© 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 ReserveDistance:
27:13:30 S, 22:28:40 ETswalu 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 ParkDistance:
26:47:39.5 S, 20:61:32 EKgalagadi 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.