These nature reserves in South Africa are set in arid regions like the Kalahari Desert or in the semi-desert area of the Great Karoo. Enjoy absolute silence and beautiful big desert stars at night.
Kgalagadi Transfrontier ParkKgalagadi Transfrontier Park
Red dunes with green grass clumps. Endless blue skies. Arid desert region. Spot Oryx/Gemsbok, Meerkat and black-maned Kalahari Lion. Beautiful night sky. Absolute silence and tranquility. Northern Cape nature reserve.
Tswalu Kalahari ReserveTswalu Kalahari Reserve
Enjoy game drives. Have sundowners on a dune. Watch the amazing desert stars at night. See San (Bushmen) rock engravings. Located on the southern edge of the Kalahari. South African nature reserve in the Northern Cape.
Tankwa Karoo National ParkTankwa Karoo National Park
Semi-desert area. Enjoy game drives, nature trails, hikes and excellent birding. Find Karoo fossils. Go on a 4x4 adventure. Located in the Great Karoo near Beauford West. South African nature reserve in the Western Cape.
Samara Private Game ReserveSamara Private Game Reserve
Amazing views. Great Cheetah experiences. Learn about typical vegetation and soil. See Karoo fossils, Bushmen paintings and game animals. Luxury accommodation. South African game reserve in the Great Karoo.