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Protected Area Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park (Mabuasehube GR)

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Located in Botswana :: Kgalagadi  :: Mabuasehube
Category: Protected Areas :: Protected Area


The Mabuasehube Game Reserve was also incorporated into the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park between Botswana and South Africa. Mabuasehube means red earth and it is named after the red Kalahari sand.

All campsites are overlooking one of the few pans in this otherwise dry area. The pans fill with water during the rainy season and their hard surface layer ensures that the water remains in the pans and is not immediately absorbed.

These pans are of great importance to the wildlife, which obtain valuable nutrients from the salts and the grasses of the pans.

Address :  Kgalagadi, Botswana
Contact :  Parks and Reserves Reservations (Gaborone
Tel :  +267 318 0774
Email :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Rates and Payment
Fee/s :  DWNP Park Entry Fees: Citizens BWP20pp; Residents BWP145pp; Non-Residents BWP190pp. Kids under 8 don't pay park entry fees. Kids 8-15 years: pay half the adults rates. (July-2022)

Destination Information
Tourist Information Office Lodging Camping
Tourist Information Telephone :  +267 318 0774

Game Viewing Game Drives Hiking Trails Guided Walks
Night Drives
Game to View :  Gemsbok. Springbok. Big cats. Spotted Hyenas. Red Hartebeests. African Wild Dog and Elands.
Notes on Activities :  (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Recommended campsites are the Mabuasehube Camp, the Lesholoago Camp and Khiding Camp, all situated next to pans.

You are not allowed to collect firewood in the Park. Visitors are advised to bring their own wood and drinking water.

Visitors are advised to bring their own fuel as there is none available in the reserve.
The last reliable fuel supplies are at Tsabong. Sometimes petrol is available in Bokspits.
On the South African side petrol and diesel are at Twee Rivieren, where there is also a shop for food, drink and souvenirs.

 Travel Tip!

Note that the numbers of the campsites do not correspond with the codes of the campsites. Make sure you are at the correct site. Beware of lions in this area.

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