Best Things To Do in Gaborone, Botswana

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Gaborone.

Gaborone may not be as popular as other cities in Botswana, but don’t let that fool you. Gaborone is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Pilanesberg National Park or Sun City. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Gaborone.

If you have plans to visit Botswana and are not sure if Gaborone should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Gaborone and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Gaborone

Here is the list of things to do in Gaborone and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Mokolodi Nature Reserve

    4.2 (129 Votes)
    Mokolodi Nature Reserve


    Address: Botswana

    Mokolodi Nature Reserve is a private game reserve located in southern Botswana. This reserve was founded by The Mokolodi Wildlife Foundation in 1994 and is spread across 30 square kilometres of land. This nature reserve in inhabited by African game, bird and reptile species along with a few extremely rare species that are vulnerable to the thre...Read more
  2. Matsieng's Footprints

    4.2 (73 Votes)
    Matsieng's Footprints Image

    Historical Site

    Address: Botswana

    Matsieng Footprints is a historical site where you can find many engraved petroglyphs. Once, it was regarded as a ritual site by the local people. It houses 3 natural rock holes and 117 engravings in this area. During the rainy season, the holes get filled with water and the local people visit here to collect rainwater from those holes. Several ...Read more
  3. Kgale Hill

    4.2 (440 Votes)
    Kgale Hill

    View Point

    Address: Gaborone, Botswana

    Kgale Hill is a mountain peak which is also known as The Sleeping Giant. At the foot of the mountain, it houses Kgalewood where you can enjoy hiking as it has a number of natural trails. After climbing to the peak, enjoy the view of the nearby valleys. It provides you with three climbing ways by which you can climb to the top. A glimpse of many ...Read more
  4. Mogonye Gorge

    4.1 (87 Votes)
    Mogonye Gorge

    Picnic Spot, Nature

    Address: Botswana

    Mogonye Gorge is a nature site in Botswana. Perfectly enjoyable if you are travelling with children, be ready to do some rock climbing and hiking. There are guides there to take your around and explain the flora and fauna of the place, along with its historical significance. You are sure to encounter a number of different plants and trees, water...Read more
  5. Gaborone Game Reserve

    3.9 (132 Votes)
  6. Botswanacraft

    4.2 (137 Votes)
  7. Gaborone Sun

    4.2 (447 Votes)
  8. ISKCON Gaborone

    4.2 (141 Votes)
  9. Sky Lounge

    3.6 (142 Votes)