Nature Reserves near Upington

© Meerkat family at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve.

Find the closest nature reserves near Upington, for your South African self-drive holiday. Pack the whole family and explore the beauty of South African Nature Reserves.

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

Distance: 263km

GPS Coordinates: 27:13:30 S, 22:28:40 E

Tswalu Kalahari Reserve, located at the foot of the Korannaberg Mountains in the grasslands of the Kalahari, Northern Cape, is South Africa's largest private game reserve. This malaria-free reserve plays host to a large amount of rare game, 230 bird species and 70 different mammal species making for abundant and unforgettable wildlife sightings.

Kgalagadi Transfontier Park

Distance: 265km

GPS Coordinates: 26:47:39.5 S, 20:61:32 E

Kgalagadi Transfontier Park was proclaimed in 1931 to protect migratory game in the region. Located in a large sand-filled basin, this arid landscape overlaps both South Africa and Botswana to create one of the largest conservation areas in the world, covering over 3,6 million hectares.

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