Kubu Island, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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A surreal landscape awaits at Kubu Island, a dry granite rock outcrop located in the largest salt pan complex in the world. Up to 1.25 m (4 ft) high, the dry stone wall with 24 loopholes related to the great Zimbabwe ruins. Look for hundreds of circular ritual stone cairns. This area is also an important prehistoric excavation spot for ancient pottery sheds and ostrich eggshell beads. Drive through and see endemic baobab trees. It is considered a sacred site, so ancient taboos on hunting and rock collecting are prohibited. Use our Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip site to add Kubu Island and other attractions to your Makgadikgadi Pans National Park vacation plans.
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  • Campsite? This is only a parking space for the vehicle! We knew that we must provide us completely on your own. Unfortunately, the environment is dirty also, an existing Plumsklo dirty, clogged and not usable. The reception? Depressed, dirty, unkempt. Here, only the money is collected. Change money? Does not exist. Receipt? Can't do that. A disgrace to the Gaing O trust! This can be so come down the beautiful landscape of his forefathers.
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  • Opportunity! For anyone who is visiting Botswana an unforgettable experience. So much emptiness, nothing so much endless, limitless depth in experience is possible!
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  • When you need time to be all alone with yourself Kubu Island is the place to go. Nobody will interfere with you and you can enjoy beautiful sunset and sunrise pictures with the Baobab trees.  more »
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