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Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans
Kalahari's Salt Pans

Most of the Kalahari is arid and untouched.

Experience the spectactar Kalahari

...where you might spot some wildlife...

...and enjoy nature at its finest

The Chobe - Kalahari zebra migration

Adventure and freedom in the Kalahari

An ancient culture, the San of the Kalahari

Kalahari's Salt Pans

Reviews of safaris to Kalahari's Salt Pans

138 holiday reviews from our travellers of holidays which include Kalahari Salt Pans.

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Mr & Mrs J.
Chester

"My Sep 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 22 Sep 2022 and 8 Oct 2022
"It was a fantastic trip.

Tracy was so helpful in all areas of organisation.

The lodges were superb, all the transfers were really easy and ran smoothly.

The itinerary was spot on; a great variety of experiences." Read full review: 16 nights in Africa; 12 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs E
Hereford

"My Sep 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana between 16 Sep 2022 and 28 Sep 2022
"For trips such as this I would not go with anyone else but Expert Africa.

The staff are knowledgeable and take care of all the arrangements. We know they can be relied upon to get it right. I have already recommended this company to several people who have asked about safari holidays." Read full review: 12 nights in Africa; 10 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
J & J
York

"My Sep 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana between 2 Sep 2022 and 19 Sep 2022
"Overall an amazing holiday. The camps all exceeded expectations. We packed more than necessary as the laundry services were excellent. Great wildlife viewing in varied environments with knowledgeable guides" Read full review: 17 nights in Africa; 16 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Ms K
Alberta

"My Aug 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 25 Aug 2022 and 8 Sep 2022
"A once-in-a-lifetime trip that exceeded our expectations.

The interactions between the animals were exceptional." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 9 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr W.
Henley on Thame

"My Aug 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 1 Aug 2022 and 15 Aug 2022
"This was a totally memorable trip for our whole family.

The itinerary and logistics worked really well making the travel in Africa part of the adventure.

We saw amazing game and some beautiful places." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 9 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs I
Henley

"My Aug 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 1 Aug 2022 and 15 Aug 2022
"Everything went according to plan and all flights connected and were on time. Being met in Johannesburg on arrival was a huge help.

The trip was wonderful." Read full review: 14 nights in Africa; 9 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mr & Mrs F
UK

"My Jul 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 25 Jul 2022 and 13 Aug 2022
"A fantastic holiday experience only marred slightly by abysmal international flights with British Airways which is not Expert Africa's fault in any way.

Very, very pleased with Tracy Lederer (and Lucy Copson who stood in for her when Tracy was away).

Lodges well chosen with wonderful accommodation, guides, variety of landscape, wildlife and activities." Read full review: 19 nights in Africa; 15 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Andy & Karen
Malvern

"Botswana 2022"

I visited Botswana between 12 Jul 2022 and 27 Jul 2022
"The trip was focused on trying to see and photograph Wild Dogs with a Kalahari extension for Meerkats bolted on. Despite a hiccup with our luggage thanks to BA and some issues with dog dens sadly being in conflict with lions, the trip delivered all that we had hoped for and a few surprises. We added 7 lifer sightings to our list which is always great!
The Kalahari was the real surprise in terms of experience and sightings, and certainly encourages us to go back again in green season.
We chose the Kwando camps in and around the Delta based on reputation with Wild Dogs and the ability to off road in private concessions, and two out of the three camps were excellent. It is always high risk to have a pretty single minded goal on a trip but it finally paid off and we got some great other sightings / encounters along the way. Having the trackers on the vehicles was essential as good old fashioned detective work is critical to sightings - the landscape can be pretty challenging at this time of year between green and dry. Our stay at Kwara Camp has set a standard for safari accommodation that will never be beaten!
Overall the trip delivered what we were hoping plus a very special dog encounter." Read full review: 15 nights in Africa; 14 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
Mrs & Mr P
Essex

"My Jul 2022 trip to Namibia and Botswana"

I visited Botswana and 1 other country between 10 Jul 2022 and 30 Jul 2022
"Wonderful as ever. It was our 8th trip to Botswana and 5th to Namibia but we still saw lots of things we hadn't seen before, had great experiences and made lots of great memories.

Expert Africa / Megan, as efficient and helpful as ever in ensuring it all went smoothly and that we had a great time.

Our special requests, eg, for vehicles with canopies wherever possible, were passed on and acted on.

Suggestions to help us improve our trips or our service:

How can you improve on perfection!

Perhaps the 'sighting list' could be a bit more broadly based to cover the ever present animals (for those new to Africa) and some of the rarer sightings for those with more experience." Read full review: 20 nights in Africa; 11 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
R&H
Guildford

"Our Jun 2022 trip"

I visited Botswana between 21 Jun 2022 and 3 Jul 2022
"This was a successful holiday that delivered some great experiences. All the arrangements for travelling and being met worked well.
The quality of the food and drink was excellent.

Wildlife is about birds as well as big cats - and there are many to be seen.

Camp staff and guides gave high standard of service and we were well looked after at all times. The people were invariably friendly and welcoming." Read full review: 12 nights in Africa; 10 on a Botswana safari
Overall trip
Excellent
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138 reviews of Kalahari Salt Pans by travellers since August 2007
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Where to stay in Kalahari Salt Pans

Our suggestions for safari camps in Kalahari's Salt Pans


Camp Kalahari

Camp Kalahari

Overlooking the Makgadikgadi Pans, Camp Kalahari is great value; come for quadbiking excursions on the salt pans, cute meerkats, excellent Bushman walks, and interesting 4WD safaris.


93% (55 reviews)
Nxai Pan Camp

Nxai Pan Camp

Offering good summer game viewing and visits to Baines Baobabs, the comfortable Nxai Pan Camp is currently the only permanent camp in Nxai Pan National Park.


91% (32 reviews)
Jack's Camp

Jack's Camp

Jack's Camp was the original camp in the Makgadikgadi area, and many still consider it the best. Come for a unique and memorable experience, but not for prolific game viewing.


89% (25 reviews)
San Camp

San Camp

The simple but stylish San Camp lies in a stunning location beside the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, where highlights are quadbiking, meerkats, and Bushmen walks.


95% (17 reviews)
Meno A Kwena

Meno A Kwena

Meno A Kwena Tented Camp is an old-style safari camp, run by an experienced Botswana expert. Overlooking the bed of the Boteti River, it's a great place to relax and watch wildlife at the camp's waterhole.


83% (13 reviews)
Leroo La Tau

Leroo La Tau

From the western bank of the Boteti River, Leroo La Tau overlooks the Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, where game concentrations are highest from July to October.


100% (2 reviews)
Migration Expeditions

Migration Expeditions

A seasonal safari camp in Nxai Pan National Park focussed on the area's annual zebra migration.


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