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Park Camp South Gate Campsites (Maqwee)

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Located in Botswana :: Okavango/Moremi  :: Moremi
Category: Camping :: Park Camp


South Gate Campsites is situated at the Southern entrance to the Moremi Game Reserve. South Gate is also close to the Black Pools area and Xini Lagoon.

There are 10 sites at South Gate campground, and it’s next to the gate and ranger station. There are clean ablution blocks available at the campsite, surrounded by trees. Solar panels are used for hot water and light. campsites are booked through Kwalata Safaris, but Park and vehicle Entry fees are still with the Department of Wildlife Botswana.

Reservations are mandatory.

Address :  At Moremi South Gate (4WD), Ngamiland, Botswana
Postal :  P.O. Box 131, Gaborone, Botswana
Contact :  Kwalate Safaris
Tel :  +267 686 5551
Tel2 :  +267 686 1448
Cell :  +267 71 308 283
Cell2 :  +267 71 307 435
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Intermittent

Time Information
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  Mon-Fri: 08:00-16:30; Sat: 08:00-14:00

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  BWP
Minimum Rate :  356.00
Maximum Rate :  356.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  SADC rates are quoted. Citizens pay BWP102pp/pn; Residents BWP153pp; International visitors pay BWP510. Bed levy BWP10pp/pn. Kids under 6 stay free. Kids 6 - 17 pay half the adult rates. Park fees and vehicle fees are to be paid with the Department of Wildlife.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash
Fee/s :  DWNP Park Entry Fees: Citizens BWP30pp; Residents BWP205pp; Non-Residents BWP270pp. Kids under 8 don't pay park entry fees. Kids 8-15 years: pay half the adults rates. Vehicle fees: Citizens BWP20 and BWP75 (Foreign registered). (Jun-2024).

General Information
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Child Friendly Landing Strip Nearby Motorbikes Not Welcome

Camping Facilities
Shaded Sites Hot and Cold Showers Accept large overland trucks
Number of Sites :    4
Is water available? :    Unknown
Is water drinkable? :    Unknown

Game Viewing Game Drives 4WD Trails Boat Trips Bird Watching Photography
Game to View :  Kudu. Waterbuck. Zebra. Blue Wildebeest. Steenbok. Warthog.

Travelling Information
Closest Town :  Khwai

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  4WD

Reportedly not much going on here - but is a good starting point if you want to travel the southern part of Moremi. (Aug-14).

Comments [ leave a comment ]

“It is very difficult to book this campsite, but you can do it at Kwalate office in Maun and pay there as well. Only cash accepted. There is no water in the mornings as the solar pump does not work once the sun has set. Please remove all rubbish and close all ablution doors and windows to keep baboons out.” - Mietsie Visser, 2023/10/26

“The long awaited development of the ablution facilities is at last under way. The sites are laid out under trees and there is usually a table and bench. The lack of game in the area is a drawback but we have seen elephants and on one memorable occasion a pack of wild dogs came to drink at a ground level bird table” - David Clack, 2009/02/01

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