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Ancient Baobabs

Set on the edge of a salt pan these ancient baobabs stand majestic Nice story attached to why they... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fantastic night stay in the desert and great activities

We would highly recommend the night stay in the desert (for us it was an amazing experience). We... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2018
Julie R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Set on the edge of a salt pan these ancient baobabs stand majestic Nice story attached to why they are there. A must see visit when visiting the National Park.

Thank TheTrailingSpouse
Reviewed October 12, 2018

We would highly recommend the night stay in the desert (for us it was an amazing experience). We loved the meerkats watching. The quad tour was also lots of fun. Very knowledgeable guide. Don't expect to see a lot of game during the car ride...More

Thank Julie R
Reviewed September 14, 2018

This is worth the long detour to see the grove of trees and the salt pans surrounding them. very different from the other areas in the park. some birds, not many mammals, as there is no water near here.

Thank russ r
Reviewed August 18, 2018

huge monster trees. long drive from hotel but much to see enroute making this a great outing all round.

Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 13, 2018

Camped 1 night here. Basic camping...drop toilet and you bring everything else. Spectacular scenery and a full moon added to the ambiance. Very good sunset onto the Baobabs . Well worth the drive into here on the very sandy tracks. Saw a few animals and...More

Thank dnh2014
Reviewed July 3, 2018

The park is quite small so you can roam most of it in one full day ( but it is worth staying longer ). Landscapes consist of bush near southgate, plains near Nxai Pan and Kgama Kgama Pan and wetlands around Kudiakam Pan ( which...More

Thank Olivier_Le_H
Reviewed July 2, 2018

The area is just beautiful, with all these baobab trees on the edge of the salt pans. The camping sites are completely isolated and under beautiful big baobab trees. There is no facilities at all, just nature to accompany you. The roads are quit bad...More

Thank georgeaY8778DC
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Baines Baobabs are approximately 20 km's from the Reserve gate on the Gweta/Maun road. The trees are just on the edge of a really large salt pan. We visited just for the day, and enjoyed a picnic lunch. One can camp at the baobabs -...More

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Reviewed March 10, 2018

A fairly long drive along unmade roads from the Nxai Pan National Park Lodge the Baines Baobabs location is reminiscent of the featureless pans of Namibia. For naturalists and historians this is an amazing trip into a remote and hence totally peaceful and tranquil area....More

Thank Keith P
Reviewed February 8, 2018

An interesting visit to this area right next to the salt pans. Shame that some idiots have to scratch their names into the bark of the trees.

Thank John M
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April 23, 2018|
Response from Keith P | Reviewed this property |
Baines Baobabs is a remote dry pan with unique and untouched nature. There are no campsites in the vicinity - there is no water supply, drainage facilities or services. In my opinion it is not a place to stay for more that a... More