Kalahari Plains, Central Kalahari, Botswana

Kalahari Plains Camp is a Classic Camp

Endless skies, ancient cultures, abundant summers, insightful winters

Kalahari Plains Camp is set in a remote part of the diverse and productive Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) and offers some of the best summer wildlife viewing opportunities in Africa. Located in the Kalahari Desert biome in the central part of Botswana, this reserve is the largest conservation area in the country and one of the largest in the world. Its star attractions include the legendary Kalahari black-maned lion as well as some of the world's best cheetah viewing.

Kalahari Plains Camp is perfectly situated overlooking an immense pan with endless horizons and beautiful skies. It comprises 10 en-suite canvas units with a sleep-out above each from which to enjoy moonlit or star-studded nights. The main area consists of a lounge and dining area with a swimming pool and deck. Solar power provides all the electricity and hot water in the camp and insulated canvas walls and roof keep temperatures inside the units comfortable.

Highlights

  • Fascinating cultural experiences allow for an authentic insight into the ancient Bushman clans of the area
  • Diverse game includes carnivores, wildebeest, red hartebeest and springbok as well honey badger and mongoose
  • Combine with the Delta for a comprehensive Botswana experience
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Some things to do at Kalahari Plains Camp

  • First time to Africa
  • Travelled to Africa
  • Seasoned Traveller
  • Hop on a 4x4 vehicle and search out the legendary black-maned lion or the cheetah in the area.

  • Immerse yourself in the culture of the San Bushman people with an interpretive “Bushman walk.”

  • Spend a romantic night sleeping out on your roof, under the star-studded African skies.

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Submitted by: Mike Myers, Dec 18, 2014

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Latest News From Kalahari Plains Camp

  • Kalahari Plains Camp – October 2014
    Dec 3, 2014

    The first of the summer rains have brought new life to the Kalahari Concession as the grasses are shooting, trees are in leaf and the antelope are arriving in their numbers…

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp – September 2014
    Sep 30, 2014

    It’s that time of year when we happily await the arrival of our migratory birds at Kalahari Plains Camp – and it wasn‘t too long before yellow-billed kites were seen in the area…

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp – August 2014
    Aug 31, 2014

    Vast flocks of red-billed queleas, a rare Cape fox and some incredible lion and leopard sightings – this month was magic at Kalahari Plains.

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A Quote From Our Guests

“ The bushman walk was the highlight for me, you won't experience this on any other safari. ”
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Reviewed by: Liz M, 2013.07.12