Deception Valley Lodge

Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana | 4 star lodge
Prices starting from $821.00

Travel Blogs from Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Wild and remote

A travel blog entry by governorphil on Dec 27, 2008

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Governorphil stayed here on Dec 27, 2008 during their trip titled: Botswana Safari 2008.

3rd Bridge - Wild Dogs on Guard

A travel blog entry by terrykelly


My bag was bulging with unused winter gear - how wrong did we get the Botswana winter days with temps of 28+ deg. Since leaving Knysna on 22 May, we have had blue skies, no wind per se and hot weather with a slight chill after 9pm. Warm PJ's untouched! Hot water bottles deep down in the storage units and blankets a waste of valuable space. For the inquisitive food lovers, there is still fresh fruit and veges on our menu, compliments of Pete and ...

Why did the goat cross the road?

A travel blog entry by amyanddave


... or live in desperate conditions with alcoholism adding to the downfall. Without land to hunt on they are without their only source of survival. A few San will join the lodges like Castor as assistants to the guides or lookouts on game drives, but clearly and sadly the future for the San is in jeopardy. So when Castor explained fire was enough to ward off lions, his words, or maybe it was the way he said it, quelled my fears almost instantly. Since then, thanks ...

Impalila Island, Namibia

A travel blog entry by sabjean42


On Monday, we traveled by bus and boat across the Zimbabwe - Botswana, then Botswana - Namibia borders. At the Botswana entry point, we had to open all suitcases and walk all shoes through an insect repellant. We will return to Botswana on Thursday for 3 nights. Hopefully leaving all the Namibian tiny ants and spiders at the border. We are staying on Impalila, a tropical island with crocodiles and hippos by our camp. We listen to melodic birds and howling hippos at night! There ...

Where Time Went to Quick

A travel blog entry by jcastellan


This morning we got up at first light and drove around Moreswe Pan. The only animals we saw were a few springbok. This part of the park had disappointed us this visit, but we had great sightings in the rest of the park. We arrived back at our campsite at 7:30am. After breakfast we packed up and drove in a north east direction towards the gate.

For the next hour and a half hours we saw nothing! Except for ...

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This 4 star lodge, located in Central Kalahari Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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