Accommodation near Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

The Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is Africa’s first formally declared ‘trans-border conservation area’ that straddles the borders of Botswana and South Africa. For those who aren’t clued up on the term, transfrontier or border parks are protected areas that are found between two international boundaries.

The combined land of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park is 38 000 km2, in which 28 400km2 lies in Botswana and the remaining 9600km2 lies in the southernmost part of the Kalahari Desert in South Africa. The wide-open spaces and the absence of human development have led to a high concentration of animals roaming freely in the savannahs and grassy plains, making the park a prime spot for game viewing. During seasonal migration, herds of wildebeest, springbok, eland, red hartebeest and other large herbivores travel vast distances in search of food during the harsh winter months. In turn, they are stalked and hunted by numerous carnivores such as lions, cheetahs and the bat-eared fox

Two of the parks more prominent species are the ground squirrel and the suricate (commonly referred to as the Meerkat). Both animals are burrowers, meaning they sleep underground at night, and during the day, move around in clans to protect themselves against numerous predators. Honey Badgers and the pangolin (anteaters) are also regularly spotted throughout the park.

Other resident game that visitors should be on the lookout for include brown and spotted hyenas and the park’s star attraction, the black-maned lion.

Holidaymakers who are looking to further explore the riches of the Kalahari should travel to Kuruman to visit the famous Wonderwerk Cave. These caves have recently been declared a National Heritage Site as they contain numberous rock paintings on the walls, testifying to the rituals and customs of local tribesmen who had once inhabited the region

Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.
Torgos Lodge
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Torgos Lodge is situated only 5km from the Mata Mata border post into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Choose from luxury stone chalets or luxury tents. A three course meal as well as breakfast are ... More Info

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Terra Rouge Guestfarm
25.5 km

From R100 pps


Terra Rouge is a working sheep and cattle farm in the kalahari. We are only 45 km's from the Kgalagadi National Park's border post to Namibia, Mata Mata. The ideal stopover on the way to or from th... More Info

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Xaus Lodge
111.1 km

From R3670 pps

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Xaus Lodge offers secluded accommodation within 70 km of Twee Rivieren. The lodge is owned by traditional South African communities and the chalets are designed like their own traditional dwelling pla... More Info

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Auob Country Lodge
225.4 km

From R478 pps


Auob Country Lodge, a green oasis in the Kalahari landscape, is situated on the banks of the seasonal Auob river. The small town Gochas is only 6 km away. The gem in the Kalahari offers 25 en-suite do... More Info

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Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve
250.1 km

From R29500* unit

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The main lodge at Motse is designed with elevated decks, a spacious lounge and dining area, a library, a fully equipped gym and adjacent spa, an impressive wine cellar and traditional Boma. All profit... More Info

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Indigo Self Catering
279.6 km

From R250 pps


We are located on the road between Aranos and Mariental, on your way from Mata-Mata to Windhoek (on route to the border gate between Namibia and the Kgalagardi Gemsbok Park), in the oasis of the Kalah... More Info

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Lapa Lange Game Lodge
282.6 km

From R200 pps


We are a upmarket lodge in the region, perfectly situated a days drive from Windhoek (300km), making it an ideal first or last stop and we believe it will be worth your while to come and see what we... More Info

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Rest Nest Accommodation
309.1 km

From R550* unit


Rest Nest Accommodation is situated in Mariental, Southern Namibia and offers 13 comfortable air-conditioned spacious rooms as well as safe parking in a quite area away from the B1 Main Road. Altho... More Info

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Goibib Mountain Lodge
313.2 km

From R615 pps

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Goibib Mountain Lodge is a tranquil hideaway in the heart of the Great Karas Mountains in Southern Namibia easily accessed via the main B1 tar road from either north or south. Our comfortable accommod... More Info

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Corona Guest Farm
313.2 km

From R1100 pps

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Experience the 'jewel of the Gamsberg' at one of Namibia's most beautiful guest farms. Our fairly traditional Namibian guest farm, set in the centre of a plateau and surrounded by a mountain range off... More Info

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The Underberg area had good eating places and a big store to buy all our groceries so we did not have to carry much . All the people we met were very friendly and welcoming. Enjoyed the many trails and spent some time at the Sani Pass Hotel. Overall a wonderful experience and will be back soon.
- Elsie Naicker

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Southern Drakensberg is a very beautiful place :)
- Grace Assan