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 eight 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.

 

Activities and Facilities:

Game Drive (Day) Cultural Experiences Birding Pool Family Room Tented Camp Solar Power Sleep-out Deck No Wi-Fi

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Submitted by: Caroline Culbert, Apr 11, 2018

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Latest News From Kalahari Plains Camp

  • Kalahari Plains Camp - February 2018
    Feb 14, 2018

    Kalahari Plains’ commonly-seen birds – kori bustards, southern pale chanting goshawks and secretarybirds – were around camp in numbers, even with the arrival of the summer migrants…

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp - January 2018
    Jan 16, 2018

    Our sightings of lion and cheetah around Kalahari Plains were excellent despite prey being thin on the ground due to the late rains…

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  • Kalahari Plains Camp - September 2017
    Sep 12, 2017

    Kalahari Plains has incredibly beautiful landscapes, causing many delighted guests to remark when they arrive that they really feel this is true Africa …

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As recommended on TripAdvisor

“ I felt particularly fortunate to enjoy the singing and dancing of all the staff one evening, and really valued the sharing by the local Bushman family of their communal way of life. ”
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Reviewed by: Barbara B, 23 January 2018