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Makgadikgadi Pans National Park reviews

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A Vast Sea of White

Sense Africa
Visited: May 2013 Reviewed: Nov 25, 2013

I love spending a night out on the salt pans of Botswana, it's an out of this world experience. Nothing really seems real. Imagine spinning around and around and around and the view simply not changing at all, just a white expanse of nothingness. This is what it is like out on Makgadikgadi Pan.

There are a few places in the world where you could describe the vie... read more

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Where is the middle of nowhere?

Churchmanb
Visited: Feb 2009 Reviewed: May 21, 2013

We chose to drive out around 100 miles to a place called Kubu Island. The high grasses on the bottom of the hot car made me a bit nervous - you'll drive through a lot of it to get there, and stopping can be a bad idea if you don't find a bare space.
Mud and dodgy signing didn't stop us. GPS is, of course, a good idea. I'm still a map and compass guy, to the annoya... read more

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A driving and game viewing adventure of a lifetime

Laurapattara
Visited: Nov 2010 Reviewed: May 10, 2013

The Makgadikgadi is to Africa what Salar Uyuni is to South America, an amazingly vast stretch of salt flats. One of only three major salt flats in the world (the third is in Utah) the pans are a truly remarkable sight and an unmissable attraction when travelling to Botswana.

I’ll start by saying that we were there at totally the wrong time, although I admit we’... read more

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