Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park Augrabies Falls Witsand Nature Reserve

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$3000 - $5000
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
7 days
Best months:
May - August
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Moderate - Game walks, Cultural visits
Safari type:
Birding safaris Birding
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Safari – Day 1

Upington – Olifantshoek – Witsand (200km)

Depart 08H30 from your hotel for the scenic road to Witsand Nature Reserve. On arrival we go for a walk to view the bird-life from a specially constructed ‘eye level’ hide. You can walk freely in this beautiful reserve , with springbok, vervet monkeys , duikers and baboons . Afternoon game drive to visit the famous white dunes or ‘roaring sands’. A small degree of fitness is required if you want to climb this 70m dunes. Incredible oportunities for photo’s await you here.

Overnight: Witsand – chalets/lodges (air-conditioned and swimming pool)

Meals: L + D

Safari – Day 2

Today we relax around the pool, or just study the birds and springbok that come and drink at the water hole right in front of the lodge. Afternoon walk in the botanical garden, or hike between the magnificent Acacia trees.

Overnight: Witsand chalets/lodges (air-conditioned and pool)

Meals: B + L + D

Safari - Day 3

Witsand – Groblershoop – Augrabies (200km)

Morning walk and game drive around the reserve. Last visit of the dunes. We then depart to Augrabies. Afternoon arrival. After lunch we walk to the 6th highest Falls in the world. 'Akoerabis' (place of the big noise) falls 67 meters into a 17 kilometer ravine. We go on game drives to visit the impressive viewpoints like Ararat, Echo Corner and we take a walk up the Moonrock. Optional night game drive with game rangers and/or Orange River Rafting.

Overnight: Augrabies – chalets/lodges (air-conditioned and pool)

Meals: B + L + D

 

Day 4

Augrabies – Twee Rivieren (390km)

You have the option of doing the 5km "Dassie Nature Trail" - or visiting the Falls. Then we depart for Kgalagadi, visiting the Bushmen on our way. At Twee Rivieren we move into our lodges, then go for a game drive, or an optional night-drive with rangers.

Overnight: Twee Rivieren lodges

Meals: B + L + D

 

Day 5

Twee Rivieren – Mata Mata (130km)

Departure to Mata Mata in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Lunch at an unfenced picnic spot. A museum that shows us how the pioneers of the old days lived is well worth a visit. Game drive to view the bird species (264) in this 38000 km Park. Predator numbers: Lions - 450, Leopards - 200, Cheetah - 200 and Spotted Hyena - 370.

Overnight: Mata Mata chalets/lodges (ceiling fan and swimming pool)

Meals: B + L + D  

Day 6

Mata Mata - Nossob (150km)

Wake up one hour before gates open. Game drive South, then we take the Kamaque dune road to reach Nossob, late afternoon arrival.

Overnight: Nossob chalets/lodges

Meals: B + L + D

 

Day 7

Nossob – Twee Rivieren – Upington (405km)

Wake up one hour before gates open, pack up and depart direction South. Today we search for Meerkats, Giraffe and we might meet the Cats. After 4-5 hours of stalk driving we reach Twee Rivieren (12H00) Depart for Upington. Late afternoon arrival at your guesthouse. Tour ends.

Meals: B + L + D

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Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Aardvark
Aardvark
African buffalo
African buffalo
African caracal
African caracal
Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Bushbaby
Bushbaby
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Bird watching
Bird watching
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Boating / canoeing
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Bush walks
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Cultural / Tribal visits
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Fishing
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