Witsand Kalihari Mountain View 4x4 Dune RouteCo-ordinates:  S28⁰ 34′ 97″ E22⁰ 29′ 24″

Grade: 2-4 | Distance: 40km | Duration: 5 hours | Category: Self-Drive | Cost: R320 per vehicle.

This award winning trail on a farm 20km from Witsand, between the Langberg and Skurwe mountains, is suitable for novice and experienced drivers.  Drive on the famous red Kalihari sands and stop for a picnic under a large camelthorn tree.  The trail, which meanders across the farm, offers various challenges.  The route is a fairly easy-going 36 kilometres, great for beginners on sand and has an optional 4 kilometre stretch up a steep, rocky slope, which can take up to 2 hours.

Getting There

On the N14, six kilometres south-west of Olifantshoek on the road to Upington, turn left at the sign to Witsand Nature Reserve.

Where to Stay

There are fully equipped self-catering chalets, bungalows with shared facilities and caravan and camping sites.  There is a DB&B option if you stay in a chalet.  Caravanning and camping from R90 a person and self-catering from R160 a person a night sharing.

Who to Contact

Trail: cell 083 656 2117  email mailto:Jeanene.jessnitz@gmail.com Accommodation: 083 234 7573 email: witsandkalahari@telkomsa.net www.witsandkalahari.co.za www.witsandkalahari.co.za