Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsBagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch Mariental
An absolutely wonderful place to camp! WOW! One day was not enough.
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Today we set off due south from Windhoek to the Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch near Mariental. It took us about 3 /12 hours - a perfect length of time for a drive. Once we left the city of Windhoek, we never saw a house or building until we reached our destination.
Bagatelle is located amongst shrubs and trees, and divided by red sand …
We had a very early start, up at 4:15 to get to the airport for our 6:40 flight to Windhoek. Arrived in Windhoek international, not the biggest airport with about 4 other planes. Got through quickly and were met to be taken to collect our vehicle from the car hire agency in town. Got a better vehicle than initially told (Toyota Hilux 3l diesel 4x4). After a briefing on the vehicle and how to use the roof top tent we made our way to ...
... like water, warm clothing first aid kit, TORCH and mobile - for the light alone. It was a pre-dominantly flat landscape, very red soil and dry grasses over much of the plains. The hardy, spiked shrubs and trees full of massive nests were the only other vegetation. We saw lots of flighty springbok and a mob (?) of wildebeest - another first for us. And we made it back in one piece tho' very much enjoyed the beverage by the open ...
We left Vereeniging around 10 and cleared customs in Upington FAUP ,it is Quick and easy but they do charge Overtime fee on Saturday which I did not know , at $ 40 it was at least not exorbitant. The Upington we crossed the Border to Namibia and Landed in Keetmanshoop FYKT. an arrival we could not get any response from the Controller, only another Airplane on the ground responded and told me to just use RWY 22. Taking to the Ramp we ...
... me , seeing me circling overhead to check things out. His Koha Lodge is virtually at the end of this nice Long Paved Runway but NO Fuel. At the moment you Land here you feel welcomed , safe and almost being Home, thank you Jannie. After having his famous Barbeque Lunch , resting a bit we went to an Nearby Fancy Lodge with an large waterhole and watched , the Animals drinking , having Beer at the watching the sunset completed a very nice ...