The Kalahari

Derived from the Tswana word Kgala, meaning the great thirst, or the tribal word Khalagari, Kgalagadi or Kalagare (meaning “a waterless place”), the Kalahari has vast areas covered by red sand without any permanent surface water. Although termed a desert it not a true desert as it receives rainfall in the summer months.

Why visit The Kalahari ?

The native thornveld and russet sand dunes of the Kalahari are home to some of the world’s most fascinating wildlife. Specifically adapted to their harsh environment, much of the game here is unlike anything visitors will have seen on other African adventures.

LOCATION

SOUTH AFRICA INFO

Visa

No Visa is required for UK passport holders.

Health Requirements

No mandatory vaccinations are required.

Time Difference

GMT + 2 Hours

Flight Time

11.5 Hours Direct

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