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Park Camp Khumaga Wildlife Camp

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Located in Botswana :: Makgadikgadi
Category: Camping :: Park Camp


Kumaga Wild life camp is situated on the banks of the Boteti River in Makgadikgadi Pans National Park and is part of the SKL Group of Camps. There are 10 sites with water stand pipe, braai area and an ablution block with running showers and flushing toilets. The area is well known for the Migration of Zebras and Wildebeest. Each campsite has a staff that will assist you in any need.

Campers need to ve wary of wild animals which can enter the campgrounds as there are no fences around the sites. There is no telephone or internet signals available at the sites.

Reservations are mandatory.

Address :  2km or 6min N of Makgadikgadi Pans Kumaga Gate (of which 2km is 4WD), Makgadikgadi, Botswana
Postal :  P.O. Box 20364, Boseja, Maun, Botswana
Contact :  SKL Group of Camps
Tel :  +267 686 5365
Tel2 :  +267 686 5366
Cell :  +267 74 040 401
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Time Information
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  Mon-Fri: 08h00-17h00; Sat: 08h00-13h00; Sunday: Closed

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  ZAR
Minimum Rate :  250.00
Maximum Rate :  250.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  SADC rates are quoted. Notes: Botswana Citizen BWP100pp; SADC ZAR250pp; Resident BWP150pp; International USD50pp. Kids 8-17yrs pay half the rate accordingly; Kids 5 - 7 years.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash
Fee/s :  Park entry fee: BWP190pp/pd (International); BWP145pp/pd (Residents/SADC Nationals); BWP20pp/pd (Citizens) & BWP75 per day foreign registered vehicle. Children 8-17 half price and under 8 free. (Jun-2024)

General Information
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Camping Child Friendly Motorbikes Not Welcome

Camping Facilities
Laundry Shaded Sites Hot and Cold Showers Flush Toilets Water is available Water is not drinkable Accept large overland trucks
Number of Sites :    10

Game Viewing Game Drives 4WD Trails Tours and Excursions Guided Walks Swimming Bird Watching Photography
Game to View :  Zebra. Hippos. Elephants. Kudu. Wildebeest and White Rhinos among others

Travelling Information
Closest Town :  Rakops

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  4WD

Campsites are not fenced off but please camp on the site you booked.

Comments [ leave a comment ]

“New fences are being errected currently to keep livestock out of the park, or game out of the town !!??? There were no other campers in July 2021, but everything was maintained and clean. A new rule has been implemented by DWNP recently: payment of conservation fees are calculated per day and not by the number of nights you stay. That means that you pay the extra day fee on the day of departure.” - Mietsie Visser, 2021/08/11

“There are 10 sites, all very large with 'braai' facility and tap each. There are metal cages in which to deposit waste, but the monkeys open them regularly due to guests throwing foodstuff away. The ablutions are serviced daily. Currently livestock from Kumaga village come into the park and camp, due to the fact that the Boteti River is drying up once more,after flowing annually for almost 10 years. Thus the ferry at Kumaga is on dry land and not operational. One can drive through the dry riverbed to access the park gate.” - Mietsie Visser, 2019/06/25

“Five camping sites under trees with an ablution block containing showers, wash basins and flushing toilets. One centrally placed water pipe.” - David Clack, 2009/02/02

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