The guided camel rides can be enjoyed by five people. Pictures: Supplied.

Kgalagadi Lodge, situated between the red sand dunes of the Kalahari, now offers its travellers camel rides.

The guided camel rides can be enjoyed by five people and children younger than 6 has to be accompanied by an adult.

Rides take place from 4pm to 6pm daily.

Resting before the ride. Pictures: Supplied.

Kgalagadi Lodge is the ideal desert haven where modern meets wilderness. Just 250 kilometres from Upington Airport, and only five kilometres from the popular Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, this family-owned and operated lodge offers the perfect romantic getaway for adventure-seeking travellers. This desert haven sets the scene for romance and offers a weekend that you and your loved ones will never forget. Think perfect Kalahari sunsets and stargazing at night.

Travellers go on the ride.
Enjoying the ride.

Whether you’re looking for a pit stop en route to your destination, to explore the famous national park, or simply looking for the perfect getaway; Kgalagadi Lodge offers various services to meet every guest’s needs. 

The rides are 15 minutes long.

With a 50-seater restaurant offering authentic, South African cuisine, a fully-stocked grocery shop and bakery, caters for everyone’s needs. There are 32 chalets,from 3-star family, luxury, standard and business chalets, as well as 4-star campsites, each with its own ablution block.   The lodge offers a swimming pool and a fire pit. Call 082 303 8768 or 083 225 0331 for further information.