Kubu Island, Botswana Kubu Island, Botswana

Dads & Lads to Botswana

Bushtracker Dads and Lads Adventure to Botswana was an adventure! 


The trip to Matamba Bush Camp took us 3 hours away from Johannesburg.   The bush camp is in the fabled Waterberg, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, and one of those places where the mountain roll on and on in a vast landscape.

The wild animals were not to be outdone by the scenery, and we feasted our eyes - and our bellies!

On day two we spent time in Khama Rhino Sanctuary, a haven for Rhinos established on the President of Motswana's ancestral land.  With the rhino population being decimated by poaching, this sanctuary is a remarkable place of hope. 

Day three was a longer drive, a slower pace.   We headed for Kubu Island.  The island is a granite protrusion on the western edge of Sowa Pan.  The permanent residents here are ancient and majestic baobab trees.  Surrounded by a 180 degree horizon, a visit to this sacred Tswana Landmark will leave you with  a sense of the awe at the sheer scale of the open space. 

The round trip brought us back to Johannesburg via Khama and Matamba again. 

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