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Address: Near Sepupa | Northwest Botswana, Shakawe, Botswana

An important rock art site in the western Kalahari.

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Road very slippery in rain strike

The hills are beautiful their location spectacular. We were told 3 times the access road to the national park was good for 2 wheel drive which it was on the 25th dec when it was... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 December 2016
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In the lonely planet tjhey tellyou that this place is very special and a must see. And that this holy place for the San can be visited for free. The last is no longer true. We arrived over a quite well kept gravel road and found a gate now with a very unfriendly lady who told us that we had... More 

Thank brokgoud
Randfontein, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

We booked 7 days camping at Tsodilo Hills Community campsite as all other sites were fully booked. The plan was to use this as a base camp from where we can explore the upper Western part of Botswana. They charged a ridiculous price of 140 Pula per person per day, which is around R 190 South African Rand. On arrival,... More 

Thank Johan L
Bloemfontein, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful place with loads of history. Day fees are P50. Have to get a guide also to walk the rhino trial with you! Beautiful caves and bush/woods!

Thank Sal0mien
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

The hills are beautiful their location spectacular. We were told 3 times the access road to the national park was good for 2 wheel drive which it was on the 25th dec when it was dry. light rain in the morning apparently when we went there on the 26th it had poured down and the road was very slippery the... More 

1 Thank friedchickenandchips
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Very interesting landscape. Amazing amount of rock art. Be prepared for some strenous walking. I advise hiring a knowledgable guide.

1 Thank weinweber
Cortez, Colorado
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

Went with a guide from our lodge but needed to go with a local guide assigned there.....he was a San Bushman having grown up on the mt. He offered a great tour and interpretation of the paintings. So glad we went.

3 Thank tornillo2015
Dunfermline, Scotland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Some of the ancient cave paintings are so clear and bright it's hard to believe their age. Local guide was informative. The geology of the area is also very impressive.

1 Thank bikeeandy
Knysna, South Africa
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

This world heritage site has been handed over to the local community who rakes in over 1 million Dollars a year and treats their tourists in the most disgraceful manner. While the site itself is awesome, the campsite (only accommodation for miles) has been utterly abandoned by this greedy community. The ablutions have never been cleaned, but how would one... More 

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Darwin, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

An interesting half day trip from Drotsky's Cabins. George the guide gave plenty of information about the cave paintings and the people who painted them. Saw plenty of birds and reptiles and ate juicy marula fruit. Well worth the drive.

Thank Jillian M F
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2016

We stayed 3 nights here and were lucky enough to be allowed to stay on site camp grounds not allows the case as many times the local camp staff have problems with visitors leaving trash in the camp grounds or taking candle light parties into the hills at night, never a good idea. Get a local guide here and stretch... More 

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