About Us

We set up Mokolodi Backpackers with a simple objective: to give travellers an affordable, practical and friendly place to call home in Botswana.

Located in stunning African bush, our comfortable chalets all have separate verandas and are surrounded by nature.

We offer various types of accommodation, from luxurious to basic, at very reasonable prices.

Whether in a chalet or tent, rondavel or dorm, you’re always surrounded by the stunning African nature. And you enjoy all the amenities of a top-class establishment.

Stop by, see for yourself and let your African adventure begin!

Facilities include:

  • secure parking
  • tea and coffee
  • braai facilities
  • bar, snacks and games
  • Wi-Fi
  • swimming pool
  • laundry service
  • advice on onward travel

Contact Mokolodi Backpackers

Gaborone Botswana: Booking office:
+267 74 11 1165 (Local 74 11 1165)

South Africa: Booking office:
+27 72 043 6255 (Local 072 043 6255)

Gaborone: Backpackers office:
+267 74 11 1164 (Local 74 11 1164)

Email: admin@backpackers.co.bw
Skype: mokolodi.backpackers.admin
Address: Plot 86, Mokolodi, Gaborone, Botswana

GPS co-ordinates:
Latitude D M S: -24° 44’ 26.13” Longitude D M S: 25° 49’ 41.41”

Reception is open 7 am – 9:30 pm (07:00-21:30).
Check In Time: From 2 pm & Check Out Time: Before 11 am
(a late check-in can be arranged)

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Mokolodi Backpackers received a Gaborone Backpackers Best Value Award
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Guest feedback

“Friendly staff, spotless facilities, great vibe. Can’t fault Mokolodi, a fantastic way to meet international people and the resident animals are wonderful and completely undisruptive.”

– Robert van Wyk

“Very clean and neat Backpackers – Swimming pool, kitchen, safe parking and just a short drive from the city.”

– Louis Harmse