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About Makgadikgadi Adventure Camp

We are a self catering camping in the middle of the amazing MAKGADIKGADI PAN in Botswana. Just 19km from Kubu Island and it’s famous baobab. We offer 2 high cottage tents with full beddings, 6 bow tents with rolling beds and illimitate space for self camping with own equipment.Ablution block with flashing toilets and hot showers equipped with a solar heated geyser.Kgotla for communal braai or picnics.A bar serving snacks alcoholic and soft drinksSwimming pool.Where?The MAKGADIKGADI ADVENTURE CAMP is situated at Thabatshukudu on the northern side of the veterinary cordon fence. The site was found to be most suitable as three busy roads used mostly by 4x4 self drive tourists to Nxai, chobe and Delta, flamingo breeding sites converge at the gate. There is local traffic as well as the gate is the only official passage for people to cattle post on both side of the fence. The camp is also only 19kms from the famous kubu Island which is frequented by tourists. It is 87kms from Gweta; 100kms from Nata; 90kms from Letlhakane, this positions the camp in the center of the famous Makgadikgadi pans. It is intended to provide overnight camping facilities for in-transit travelers and tourist who visit Kubu Island and also would like to experience the adventures and wilderness of the magnificent Makgadidkgadi pans. An adventure enthusiast can wonder around the pans and Kubu Island, flamingo breeding sites, the historic kraals and other sites during the day and retire to Makgadidkgadi Adventure camp for comfortable and convenient camping where all essential facilities are available.Transport?Driving through the pan can be the experience of a lifetime, although during rainy season we recommend a 4x4 vehicleMiscellaneous:These magnificent pans are remnants of once a super lake which according to experts, dried some millions of years ago due to climatic changes, earth movements and shifts leaving crystalline salts glittering on the pans surface. The pans cover an area of approximately 80 000 square kilometers. Makgadikgadi pans are a place of incredible beauty, it poses a challenge for many creatures to survive there; and yet paradoxically, when wet during October to March, it is a remarkably productive area. Algae and planktons amerge from drought resistant pores and eggs that can survive for decades in the parched earth. Within days of rain, they turn the warm shallow water into a rich soup on which the flamingos and many other creatures survive.

Safari: We recommend the Makgadikgadi to all the lovers of safaris and camping life. Join one of our activities (book your activity at least 3 weeks in advance): Sunset in the pan Sunrise in the pan (Kubu Island) Bush walk Horse ride

  • Response Rate: 100%
  • Enquiry Response Time: 25 hours
  • Minimum stay: 1 Days
  • Type: Self-catering
  • Sleeps: 46
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
    Check-out: 10:00 AM

Facilities

  • Laundry Facilities*
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Swimming Pool
  • No Credit Card Facilities
  • Pet Friendly*
  • Parking on Premises

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Tswana (Setswana)

Grading

  • No TGCSA Grading
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Availability and pricing

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  • Free camping Sleeps 1 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 30 We offer about 10 free camping sites (own camping equipment), with braai equipment. Every site can accommodate one vehic... see more Features:  Shared bathroom
    from R100 Room rate
    • Rooms Adults
      • Bow tent Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 6 Six bow tents with rolling beds (two in each unit) and mosquito nets.Max 2 adults. Features:  Shared bathroom, Fireplace, Self-catering, Single beds, No Smoking in Rooms
        from R255 Room rate
        • Rooms Adults
          • High walls cottage tent Sleeps 2 Includes: Self-catering Rooms / Units: 2 Two high walls cottage tents with full beddings (two single beds) and towels.Max. 2 adults. Features:  Shared bathroom, Fireplace, Self-catering, Single beds, Garden views, No Smoking in Rooms
            from R470 Room rate
            • Rooms Adults

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              Makgadikgadi Adventure Camp is 23.4km from the centre of Makgadikgadi Pans , the nearest airport 297.1km (Victoria Falls International Airport).
              *Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling

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