Bespoke tours in Southern Africa

Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is huge, covering an area of 38,000 square kilometers (14,670 square miles). It encompasses two previously separate parks: the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park in South Africa, and the Gemsbok National Park in Botswana.

It is an immense wilderness, a mesmerising desert landscape of salt pans, towering red dunes and fossil river valleys. The park is home to large herds of springbok, gemsbok, meerkats and wildebeest, all hunted by a high number of predators such as lions, leopards, hyenas and cheetahs.

It is however not easy to get to, especially from the Botswana side: you'll need a 4x4 and the ability to camp self-sufficiently. Despite the wealth of animals, it isn't easy to get there from Botswana, due to its remote location, slightly removed from the major routes.

It can be accessed more easily from Namibia (at Mata Mata) or from South Africa (at Twee Rivieren), and camps in its Southern side (the South-African side) provide lodging opportunities, and not oamping as it is the case in Botswana side.

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