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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

Reviews of Bagatelle Game Ranch

Wildlife sightings and reviews

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

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in May-2018, 12 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Bagatelle Game Ranch.
Leopard

0% success

Cheetah

36% success

Oryx

82% success

Eland

80% success

Wildebeest

73% success

Zebra

70% success

Giraffe

50% success

Meerkat

45% success

Aardvark

27% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Showing 1-10 of 182
Duration
Arrival date
Mr K
Channel Islands

"Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review"

1 night Arrived 17 Sep 2019
"This is an old favourite and hopefully a future destination to.

It gives a real introduction to a trip, there is plenty of wildlife to see and the guides and staff are very friendly.

Hope to return again soon." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Aardvark

1 sighting

Cheetah

1 sighting

Eland

1 sighting

Giraffe

7 sightings

Meerkat

3 sightings

Oryx

4 sightings

Wildebeest

4 sightings

Zebra

3 sightings

Ms B
N London

"Hidden and Exceptionnal place"

1 night Arrived 4 Aug 2019
"Great location, great views, great Safari!" See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Cheetah

Multiple sightings

Meerkat

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr J.
Ireland

"Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review"

1 night Arrived 26 Apr 2019
"A lovely ranch. Nice reception, dining area. Highlight was the dinner which was excellent.

Rooms were fine, somewhat basic but suited us grand and the four of us were accommodated in the one chalet.

Staff friendly and helpful.

Good that kids were half price on activities." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Average
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Good
Mr & Mrs A
Hants

"Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review"

2 nights Arrived 15 Dec 2018
"Good welcome and great pool for tired youngsters after our car hire experience." See all these reviews: 14n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Eland

Multiple sightings

Giraffe

1 sighting

Meerkat

Multiple sightings

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Ms H
Canada

"Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review"

1 night Arrived 28 Oct 2018
"Great view of the dunes and wildlife from the boma, and boma very comfortable. However not a feeling of 'immersed in nature' as guide book states: peacock very noisy; donkey in the bar; 4-wheeler and horse noises/smells make if feel more like a farm. Restaurant staff not well-trained nor particularly friendly. No automatic porter service; needed to be requested.

strongly recommend the northern route to lodge if coming from Windhoek: this is marked on the brown highway signs, it gives a great view of the dunes, and best examples of social weaver bird nests we saw in Namibia.

Oryx for supper was badly overcooked though asked for rare (also over spiced). No complimentary wine as listed in guide book." See all these reviews: 6n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Good

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Average
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Average
Sightings Report

Eland

2 sightings

Pat
Robin Hoods Bay

"It rained!"

1 night Arrived 22 Oct 2018
"Animals not quite as wild as in previous locations, supplementary feeding taking place.

A bit concerned about the number of dead animals we saw.

Our game drive was in pouring rain - in the Kalahari desert!" See all these reviews: 12n in Namibia; 3n in Zimbabwe; 2n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

K+R, J+P
Stirling

"Night Drive at Bagatelle was amazing"

1 night Arrived 30 Sep 2018
"We had great game drives at Bagatelle. We saw all the wildlife we had hoped to see and on the night drive we saw 5 aardvarks!!

Also lots of other unusual wildlife such as spring hares, aardwolf, bat-eared fox and zorillas." See all these reviews: 16n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Aardvark

5 sightings

Eland

2 sightings

Giraffe

2 sightings

Meerkat

1 sighting

Oryx

10 sightings

Wildebeest

2 sightings

Zebra

2 sightings

J and M
Ightham

"Wish we could have stayed longer"

1 night Arrived 28 Sep 2018
"We stayed here just one night which just wasn’t enough, this is a lovely hotel and has so much wildlife close by including the troupe of meerkats who live there. Views were incredible and the game drive was good with an opportunity to get out of the vehicle close to a group of giraffes. The cheetah reserve seemed well run and the dedication of the staff was obvious." See all these reviews: 10n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Cheetah

1 sighting

Giraffe

Multiple sightings

Meerkat

1 sighting

Oryx

Multiple sightings

Wildebeest

Multiple sightings

Zebra

Multiple sightings

Mr A & Mrs K
Wilts

"Great night drive"

1 night Arrived 22 Sep 2018
"Very welcoming. Good food. Nice chalet overlooking the waterhole. Night drive is well worth doing." See all these reviews: 19n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Aardvark

2 sightings

Eland

1 sighting

Oryx

2 sightings

Wildebeest

1 sighting

Wendy
Melbourne

"Bagatelle"

1 night Arrived 12 Sep 2018
"Loved the upgrade to the Honeymoon lodge.

Once again, some of the activities felt contrived. Maybe we have had a lot of very good experiences and this was not in the top tier." See all these reviews: 26n in Namibia; 7n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Good
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Excellent
Sightings Report

Eland

1 sighting

Oryx

Multiple sightings

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