Meno A Kwena: Information from the owner
- Tented Camp
- No. of rooms
- Check-in time
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About this information
All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.
For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Meno A Kwena, which contains our own observations and views.
- Last updated by Owner
- 14 Nov 2023
Facilities at Meno A Kwena
- Property facilities
- Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Pool, Private Vehicle Available
- Room facilities
- Balcony / Deck, Detached Private Bathroom, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Laundry Facilities, Laundry Service (Complimentary), Outside Shower, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
- Activities on site
- Bird Watching, Boating, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Viewing Hide, Safaris, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided)
- Nearby activities
- Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Helicopter Scenic Flights, Scenic Flights, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Room types at Meno A Kwena
The 2 King tents made up of 1 x king sized bed offers views over the Boteti River, into the Makgadikgadi National Park. Along with the indoor ensuite, each has its own private outdoor shower, fan as well as veranda with a day bed and seating area
Max: 2 Adults
There are 2 Family tents consisting of 2 adjacent tents, each with views over the Boteti River, into the Makgadikgadi National Park. Along with the indoor ensuite, each has its own private outdoor shower, fan as well as veranda with a day bed and seating area. One is able to accommodate a family of 5 with 1 x king size bed and 3 x single beds. The second Family Tent can accommodate a family of 4, with 1 x king size bed and 2 x single beds.
Max: 2 adults and 3 children
All of the 6 twin tents include 2 x queen sized beds, with views over the Boteti River, into the Makgadikgadi National Park. These tents can easily accommodate2 adults and 2 children and along with the indoor ensuite, each has its own private outdoor shower, fan as well as veranda with a day bed and seating area
Please note that the queen beds can not be split
Activities at Meno A Kwena
Boating (water levels permitting)
Depending on the height of the Boteti River, you can take a 2 hour cruise along the river spotting many interesting birds that are nesting in the banks as well as a closer view of any mega fauna that is at the waters edge. Game drives into the National Park include a short boat transfer across the Boteti River.
Bushman Walking Experience
Small families of Bushman from the Ju! Hoansi clan village of Xai Xai on the Botswana/Namibia border of the Kalahari Desert come to Meno a Kwena to share their knowledge of one of the last great nomadic tribes. This immensely interesting walking and cultural experience gives you an insight into their hunter/gatherer way of life as they have coexisted with wildlife for thousands of years. This gentle walk is very popular and appeals to all ages.
The floating hide is an additional activity that enhances the wildlife viewing opportunities right in front of camp. The hide offers you a new perspective to the wildlife activity in and around the river.
Full/half Day Game Drive within the Makgadikgadi National Park
Departing camp shortly after breakfast you can enjoy a full day of game viewing within the Makgadikgadi National Park. After a 90 min transfer to the Park gates, you will spend the day searching for the Park's plethora of species. Lunch and tea is taken in picturesque locations along the bank of the Boteti River often with elephants and antelope for company, as they pass through.
Pans Sleepout (June - October & subject to weather conditions)
Our Pans sleep out requires a minimum 3 night stay and a minimum 2 guests. You will depart Meno a Kwena after breakfast following your first night's stay and drive to the edge of the salt pans for a picnic lunch (approximately 3-4 hours drive). Following an open-air siesta you continue to your campsite in time for sundowners. After a campfire dinner you will sleep under the vast skies with a myriad of spectacular stars to accompany you.
The following day you return to camp after a delicious breakfast at sunrise in time to join the Bushmen for a cultural walking experience and your final night with us. Please note that the sleep out must be booked in advance.
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