Kalahari Plains camp is set in the heart of the Central Kalahari game reserve and is a real quirky but very cool camp. This huge park has only 3 real options for accommodation separated by absolutely miles of vast open plains. The sense of remoteness here is extraordinary.
There are 10 guest accommodations all with an upstairs sleep out deck for those wishing to sleep under the largest most amazing night sky. The rooms are well spaced apart and all have commanding views across the plains. The main area is very pretty with a campfire out in front of it and a decent size swimming pool to cool off in the heat of the day.
The activities here are great. Wonderful full day game drives around Deception Valley for the more traditional game viewing including black maned Lion would be a must do activity. The bushman walks from camp are also worthy of special mention usually done in the evening. The wildlife is incredible. It is important to understand that the central Kalahari is unable to compete with the game viewing quality of Okavango or Linyanti and Chobe. However, you have a great chance of seeing the rarer species such as African wildcat, brown Hyena and Aardwolf. Porcupine, honey badger Caracal and Cape Fox make up other interesting species you may not come across in the main parks of Botswana.
All in all for 2 or 3 nights at the beginning or end of a longer itinerary is well worth it and we wholly recommend visiting the Central Kalahari.
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