Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park

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Largely uninhibited and roughly the size of Portugal, Makgadikgadi Pans National Park remains waterless for much of the year. With sufficient rainfall, the 12,000 sq km (4, 6333 sq mi) flat stretch of land turns into a grassy plain, attracting wildebeest, zebras, flamingos by the thousands, and many more animals you can spot on a guided tour through the area. Before you head to Makgadikgadi Pans National Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Makgadikgadi Pans National Park trip planner , to make sure you see all that Makgadikgadi Pans National Park has to offer, including Makgadikgadi Pans National Park.
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  • Sleeping on the pans was truly unforgettable. Quad bikes and BBQ dinner included. Truly once in a lifetime!  more »
  • Travelling across the Magadigadi always brings much excitement as can almost see the curvature of the earth. One also realise how insignificant one is in such ancient surroundings. Love it!  more »
  • Although this salt pan dims in comparison to the white salt pan in Bolivia, this salt pan with its brownish white salt crust has its own attraction. We were fortunate to spend a night on the salt pan ...  more »
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  • Nice!!! Interesting and nice place! Very positive surprise and overall good impression, there was a very pleasant atmosphere and a decent environment, I did not feel any shortcomings and reasonable prices and good staff was very friendly and friendly! Also suitable for families or friends! for me I definitely recommend and of course I will return here again! Very nice days!!!
  • If u would like to see thousands of zebras thts the area to visit..
  • See animals in their natural habitat.
  • This is an awesome beautiful place ful of wildlife. Very scenic with lots of pans and central enough to visit other areas and places.
  • Good for holiday and game viewing
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