Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge lies on the banks of a vlei and is surrounded by some of the most beautiful sand dunes of the Kalahari. A 120-metre long wooden bridge leads out to the restaurant, bar and reception area, which also includes a sunken pool. Twelve comfortable permanent tents are nestled on the embankment, spaced far apart to offer you an intimate atmosphere. From the individual terraces you have a view of the vlei, where you can watch animals which come down to drink in the evenings. Wildlife in this area includes giraffe, nyala, impala, zebra, wildebeest, oryx, springbuck and eland.

Early morning and sundowner game drives are offered, as well as hiking trails on a well-developed network of paths. Choose from one hour walks to full day excursions. Guided options are also available. Of special interest here is an optional visit to the devil’s claw plantation combined with a slide show and further information about the conservation of this specific endangered plant for medicinal purposes.

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Standard Room

Enjoy the Kalahari Desert from one of twelve individual guest houses. Carrying the names of the largest wild animal species of the reservation, the stilted guest houses are arranged around a Vlei, a natural dry lake. All walking paths from the guest houses to the main building are paved, barrier-free, and well-lit. Exterior walls made from canvas, and the traditional African thatched roofs guarantee an excellent indoor climate even with high outside temperatures. All bathrooms are built as solid constructions. The living space of each guest house varies from 50 to 60 sqm. The outside seating areas are shaded, comfortable and perfectly designed for curling up with a book and gazing out at the desert.

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Superior Room

Enjoy the Kalahari Desert from the superior room. This is larger than all the other guest chalets. Its’ generous room layout has been designed to provide for exciting lines of sight on three different levels. Large windows and folding doors offer a natural experience in the Vlei for watching the animals at the watering hole close by and enjoying a spectacular view over the African savanna and towards the Kalahari desert. The private outdoor terrace is perfect for resting and relaxing, and also for enjoying open-air showers. With its refined and modern interior, this chalet is in a class of its own. All walking paths from the guest houses to the main building are paved, barrier-free, and well-lit. Exterior walls made from canvas, and the traditional African thatched roofs guarantee an excellent indoor climate even with high outside temperatures. All bathrooms are built as solid constructions.

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