5 Day Safari Road Trip in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

5 night self-drive itinerary Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

5 Day Safari Road Trip in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

Map Itinerary Photos

Road Trip Highlights

South Africa

4x4

5 days

838 km

  • Incredible sightings of cheetahs throughout the trip.
  • Witnessing the unique behavior of rival ostrich families.
  • Experiencing close-up sightings of lions.
  • Explorer and stay in Upington.
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Author Bio

Travel Taale RTE profile picture | Photo credits: Travel Taale Sam & Stephanie TaaleNetherlands FlagNetherlands

We are Sam & Stephanie Taale - yep, the name of our blog does not have a typo, it's our last name. We're Dutch and currently living in Scotland. While we met each other over 13 years ago in South Africa we have both left a piece of our heart there and try to go back as often as we can.

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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Toyota Land Cruiser Double Cab Bushcamper

Toyota Land Cruiser Double Cab Bushcamper

5 Seats | 5 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper 2/4 People

Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper 2/4 People

5 Seats | 5 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Drove to Mata-Mata for a 1 night stay. 374 Mata-Mata Rest Camp
Day 2 Drove to Twee Rivieren for a 1 night stay. 116 Twee Rivieren Campsite
Day 3 Drove to Nossob for a 1 night stay. 149 Nossob Rest Camp
Day 4 Drove to Kieliekrankie Wilderness Camp for a 1 night stay. 118 Kieliekrankie Wilderness Camp
Day 5 Drove to Kalahari Tented Camp for a 1 night stay. Drove out of the park the following day and completed the road trip. 83 Kalahari Tented Camp

Photo Gallery

Landscape in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetah drinking water in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetah in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetahs in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Gemsbok drinking water in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Lions in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Landscape in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetah drinking water in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetah in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Cheetahs in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Gemsbok drinking water in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale
Lions in Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa | Photo credits: Travel Taale

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