Gharagab

Gharagab Camp is an unfenced wilderness camp on top of a high red sand dune.

Each of the four dune cabins has an unspoilt view over the watering hole and its panorama of daily activity. Each cabin can see the sun rise and there is a tower at the back of the cabins where you can climb up to see the setting sun – this must be the second-most panoramic view in the whole Kgalagadi Park, behind only Kielie Krankie camp.

The nearest shop is at Nossob, over 100 kilometers away so please make sure you take enough food, water and firewood with you!

The waterhole is the second closest to the cabins so it makes an ideal base for photographers. Our estimate places the waterhole about 70 meters from the cabins.

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Red Hartebeest drinking at Gharagab waterhole 
The Gharagab waterhole can be quiet so when something does come down to drink we get very excited! There were lions in the area so the Red Hartebeest took …

Gharagab camp also has the small and dangerous...! 
On windy / rainy nights keep a lookout for scorpions. This is the very poisonous thick-tailed, small-pincer Buthidae. The thin-tailed, large pincer Scorpionidae …

Black-maned lion 
If you like lions then Gharagab is the place for you! We stayed there just two nights and had 4 sightings of lions! They drank early in the morning, after …

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