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Maun Lodge

There are three bridges across the Thamalakane River. This lodge is near the south­ern­most bridge. Stay here if you don’t like camp­ing. Dou­ble room R2 082 per night; three-sleeper room R1 945 per night. Free for chil­dren un­der 12 if they share a room with their par­ents. Break­fast R175; buf­fet lunch R240; buf­fet din­ner R250. GPS: S20.00506 E23.42796 Con­tact: 00 267 686 3939 (Lebo);

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Cresta Ri­ley’s Ho­tel

Ri­ley’s Garage is one of the best­known land­marks in Maun, and not just be­cause it has a fill­ing sta­tion. You can buy meat from Delta Deli ( 00 267 686 1413) or stay at Cresta Ri­ley’s Ho­tel be­hind the fill­ing sta­tion. Dou­ble rooms from P1 475 (R1 929) per night, break­fast in­cluded. GPS: S19.98803 E23.42723 Con­tact: 00 267 686 0204 (Phat­simo); resri­[email protected]

Old Bridge Back­pack­ers

This back­packer place is near the his­tor­i­cal Mat­la­pa­neng bridge over the Thamalakane River. ( The bridge was built in the 1940s so peo­ple head­ing to the Wit­wa­ter­srand to look for work at the mines could safely cross the river.) Camp­ing P70 (R92) per per­son, plus P35 (R46) for a power point. En suite sa­fari tents from P260 (R340) per per­son. GPS: S19.94458 E23.48857 Con­tact: 00 267 686 2406;

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Mokoro Lodge

This lodge is next to the high­way as you en­ter Maun from the south-east.

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