Start your African Safari with a campervan rental in Botswana

Located just north of South Africa and also bordered by Namibia and Zimbabwe, Botswana is at the very heart of Africa. Hiring a camper will give you unique freedom to explore wherever and whenever you wish. The Kalahari Desert covers around 70 percent of this stunning destination and is a popular tourism spot, but there is plenty more to Botswana. 


So many safari options in Botswana 

Whether it’s guided camping or more luxurious lodges, there are many ways of seeing the stunning wildlife of Botswana. From a Fly-in to Classic and Walking tours to Deluxe and House-boat safaris, the choice is yours. Here are just some of the options where you can get out there and see the natural world in all its glory:

  • Okavango Delta

  • Chobe National Park

  • Moremi Game Reserve

  • Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park


The selection of wildlife is to varied to list here, but favourites include hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, gazelles, rhinos, zebras, lions and flamingos – Botswana is a wildlife paradise. 


Where to park you motorhome rental in Botswana

Many of the national parks and game reserves have campsites, although there is a strict policy regarding lighting fires and removing all litter. In the likes of Southern Botswana, there are camping and chalet options in Palapye, Serowe and Mahalapye – just check first. You don’t want to be without a place to stay in Botswana. 


Small towns and attractions

What’s great about Botswana is the selection of small towns where you can drive your campervan rental. Motsana is in Maun and is great for a nice meal or a trip to the movies – you can also book safaris here, enjoy dance shows, theatre performances and much more. 


Handy tips for the roads of Botswana

  • Driving at night in Botswana can be tricky – wild animals are everywhere.

  • Depending on what part of the country you are in, you may only be able to access certain roads in a 4x4. Check first.

  • You are sometimes isolated, so pack plenty of water and emergency fuel. 

  • A tool-kit is always handy. 

  • Always stick to the speed limit – it’s there for a very good reason. 


Motorhome Republic have Africa covered

There are many reasons why should trust Motorhome Republic with your camper rental in Botswana. Our multi-lingual customer service team have a fantastic reputation and we have 450+ depots across the world. Whether it’s Kasane or Maun, we can deliver a motorhome pick-up for you, that’s perfect for your needs. Whether it’s a 2-berth or larger vehicle, you are in safe hands. Book now and find out why.  


Not only in Botswana, you can be sure that Motorhome Republic also has fantastic campervan rental offers from Poland, from Zambia, from Romania, and all popular RV destinations around the world.