The Wild Lodges, P O Box 404, Nata Tel: (+267) 2470117, Fax: (+267) 2470170, Email: reservations.pelican@thewildlodges.com

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OVERVIEW

The Wild Lodges is a Botswana owned company dedicated to provide its customers with a unique African experience rooted in African traditions, driven by the co-existance of man and the environment. Our commitment to preserving the environment is unparalleled. With eco-friendly lodges and Campsites, our intent is to share the Botswana wild experience with the world whil at the same time ensuring that it remains in its natural state for the enjoyment of future generations. We are therefore involved in leading the vital efforts to make travel and tourism more suitable.
Our operations are around the most preferred tourist destinations in Botswana, and are as follows;
Pelican lodge and Camping – In Nata
Dzibanana Lodge and Camping – In Sepako
The Chiefs Guests House – In Maun
Mamasi Boats – In Kasane
Our aim is to provide convenience and comfort to all our leisure and business travellers. We believe that we can make our customers dreams come true by providing memorable experiences in all our offering around Botswana. Our dedicated staff members always strive to meet and exceed customers’ expectations. We value our customers by ensuring that their experience is given top priority.

VISION

The Wild Lodges delights itself to be the excellent provider of hospitality products and services with a unique Africa feel “Out of Africa in Africa”.

MISSION

It is our mission to be a reputable accommodation provider giving a high standard of value-added service to satisfaction of client’s expectation and needs, by executing work adhering to the hotel specifications and standards, with an efficient and reliable work team, to secure a profitable future for the company and providing a safe and pleasant work place, thereby reaching self fulfillment, for everyone involved.

VALUES

We are committed to serving the needs of our customers. Our guiding values and principles are:

PERFOMANCE

  • We work smarter, plan better and react quickly
  • We provide competitive, efficient and highly qualified service
  • We offer a flexible and customized range of services
  • We employ the best individuals, with a breath and depth of experience

CAMP SITES

Comfortable positioned for a memorable stay while exploring the beauty of nature. The campsite boasts its private ablutions for camping with power point, hot and cold water, large braai area and a common ablution block with separate male and female bath-rooms, a laundry place and thatched cooking area. The campsite also has a large fire place suitable for those evening group meetings.

ACTIVITIES

TOUR OF NATA BIRD SANCTUARY

Binoculars ready, guests are treated to a ramble at Nata Bird Sanctuary. Bird-life is prolific throughout the year and with the diverse vegetation, our experienced guides are not too challenged when it comes to providing tickers with the opportunity to site both the rarely seen and the equally beautiful pelicans within the area. Whilst staying at Pelican Lodge guests are treated to a pan drive into Makgadikgadi pans and apart from its spectacular view which interchanges throughout the year, guests will also treat their eyes to a wide range of wild animals which include Ant Eater, Springbok, Black Backed Jackal, Wildebeest and others.

CULTURAL EXPERIENCE

Visit the San Village of Manxotae and experience traditional chores such as us-ing the mortar and pestle, milking of the cows and goats, preparation of seswaa and tripe. Sit around with the locals over traditional beer and chat about the his-tory of the area and its heritage, learn basic San words and enjoy traditional meals such as bogobe and seswaa, papa and phane, zengwe and morogo and much more.

GAME DRIVE (CT5)

We offer guided morning, afternoon and night game drives in our open game viewing vehicles. Our game drives either take place at a nearby wildlife concession. Enjoy the opportunity to view wildlife in its natural surroundings. Hundreds of resident and mi-grating elephants in this area will make the most beautiful sightings of these gentle gi-ants possible for you. Other wildlife this beautiful area has to offer includes buffalo, lion, giraffe, wild dog, hyena, steenbok, leopard, kudu and plenty more.

NATURE

Nata sanctuary is part of the Makgadikgadi pans as it is part of Sua Pan which is the largest (approx 252km2) of the three pans which make up the Makgadikgadi Pans.Apart from its spectacular view which changes throughout the year you will also treat your eyes to a wide range of wild animals which include Hippopotamus, Vervet Monkey, Ant Eater, Springbok, Black Backed Jackal, Wildebeest and others.

There is also ample space and facility for various activities which include Quad Biking, Picnics and Braai all away from the animals so as not to disturb them or corrupt their natural habitat