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Pilanesberg National Park Safari from Johannesburg
"The Pilanesberg National Park is the the fourth largest National Park in Southern Africa covering an area of 58 000 hectares and is less than 2 hours drive from Pretoria / Johannesburg. Encircling this unique area are four rings of hills a geological fascinating alkaline complex produced by volcanic action some 1.2 billion years ago. The park boasts a healthy populations of lion leopard black and white rhino elephant and buffalo - Africa's Big Five. There is a wide variety of rare common species.A few of the endemic species that may be seen are the nocturnal brown hyena the fleet-footed cheetah the majestic sable
From ZAR2,628.00
 
Pilanesberg Day Tour from Johannesburg or Pretoria
"The route to Pilanesberg passes through the most scenic areas of the region and passed many of its best known tourist attractions. It takes around 2.5 to 3 hours to get there from Johannesburg and about 2 hours from Pretoria. For most of the you will ride in a 4x4 SUV this is the best possible vehicle to use as they have big opening windows and sunroof. The SUV's have a high viewing position and can go to parts of the reserve where ordinary vehicles cannot go. You will spend 6 - 7 hours in the reserve (5 or more of th leopard and other predators. Pilanesberg is probably one of the best places left in Africa for seeing the black and white rhino in the wild. But the reserve is also home to hippo hyena african buffalo zebra
From ZAR2,845.00
 
Pilanesberg Game Reserve Full-Day Tour from Johannesburg
"Adjacent to Sun City is the beautiful Pilanesberg National Park - one of the largest in South Africa. The park covers an area of 55 000-hectares and its plains are rich and fertile as they were once part of a now extinct volcanic crater. Majestic and therefore both types of vegetation are found. Pilanesberg National Park is home to all of the Big Five and other large game including giraffe hippo zebra and crocodile as well as an extreme diversity of birdlife (over 300 species have been recorded). A visit to the park is always rewarding! There are a number of hides and picnic spots to stop and stretch your legs.Depart Johannesburg in the early morning and tr meet up with your touring vehicle and continue on a drive through the park for the remainder of the day."""
From ZAR2,510.00

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What to do on those mid-day breaks?

Besides napping in your tent/hut/room, there are lovely public areas to while away the hours reading or chatting with other guests. Or just gazing off over the channel (or water holes or other scenic...
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Aug 24, 2004

Have a drink in the lounge

These open air lounges are soooooo appealing, expecially at night after dinner when you're involved in a good discussion of world affairs, or listening to past adventures of fellow guests.All...
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Sep 05, 2004

The question is often asked...

What are the bathrooms like! Well, in these comfortable camps, they are likely to exceed your expectations. At Nxabega, the "ensuite" baths are enclosed in a small reed structure, under an extended...
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Jul 10, 2004

Games to play

OK -- I took this partly as a joke, but also to show my "kids" that the silly plastic peg game they played at Cracker Barrel restaurants along Rt 95 as kids had its origin going back hundreds of...
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Jul 10, 2004

Okavango delta

The Okavango is Africa's third longest river. It starts in Angola, goes through Namibia and in Botswana it forms a huge lush green delta. The delta is often compared to a living organism because it...
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magor65
Feb 18, 2011

SHONGOLOLO !

Within minutes of arriving in Botswana I was confronted with this terrifying huge man-eating monster. Scared me to death! Then a South Africa guy behind me said “Shongololo” and braved death to pick...
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Dec 22, 2014
 
 
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ALL YOU CAN EAT KUDU

Now this is a Braai! While I was staying at the Thakadu Bush Camp in Ghanzi, Chris the owner shot a Kudu. Then the staff prepared the largest animal I have ever seen on a spit. It took all day and...
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DAO
Dec 24, 2014

A SIGN THAT SHOULD BE ON EVERY ROAD IN THE WORLD

I found this fantastic sign in Kang at the main fuel point. How many times has someone driven past you in a car with music suicidally loud? The worst part being that it always seems to be really bad...
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DAO
Aug 26, 2012

Baobab

A baobab tree was called by dr Livingstone a giant upturned carrot. The Bushmen believed that the baobab offended God who in revenge planted the tree upside down. The trunk of the tree is very thick....
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magor65
Feb 18, 2011

It's all available

Travel in Botswana is an absolute pleasure, every major town has a shopping center and you can get everything from woman's personals to a new Head Gasket, From raw vegetables to Kentucky Fried...
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ecoquester
Mar 13, 2011

The kingdom of wild animals

In Okavango Delta we saw any kind of wild animals and birds, but we had a special fortune with cats: isn't so usual to se two ceetah very close, a lioness with a tender cub, a group of lions eating a...
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Pierangelo
Sep 06, 2003

Mata-Mata tourist facility

The opening of Mata-Mata and the Sendelingsdrift Tourist Access facility are key to the strategy (of) desert tourism which explores the natural linkage between Kgalagadi and Ai/Ais/Richtersveld...
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kiberenge
Oct 16, 2007

Camping through Africa

I travelled with Drifters Overland Camping Safaris through Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa. I have always enjoyed camping and especially so in Africa with spectacular sunsets and of...
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windsorgirl
Apr 08, 2004

Border crossings from South Africa

Independent travel by road from South Africa to Botswana will require a border crossing at one of these border posts, depending on embarkation point:Bray (RSA) Khakhea (Botswana). Hrs...
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JohanIsWeg
Jul 08, 2009

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The National Museum & Art Galery

The National Museum and Art Gallery of Botswana was opened in 1968, two years after the country gained its independence. The museum is also a research institution. Its collections include:...
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Chobe Tour

The cheapest was a daytour from Viktoria Falls for 140 $, a 3 hour boat tour, lunch then 3 hours with a 4 weel drive, i didn't see that tour in Livingstone but it might available and probably cheaper...
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Okavango Delta

Walking safaris are a great way to spend your time in the Okavango Delta. We did one in the evening and another one early in the morning. Both of them were great, but the morning safari was more...
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Nata Bird Sanctuary

15km south of the small town of Nata, at the rim of the Makgadikgadi Pans, is Sowa Pan, the second-biggest salt flat in Botswana. Its neighbour, Ntwetwe Pan is slightly bigger, but doesn't often get...
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Baobabs

Just outside the town of Kasane you can find one of the country's biggest and oldest baobab trees. These strange trees (although biologists aren't even sure whether they should be classified as trees)...
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Chobe River Cruise

We reached Kasane and the Chobe River on the very last day of our holiday. Everybody was already a bit weary and probably already thinking about home and work again. We were told there would be one...
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