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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Must be a great place to see cats but unfortunate not for us. To drive yourself is very nice and you will see some small antilopes.

Date of experience: January 2020
Thank de-san
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is perhaps not everybodys cup of tea, but definitely woth a visit. The park has a very relaxed feel of overlanders coming and going. The roads is quite corrugated and sandy in places, but Sanparks do put effort in to maintain it. The water...More

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank Paul J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The was different to other places to see animals. Many on the dry river bed by the waterholesm. We stayed up high so only small animals and birds.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Mickey39
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, friendly staff, exceptionally well organized, clean, good food, shop well stocked, chalets were clean

Date of experience: December 2019
Thank LilacRains
Reviewed November 23, 2019 via mobile

The Kalahari, with its red dunes is beautiful and reviving for the soul even in very dry conditions.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank TravelGivesFreedom
Reviewed November 11, 2019 via mobile

We spent 4 nights in the park. We especially liked the perfectly equipped and clean camp at Nossob. Where, during the first night, we had the lions just walking and roaring in front of our cottage. Also the Kalahari tented camp offers a unique experience......More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank juergc2016
Reviewed October 14, 2019

The Kgalagadi is an experience! Interesting historical sites to visit. The 4x4 road close to twee rivieren camp was closed when we wanted to drive it. Furthermore there are various roads which only certain camps' visitors may utilize. We had some amazing sightings! The perimeter...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank CorliaBester
Reviewed September 15, 2019

I had not anticipated how close the animals would come to the vehicle. Some animals were shy and stayed in the distance, but most completely ignored the vehicles. If I had wanted to I could have put my hand out the window and touched the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
2  Thank 89reneec
Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

The riverfront accommodation at Nossop was excellent. We could see many animals from the chalet. However, the economy chalets were very badly maintained and in need of paint. Mata Mata accomodation left much to be desired. Much maintenance required and stoep furnishings poor. I feel...More

Date of experience: September 2019
2  Thank gmail682
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

If you traveling from South Africa, heading Namibia, the Kgalagadi Park is en route and worse a visit. The desert like landscape with cravel and sandy roads is better to handle on 4x4 drive. A bunch of wildlife is waiting along, mostly Gemsbock (Oryx), Springbock...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank 205bernde
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Leopard
November 27, 2019|
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We find the Namibian border very efficient and they issue visas on arrival. Take cash to pay for your car insurance if travelling by car.
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I bought ours online before leaving. It was really easy and it was one less thing to deal with on the trip. Just be sure to print the purchase confirmation page. Our card never arrived but we used the printed confirmation... More
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brandewyn
April 7, 2019|
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Cold in the evening. Below zero is normal.
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