Explore Botswana with Wilderness Safaris

Central Kalahari

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is a vast flat expanse of scrub-covered fossil dunes between ancient river valleys it has a fascinating spectrum of very different plants and animals. With the rains (Nov-April), the desert comes to life, with hordes of plains game followed by numbers of predators, producing some of the best summer wildlife viewing in Botswana.


  • Uninterrupted desert scenes are an incredible contrast to the rest of Botswana
  • Viewing incredible desert adapted-wildlife including black-maned lion, brown hyaena and honey badgers
  • Far from any light pollution, this is one of the best places in Africa to enjoy clear and endless starry skies
  • Meet a San, or Bushman, and learn about this ancient people’s fascinating culture