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Central Kalahari Game Reserve

Central Kalahari Game Reserve



+267 (0) 397 1405



Poaching Hotline:

+26 (0) 800 600 142


Size:  5,820,000 ha / 58,200 km2

Nearest major city:  Maun (3h30 approx by car to Matswere)

Species Numbers:  51 Mammals        255 Birds        43 Reptiles

Big Five:  No


  • - Remote location and vast land area make it one of Africa’s most special wilderness areas
  • - Great for large herds of springbok and gemsbok, especially after the summer rains
  • - Explore the fossilized rivers in Deception Valley

The Central Kalahari Game Reserve is an extensive national park in the Kalahari desert of Botswana. Established in 1961, it covers an area of 52,800 km² (larger than Switzerland) making it the second largest game reserve in the world.

The park contains wildlife such as giraffe, brown hyena, warthog, cheetah, wild dog, leopard, lion, blue wildebeest, eland, gemsbok, kudu and red hartebeest. The land is mostly flat, and gently undulating covered with bush and grasses covering the sand dunes, and areas of larger trees. Many of the river valleys are fossilized with salt pans. Four fossilized rivers meander through the reserve including Deception Valley which began to form around 16,000 years ago.

The Bushmen, or San, have inhabited the lands for thousands of years and still roam the area as nomadic hunters. 

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