WERDA

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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;

bmhe@it.bw

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