Central Kalahari Game Reserve reviews


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Aptly named, the Central Kalahari Game Reserve is a national park located in central Botswana and is part of the famous Kalahari Desert. At 52,000 km² (20,000 mi²), it is the third-largest national park in Africa, behind Selous Game reserve in Tanzania and Mudumu National Park in Namibia. Its remote location in Botswana means it receives far fewer visitors than ... ...

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(5/5 stars) Written on: Jul 28, 2014   |   Visited: Feb 2014.
I was pleasantly surprised by how gorgeous a desert can be. The skies were amazing and so was the wildlife. It didn't come in waves, but it was actually better that way, as it made each sighting that much more special. I especially loved the meerkats. :) read more

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African buffalo
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(5/5 stars) Written on: May 10, 2013   |   Visited: Feb 2012.
Funnily enough this park is fenced on two out of its four sides, meaning the animals can wonder freely in and out of its boundaries. The best part about the Central Kalahari Game Reserve is that visitor numbers are strictly regulated (100 a day when we were last there), so it’s not a park you ever feel cramped in. This is the one place where if you bush camp with y... read more
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Safari suitability: 7 / 10
Ample wildlife opportunities but limited lodging options inside of the park and remote location.
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