Kalahari Plains, Central Kalahari, Botswana

Kalahari Plains Camp is a Classic Camp

Wildlife at Kalahari Plains Camp

Healthy wildlife populations are present in the area all year round, but with the advent of the summer rains, the desert comes to life. A plethora of plains game such as springbok and gemsbok converge in their hundreds to graze, followed by lion, one of the highest concentrations of cheetah in southern Africa and leopard. In winter, the Kalahari is a typical desert. General game is still easily seen, from the carnivores to wildebeest, red hartebeest and steenbok as well as small predators like black-backed jackal, Cape fox, honey badger and myriad mongoose species. Some 220 bird species have been recorded.


What you can see at Kalahari Plains Camp

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Latest News From Kalahari Plains Camp

  • Kalahari Plains Camp - March 2017
    Mar 4, 2017

    March was a productive month for wildlife at Kalahari Plains with impressive animals from black-maned lions to black-backed jackals seen.

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp - February 2017
    Feb 3, 2017

    Amazing wildlife sightings in the spectacular ‘green desert’ of Kalahari Plains Camp this month.

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp - January 2017
    Jan 5, 2017

    Cheetah have been coming out from around Kalahari Plains Camp into Deception Valley; on occasion they were seen on springbok kills while towards the month end we saw two cheetah brothers feeding on a baby oryx…

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ The desert was green, not withstanding that the game viewing and birding was excellent. Almost too many lions! ”
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Reviewed by: Timothy F, 17 January 2017