Nossob

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Nossob camps gateNossob gate

Nossob camp is about 3,5 hrs drive from Twee Rivieren camp and is situated on the banks of the dry Nossob riverbed, surrounded by tree savannah. This area is famous for regular predator and raptor sightings.....

The old entrance gate at Nossob rest campThe old entrance gate at Nossob rest camp

A generator provides electricity for 18 hrs per day- no cell-phone reception is available at the camp which adds to the tranquility and peaceful atmosphere at Nossob.

Welcome to Nossob campWelcome to Nossob camp

The camp has a reception, swimming pool, a predator information centre and petrol station and the new shop has everything needed for Self-catering and WiFi is available at the shop.

Nossob rest camps predator info centreNossob rest camps predator info centre
The shop at Nossob rest campThe shop at Nossob rest camp

If you are staying at Grootkolk, Gharagab, Polentswa Tented Camp or Polentswa campsite then Nossob is the closest place for fuel and food.

Signage near the shop at Nossob rest campSignage near the shop at Nossob rest camp

Accommodation

There are two Guesthouses and a range of basic cottages...

Guesthouses: each has bedrooms with ceiling fan, bathroom with shower and basin, separate toilet, a fully equipped kitchen and patio with braai.

The new river facing chalets have either one or two bedrooms, bathroom with shower, toilet and handbasin. There is a small lounge, dining area and kitchenette with a patio and braai area.

Nossob camp chaletsNossob camp chalets

Family Cottages: 2 x two bed bedrooms, two beds in lounge, ceiling fans, shower, toilet, kitchen and patio with braai.

Nossob chaletsNossob chalets
Our chalet at Nossob campOur chalet at Nossob camp

The two, three and four bed Cottages, have a bedroom, ceiling fan, bathroom with shower, hand basin and toilet. 

Bedroom at our Nossob chaletBedroom at our Nossob chalet
A visitor in our chalet bathroom in Nossob campA visitor in our chalet bathroom

A fully equipped kitchen and patio with braai.....

kitchen in our chalet at Nossob campkitchen in our chalet at Nossob camp
Braaing outside our chalet at Nossob rest campBraaing outside our chalet

We experienced a true Kalahari dust storm while I was trying to braai, it was amazing....

Nossob dust storm  while braaingNossob dust storm while braaing

Nossob camping sites are clean and the communal ablutions and kitchen area as also well kept by the camps friendly staff...

Nossob camping areaNossob camping area

some sites have power and some without......

Nossob campsitesNossob campsite

each site has a braai area and concrete table and stools and some sites are beautifully shaded...... 

Camping at Nossob campCamping at Nossob camp

what to see in and around Nossob camp! we love to take a walk round the camp with our cameras in hand, we stress to please wear shoes, as we have bumped into Scorpions, snakes and spiders during our day and evening walks......

Scorpion found at Nossob campScorpion found at Nossob camp
Ground squirrel at Nossob campGround squirrel
Cape cobra near Nossob campCape cobra
Nossob Yellow-billed hornbillsNossob Yellow-billed hornbills sharing a snack
Nossob camp sunriseBeautiful sunrise taken from Nossob camp

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Activities

Nossob hideNossob hide

Nossob camp has a hide that you can access from within the camp making it safe to visit. The floodlit waterhole is right in front of the hide and is a lovely place to watched animals and birds come down to drink all through the day and at night.....

Jen photographing from Nossob hideJen photographing from Nossob hide
The Nossob hideThe Nossob hide

The waterhole has given us some amazing sightings and photographic opportunities.....

Nossob hide waterholeNossob hide waterhole

the images below of a mother cheetah and her cub were taken from the hide. The cub entertained us by hissing at its reflection in the water each time it went to drink....

Nossob cheetah cub hissingcheetah cub hissing at its reflection
cheetah at Nossob waterholecheetah at Nossob waterhole
Young cheetah at Nossob waterholeYoung cheetah at Nossob waterhole
mother cheetah at the Nossob waterholemother cheetah at the Nossob waterhole
Giant eagle owl at Nossob hideGiant eagle owl at Nossob hide
Lioness at Nossob waterhole at nightLioness at Nossob waterhole at night
cheetah cub drinking at Nossob hidecheetah cub drinking image taken from Nossob hide

The Nossob area has a few good waterholes and lovely scenery. Qubitje Quap just north of Nossob camp is a good waterhole to see jackals hunting Sandgrouse. The area is good leopard, cheetah and lion territory and for birds of prey....

Nossob roadblock - lions lying in the roadNossob roadblock - lions lying in the shade in the road
Jackal at Cubitje Quap waterholeJackal at Cubitje Quap waterhole
Nossob river leopardNossob river leopard
Black breasted eagle in the Nossob areaBlack breasted eagle
Lions at Rooikop waterhole near Nossob campLions at Rooikop waterhole

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Yellow Mongoose in camp at Nossob 
Having camped a week in the Mabuasehube, and seeing lots of raptors but no big cats, we were looking forward to Nossob & Mata Mata but we were told the …

Cats around nossob 
We were at Nossob in 2007, I had a newly purchased digital compact camera, Lumix and was eager to shoot the cats of the Kalahari. We spent 3 days at Nossob …

Lion clan 
This group of lions camped at Rooikop waterhole right next to Nossob for about 5 days and they gave us many opportunities for photographs - and kept us …

Ground Squirrel Not rated yet
Nossob camp has many resident ground squirrels. They are all over the place. When driving around the camp you need to be careful not to drive over one …

Bateared Fox Not rated yet
On some of our visits to the Kalahari we have a few sightings of bateared foxes and on other visits they are so scarce. On our last visit to Nossob this …

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