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HAINA KALAHARI LODGE

General

Haina Kalahari Lodge is on a conservancy along the northern boundary of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve. The main boma consists of a lounge, dining room, sun deck, swimming pool and bar area decorated in wood and thatch with an adjacent waterhole where game come to drink throughout the day.

Accommodating up to 20 guests, in private tented accommodation with their own decks, this is the perfect blend of luxury and wilderness allowing you to experience the harshness of the Kalahari in true luxury!

Haina Kalahari Lodge

 

 

 

What to see and do

Game Drives:
Accompanied by an experienced guide you will explore the sights and sounds of the Kalahari. Night drives allow you to see some of the more secretive animals.

Guided Walks:
Join the resident ranger and bushmen tracker on a bush trail. Learn more about animal spoor and the Kalahari vegetation. The walks are of varied lengths depending on guests physical fitness but usually cover around 3-5 kilometers.

Bushmen Cultural experience:
Haina is home to a group of Bushmen, who are free to continue their nomadic life. 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.

Wildlife

Haina has a healthy population of large antelope such as Kudu, Gemsbok and Wildebeest as well as smaller antelope like Impala and Steenbok. The pumped waterholes attract a wide variety of animals, especially during the dry season.
Haina is big cat country, with Lion roaming the area as well as several territorial leopards and cheetahs that move through the conservancy.

With over 250 bird species, Haina offers birdwatchers the opportunity to see some of the desert dwelling birds of Botswana. Flocks of Doves and Sandgrouse can be seen at the waterholes whilst the surrounding bushveld is habitat to Shrikes and Chats. Raptors are common, especially during the summer when migratory species abound.

Accommodation

Haina Kalahari LodgeThe accommodation features luxury, en-suite tents each with a private deck overlooking the bushveld.
All units are furnished in subtle earth tones and dark woods in a contemporary African theme and reflect the surrounding bush. Tea and coffee making facilities are provided (using a gas burner) as well as safes, gowns, fragrant linen and made-in-Africa furnishings.
The luxury tents consist of a bedroom and en-suite shower whilst the superior luxury tents have thatch roofs, lounge chairs and a full bathroom.