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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch


24°18’1.9"S 18°1’58.2"E

Bagatelle Game Ranch: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Accommodation
No. of rooms
19

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 Bagatelle Game Ranch, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
15 Mar 2018
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Facilities at Bagatelle Game Ranch

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Barbeque Facilities, Communal Dining, Internet Access (Complimentary), Malaria Free, Meal on Request, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, TV Room
Room facilities
Air Conditioning, Balcony / Deck, En-Suite, Fan, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Mini Bar, Mosquito Nets, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Walks, Horse-back Safaris

Room types at Bagatelle Game Ranch

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Campsite

Situated 1 Km from the lodge in a nearby street between the dunes. Each has a fully tiled ablution block with toilet, shower, washbasin and mirror, gas-fired hot water, solar lighting and romantic paraffin lam lighting.

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Dune Chalet

Well separated from each other, stand alone on stilts on top of the red dunes, with unsurpassed views to the south-west accross the dune landscape. Each with ensuite facitilities bath and shower, air-conditioning, coffee/tea station and mini bar.

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Exclusive Dune Chalet

Stand alone on stilts on top of the red dunes, with unsurpassed views to the south-west accross the dune landscape. Each with ensuite facitilities bath and shower, air-conditioning, coffee/tea station and Private Jacuzzi

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Farmhouse Luxury Room

There are total of 8 rooms (4 Luxury rooms, 4 Standard rooms and 1 guide/children room ), twin/double bed, each with own entrance/door from the verandah, air condition, and En-suite bathroom (shower & toilet). The rooms are all equipped with high end stylish interior décor and they have a great view to the salt pan and the surrounding savannah type of bushveld.

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Farmhouse Standard Room

The Bagatelle Farmhouse is located on the same ground as the Bagatelle Reserve, the opposite Farm where game drives are taking place. From the Entrance gate, it takes about 5 minutes’ drive on the sand road into the reserve.

There are total of 8 rooms (4 Luxury rooms, 4 Standard rooms and 1 guide/children room ), twin/double bed, each with own entrance/door from the verandah, air condition, and En-suite bathroom (shower & toilet). The rooms are all equipped with high end stylish interior décor and they have a great view to the salt pan and the surrounding savannah type of bushveld.

The Farmhouse boast its own reception (check in and check out) and its own Bar, restaurant and the refreshing pool facing the Salt Pan. Guests staying at the Farmhouse are cared for with the same treat as at the current Bagatelle Ranch main Lodge.


The activities remain the same as current.

Garden Room

Spacious rooms situated close to reception with private garden separated by wooden dropper-fence. Each with en suite shower facilities, air-conditioning, fans and coffee/tea station. Honesty bar in reception area.

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Savannah Chalet

Constructed with thick walls built from plastered straw bales, stand well apart from each other in the street between the dunes with scenic views. Each with en-suite shower facilities, air-conditioning, coffee/tea station, mini bar & sleeper couch

Activities at Bagatelle Game Ranch

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Cheetah Feeding and Sundowner

Cheetah feeding allows one the opportunity to come up close to the cheetah, great for taking photos. The guides will provide interesting facts about this incredible cat and the history of the cheetahs in their care.

After this, a sundowner on the dune will await you, with refreshments and a Namibian snack, while enjoying a breath taking sunset in the Kalahari.

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Combination Drive

A game drive, cheetah feeding & sundowner on the dune

A game drive in the reserve with a variety of game such as giraffe, kudu, zebra, oryx, blue-wildebeest, eland and much more. The reserve has some of the highest dunes in this region, with views over the pans, characteristic to the Kalahari. Between the dunes, which are called streets, are the beautiful acacia trees. The Kalahari has more than 150 species of birds. The well-known suricate (meerkat) is also to be seen, although they are very scarce.

Cheetah feeding allows one the opportunity to come up close to the cheetah, great for taking photos. The guides will provide interesting facts about this incredible cat and the history of the cheetahs in their care.

After this, a sundowner on the dune will await you, with refreshments and a Namibian snack, while enjoying a breath taking sunset in the Kalahari.

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Horseback Safari

Bagatelle has a variety of horses suitable for children, beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.
Experience the Kalahari in silence with only the sounds of nature, on well trained quarter horses (cowboy horses) accompanied with a guide.

Enjoy refreshing drink in an ostrich egg shell on the dune, before heading back to the ranch.

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Morning Bushman Walk

A relaxing walk with the Bushman (San), sharing with you their ancient survival skills and secrets from their forefathers.

Arriving at the traditional Bushman village, you will meet the family who will present you with how they used to store water in ostrich eggs , plants for medicinal use, setting up traps, the making of ostrich and bead jewellery, etc. This is really an experience, always to remember.

The guide will do the necessary translation in English, as the Bushman will be speaking in their language.

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Morning Cheetah Viewing

This activity allows one the opportunity to come up close to the cheetah, great for taking photos. The guides will provide interesting facts about this incredible cat and the history of the cheetahs in their care

In association with CCF(cheetah conservation fund), bagatelle are the custodians of the cheetahs, which are kept in a 12 hectare enclosure. Unable to fend for themselves, the three orphans namely, Ralf, Etosha, and Tuano are fed and cared lovingly by them here at bagatelle.

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Nature Drive and Sundowner

A game drive in the reserve with a variety of game such as giraffe, kudu, zebra, oryx, blue-wildebeest, eland and much more. The reserve has some of the highest dunes in this region, with views over the pans, characteristic to the Kalahari. Between the dunes, which are called streets, are the beautiful acacia trees. The Kalahari has more than 150 species of birds. The well-known suricate (meerkat) is also to be seen, although they are very scarce.

As the day draws to an end, a sundowner on the dune will await you, with refreshments and a Namibian snack, while enjoying a breath taking sunset in the Kalahari.

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Night Game Drive

After dinner, this drive offers the adventures one, the opportunity to look out with the aid of a strong spotlight, for various nocturnal animals such as aardvark, bat-eared foxes, porcupines, springhare, aardwolf, wild cats, birds, such as owls and so much more. This will be accompanied with hot gluwein/sherry in winter or something refreshing in summer.

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