Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Our 7 Lodges and Safari camps in Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Until 2009, visitors to the CKGR had two accommodation options: stay either within the park, using the park’s demarcated campsites, or at one of the lodges outside the park boundary, which are not close enough for day trips. Now, however, two new lodges are situated inside the park boundary, which opens up the reserve to those who would not consider camping.
In addition, here we've included details of the camps, which lie just on the northern site of Central Kalahari. Ask us for more details of what's where, and what's likely to suit you best!

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Tau Pan Camp

Tau Pan Camp

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The first permanent camp to open inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) – and still one of only two within the reserve ...More about Tau Pan Camp

Excellent  94%
(58 reviews)

We enjoyed the very different conditions here, particularly the bush walk with Scoupe, which was both informative and amusingly put over. We were, however, not very impressed ... Tau Pan Camp reviews...

Kalahari Arms Hotel

Kalahari Arms Hotel

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The Kalahari Arms Hotel offers an ideal overnight stop for travellers taking the Trans-Kalahari Highway between Windhoek in Namibia ...More about Kalahari Arms Hotel

Good  76%
(19 reviews)

This was a marvellous stopover location to spend one night. The chalets were well equipped in a very well laid out garden with all the facilities you would require. The ... Kalahari Arms Hotel reviews...

Kalahari Plains Camp

Kalahari Plains Camp

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Kalahari Plains Camp sits on the edge of an enormous pan, south-east of Deception Valley in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve ...More about Kalahari Plains Camp

Excellent  91%
(14 reviews)

one of our two favorites. We really enjoyed the interaction with the San people. The cultural piece was a huge addition here. The singing and dancing really created a rich ... Kalahari Plains Camp reviews...

Edo's Camp

Edo's Camp

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Edo's Camp is a small tented camp situated on a 1,200km2 game conservancy in the northwest Kalahari. The original farmland was ...More about Edo's Camp

Good  90%
(6 reviews)

This is a remote Camp with more traditional, perhaps "rustic" tented lodges and guest area situated right beside a large, natural water hole that has reasonable ... Edo's Camp reviews...

Deception Valley Lodge

Deception Valley Lodge

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Deception Valley Lodge is a traditional family-run lodge on the outskirts of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR). Because ...More about Deception Valley Lodge

Excellent  95%
(4 reviews)

Deception Valley Lodge was my ultimate goal and I was in no way disappointed. In fact, being the only visitor at the Lodge, I was thoroughly spoilt and wish that this ... Deception Valley Lodge reviews...

Dinaka

Dinaka

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Dinaka, previously known as Dinaka Safari Lodge, is located in its own 200km2 game reserve on the northern border of Botswana’s ...More about Dinaka

Haina Kalahari Lodge

Haina Kalahari Lodge

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Located to the north of Botswana’s Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) Haina Kalahari Lodge is one of a number of properties ...More about Haina Kalahari Lodge

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