Polentswa Campsite Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park accommodation guide everything you need to know before visiting Polentswa Campsite Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park Botswana. Photographs, room types, activities, facilities, location booking information costs rates and prices for your stay at Polentswa Campsite Kgalagadi Transfronteir Park, read all the accommodation information about Polentswa Campsite.
Welcome to Polentswa Campsite
Polentswa is located 222 kilometres from Two Rivers along the predator rich
Nossob Valley on the Botswana side of the
Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. The camp is nestled amongst tall trees and dwarf scrubs overlooking the Polentswa Pan with its waterhole and exciting game.
In contrast to Rooiputs, Polentswa’s accommodation comprises of classic
safari tents, all built on raised wooden
platforms and under enormous canvas roofs that also encompass a spacious private veranda.
The tents are furnished with a huge bed which allows for exciting and far
sweeping views of the Polentswa Pen. The main building is originally furnished
to reflect the
spirit and essence of an authentic tented safari camp.
The Camp & Facilities
Polentswa is a classic tented camp capturing the romance of this nostalgic bygone era. Nestled on top of a valley
with far reaching views over Polentswa Pan known for its magnificent sunsets, the main building is on an elevated deck to catch the breeze and positioned under a canvas roof.
Here guests can either recline with a sundowner and a book, watch the game
visiting the camp’s waterhole or
merely contemplate the desert.
Game Viewing & Activities
The Nossob riverbed is rated one of the best places in Southern Africa to view raptors particularly during the summer months when large numbers of migratory eagles, kites and falcons move through the park. Of the 80 raptors recorded in Southern Africa, 52 have been recorded in the KTP. Specifically, Polentswa is a haven for birders with migratory birds passing through the Polentswa pen, offering rich opportunities for avi tourism.
Self-drive guests and safari operators are welcome. The camp offers self-drive packages where activities are not included. Game drives in our game viewers with guide can be arranged on request and subject to availability. 4x4 vehicles are essential. The Polentswa 4x4 Wilderness Trail commences at Polentswa.
Polentswa is powered by a solar panel system with generators as a back-up. Limited charging of batteries is available.
Polentswa is serviced by two boreholes which provide water to the camp. The borehole water is very salty and a water purification system is used to remove the salt and provide potable water to the camp. Hot and cold water is available in all tents.
Park Entry Fees
The park entrance fee and the Botswana Tourism levy are included in the rates but are subject to change. Currently the rates are BWP 20.00 per day for non-resident visitors, BWP 4.00 per day for vehicles and BPW 10.00 per person per night in tourism levy.
Prices are staring prices given as a guide only, actual price may vary depending on availability.
A 50% deposit is required to hold your reservation with balance payable 10 weeks before your travel date. Bank transfer, credit and debit cards accepted for pre-bookings. Paypal available on request.
Polentswa can be accessed by road from Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Alternatively, guests will be met at Two Rivers/Twee Rivieren Parks Entrance or airstrip and transferred to the Polentswa camp.
Upington to Twee Rivieren: 250 kilometres on good tar road
Gaborone to Two Rivers: 900 kilometres on good tar road
Twee Rivieren/Two River to Polentswa turnoff on Nossob River: 220 kilometres on good gravel road, then 4 kilometres to
camp on private sandy track (requires 4x4)
Twee Rivieren, South Africa: opens 7h30 hours, closes 16h00 hours
Two Rivers, Botswana: opens 7h30 hours, closes 16h00 hours
Mata Mata, Namibia: opens 8h00 hours, closes 16h30 hours
Daily scheduled flights from Johannesburg and Cape town to Upington
There are private charter flight companies in Upington that can fly from Upington to Twee Rivieren in South Africa or Bokspits in Botswana.
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