Central Kalahari

About Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Surfaced with golden grass, dwarf trees and shrubs, this vast space is home to diverse breed of fauna and flora, and only accessible to a limited number of safari-goers

Home to the largest game reserve in the Southern African region - stretching to 52 800 sq. metres /50 000 km2 – the Central Kalahari offers game in abundance and exciting wildlife viewing opportunities. The landscape is covered by silver terminalia sandveld, Kalahari sand acacias, and Kalahari apple leaf, occasional sand dunes pans and shallow fossil river valleys. Among the species of fauna you will encounter during your Central Kalahari Botswana experience is large herds of gemsbok, springbok, wildebeest, hartebeest, eland and giraffe

The most alluring time to visit the Central Kalahari in Botswana is at the beginning of the year, when the inter-dune valleys become lush with flora that attracts a number of antelope species and predators. Among the wildlife that flock the Botswana Kalahari are ostrich, giraffe, wildebeest, cheetah, black-mane lion, and hyena

Accommodation in Central Kalahari, Botswana

You are welcome to stay at one of the many safari lodges in Central Kalahari Botswana. The tranquil environment and the abundance of wildlife that roam the Botswana Kalahari, is the perfect setting to many unforgettable African safaris. Central Kalahari accommodation is a choice between luxury tented suites and comfortable chalets


When to visit Central Kalahari Game Reserve

The Central Kalahari is probably at its most enticing when travel there is most difficult: in the first few months of the year. At this time, the beautiful inter-dune valleys become lush with vegetation, attracting thousands of springbok and gemsbok. You'll also find good numbers of ostrich and giraffe, herds of wildebeest, excellent cheetah and the Kalahari's famous black-maned lions. Leopard and brown hyena are common residents too, though very rarely seen

Activities of Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Game Drives

Exciting safari excursions are conducted by experienced game rangers in safe 4x4 safari vehicles. Explore the bush in its entirety during morning and afternoon game drive. Along with your experienced game ranger track a myriad of wildlife including springbok, lion, ostrich and giraffe

Bushmen Walking Safaris

Expand your bush knowledge with informative bush walking safaris, led by a knowledgeable member of the Bushmen clan. Learn about the medicinal uses of the Central Kalahari vegetation and distinguish between the different animal spoors

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