Kalahari Plains Camp

In an exceptionally remote section of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Kalahari Plains Camp overlooks a sweeping salt pan.

Accommodation comprises of 8 canvas-clad suites each featuring a special sleepout area on the roof where guests can lie back and enjoy vast star-studded velvet skies. The main lounge and dining area boasts a swimming pool and sundeck, with all electricity and hot water supplied by solar units for minimum environmental impact.

Things to do at Kalahari Plains Camp include game drives in 4X4 vehicles in search of black-maned lions which have made the reserve so famous. Cheetahs are also plentiful in this region, as are wildebeest, honey badger and mongoose. You can also immerse yourself in San Bushmen culture on an interpretive walk through the wilderness.

A stay at Kalahari Plains Camp is best paired with a safari into the Okavango Delta to experience the dazzling diversity of Botswana.


How to get to Kalahari Plains Camp

Light aircraft transfers can be arranged from Maun to Kalahari Plains Camp.

Activities at Kalahari Plains Camp

  • Game drives
  • Bushman guided walks
  • Sleepouts
  • Stargazing

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Kalahari Plains Camp Highlights

  • A breathtakingly remote safari camp in the wild Central Kalahari Game Reserve
  • In the domain of legendary black-maned lions
  • Tented guest suites with sleepout platforms
  • Unforgettable night skies
  • Incredible opportunities to view cheetah and smaller desert predators


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Botswana Overview

What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Abundant wildlife including big cats, small, ultra-luxurious lodges and diverse landscapes make Botswana one of Africa’s premier safari destinations. Unique activities including exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta by mokoro (dugout canoe), walking with bushmen in the Kalahari Desert, and exciting 4WD safaris are all possible.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-August days are dry and sunny with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Daily averages begin to rise in September and October towards 33-35°C. Temperatures from November-April can be very hot, reaching above 38°C. December to March is when Botswana receives most of its rain.

How do you get to Botswana?
Unfortunately, there are not many direct flights into Botswana. Most travellers fly into Johannesburg in South Africa, the major hub for Southern African Safaris. From there, there are regular flights between Johannesburg and Maun, the Okavango Deltas major access point.

What can I combine Botswana with?
A landlocked country, Botswana is surrounded by a number of other safari destinations. Botswana can easily be combined with Victoria Falls, the stunning sand dunes of Namibia, cosmopolitan Cape Town or even a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

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