!Xaus Lodge lies within a private reserve run by two San/Bushmen communities – the Mier and Khomani groups – who originally lived in this part of the Kgalagadi Tranfrontier Park. Perched on a dune, overlooking a saltpan and a fresh waterhole, it is the only camp in this park where all meals, guided game drives and walks are included in your stay.
Our view of !Xaus Lodge
Unlike the Kgalagadi's other camps, the focus of !Xaus is not just on game-watching, it's also on the community which owns and runs the camp. So although it does organize game drives and walks; it's likely to be the interaction with the people here that you'll remember most. !Xaus is more costly than the park's other camps – if you're seeking insights into Bushman life it'll probably be worth it.
!Xaus Lodge: Traveller ratings
The thatched chalets at !Xaus Lodge are on top of red Kalahari dunes.