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Kubu Island’s granite rock surface is stained white with fossilized bird droppings and riddled with other prehistoric artifacts and stone ruins. The entire island is a national monument.
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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Botswana
+267 75 494 669
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All reviews long drop two nights one night salt pans rainy season full moon rocky outcrop natural beauty special place awesome drive toilet paper absolute silence amazing place no problem sunset and sunrise makgadikgadi pans toilets
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Reviewed 6 days ago

When you need time to be all alone with yourself Kubu Island is the place to go. Nobody will interfere with you and you can enjoy beautiful sunset and sunrise pictures with the Baobab trees.

Thank gerda12015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great scenery, pans are vast and boabab trees are huge. Camping site only have a long drop toilet, no other facilities. Some wildlife to see. We had a jackal at our tents at night. Beautiful place to watch the sunset and do stargazing.

Thank AdriaanK51
Reviewed August 12, 2018

After leaving the A3 between Zoroga and Nata, we drove down the 91km of dirt track in various conditions to finally reach Lekubu Island for the sunset: it was staggering. The same can be said about the sunrise.

1  Thank Dino W
Reviewed January 14, 2018 via mobile

Stayed at the campsite for one night. It's a bit rough camping, but the location is awesome with great photo opportunities. Would like to return and explore more

1  Thank Cuba_304
Reviewed November 5, 2017

Huge campsites. There were only 2 other jeeps when we came here. Very special place to be and drive around. Just be carefull with the salt, don't leave the tracks. Easy to find with the free app maps.me . Toilets are a bit smelly, really...More

Thank chicazondergrenzen
Reviewed September 14, 2017

What a beautiful place!! We have been there in first week of Sept 2017. Road from the south was dry (tried to access it from the North but there was water on the pans). Good to drive with a GPS with reference points as the...More

2  Thank Ria D
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Kubu Island is a rocky outcrop in the midst of a vast expanse of salt pans. We camped there for one night on our way through to Maun. Be warned that there aren't any ablution facilities though.

Thank Bevkel
Reviewed September 4, 2017

Lekhubu Island, also known as Kubu Island, is a must see historical site in the Makgadikgadi Pans, administered by the Botswana National Museum. The 65km route from Letlakane needs a 4x4 and takes more than two hours through the Makgadikgadi Pans. We lost the route...More

4  Thank MarieH3797
Reviewed August 28, 2017 via mobile

We drove through from South to North and stayed the night on Kubu Island. An incredible experience! You cannot describe the beauty of a sunset on Kubu and the contrast and vastness of the salt pans! You must however be prepared to endure to see...More

2  Thank Johannes v
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

Special place tranquil peaceful and very very quiet beautiful sunset and sunrise amazing to camp there

1  Thank Cachiplin321
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May 18, 2017|
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Response from eltonsmoor | Reviewed this property |
Call Kubu Island Community Trust on +267 75494669, they will take your booking and advise you of the details. I think you won't need to collect the booking itself, they will tell the people at Kubu but confirm with them.
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Gunter A
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You can contact the Botswana tourism the booking is done through them but there are quite a few camp sites and an office to assist. You must take your own water even for shower. Very basic rather non existent ablution... More
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