Deception Valley Lodge

Address: Farm 65 Haneveld, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana | 4 star lodge
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This 4 star lodge, located on Farm 65 Haneveld, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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      Travel Blogs from Central Kalahari Game Reserve

      Tales by firelight

      A travel blog entry by tamz.dinks.10 on Feb 27, 2015

      8 photos

      We sat around the fire, watching the flames dance and feeling the lick of heat warm our toes. Firelight has the power to mesmerise and we were all drawn to the intensity, wide-eyed and temporarily lost in self-reflection.

      Earlier that day our mokoros had landed on the little island to be called home for the night. Tom and Grippo deposited us safely on her banks, unpacked their fishing nets and poled off into the distance in search ...

      Makoro magic

      A travel blog entry by tamz.dinks.10 on Feb 24, 2015

      15 photos

      We set off for the Okavango River early having a few hundred kilometres to cover (the majority on rain damaged dirt roads) and a ferry to cross into the Delta.

      No more than two minutes later the car had stopped. Ahead a perfectly round ball of poo was slowly rolling across the road, it's driver one of Africa's biggest pro-green energy supporters, the dung beetle. These lovers of poo are ...

      Safari Game Drives

      A travel blog entry by gljacobs on Feb 24, 2015

      8 photos

      ... birders” for a while. After that long drive we returned for lunch that was waiting for us and then free time until about 5pm when our group met for high tea in preparation for our walk on the camp plain with the San Bushmen who were the original native inhabitants of the Kalahari region (and most of Southern Africa). So we set off with Toma, our San Bushman tour guide who walked us through the nearby plain ...

      Safari Game Drives

      A travel blog entry by gljacobs on Feb 23, 2015

      17 photos

      ... the mother nursing the cubs and playing with her babies and the cubs frolicking and we spend at least an hour watching this family of lions at rest and at play – they are exactly what we came to Africa to see! And we were parked literally twenty feet away…

      Then we resume our game ride through the Kalahari in an area called Deception Valley (books have been written about Deception Valley) and we see lots ...

      Flight from JNB to Maun to Kalahari for Safari

      A travel blog entry by gljacobs on Feb 22, 2015

      4 photos

      ... and an abundance of national parks and national game reserves. Our first camp in Botswana is the Kalahari Plains Camp which is inside the Central Kalahari Game Reserve in the Kalahari Desert. We landed on a dirt runway with our English pilot James at the controls and it was a very good flight. We had been told in Canada that we might get a lot of turbulence from the thermals over the desert with the heated air – ...