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Deception Valley Lodge

Farm 65 Haneveld | Private Bag HA 58 HAK, Central Kalahari Game Reserve, Botswana
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Reviewed 8 May 2016

The difference between DVL and the lodges within Chobe National Park is that the owners of DVL actually own all the land around it. That means that they can drive off road and at night. We spent most of the time with Braam, a 5th...More

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Response from 15dvl123, Owner at Deception Valley Lodge

Thank you for sharing your experience with us. Your feedback is important to ensure guests enjoy their stay in all respects. I hope the memories of your encounter with the Bushmen, lion and other game will stay with you and remind you of Africa

Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

We loved this lodge. The staff here are absolutely fantastic the place has a real family feel. The bushman experience was very enjoyable and we learnt a lot about their culture. There are a couple of young male lions who you can't help but bumping...More

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Response from 15dvl123, Manager at Deception Valley Lodge

The male lions are still making regular appearances. Glad you found them as delightful as we do

Reviewed 26 April 2016

After 2 days aboard a boat on The Chobe River, and 3 days on the Okavango Delta, my wife and (adult) son wanted to experience a new safari experience around the drier grasslands of the Central Kalahari. And this lodge delivered. After previously seeing a...More

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Response from 15dvl123, Owner at Deception Valley Lodge

The dry season is certainly good for tracking game. During the rainy season the birds come into their own, as do wild flowers. Glad you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed 26 March 2016

For us the last of five Botswana "lodges" and pehaps the best. Family-owned and run. Extraordinarily welcoming and friendly even by the very high Botswanian standards. Very comfortable private accommodation, delicious food (and drink),good sightings alround but the lion-spotting was fantastic and pleasantly scary. A...More

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Looking forward to your next visit!

Reviewed 21 March 2016

This was the last of four safari lodges we stayed at in Botswana. Because it is family owned and because it was in the Kalahari, it was quite different than our Okavango Delta experiences. The room was large, really two rooms, and a bit funky....More

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Response from 15dvl123, Manager at Deception Valley Lodge

Thanks for forgiving the lodge its quirkiness! The bats are not so easy to deal with but the leaks and door can certainly be corrected! Nimsi and Nishka thank you for your kind comments.

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Nisha M
hi we are a family of four 2 adults and two children ages 16 and 7 we are flying in from india to jo burg on 22 dec and are looking at travelling to kalahri please advise asap ..we are looking at a checkout on 26th regards
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