4×4 Rental in Gaborone, Botswana with Drive South Africa

4×4 rental is the best way to escape Gaborone and explore Botswana’s wilderness areas. Discover our selection of 4×4 vehicles for hire.


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Our Recommended 4×4 Rental Vehicles for Gaborone

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Toyota Hilux 2.4TD 4×4 Camp

A reliable and capable 4×4 vehicle that offers excellent fuel consumption and good off road performance. Good ride height ideal for game viewing. Equiiped with a roof top tent.

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Toyota Landcruiser 79 S/W 4×4 Camp

The Toyota Landcruiser is a very robust, reliable and exceptionally capable 4WD vehicle. A highly respected safari vehicle in Africa, with no electronics and ideal for remote area travel.

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Ford Ranger Single Cab 4×4 Safari Overlander

This Single Cab Ranger camper seats 2 adults. Perfect for a self-drive safari. It has a powerful diesel engine. It’s a tough pickup truck capable of turning troublesome obstacles into an exciting adventure.

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Ford Ranger D/Cab 4×4 Bushcamper

Superbly compact 4×4 camper suitable for up to 4 adults. Fully equipped with camping equipment. This is the vehicle you want on your African 4×4 adventure.

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Gaborone Travel Advice


Gaborone is the capital city of Botswana. Renting a 4×4 vehicle from this part of Botswana is easy.  Drive South Africa are here to assist you in any way possible.

To hire a 4×4 in Gaborone just get on the phone or fill out the simple online booking form.

Alternatively, you can also send us an email and an eager sales representative is ready to make your ultimate 4×4 self-drive Botswana experience a reality.

Best Time to Visit

If you are planning a road trip to Botswana, the best time to visit is during the dry season from May to October. During this season the grass is low which allows you to spot the wildlife easily. However, be sure to make provisions for cold evenings and mornings.

A summer visit from November to April may be a little too hot for comfort. Most of the country receives its rainfall from December and February, this will affect certain areas which are good for 4×4 adventures.

Where To Stay in Gaborone

As the capital city of Botswana, Gaborone has plenty of accommodation options such as hotels, lodges, backpackers.

Getting Around Gaborone

Most roads in Botswana travel through subsistence farming areas and wilderness areas, therefore exploring the country by road using a 4×4 is the best option.  This also gives you the option of going off-road and if you have a tent, it also broadens the scope of your Botswana vacation.

What to Pack for Your Trip

1. Make sure you don’t forget any of the necessary paperwork, and make spare copies of your documents.

2. Pack waterproof clothing especially for The Okavango Delta region if you will be headed in that direction.

3. Unfortunately Botswana is a malaria zone so malaria medication and a strong repellent are advisable.

4. If game drives will be your main focus then make sure you pack neutral clothing that won’t expose you to animals.

4×4 Rental in Gaborone with Drive South Africa

If you are planning a trip to Botswana the best way to experience the country is by using a 4×4 vehicle that will be able to handle different terrain. With Drive South Africa, 4×4 rental in Gaborone is a straight forward and simple process.