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


Want to find out more about our Botswana safaris?
Call one of our travel specialists on 1300 363 302.

Contact Us for a Tailor Made Quote Today
Receive Specials Updates



Below are some of our preferred tented camps in the Kalahari region. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

Camp Kalahari

Comfortable, laid-back Camp Kalahari sits at the very edge of the remote Makgadikgadi Saltpans, offering travellers a unique desert safari experience.


Occupying an exclusive piece of land in the central Kalahari Game Reserve, Dinaka is home to species including the black-maned Kalahari lion and brown Hyena

Jack’s Camp

Award-winning Jack’s Camp sits in the shade of palms amid a giant salt lake which dried up millennia ago, beside Botswana's otherworldly Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.

Kalahari Plains Camp

In an exceptionally remote section of the immense Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Kalahari Plains Camp overlooks an enormous white salt pan.

Leroo La Tau

Welcoming Leroo La Tau sits on a cliff beside the Boteti River, an important source of water to many birds and animals especially during Botswana's dry season.

Meno a Kwena

About halfway between the Central Kalahari Game Reserve and the Okavango Delta, Meno a Kwena offers a diversity of safari experiences from a very scenic, secluded setting.

San Camp

San Camp is a collection of romantic white tents which sit like a mirage beneath a scattering of lofty palms at the edge of a vast, glittering saltpan.



The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised Botswana experience.

View More

Botswana Overview

What is the best thing to do in Botswana?
Stunning safari experiences; Abundant Wildlife including big cats; Exploring the waterways of the Okavango Delta; Bushmen of the Kalahari; Birding; Mokoro trips.

When is the best time to see Animals in Botswana?
Best during the dry season (May-Oct), but game can be seen year-round in many parts.

What is the Climate in Botswana?
During the winter months of May-Sep days are dry, sunny and dusty with average temperatures of 25°C. Mornings and evenings can be very cold. Temperatures from Oct-Apr (Summer) can be very hot, reaching 38°C, with some rain.

What can I combine Botswana with?
Victoria Falls; the stunning sand dunes of Namibia; cosmopolitan Cape Town; a beautiful beach resort in Mauritius or Mozambique.

How to get to Botswana?
The main gateway to the Delta is Maun. Maun is a popular Delta access point as it is linked by daily air services from Johannesburg, where most visitors begin their Botswana itineraries.

Do I need a Visa for Botswana? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Do I need vaccinations for Botswana? Please call us on 1300 363 302 or visit or FAQ page

Request our Africa Brochure

By Post
View Online

All of our safaris and tours are tailor made.

Contact us to start customising your African safari.

Contact us