Train in Namibia

Shongololo Dune Express

Journeys between Pretoria and Swakopmund via Fish River Canyon, Lüderitz, Kolmanskop, Keetmanshoop, Windhoek and Etosha – a 12-day trip taking in Namibia’s main sites. All-inclusive fares range from R59,800 to R75,0…
Train in Namibia

Desert Express

Popular overnight trip between Windhoek and Swakopmund (single/double from N$6500/10,500) weekly in either direction. En-suite cabins with proper beds and furniture are fully heated and air-conditioned, and have lar…
Bus in Botswana

Intercape Mainliner

Intercape Mainliner runs a service from Jo’burg to Gaborone (from SAR420, 6½ hours, one daily). While you need to get off the bus to sort out any necessary visa formalities, you’ll rarely be held up for too long at …
Bus in Botswana

Tok Tokkie Shuttle

One of few cross-border transport options between Botswana and Namibia, Tok Tokkie Shuttle makes the 12-hour Windhoek–Gaborone run, departing Windhoek at 6pm on Wednesday and Friday, and from Gaborone at 1pm on Thur…
Car Hire in Maun

McKenzie

Maun-based, family-run 4WD rental with a small fleet of cars. Other companies use McKenzie mechanics, so your car is likely to be in good nick. It can also make lodge and campsite bookings on your behalf, and it's a…
Car Hire in Botswana

Bushlore

Excellent Johannesburg-based 4WD rental company with offices in Kasane, Gaborone, Windhoek and Cape Town and offering fully equipped 4WDs that include Toyota Hilux Double Cab, Land Rover Defender, Toyota Land Cruise…
Car Hire in Maun

Travel Adventures Botswana

Maun-based operator that can arrange for pickups/drop offs in Maun, Kasane, Gaborone, Windhoek, Victoria Falls, Harare or Livingstone. It rents fully equipped, low-mileage Toyota 4WDs and can make all bookings for l…
Bus in Namibia

Tok Tokkie Shuttle

Tok Tokkie Shuttle makes the 12-hour Windhoek–Gaborone run, departing Windhoek at 6pm on Wednesday and Friday, and from Gaborone at 1pm on Thursday and Saturday. One-way fares are N$500 and there's free wi-fi and ai…
Car Hire in Botswana

Safari Drive

Expensive but professional and upmarket company with its own fleet of recent-model vehicles. Prices include all equipment, emergency back-up, detailed route preparation and bookings, satellite phone and free tank of…
Car Hire in Botswana

Drive Botswana

This excellent operator arranges 4WDs and complete package itineraries, including maps, trip notes and bookings for campsites. We found the owner, Andy Raggett, to be outstanding and unfailingly professional.