Royal Tree Lodge is a luxury, 24 bed safari lodge and private game reserve located twenty minutes from Maun international airport, from where we provide transfers to and from the lodge daily.

Our stunning reserve is situated on the banks of the Thamalakane river and has a large forest area as well as diverse grasslands and beautiful flood plains. Guided or unguided nature trails have been created for guests to explore the reserve safely on foot or cruising on one of our off-road fat tire bikes! No predators stay on the property, so our guests can explore safely.

Royal Tree Lodge celebrates an abundance of plains game including Eland, Kudu, Zebra, Springbok, Impala, Wildebeest, Giraffe, Blesbok and much more. Over 300 species of birds have been sighted in and around Royal Tree Lodge, at peak season. We offer professional guided horseback rides on the reserve with David Foot Safaris for close up game viewing, creating unforgettable magical moments for our guests.

Royal Tree Lodge has exceptional bird life and is a favourite place for those who love birding. Day and evening game drives make up just a few of the activities for our guests. We also offer day trips to Moremi Game Reserve and mokoro rides.


Royal Tree Lodge offers the unique and rewarding opportunity to visit or give back in service to our main cause, the nonprofit work of Love Botswana. For over 30 years the philanthropic work of Love Botswana, founded by Royal Tree Lodge owners Jerry & Jana Lackey has served the region. The Trust has established a rescue center for babies and children with disabilities, programmes for youth, HIV Prevention, Social and Community work and many other programmes bringing people in need to a place of sustainability. Guests can visit these programs and even volunteer during their stay.