Makgadikgadi Pans

The extraordinary landscape of the Makgadikgadi Salt Pans extends out as far as the eye can see, its lunar-like terrain the remains of a vast lake that covered much of the country millions of years ago. Its glistening white surface is scattered with fossils charting the changing ecosystem of this ancient landscape, where meetkats pop up and brown hyena stalk their prey.

Expect a different experience in the dry and wet seasons; come for candyfloss clouds of pink flamingos and Southern Africa's largest land migration of wildebeest and zebra in the wet season, and head out to the limitless horizon across the salt-crust on a quad-bike during the dry.

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Jack’s Camp

Makgadikgadi Pans, Makgadikgadi and the Kalahari, Botswana

Jack's Camp was set up by the legendary African character Jack Bousfield, who was one of the great explorers and adventurers of the continent. There are just ten tents and this intimate camp is one of only two permanent camps in the Makgadikgadi.

Best for: Honeymoon, Wildlife, Adventure, Culture

San Camp

Makgadikgadi Pans, Makgadikgadi and the Kalahari, Botswana

The newly refurbished and classically elegant San Camp comprises just six canvas tents set widely spaced apart in a most dramatic location, The Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, thus creating an oasis of civilization in a fascinating environment.

Best for: Adventure, Culture, Honeymoon, Off the beaten track

Camp Kalahari

Makgadikgadi Pans, Makgadikgadi and the Kalahari, Botswana

Run by Uncharted Africa Safaris, the simple and rustic little Camp Kalahari is found in the incredible Makgadikgadi Pans, and offers guests the chance to explore the vast and ever-changing moonscape of the pans by vehicle, on horseback or on foot.

Best for: Couples, Eco/ethical tourism, Family, Honeymoon

Uncharted Africa Riding Safari

Makgadikgadi Pans, Makgadikgadi and the Kalahari, Botswana

Experience some of Africa's most diverse and unique environments on horseback. From the barren Magadikgadi salt pans to the sprawling woodlands of the Kalahari plains, Uncharted Africa Riding Safari is a truly unforgettable way to explore Botswana.

Best for: Riding, Wildlife, Adventure, Couples

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