In the Namib desert, about 2 hours drive from the coastal town of Swakopmund lies Spitzkoppe, an oasis of granite peaks towering over the vast desert plains that surrounds it. We spent two nights camping at this stunning location in Namibia and consider Spitzkoppe Community Camp to be one of the most remarkable campsites and […]
Staying at Gharagab Wilderness Camp
In the remote northwest corner of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, close to Union’s End lies a small wilderness tented camp called Gharagab. This unfenced camp is perched on top of a sand dune that overlooks the vast red Kalahari savannah decorated with hundreds of camelthorn trees.
Tips for spotting animals on a self-drive safari
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.
Camping at Rooiputs
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, […]
Tips for visiting the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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 […]