years. This is woven into the fabric of our pride – each guide meticulously trained, brimming with knowledge, and radiating field confidence.

Our family extends beyond the guides, encompassing a dedicated force of 239 individuals, of which a remarkable 98% proudly hail from Botswana. Mashatu’s legacy echoes through generations, as staff children often follow in their parents’ footsteps, sustaining a deep-rooted sense of unity.

Through every interaction, our team stitches satisfaction into every experience to infuse your journey with delight.


Celebrating Northern Tuli Game Reserve’s 50th anniversary and Botswana’s 58th year of independence.

Book your trip for August and September 2024, and enjoy an exclusive 20% OFF on all-inclusive accommodation rates.

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