Haina Kalahari Lodge
Central Kalahari, Botswana
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The setting of Haina Kalahari Lodge is classically African, relaxed and informal. The Main Boma consists of a lounge, dining room, a swimming pool, sun deck & a well-appointed bar area decorated in wood and thatch. An adjacent waterhole, where Game comes to drink throughout the day, allows guests the luxury of game viewing from the Boma. The Lodge accommodates 20 guests in tented accommodation which are all private with their own decks. Brakah Campsite, situated ±3km from the main lodge, can accommodate 25 guests. Weather conditions and terrain at Haina lend themselves particularly well towards photographic safaris.
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The luxury tents consist of a bedroom and en-suite bathroom with shower and toilet, whilst the superior luxury tents have thatch roofs, large decks and full bathrooms (shower and bath). All units are furnished in subtle earth tones and dark woods in a contemporary African theme and reflect the bush area.
The Tents provide: tea & coffee making facilities, safes, mosquito nets, gowns, fragrant cotton percale linen with beautiful covers, duvets and ‘made-in-Africa’ furnishings.
To accommodate children we recommend our Super luxury family unit, which consist of one King size bed and two ¾ beds.
• 6 Luxury tents consist of either double or twin beds & en suite bathrooms with shower and toilet.
• 3 Superior Luxury tents have thatch roofs, large deck and full bathroom and have either King size or twin beds. All units are furnished in earth tones and dark woods in a contemporary African theme and reflect the bush area.
• 1 Family tent built around the trees and it has 1 King- size and 2 ¾ beds.
The resident chef at Haina serves three meals a day: Early morning continental breakfast / brunch or lunch / 3-course Dinner – High Tea late afternoon.
• Tea & coffee is available throughout the day.
Haina Kalahari Lodge have a salt water splash pool.
Bush Trail - Join the Professional guide and Bushman tracker on a bush trail. Learn more about animal spoor, the vegetation of the Kalahari. Varied lengths and duration depending on the guests physical fitness but anything between 3-5 kilometres
Game Drives, in open vehicles, are led by an experienced professional guide and are offered at sunrise and sunset. Evening sundowners are served with the sun setting over the Kalahari.
Duration and Departure times: The guest’s preferences are taken into consideration with normal duration of 2 hours. Departure times normally 8am and 4pm.
Night Game Drives:
Departure times at 9pm (after dinner). The African night sky in the Kalahari is spectacular and is a sight one will never forget.
Bushmen Cultural experience:
Haina Kalahari Lodge is located in close proximity to the ancient mecca of the Bushmen who inhabited the area about 6 000 years ago. Haina is home to a group of Bushmen, who are free to continue their nomadic life or join the experienced staff at Haina. They will share with you how they go about their daily lives, how they search for roots and plants to live on, how to make a fire and do a rain dance.
Quad Bike Safaris:
The Quad bike safari is a novel way to explore the captivating Kalahari land around Haina Kalahari Lodge and to experience the fresh air that nature offers.
The cost for this activity is not included in the accommodation rates, please see rate sheet for costs.
Highlights would be sightings of the big cats, they are extremely vocal and seen regularly. There are several territorial leopards and cheetahs that also move through the conservancy. There are the usual antelope species especially herds of Gemsbuck, Blue Wildebeest and Eland. Kudu are also plentiful. Wild Dog and brown hyena do occasionally move through the area as well. Game drives are lead by an experienced guide. Evening sundowners are served after the game drive with the sun setting over the Kalahari. Game also come to drink at the waterhole adjacent to the Bar throughout the day. Both migration and residential species of birds with over 250species positively identified.
Full day excursion into Deception Valley, Central Kalahari Game Reserve.
Depart early morning (± 06h00 depending on season) and make our way to theCentral Kalahari Game Reserve. The driving time is approximately 3 hours to Deception Valley. Arriving at Deception Pan we will enjoy a "Kalahari" picnic. Deception Valley is an ancient fossil river game viewing is especially good as there are open plains and it is common to see very large herds of antelope. We will visit the camp site of Mark and Delia Owens, the authors of the book “Cry of the Kalahari”, we will learn more about their journeys in this fascinating region of Africa. Returning to Haina in the late afternoon in time to freshen up before our evening meal
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