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Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari
Camp Kalahari

Reviews of Camp Kalahari

Wildlife sightings and reviews

56 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Camp Kalahari and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in Aug-2018, 17 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Camp Kalahari.
Lion

67% success

Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

36% success

Wild dog

0% success

Meerkat

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Zebra

94% success

Elephant

81% success

Brown Hyena

47% success

Giraffe

29% success

Oryx

23% success

Aardvark

13% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

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Duration
Arrival date
Mr & Mrs P
Waterloovi

"camp kalahari"

2 nights Arrived 11 Apr 2010
"we were the only 2 guests on day 1 & only a further 2 were there for day 2

if meerkats are the reason to go then this is a must with 2 virtually habituated troops giving some fantastic interactions

brown hyena are no longer resident & other game at this time was thin on the ground (although we did spot a caracal)

biggest bug bear is the incessant mosquitoes which were ravenous and numerous(cover up)

the staff were friendly & not overbearing with acouple of nice surprises. accomdation is adequate" See all these reviews: 7n in Botswana; 3n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Good
Service:
Good
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
Ms H
Kensington

"Amazing Camp Kalahari"

3 nights Arrived 29 Nov 2009
"Camp Kalahari is a much more "old fashioned" camp with oil lamps in the tents and outside bathrooms, I found this rather romantic and very "Out of Africa". It is currently being expanded and has been much improved by the new owners Jack's Camp so it would be good to see how things are in 6-12 months.

The setting in the pans is magical and you truly feel in another world. It was a fabulous contract to the Delta camps and having it last was for me the right order.

I enjoyed the activities, especially a morning spent with a colony of meercats and an outing with five bushmen.

Once again food and service were excellent but perhaps not as friendly as at the other two, there was less of a house party feel, but that may just be because I was the only guest." See all these reviews: 10n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs W
Wiltshire

"Meerkat Heaven"

2 nights Arrived 29 Sep 2009
"We are unable to comment as we were informed there were lions at this camp so we stayed at Jacks Camp.

The weather was terrible - windy & cold but we still had a terrific time. I did not expect the meerkat experience to be so enchanting and our guide Shabba? was really very informative and a pleasure to be with.

The game, as we expected was not all around us but to see this type of habitat with the meerkats makes this, for us an essential add on to any trip to Botswana." See all these reviews: 13n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr & Mrs W
Herts

"Great camp with excellent guides"

3 nights Arrived 17 May 2009
"Camp Kalahari was a fantastic stay and my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed it. We were fortunate enough to catch the end of the wildebeest and zebra migratation one beautiful morning which was amazing.

The meerkats are a must see as well. The camp is a bit more rustic but well tended and great food.

The best part was the camp staff and guides. All were excellent" See all these reviews: 11n in Botswana; 2n in Zambia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Ms G
Lincolnshire

"Magic moments with meercats"

2 nights Arrived 20 Feb 2009
"Unpretentious camp which delivers a cost-effective way of seeing the salt pans and in particular spend time with the meercats. The staff and guide were very good despite having to deal with somewhat erratic plumbing.

The tent accommodation was fine and the position of the camp was fairly ideal.

The time spent with the meercats will long live in the memory while coming across the aardwoff on a night drive was a very welcome bonus.

Going to the area in February had the bonus of seeing thousands of zebra on what is said to be the second biggest migration in Africa but it did mean you could not go on the salt pans themselves and had to skirt around them (no quad bikes excusions)." See all these reviews: 12n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr S
Canada

"Private Camp in Kalahari"

3 nights Arrived 24 Aug 2007
"Our experience at the Kalahari Camp were also very good - the meerkat "shows" , the quadbike trip made us really happy.

A warm thank you to Masego (manager) and Ndabona (the guide and driver) and all people that took care of us - it was like our "private camp" for the duration of our stay." See all these reviews: 8n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Average
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56 reviews of Camp Kalahari by travellers since August 2007
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