Cornwall Safari Lodge
This lodge is near the town of Werda on the South African border. It’s a suitable place to overnight if you want to use the Bray or McCarthy’s Rest border posts – good for travellers coming from the Northern Cape, Western Cape or Eastern Cape.
Bush camp P125 (R164) per adult; P100 (R131) per child under 18. Camping at the lodge (with access to lodge facilities) P195 (R256) per adult; P100 (R131) per child under 18; free for children under 6.
Rooms from P695 (R913) per night for two people sharing; luxury rooms with DStv and air conditioning from P895 (R1 175) for two people.
Meals can be booked and there are also braai packs available. There’s a swimming pool and tennis courts on the premises and you can have your laundry done here, too. GPS: S25.26301 E23.48600 Contact: 072 798 5051 (Heather); 082 444 1412 ( Jannie); cornwallsafaris.co.za the Trans-Kgalagadi Highway. There are guesthouses in town, but our favourite overnight spot is about 25 km north of town. At Kalahari Rest you’ll get the peace you need after a long day on the road.
Pitch your tent on soft sand under camel thorn trees. Camping P120 (R158) per adult (with power); P60 (R79) per child under 12. Chalets for two people P815 (R1 070) per night. Chalet for three people P970 (R1 274) per night. Standard twin room P740 (R971). There’s a swimming pool and restaurant on site and game drives can be arranged for P100 (R131) per person. GPS: S23.52175 E22.607881 Contact: 00 267 73 774 009 (Costa); kalaharirest.com;
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