Botswana Border Posts & Customs

A guide to Botswana Border Posts, Times Customs – Getting There by Road & Air flights

Getting there - Botswana Guide

Botswana – Border Posts & entry points

all border posts are open daily 7/365

Road : Zimbabwe / Botswana
Kazangula (Vic Falls / Kasane) 06h00 – 18h00
Ramokgwebana (Bulawayo /Fran) 06h00 – 22h00
Pandamatenga (Hwange park) 08h00- 17h00

Road : Zambia
Kazangula Ferry ( Livingstone) 06h00-18h00

Road: Namibia / Botswana
Ngoma (Caprivi / Chobe) 06h00 – 22h00
Mohembo Caprivi / Pan handle) 06h00 -18h00
Mamuno (Windhoek / Maun) 07h00 – 00h00

Road : South Africa / Botswana
Pont Drift (Polok / Botswana) 08h00 – 16h00
PlatJan(Polokwane / Botswana) 08h00 – 16h00
Zanzibar(Polokwane / Botswana) 08h00 – 16h00
Martin’s Drift (Jhb / Botswana) 06h00 – 18h00
Parr’s Halt (Jhb / Botswana) 08h00 – 16h00
Sikwane (Jhb / Botswana) 07h00 – 19h00
Tlokweng (Jhb / Gabarone) 06h00 – 00h00
Ramotswa (Jhb / Botswana) 07h00 – 19h00
Pioneer Gate (Jhb / Botswana) 06h00 – 00h00
Ramatlabama (Jhb / Botswana) 06h00-20h00
Phitshane Molopo 07h30-16h30
Hereford / Bray 08h00 – 16h00
Makopong 08h00 – 16h00
Mc Carthy Rest 08h00 – 16h00
Middlepits 08h00 – 16h00
Boxpits 08h00 – 16h00 (Kgalagadi – ZA)

from Zambia via Kazangula ferry

from Zimbabwe via Kazangula, Pandamatenga, Ramokgwebane

from Namibia via Mamuno, Ngoma Bridge or Mohembo

from South Africa via Martins Drift, Tlokweng, Ramatlabama

Cross border guide to Chobe nat park & Kasane

Air Botswana Twice weekly flights to Kasane from Johannesburg

Air Namibia Scheduled flights from Windhoek to Kasane

Rail No permanent passenger rail service available Travelling from Maun (Okavango) to Kasane(Chobe)

Direct from Maun to Kasane via Moremi game park is 4×4 road only and takes at least 8 hours and normally requires a stop in The Savuti region or alternatively sedan cars can travel on a tarred road from Maun via Nata to Kasane [616 kms]

By Coach

Intercape Mainliner, luxury coach with music, videos, toilets and air conditioning. Departs Sundays and Wednesdays at 10h30 from Victoria falls

NamVic Shuttle (Windhoek to Victoria Falls Shuttle)
Running an air-conditioned VW Combi bus once a week from Windhoek to the Falls and back .Stops Friday on its way to the Falls, and Sunday on its way back to Windhoek.

Fom Windhoek -Namibia
a) Trans Kalahari B6 through Gobabis to Ghanzi in Botswana and on to Maun, then Nata and finally Kasane [Chobe].
The direct route between Maun (Okavango) to Kasane (Chobe) is a dirt road and suitable for 4×4 wheel drives only – approx 8 hrs]
b) The Trans Caprivi Highway, links central Namibia via Grootfontein, Rundu, Bagani & Katima Mulilo to the Chobe Game Reserve

■ The river border between Botswana and Zambia. A ferry carries 2 trucks, 1 car, and a limited number of foot passengers per trip
■ A bridge crosses the Chobe river from Botswana to Namibia at Ngoma.
■ A bridge crosses the Zambezi from Namibia to Zambia at Schuckmansburg

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