Accommodation in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

National Park/Reserve - Self Catering
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Gharagab Wilderness Camp - Kgalagadi National Park

Gharagab Wilderness Camp is located in the far northern region of the Kgalagadi National Park. This camp offers elevated views of Kalahari dunes and the thornveld savannah.

Situated 164 km (4 hours) drive north of Nossob on the road to Unions End. The closest shop and fuel supply is at Nossob, where guests who have booked Gharagab also checks in.

The camp is unfenced, and there is a tourism assistant on duty. Gharagab is ususally accessible by 2x4 and 4x4 vehicles on a one way road. It is not suitable for normal sedan vehicles, and it's advisable to contact the park before your trip to acertain the prevailing conditions.

This area boasts vast open spaces and endless horizons, one of the world's truly unspoilt eco-systems. There is something magical about this vast desert national park. Despite frequent drought and extremes of climate, its land nurtures life in great abundance, and the plains teem with animals of virtually every description, from the famous Kalahari Lions, Gemsbok with their warrior-like markings, colourful and acrobatic raptors soaring the forever blue skies and to the endless numbers of Springbok.

Room Description at :

Log Cabin (LC2)
- Base rate 2 people - Max 2 people - No additional persons allowed - No children under 12 allowed
- 4x4 access only, no trailers allowed - Unfenced camp, tourism assistant on duty
- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds
- Solar power for lights, gas for hot water
- Equipped kitchen - Gas fridge / freezer 
- Provide own drinking water and firewood 
- Wc and shower
- Barbeque facilities on deck
- Check in at Nossob (164km away) - Closest shop and filling station at Nossob

Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Include:
Accommodation and 14% VAT

Rates Exclude:
Optional excursions & Conservation Fees

Extra information

Shop and fuel
Situated 164 km (four hours) drive north of Nossob on the road to Unions End. The closest shop and fuel supply is at Nossob, where guests who have booked Gharagab also check in. Guests have to provide their own drinking water and firewood.

Climate
The Kalahari is an arid region with an annual rainfall of 200 mm, mainly between January and April. In summer day temperatures may exceed 40 degrees. Winter days are sunny with night temperatures often below zero.

General
Roads in the park have gravel surfaces. The camp is unfenced, and there is a tourism assistant on duty. Gharagab is only accessible by 4x4 vehicles on a one way road.
Light aircraft may land on a tarred runway at Twee Rivieren. Prior permission must be obtained from the Park.
Hired cars may be collected at Twee Rivieren provided that an advance booking was made.
When driving from one rest camp to the other, travellers should depart with travelling times in mind to ensure arrival before sunset as no travelling is allowed in the park after dark.

Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015

Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ......... R66,00 per adult / R33,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R132,00 per adult / R66,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R264,00 per adult / R132,00 per child, per day


Daily Conservation Fees for 1 November 2014 to 31 October 2015


Members of SANParks’ loyalty programme WILD do not pay conservation fees provided that proof of Identity and their WILD card are shown on arrival

South African Citizens and Residents (with ID) ......... R70,00 per adult / R35,00 per child, per day

SADC Nationals (with passport) ................................. R140,00 per adult / R70,00 per child, per day

Standard Conservation Fee (Foreign Visitors) ........... R280,00 per adult / R140,00 per child, per day