Places to go......
Molopo Oog Private Game Reserve
This remote Kalahari grassland and thornveld reserve is an arid savannah region of undulating grass and thornveld dunes offering a unique wilderness experience to the wildlife enthusiast. Many of the game and bird species found on the reserve are endemic to the desert regions of South Africa.
The 24 000 ha reserve is located against the Botswana border in the far west of the Province, 250 km north of Vryburg and 7 km west of the village of Vostershoop.
Generally mild to hot but winter nights can be extremely cold.
All queries to be addressed to Ms Puleng Cell: +27(0)72 965 6800 Office: +27(0)53 939 0200.
The sites at Phiri Camp are spread over a wide area for privacy, which fits in well with the overall wilderness appeal of the reserve. This is bush camping at its very best. There is an ablution block with full facilities. Please pay all accommodation, entry and camping fees by cash or EFT (EFT prior to arrival and send proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours before arrival). We are not in a position to accept any form of cheque or card payment on site. NB: No ice or wood is available on site
The Molopo Reserve was established in 1987 and has been restocked with game from other parks and reserves. Today the reserve has flourishing herds of eland, blue wildebeest, gemsbok, red hartebeest, kudu, zebra impala waterbuck and springbok, as well as numerous steenbok. duiker and warthog. Cheetah, brown hyena, caracal, black-backed jackal, African wildcat, honey badger and the small spotted genet are also resident in the reserve.
Over 120 species of birds have been recorded at Molopo, including breeding pairs of bateleur, tawny and martial eagles. White-backed vultures and lappet faced vultures are also common. The reserve forms part of a one million hectare inter provincial raptor conservancy.
Both day and night drives are permitted pending consultation of the authorities. A number of artificial waterholes have been constructed where concentrations of game can be seen. The network of roads through the reserve are suitable for 4×4 (and 4×2 with diff lock), vehicles.
A special feature of the reserve is the fossilised Phepane river bed which can be visited and explored. This feature, which is many millions of years old, once carried huge volumes of water
Molemane Eye Nature Reserve Reserve
For a fabulous weekend away at a relaxing retreat, get to the Molemane Eye Nature Reserve in the North West Province.
Did you know?
This petite nature reserve is a great place to bring the family and enjoy the nature around you.
The Centre of the reserve is a natural well with half of the water
filtering into a dam and the rest turning a water wheel which keeps and
old mill working.
The Mill is a great place to visit and is also a national monument. The Dam is a great place to pitch your tents alongside for an outstanding camping experience.
Grab your rods and get fishing, you may be lucky enough to catch and release some Bass. Please en-quire before fishing as rules apply. Many plants and animals inhabit the area so bring along your camera to capture the beauty around you.
The reserve can be found 11km from Ottoshoop on the Lichtenburg - Zeerust Road.