Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
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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 …
... 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 ...
... This was at one time the World largest Diamond mining facility and the Sperrgebiet is large ranging from Luderitz all the way down the Fish river Canyon which borders South - Africa . Kottmanskop with The German History was abandoned around 1985 after no more Diamonds could be found , which at one time in the early 1900 could be found almost like pebbles on the Beach on this Place and made Oppenheimer and others very rich. ...
... and the springbok pronk as soon as we get close. Back to camp across the pan and we drive straight into the cheetah pen. the three orphan males snarl and hiss at Castro to hurry up. Obediently they sit on a mound to have their photo taken. They know the routine. Beautiful!! and then we drive like crazy. 300 hundred meters with the boys chasing, knowing their food is in the car. it's a frantic 2 mins, ...