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Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp

Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp


26°11’0.9"S 20°35’32.0"E

Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp: Our full report

Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp is only a short drive from Twee Rivieren meaning that if you want to get out ...

... into the wilds of the Kgalagadi on your first night this is the place for you. It has four cabins built on top of dunes, with a waterhole just below.

At present we are updating and expanding our information on this camp, so in the mean time please call us for the latest informaion.


Our view

Kielie Krankie is one of the most popular camps in the Kgalagadi National Park and as such gets fully booked up a year in advance. Forward planning is needed to stand any chance of getting a cabin in this charming camp.

Tracy Lederer

Tracy Lederer

Country manager: South Africa

Geographics

Location
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Ideal length of stay
Two nights
Accessible by
Self-drive

Food & drink

Usual board basis
Room Only
Food quality
Only self - catering facilities are available here. The the quality of the food will depend entirely on the quality of your cooking!!
Dining locations
Indoor and Outdoor Dining

Children

Attitude towards children

Our travellers’ wildlife sightings from Kielie Krankie Camp

Since mid-2018, many of our travellers who stayed at Kielie Krankie Wilderness Camp have kindly recorded their wildlife sightings and shared them with us. The results are below. Click an animal to see more, and here to see more on our methodology.

Lion

100% success

Oryx

100% success

Wildebeest

100% success

Aardvark

0% success

Brown Hyena

0% success

Cheetah

0% success

Eland

0% success

Giraffe

0% success

Leopard

0% success

Meerkat

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

Spotted Hyena

0% success

Wild dog

0% success

Health & safety

Dangerous animals
High Risk
Fire safety

Extras

Disabled access
Laundry facilities
0

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