Getting Around Gaborone
Public transport within Gaborone is somewhat limited. Licensed
taxis are identified by their number plates, which have a blue
background. These are usually shared and carry up to five
passengers. Minibus taxis are also available and usually travel a
specific route, usually circular, and pass through the station or
mall. These are easily hailed and passengers usually tell the
driver to stop when they want to get off. There are also train
services between Gaborone and Francistown and Gaborone and Lobatse.
Four-wheel drives are a popular choice for exploring outside of the
city and Gaborone has several car rental agencies. Gaborone''s roads
are tarred and usually in good condition, but drivers have to be on
the look out for stray animals.