THAKADU CAMP AND SAFARIS, GHANZI BOTSWANA
Thakadu Camp is a safari lodge situated just South of Ghanzi, overlooking a calcrete pan and floodlit waterhole of extraordinary beauty, surrounded by ancient leadwood trees and frequented by large numbers of indigenous wildlife, including a wonderful variety of both resident and migrant birds. Thakadu (which means 'Aardvark'or 'Anteater' in the local language of Botswana) offers accommodation, activities, and a well stocked bar and restaurant. Our Curio Shop stocks a range of crafts and some emergency supplies for travellers. We also have credit card facilities and wireless internet available 24 hours.
Accommodation is provided in en-suite thatched chalets, luxurious en-suite meru tents (a chalet in canvas), budget twin bedded cottage tents and camping in our wonderful leadwood shaded campsites .
BAR & RESTAURANT
We have a well stocked bar, which is a popular waterhole by the waterhole. Our
cosy restaurant overlooking the pan (waterhole) provides excellent a’ la carte meals at reasonable prices and a selection of wines is available.
A raised swimming pool is available for guests which also overlooks the pan.
We also have a Fresh Produce Stall (situated at the entrance into the reserve) which sells fresh home grown vegetables, Venison (including Biltong) and Ice.
The turnoff for Thakadu is 3km. South of Ghanzi on the road to Lobatse and Namibia and is 39km north of the Trans Kalahari Highway junction with Namibia. The turn is clearly signposted on the right (travalling North). A three km rocky trail will bring you to Thakadu .Although quite rough, the road is negotiable by even the lowest 2WD’s