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Community Camp Lekhubu Island Community Campsite

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Located in Botswana :: Makgadikgadi  :: Kubu Island
Category: Camping :: Community Camp


Lekhubu Camp is situated at Kubu Island, a historic rock outcrop in the Makgadikgadi. There are 14 campsites around the Island. Reception is open Monday to Friday during the normal working hours. Please note if nobody is at reception, the staff may arrive later to collect payment.

Campsite facilities include a long drop (pit latrine toilet) toilet and fireplace, some are shaded. Note that there are no shower facilities here and there is no electricity. There is also no water so take all you need.

You can either make a reservation or arrive unannounced and pay at the camp.

You need a 4x4 to get to Kubu Island and it’s only accessible during the dry season (May to October).

Address :  79km or 1h51min NNE of Letlhakane (18km is 4WD), Makgadikgadi, Botswana
Postal :  P.O. Box 54 Mmatshumo, Francistown, Botswana
Contact :  Gaing O Community Trust
Tel :  +267 297 9612
Cell :  +267 75 494 669
Cell2 :  +267 73 109 996
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Intermittent

Time Information
Best Time to Visit :  May to October
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  07:30-17:00

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  BWP
Minimum Rate :  100.00
Maximum Rate :  100.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  Rates quoted are for SADC citizens. Botswana Citizens & Residents: BWP60pp/pn. International Visitors: BWP150pp/pn. Children under 9 years are free and under 14 years are 50% of the above rates. Govt Levy is currently BWP10pp/pd. Firewood BWP20 per bundle. A tent, 2 mattresses and a light can be rented for BWP255 per night.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Electronic Funds Transfer
Fee/s :  Entrance Fee/ Day Rate: Locals: BWP35pp/pd; SADC: BWP35pp/pd; Internationals: BWP55pp/pd. (Jun-2024).

General Information
Tourist Organisation :  GAING-O Community Trust
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Non-Essential

Camping Facilities
Shaded Sites None Long drop/Pit latrine NO water available! Water is not drinkable Firewood Available Accept large overland trucks
Number of Sites :    14

4WD Trails Tours and Excursions Hiking Trails Guided Walks Bird Watching Photography
More Activities :  The entire island is a national monument.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information
Closest Town :  Letlhakane

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  4WD
 Travel Tip!

Although firewood can be bought at reception, visitors are advised to bring their own.

Comments [ leave a comment ]

“The campsites were very tidy, July 2021. Longdrop toilets were clean and water was left in large bottles for flushing.” - Mietsie Visser, 2021/08/11

“The reception office was deserted in July 2021. However, staff did arrive to collect money late afternoon.” - Mietsie Visser, 2021/08/11

“Camping for 8 persons total fee 897.6 Pula. Bank : Standard Charterd, Orapa Branch, Acc Name : Gaing-O Community Trust Account No : 0100140169801 Branch : 6618” - Janine Reyneke, 2009/06/17

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