Kalahari Red Dune Route
Mention the word Kalahari and it evokes images of flowing red dunes; herds of majestic gemsbok; pronking springbok and twisted camelthorn trees.... Kalahari Red Dune Route starts 50km from Upington on the R360, heading to Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park.
The Kalahari Red Dune Route showcases the Kalahari birdlife through a wide range of guest farms/houses and Lodges.
Here the smiles are genuine, the hospitality of the Kalahari farms will leave you astounded and the food is local and ‘lekker’. We have the open spaces, friendly people, rich history and unique cultural diversity. The lack of pollution makes it an incredible stargazing destination and it is the perfect opportunity to reconnect with your family and friends.
Abdim's Stork, Burchell's Coarser, Double-banded Courser, Burchell's Sandgrouse, Blue Crane, Lappet-faced Vulture, Black Harrier, Pallid Harrier, Black Kite, Red-necked Falcon, Western Red-footed falcon, Eurasian Hobby, Pygmy Falcon, Fawn-coloured Lark, Eurasian Golden Oriole, Kalahari Scrub Robin, Tinkling Cisticola, Sociable Weaver
Arid Grasslands and Desert.
INFORMATION FOR BIRDERS:
South Africa has the highest number of endemic bird species in mainland Africa. The Kalahari is popular when it comes to bird watching - book your stay with us and make this experience yours! The camelthorn trees and riverbeds offer beautiful opportunities for bird watchers. The good rains have certainly made the Kalahari come alive - you can move freely around the establishments and enjoy what the Kalahari has to offer.