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Explore the Kalahari and become one with Mother Nature

With their abundance of activities for visitors of all ages, great locations and excellent deals, the NC Famous Lodges are a great destination this coming school holidays. Pack your bags and take a trip to any of the NC Famous Lodges on route from Cape Town to the Kalahari.

These lodges are especially ideal for those searching for adventure and loving the outdoors, and a visit is also a great way to become one with Mother Nature and all the beautiful surroundings. Make sure to book your stay as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

Tshahitsi Lodge

If you are looking for a fully equipped self-catering lodge without losing out on the home away from home ambience, Tshahitsi Lodge in Upington is the ideal place for you and your family. This lodge offers you homemade skewered meat, a fully licensed bar, on-site braai packs, kameeldoring wood, 24-hour security service, laundry service, an overnight bulk freezing facility, group braai facilities, swimming pool and a giant chess set. Everything offered at this lodge is for your convenience and to make your stay even better. If you ever need to visit Upington, this marvellous lodge is the place for you.

Christine de Bruyn visited Tshahitsi Lodge: “Lovely lodge. Beautiful, comfortable, clean rooms. Stunning setting. True value for money. I wish I could stay for longer. Each room has a great outside area well-equipped for self-catering. The breakfast is ample and delicious. The lodge group has a similar lodge at Vanrhynsdorp called Letsatsi Lodge which is also worth a visit.”


Elandspoor Bush Camp

Outdoor enthusiasts who want to experience a semi-desert landscape should visit Elandspoor Bush Camp. This is pure heaven for those seeking to admire the surroundings. Situated only 5 kilometers from the Botswana border, this is a truly peaceful breakaway choice. Stargazing at Elandspoor Bush Camp will leave you amazed by the Milky Way clearly visible in the night sky.

There are numerous activities to take part in, such as horse riding (trained riders only), game

drives on Elandspoor, nature walks with the farm manager, game viewing (zebra, ostrich, black

wildebeest, blesbok, rooibok, springbok, gemsbok, steenbok and duiker) and birdwatching

(hornbull, secretary birds and more).


Molopo Kalahari Lodge

If you need a breakaway from the busy city life or just need a change of scenery, Molopo Kalahari Lodge will be there for you. Treat yourself to a delicious meal at the on-site restaurant, which is also open to the public. The famous Kalahari bar is the place to relax and sit back with a refreshing drink after a long day.


Vischgat Lodge

Let the peace and quiet soothe your soul when visiting Vischgat Lodge Game Lodge situated in the Kalahari. Be surrounded in utter silence when you relax at this lodge during your next breakaway.

Sounds fantastic? There is much more.

This self-catering private game lodge is perfect for groups of up to 20. This makes Vischgat an ideal get together for the whole family. Vischgat Game Lodge plays host to a variety of game such as gemsbok, springbok, zebra, eland, red hartebeest, rooibok, steenbuck, blue wildebeest, black wildebeest, duiker and ostrich.

With hunting season currently in full swing, you can make use of the hunting facilities at Vischgat Lodge. Although visitors may use their own vehicles when they want to go hunting, this lodge is equipped with hunting vehicles as well as a driver. A tour guide can also be booked.


Letsatsi Lodge

If you want to experience the Namaqualand along with four-star luxury, Letsatsi Lodge is the

destination for you.

Scrumptious meals can be enjoyed at the Red Ox Restaurant at Letsatsi Lodge. From Sunday lunch to breakfast and superior coffee, Red Ox Restaurant will not disappoint. Top chefs at this Lodge make sure that their specials are of the best quality.

In the activities category this lodge does not stand back at all. You can enjoy 4×4 routes and a visit to the local jail museum. The on-site historical church is not only a beautiful piece of history, but also serves as a bridal venue. Some of Namaqualand’s most beautiful succulents can be viewed at this lodge.

Don’t leave your furry friend alone at home with your next breakaway. Letsatsi Lodge is a dog friendly lodge that wants to make sure you enjoy your breakaway by taking your dog with you on vacation.  


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