Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Reviews of Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

Good(90%) From 147 travellers
Excellent
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Below are independent comments from 147 of our travellers who have visited Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch, and have kindly agreed to share their thoughts.

They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa.
Mr E & Ms S - Sweden
Arrived on: 19-Nov-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

Very nice place as the last stop. The only remark would be that they get somebody that knows how to organise their kitchen. At lunch with 6 tables with guests all coming at different times, all got served at the same time.

For dinner the same thing, but just with all tables busy. All staff was there, it's just that the owner seemed to create more chaos then bringing order, we left halfway into the dinner, despite great food.

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Miss M. from Margate
Arrived on: 9-Oct-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Beautiful place

Beautiful room, amazing food, great service - we did a sundowner trip which was stunning and had the added bonus of Skundy the pet Sprinbok, a pool visit by some goats and meerkats constantly scurrying around.

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Mrs A & Mr J T - Namibia in three weeks
Arrived on: 29-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Well worth arriving for afternoon game drive

We were well greeted and were lucky enough to get an upgrade, to the Honeymoon Suite, a large chalet complete with Jacuzzi. However we did not have a chance to try this out and given the warnings of acute water shortages and the need to keep showers brief it would not have been appropriate to use it.

We arrived early enough to get on the afternoon game drive & sundowner which were well worth doing. We had a very good, conscientious and knowledgeable guide; we got the impression that the others were too.

All staff were very friendly and helpful.

A very good start to the holiday and a realistic and excellent place to break the long journey south. It was also an introduction to driving on gravel and sand roads.

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Ms R and Mr M from York
Arrived on: 5-Aug-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

This was a very pleasant stopover.

Our chalet had great views and we enjoyed the terrace. We thought the food was of a high standard.

We did not have time to book any activities but liked the short self-guided walk.

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Mr & Mrs. H - Cambs.
Arrived on: 19-Jul-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Good accomodation but a bit artificial

The accommodation here is great, as is the food. But be aware that the game drive is through their enclosed nature reserve rather than in the open Kalahari. as this was our first stop outside Windhoek it was good to learn something about Namibian wildlife but we were unsure about what wildlife we'd seen was native to the area and what had been bussed in.

Stroking a cheetah was an unexpected experience!

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Miss S. from Lifton
Arrived on: 28-May-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Food:
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

I felt that this Game Ranch is still "finding its way".

Is it trying to attract "weekenders" from Windhoek.? This is the first place where on arrival we were presented with a list of activities and prices - also evident on a Tablet in our room.

We wanted to leave at 06:00 am - breakfast pack had been ordered but not ready on time - just minor irritations as was the poor waiter/waitress service for the Buffet evening meal.

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Mr &Mrs P. from Staffordshire.
Arrived on: 8-May-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

This was our first stop, and a truly superb location.

The afternoon drive and sundowner were well organised, every aspect was taken care of during our stay. The only comment I would make is that one night is not enough.

To appreciate the site and its attractions two nights are required.

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Phil - London
Arrived on: 7-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

Good

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Mr & Mrs C from Essex.
Arrived on: 6-Feb-2016 Stayed for: 1 nights
Overall:
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch review

Good greeting from Pedro. Lovely cool room, Pool 1, next to main lodge.

Delicious lunch, Salad with avocado. Nature drive with good knowledgable guide George, great fun and very interesting. We were distressed to see their three captive 12 year old Cheetahs, one in small enclosure.

Dinner was good as was breakfast.

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Mr S & Mrs G - Malaga
Arrived on: 18-Jan-2016 Stayed for: 2 nights
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Beautiful red sand-dunes

We stayed 2 nights but I would recommend 1 night to break the journey between Windhoek & the South.

The combo afternoon game drive/ cheetah feeding & sunset drink was very good and I highly recommend the 7am walk with some bushmen

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