People are often concerned that they won’t see any animals when they do a self-drive safari because they don’t have a trained eye or won’t know where to go. It’s definitely not as challenging as you might think. Here are some tips for spotting animals on a self-drive safari.
After spending a month in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, we entered the south of Namibia via the Mata Mata border post. Enroute to the coastal town of Luderitz we made an overnight stop in the small town of Aus where we spent a night camping at Klein-Aus Vista Desert Horse Campsite.
In the south of Namibia lies Namtib Hunter’s Rest, a gem of a campsite that we discovered by chance. This was the 12th camp site we stayed at during our overland trip through Southern Africa and definitely one of the best.
We’ve camped at tons of campsites, some insignificant and some that are special. The special ones are those we will return to every chance we get and Rooiputs is one of those camps for us. A firm favourite amongst Kgalagadi regulars, Rooiputs is an unfenced camp on the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, […]
Polentswa is a small unfenced camp just east of the Nossob road on the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. This wilderness camp has only three campsites all overlooking the Polentswa pan. Polentswa is a quiet and remote camp that offers a true wilderness experience.
My husband and I are planning an overland trip in 2019 and during this trip we will need to live in our trusty Land Rover Defender for more than 5 months. Crazy I know, but is it really? There has been a massive uptake in the van life movement the past few years, these are young […]
The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is famous for its red sand dunes, black-maned lions, and exceptional wildlife photography opportunities. It has become a very popular safari destination for travelers looking for a more rustic and down-to-earth experience. If you are planning to visit the Kgalagadi, here are some tips before you go. 1. Book Early The […]
I love the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, it’s my favorite SANpark which is why you can expect to see a lot more blog posts featuring this magnificent piece of earth. Today I am sharing everything you need to know about Bitterpan, one of the wilderness camps inside the park. I also featured this camp as one […]
Verneukpan is a salt pan 57km long and 11km wide located in the middle of the Northern Cape, South Africa. I was blown away how such a vast empty space could showcase so much beauty.
We are off on another adventure and this time it is a 5 day camping safari in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. We haven’t been to the park since last winter, and packing for a safari in winter and packing for a safari in summer will deliver two different suitcases. If you want see what to […]