Our Lodge

Your Home in the Bush

Accommodation at Molopo Kalahari Safaris reflects the essence of the Kalahari's natural beauty. Our Kalahari sand-colored lodge, constructed with clay bricks and thatched roofs, offers a blend of comfort and charm. Six en-suite bedrooms, a separate dining room, and a safari-style fireplace or "boma" create a welcoming atmosphere, nestled amidst Acacia and Shepherd's trees. Enjoy the tranquility of the surroundings, enhanced by daily laundry service, electricity, and hot/cold running water.

Travel Essentials

Electricity is 220 volts, with limited 110-volt outlets available. To make your stay seamless, we recommend packing a swimsuit (for months September to April) and casual wear for evening relaxation.

Culinary Delights

Indulge in the flavors of Africa with Marelna Graupner, our culinary expert, managing the Omega camp. From crafting delightful game meat dishes to ensuring a varied safari menu, Marelna brings her natural flair to the dining experience. Prior to your arrival, fill out a Dietary Information Form to convey your meal preferences and allergies. Our catering extends to special dietary needs, providing a menu that includes various cuts of beef, venison, chicken, pork, along with fresh fruits and vegetables.

Whether you're fueling up for a day of hunting or winding down after an exhilarating safari, our catering ensures a gastronomic journey that complements the thrill of the Kalahari.

Where we're Located 

Geographical Details

The Molopo Kalahari Safaris base camp is strategically situated near the Southern Botswana border in the North West Province of South Africa. For our U.S. visitors, the journey typically begins with a flight to Johannesburg International Airport. From there, daily connecting flights to Kimberley Airport offer convenient access to our hunting paradise.

Getting Here

From Kimberley, a scenic 4-hour drive takes you to our base camp. Alternatively, if you prefer road transport from Johannesburg, an 8-hour drive will bring you to the heart of the Kalahari. We recommend flying into OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, and our team can assist with connecting flights, air charters, or road transport to and from your final destination.

Private Charter Flights

For an exclusive and swift arrival, consider chartering a flight from Johannesburg International Airport to our private landing strip in the Kalahari. Coordinates 25° 21' 585" south and 23° 21' 111" east, at an altitude of 3100 feet.

Hunting Season

Hunting is a year-round adventure at Molopo Kalahari Safaris. The prime months, however, span from April to September, with mid-winter in July providing optimal conditions. Winter temperatures can drop below freezing at night, but daytime averages range from 55°F to 70°F. April and September bring slightly warmer temperatures, reaching into the 80°F range.

Hunting Areas 


Venture into the far western Kalahari, also known as the Molopo area, named after the ancient Molopo River. This semi-arid bushveld and savannah area boasts a sunny climate throughout the year, making it an ideal hunting ground. With over 150,000 acres of hunting rights in the Eastern Kalahari Area alone, you'll find a mosaic of landscapes, home to an abundance of game species.

Great Marico

Nestled in the heart of the North West Province, the Great Marico area beckons with its diverse landscapes, ranging from the majestic Magaliesberg Mountain range to the savannah plains. This region, part of our expansive hunting grounds, offers a unique blend of terrain that sets the stage for an unparalleled hunting experience. Here, you can encounter a rich variety of game, from the elegant kudu to the elusive leopard.

Plan Your Adventure Today

Ready for the thrill of a lifetime? Contact Rudolf Graupner or Douglas Haywood to book your African hunting experience. We also offer additional touring, sightseeing, and photographic trips, ensuring your adventure extends beyond the hunt.
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