From Maun:


  • Self-drivers travelling from Maun Airport will exit Maun, following the tar road in the direction of Mababe on the Seretse Khama road.

  • Just keep heading north through the town on this road - it curves east and crosses the Thamalakane River, and then comes to a traffic circle.

  • Take the first exit heading towards Shorobe.

  • From the traffic circle, when heading North, it's 27km to Shorobe.

  • As you go through Shorobe you leave the tar road behind and go on to a gravel road to Mawana Gate (Buffalo veterinary fence), which is roughly 18 kms.

  • From the gate, you proceed straight until you reach the “fork” in the road. Keep right and follow the road to Sankuyo Village, which is roughly 25kms.

  • From Sankuyo to the Mankwe turn off on your left-hand side it is 5,5 km.

  • Turn left, and follow the road to the lodge which is roughly 2km.

From South Gate Moremi:

  • Coming from South Gate, drive back towards the Buffalo gate - if you reach buffalo gate you have gone too far.

  • Before you reach buffalo gate you turn left and follow the main road for 25km to Sankuyo village.

  • Mankwe Tented Retreat is signposted on the left-hand side of the road, 5.5 km out of Sankuyo.

GPS Co-ordinates: 19 21 46.38 S / 23 53 46.43 E