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Overview
Dune 91 Off the Auob River Road, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park 8814 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
Family Rooms
Free Wifi
4 Star accommodation
About
Description
!Xaus Lodge is a private Safari Lodge in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Set in an isolated corner of the Kalahari Desert, this eco-lodge is owned by the local Khomani San and Mier communities, and commercially More managed. Guests stay on a full-board basis, with all meals, activities and game drives included in the tariff. Activities include wilderness walks with local Khomani San trackers, a visit to the craft village to meet local crafters, game drives and an opportunity to listen to the sunset. Night-sky star-gazing is a highlight of the evening.!Xaus Lodge is an isolated, desert destination where the emphasis is on experiencing this unique part of the world. Guests stay in chalets on the edge of a large salt-pan and can view game at the waterhole from their private viewing deck. Wilderness walks provide an opportunity to see the smaller details, and give an opportunity to learn about desert life.The local community owners, the Khomani San and Mier, make up the majority of the staff, and their influences dominate the aesthetics and culinary experience. !Xaus Lodge is a place to experience, and not just observe. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Pool
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
12
Price range
US$647 - US$726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Northern Cape > Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park
454 reviews
11.04 km away
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We had a wonderful time and the experience was magical. All the staff were great and we got to really experience the magic of the desert. While it is not cheap, you are in the middle of nowhere and looked after well, you also get to see animals not usually seen by tourists (we sa
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I liked the quietness, the closeness to the animals and I really enjoyed the landscape! The animals do come so close to the lodge. We had lions lying under the bungalow. The bushman walk was very informative and the people in the lodge all very friendly and very nice!
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Xaus means heart and nothing more real than this...We left a piece of our hearts in the middle of the pan which is in front of the lodge.This is an unbelievable place in the middle of nowhere in a complete connection with the nature instead of mobiles and surrounded by the silenc
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Everything there was just perfect. From management to staff, from kindness to cleanliness, from entertainment to meals and on and on. Two days were not enough to discover this amazing location. We were fortunate to be greeted by a pregnant lioness and her sister, a wild cat and
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Excellent place and nice people liked Hendrik, he was very good, If one wants to see the big game one should take the river drive in the Aub valley. On the dunes there are mainly smaller animals, which I found interesting. When I arrived 2 lionesses were sleeping under the boardw
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auf dem Weg zum Wasserloch
quasi unter dem Balkon
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is game drives included in the daily rate
Yes, all activities are included in the daily rate. Activities include guided morning walks through the dunes, interaction with the Khomani San community at their crafting school, afternoon or night game drives, sundowners on the dunes, nightsky viewing through telescopes.
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is the game trips included in the tariff
Yes, all activities are included in the daily rate. Activities include guided morning walks through the dunes, interaction with the Khomani San community at their crafting school, afternoon or night game drives, sundowners on the dunes, nightsky viewing through telescopes.
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"All the chalets face the pan and have similar views"
"all excellent"
"Rooms allocated before you arrive. Limited number of rooms."
"all rooms have excellent view of the salt pan and nothing to choose between them"
"All rooms are the same, all in line either side of the main lodge area"
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