Registration Fees:

  • Regional:  BWP 2,500

  • International: USD 250

Registration Schedule:

  • For Listeners Advanced Registration Deadline (10% discount): 30 April 2024 (23:59 CAT)

  • For Authors Advanced Registration Deadline (10% discount): 31 May 2024 (23:59 CAT)

  • Regular Registration Deadline: 30 June 2024 (23:59 CAT)

Travelling from Gaborone to Maun

This journey spans approximately 930 kilometers, offering a mix of modern convenience and adventurous road travel through some of Botswana’s most scenic landscapes.


By Air

This provides the quickest route to the wilderness.


It will start at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport (GBE) in Gaborone, with your destination being Maun Airport (MUB). The GBE is located approximately 15 kilometers north of the city center. You can reach the airport by taxi or private car. 


Air Botswana offers direct flights between Gaborone and Maun, providing a fast and convenient way to reach the heart of Botswana’s tourism capital. The flight duration is approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Booking Tips:

It is advisable to book your tickets in advance to secure the best fares and availability. Cost of direct flight on the 20th July 2024: USD 133.99

By Bus

Experiencing Botswana’s Landscapes

Main Terminals:

Buses to Maun depart from the Gaborone Bus Station. Several bus companies operate on this route, offering daily services. These include:

> NKK Express: Leaves Gaborone at 1930 hrs daily 

Contact: (+267) 73626473 / (+267) 73626466

> Mokoka’s Transport: Leaves Gaborone at 0430 hrs & 1800 hrs daily

Contact: (+267) 75 991 130 / (+267) 71 302 502 / 310 5195


Journey Duration:

8 to 10 hrs


Purchase directly at the station or book in advance through company website or contact numbers


BWP 305.00 / USD 22


By Car Rental

Provides personal venture through Botswana

Rental Services:

Several car rental companies are available at Sir Seretse Khama International Airport and within Gaborone. A 4×4 vehicle is recommended

Average Cost: 

Car Rental price: P 1021.00 per day

Gasoline price: P 14.87 per liter



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