Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge offers Self Catering Accommodation and Camping in Francistown, Botswana and is situated on the site of the old “Hunters’ Road” overlooking the Tati River (10km North of Francistown) just off the Nata/Maun/Kasane A3 route. Travelling time is approximately 7 hours from Pretoria South Africa, 5 hours from Maun Botswana and 5 hours from Kasane Botswana.
An ideal place to stay to break the long journey for those exploring the Northern territories of Botswana or returning home and for those wanting to be safely off the roads before dark.
Make use of their lovely sparkling swimming pool to refresh you after a long journey which is FOR RESIDENTS USE ONLY.
Relax in the luxurious Woodlands Cottage or one of the eight Riverview rooms. All units are fully equipped for self-catering.
Sleep soundly in cozy tiled chalets with African cane furniture and 3/4 size beds, each with its own electrical supply and a tea/coffee facility only. These units are not equipped for self catering.
Parking is adjacent to each of these rooms.
Or perhaps you’d just like to camp on one of the grassed individual campsites each with their own braai, water and electrical points.
Enjoy hot showers in the spacious tiled ablution block
Also available for your convenience are pre-prepared/frozen meals, braai packs, wood, ice, refreshments as well as other basic food commodities. Breakfast packs for the early traveller are available.
A large variety of Botswana bird species can be viewed. Experience the call, in the summer months, of the migrant Woodland Kingfisher who nest here annually and after which the Lodge is named.
Animals which are frequently sighted or heard are Kudu, Impala, Bushbuck, Duiker, Steenbok, Jackal and Monkeys.
Lovely walks along the river bed/bank and within easy walking distance are the Selolwe Ruins ….. a National Monument site.
Visit the Old Hunters’ Road wall situated at the entrance to Woodlands Stop Over & Lodge.