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HIGHLIGHTS

A diverse mix of unique mammals, birds, reptiles and insects found within this unique and extensive red dune complex of shifting sands and arid-savanna.
Over 250 bird species including large raptors and vultures.
A chance to see the magnificent Kalahari black-maned lions and variety of interesting smaller mammals.
Spectacular surroundings comprising of shifting red sand dunes and flat-topped camel thorn trees.
Meandering throughout the fossil river bed system and surrounding dune fields in a high ground clearance 2X4 or better still, a 4X4 for off-road comfort and security.

BEST TIME OF THE YEAR

March through to September for game viewing and November to March for bird watching.

BUDGET

A choice of affordable self-catering chalets and safari tents in the Park. Luxury lodges within the adjacent conservancy areas.

GETTING THERE

Aside from a fly-in option to a private reserve, the area is accessed by hire car from Upington or Springbok in Namaqualand as an extension to the flower/birding tour.

THINGS TO DO

Photographic opportunities abound and present themselves at regular intervals in many forms within the rolling dune fields and dry river beds. Scenically, particularly during the summer rainy season, the flat-topped camel thorns and sand dunes covered in bright yellow flowers are a spectacular sight.

Small mammals from endearing ground squirrels to highly sociable mongooses are numerous and well represented. Honey badgers, spotted hyena, leopard, black -backed jackal, wild cat and magnificent male Kalahari lions are regular sightings. Herds of eland, oryx and springbuck are common throughout.

Birding is excellent and representative of most of the species resident in the arid west.

Night skies are usually crystal clear making star-gazing a must!


WHERE TO STAY

Self-catering chalets within the Park or outside at a local motel or upmarket safari lodge in a private Kalahari concession.


 



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