The famous Jack Bousfield a legendary hunter and crocodile catcher set of for his regular walkabouts through the Botswana bush armed with a 19 Centuary explorers map. He went into territory that was unexplored for over a 100 years which he described as “hell for man and beast”. His aim was to reach the mysterious Makgadikgadi Saltpans the birthplace of the super mammals and possibly man. Here he set up his own camp and call it his own private paradise. Here amongst the Acacia and Mokolwane palms on the Hyena Island Camp Kalahari is situated in the memory of Jack.
Camp Kalahari is a simple affordable safari style camp. Ideal for guests who wish to have fun, comfort and experience a fantastic African Safari.
With 10 traditional spacious tents with en- suite covered bathrooms having hot and cold running water, four poster beds with cotton sheets and rich textiles, Moroccan kilims.
The main area is thatched and has a library and dining area designed with colonial antiques. For those who widh to cool of in the heat of the day a swimming pool pavilion is ideal. Camp Kalahari can be visited in 2 seasons at Makgadikgadi, 15th April – 31st October ( Winter dry season ) and 01st November – 14th April ( Summer wet season ). Wet season brings about flamingo and herds of Wildebeest and Zebra during the Migration second largest to the Serengeti followed by the predators.
Explore the centre of the lake on quad bikes and see the archeological sites or take a walk with the Zu/hoasi Bushmen and learn about their way of life.
A perfect place to view rare game such as the brown hyena, gemsbuck, aardvark.