Dqãe Qare Game Reserve

Accommodation Botswana

Dqãe Qare GameDqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: bush lodge Reserve (7500 ha) is situated in the Kalahari Desert approximately 24 km from Ghanzi, Botswana and is a community-based tourism project Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: pool areaof the Bushmen (Ncoakhoe - meaning Red People) from D'Kar Village. Dqãe Qare Game Reserve is owned by the people of D'Kar. The aim of the project is to create employment, preserve the Ncoakhoe indigenous knowledge through tourism activities and to generate income.

The D'kar community is governed by the D'kar Trust which falls under the umbrella of the Kuru Development Trust, which looks after the interests of various Bushmen communities in Botswana.


The Kuru Development Trust is an organisation in Botswana dedicated to alleviating the problems encountered by the Bushmen communities spread across the country. In 1993 the trust asked the Dutch Government (DGIS) and the Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV) to purchase the farm Dqãe Qare for the Bushmen community living of the village of D'kar.

Over the years the farm has been developed as an eco-tourism project for this community and is now a well-stocked game reserve offering a wide variety of activities all linked to the indigenous knowledge and culture of the Bushmen.

Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: Guest House Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: dining area Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: dining area


Dqãe Qare Game Reserve offers a variety of accommodation to suit all needs.Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: main building

Guest House

The original farm house has been converted to offer comfortable accommodation consisting of four en-suite rooms (candle light only) and three rooms with electricity when generator is on.

Bushman Huts

The four Bushman huts have proved to be popular with guests.

Bush Lodge

The Bush Lodge, situated 10 km from the Guest House, consists of two rondavels, dinning deck and an open air kitchen. These facilities can be used as self-catering or fully-catered units.

Dqae Qare Game Reserve Ghanzi, Botswana: bush huts
For those seeking the rougher experience of Kalahari camping there are two camp sites on the Reserve. One is near the guest house and the other is in a remote corner of the Reserve near a permanent pan. Both campsites offer ablution facilities with hot water, even in mid-winter.

Rates per person per night: on request

Camping -
Guest House: DB&B -
Guest House: room only -
Bush Lodge rondavels: self-catering -
Bushman Hut: DB&B (no power) -
0-5 year old FOC
6-12 years old -
13 years and older Full rtate
Activities per person
Guided bush walk, 1 hour -
Traditional Dancing, per session -
Transport 4X4 from Ghanzi or Díkar to Guest House (return) -
Transport 4X4 from Ghanzi or Díkar to far camp site (return) -
Game Drives (per vehicle per hour) -
Transfers per person, one way
All collections Ghanzi Ė Khootsou Village Return -
Park entrance fees and firewood Payable on arrival only

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