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Park Camp Polentswa Camp 1 KTPOL01: Shower/Toilet, Shade Shelter

ID: w195954 View large map

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


Unfenced campsites so always be weary or wild animals. Facilities at the sites include shower shelters (bring own water), pit latrines, shade structures. There is no fuel available here. Pre-booking required. You need to be fully self-sufficient, to travel the area. There are 3 campsites at Polentswa.

Campsite reservations are mandatory, you have to book ahead.

Park entry fees may be paid at the gate in Botswana Pula cash only - ensure that you have the correct amount, or pre-pay your entry through the DWNP offices +267 686 1265 or +267 397 1405. Reservations are therefore mandatory.

Address :  Kgalagadi, Botswana
Postal :  P.O. Box 131, Gaborone, Botswana
Contact :  Parks and Reserves Reservations (Gaborone)
Tel :  +267 318 0774
Tel2 :  +267 68 612 65
Email :  Click Here
Website :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Time Information
Reception Opening and Closing Times :  DWNP Office hours: 07h30-16h30 on weekdays. Closed weekends.

Rates and Payment
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  BWP
Minimum Rate :  30.00
Maximum Rate :  30.00
Updated for :  2024
Comments :  Rates quoted are for SADC Citizens.
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash, Credit Card
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 adult rates. Vehicle Entry Fees: BWP20 (Bots Registered) and BWP75 (Foreign Registered) (Apr-2024).

General Information
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Required

Child Friendly Landing Strip Nearby Motorbikes Not Welcome
Nearby Facilities :  Facilities at Nossob.

Camping Facilities
Shaded Sites Long drop/Pit latrine NO water available! Water is not drinkable Accept large overland trucks
Shower Facilities :    Non-Operational

Game Viewing 4WD Trails Bird Watching
Game to View :  Gemsbok. Springbok. Big cats. Spotted Hyenas. Red Hartebeests. African Wild Dog. Elands.

Travelling Information
Closest Town :  Nossob

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

You are not allowed to gather wood in the Kgalagadi Bring own wood and water.

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“New site opened up as part of the development of the Botswana side of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier park. The facilities consist of the new standard bush toilet/shower but no water system had been installed when we visited.” - David Clack, 2009/02/02

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