Kalahari Plains Camp

Kalahari Plains Camp

10 chalets; 1 family
Traveller's rating
Excellent (91%) From 16 reviews
Best for aged 12+
All year

Kalahari Plains Camp sits on the edge of an enormous pan, south-east of Deception Valley in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (also known as the CKGR), which offers some of Botswana's best summer game viewing. It is one of just two camps in a reserve approximately the size of Switzerland, and the views from across the pan are immense. The camp was moved here from its original location in 2009, taking it away from the more accessible public roads in the reserve.

Our view of Kalahari Plains Camp

Kalahari Plains Camp is well situated close to the CKGR's most famous area, Deception Valley. We loved the big gauze windows in the tented chalets and the sleep-out decks on the roofs. The guiding was good and we felt that the camp offers a relatively unexplored wilderness with the potential for great game sightings between about December and March. However, we'd be less enthusiastic when the park is drier, and the game less visible, between about June and November. On a recent visit we had great sightings of 2 individual groups of bat eared fox which can be found regularly int his area. We saw plenty of plains game such as springbok and Oryx with the odd black-backed jackal.

Kalahari Plains Camp: Traveller ratings

Excellent(91%) From 16 travellers

Latest reviews of trips including Kalahari Plains Camp

Kalahari Plains Camp review
18-Mar to 1-Apr 18
Good Good
Sleeping Out Under Stars
28-Oct to 12-Nov 17
Excellent Excellent
Kalahari Plains Camp review
8-Oct to 26-Oct 16
Excellent Excellent
Very nice camp in a great location.
2-May to 17-May 15
Excellent Excellent
A safari like no other
28-Feb to 9-Mar 15
Excellent Excellent
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