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Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch

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From R1380 PPS


The lodge lies on the edge of the Southern Kalahari in the mixed tree and shrub Savanna. The ranch is characterised by huge red sands dunes running parallel and in a northern-westerly to southeasterly direction. The valleys in between the parallel dunes are commonly known as 'streets'.

This 'Spirit of Africa' atmosphere, coupled with service delivered with graciousness and charm, in an unashamedly luxurious setting, will be the hailmanns of this establishment, providing excellent value and unforgettable memories for the discerning traveller. The Kalahari - an ancient living desert. A harsh land, a land of relentless sun and scaring wind - a land of great thirst and mystery. After the first rains, a land transformed into exquisite beauty with the dunes erupting in a blaze of colour. The Kalahari conjures up different images in the minds of different people. Some see it as a scratching desert. Others see it as their future, built on cattle and sheep, ostriches and wildlife. The Kalahari is all of this, but also some thing more. The design and décor, materials and furnishings Gardens and natural settings, all combine to ensure our guests live their dream of an African safari.

A rambling old farmhouse was extensively altered, upgraded and renovated to not only serve as a residence, but also as the main nerve center of the Lodge. An entrance hall leads to the reception, lounge, dining room, bar and cellar, library and office. The main dining area is an enclosed porch of enormous proportions. There is a swimming pool and recreation area with a pool table and hammock. An open air lapa for outdoor meals captures the atmosphere of an African Safari. Although two styles of bungalows are provided, both have the same standard of luxury and finish quality. Four chalets, constructed of wood and on stilts are built on top of a Kalahari Sands Dune, with unsurpassed views to the Southwest. The other six bungalows are built in the street or valley between the dunes. These chalets are built of 'hay bales' with walls 600mm thick, the insulation and atmosphere are equally fantastic.

The main difference between the two styles of chalets besides the construction method, is the fact that the dune bungalows have a bath and shower, while the 'hay bale' chalets only have a shower. The level of finishing is the same for all bungalows, with fans, air conditioners, shower, toilet, vanity basin, writing desk, coffee table, chairs, bed lights, bar fridges, quality linen and décor that will exceed your expectations. We have a well-stocked, small library with a broad selection of books mainly on Africa and matters relayed to African flora and fauna.

Relaxing next to the sparkling swimming pool and soaking up the hot African sun is something to be experienced. Relax in the comfortable hammock or play some pool. Our 'Nature drive' during the early morning and late afternoon will enable you not only to view our diversified animal and bird life, but also the unique dune topography and vegetation. Traditional sundowners on a red Kalahari sand dune will be the perfect way to watch the sun sink away into the distant dunes. So how does the agricultural farming community make a living in this harsh, unforgiving and ancient living desert? It will be our pleasure to show you our sheep and cattle farming operations and explain what is entailed to keep the ranch going as a viable concern. Our chef stands ready to tease and appease your taste buds, morning noon and night. Coffee, tea, snacks and drinks are available all day long from our honour bar.

Relax with a cold one, binoculars and book on our viewing platform overlooking a natural waterhole, and watch our cheetah at play. In association with the cheetah conservation fund, we are the custodians of cheetah kept in an enclosure right next to the recreation area. The facility was built exceeding the requirements laid down by the Ministry of Tourism and wildlife and under the guidance of the cheetah conservation fund. These captive cheetahs are not able to be released into the wild, and have to remain in captivity for the rest of their live. Our aims is to ensure that this happens in a way that ensures the best quality of life for these speedsters of the African Savanna.


    Room Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Television

    On Site Facilities

  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Secure Parking

    Local Facilities

  • Game Viewing
  • Hiking
  • Shopping/Curios


Additional Rates Info:
Rates include Dinner, Bed and Breakfast Children aged between 0 and 5 stay free. Children aged between 6 and 12 pay 50% of the sharing rate.

Dune Chalet

Sleeps 2
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Well separated from each other, stand alone on stilts on top of the red dunes, with unsurpassed views to the south-west across the dune landscape. Each with en-suite facilities bath and shower, air-conditioning, coffee/tea station and mini bar.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 2635   R 1980
February 2016       R 2635   R 1980
March 2016       R 2635   R 1980
April 2016       R 2635   R 1980
May 2016       R 2635   R 1980
June 2016       R 2635   R 1980
July 2016       R 2635   R 1980
August 2016       R 2635   R 1980
September 2016       R 2635   R 1980
October 2016       R 2635   R 1980
November 2016       R 2860   R 2150
December 2016       R 2860   R 2150

Garden Room

Sleeps 2

Spacious rooms situated close to reception with private garden separated by wooden dropper-fence. Each with en suite shower facilities, air-conditioning, fans and coffee/tea station. Honesty bar in reception area.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 1835   R 1380
February 2016       R 1835   R 1380
March 2016       R 1835   R 1380
April 2016       R 1835   R 1380
May 2016       R 1835   R 1380
June 2016       R 1835   R 1380
July 2016       R 1835   R 1380
August 2016       R 1835   R 1380
September 2016       R 1835   R 1380
October 2016       R 1835   R 1380
November 2016       R 1929   R 1450
December 2016       R 1929   R 1450

Savannah Chalet

Sleeps 4
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Constructed with thick walls built from plastered straw bales, stand well apart from each other in the street between the dunes with scenic views. Each with en-suite shower facilities, air-conditioning, coffee/tea station, mini bar & sleeper couch

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2016       R 2235   R 1680
February 2016       R 2235   R 1680
March 2016       R 2235   R 1680
April 2016       R 2235   R 1680
May 2016       R 2235   R 1680
June 2016       R 2235   R 1680
July 2016       R 2235   R 1680
August 2016       R 2235   R 1680
September 2016       R 2235   R 1680
October 2016       R 2235   R 1680
November 2016       R 2461   R 1850
December 2016       R 2461   R 1850
NOTE: If a search was made without stipulating the month of occupation the rate shown on the search results page is for the lowest cost month and the least expensive room. Where pricing is "per unit" the Average Price Per Person based on maximum occupancy is used for the price range comparison. A search made for Homes and Villas however will always be based on the full daily rate of the unit irrespective of the number of people the unit sleeps.

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Rates last updated: 1 July 2016
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Bagatelle Kalahari Game RanchD1268 , Mariental

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