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New Kgalagadi luxury lodge

3 April 2007

South Africa's 'First People' enter the international tourism arena

Opening in July 2007 !Xaus Lodge, owned by the Khomani San (Bushmen) and Mier communities, is the first fully catered luxury lodge to be located in the Kgalagadi (Kalahari) Transfrontier Park. This 3,9 million hectare transfrontier park transcends the border between the Northern Cape Province of South Africa and Botswana and is one of the last pristine conservation areas on earth. The vision behind its creation which was facilitated by the Peace Parks Foundation has ensured, in perpetuity, a natural animal migration route to the north-east and an environment in which man and animal can peacefully co-exist.

Glynn O'Leary

10 July 2017ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape a World Heritage Site

On 8 July 2017, the UNESCO World Heritage Committee inscribed the ǂKhomani Cultural Landscape in South Africa on the list of World Heritage Sites.

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15 June 2017Astounding success of Erin

Tourism Officer for the Khomani San, Dirk Pienaar, says something meaningful has been started from nothing by Peace Parks Foundation, which manages the ‘Khomani San – Living in Peace’ project, s

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1 June 2017Khomani San Rising

Descendents of the original inhabitants of southern Africa, the Khomani San of the Kalahari are revered for their intimate knowledge of bush lore. These skills are now being transformed into sustainab

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21 July 2016SANParks donation of zebra to ‡Khomani San

The ‡Khomani San of the !Ae!Hai Kalahari Heritage Park in the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park were delighted when SANParks recently brought nine, and then another 11, zebra to their Erin Game Ranch.

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5 January 2016Kgalagadi lion research

Visitors come from far and wide to see the magnificent lion of the Kgalagadi, the apex predator of the transfrontier park. Following an outbreak of canine distemper in 2009, a population survey detect

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17 June 2015Kgalagadi ninth in the Top 50 Best Safari Parks of Africa

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28 May 2015Enhancing visitors' experience of Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

In an endeavour to make visitors’ stay more enjoyable, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park management decided to conduct induction sessions for their staff, particularly their frontline staff who deal

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20 January 2015Seamless management of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park

In Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, staff from Botswana and South Africa work together to ensure that visitors adhere to park regulations in order to protect the fragile desert environment and its wildli

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6 January 2015Kgalagadi now has WiFi

In follow-up to the previous report, when WiFi was installed at Twee Rivieren/Two Rivers entrance gate and rest camp, the service has now been extended.

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14 November 2014Kgalagadi Lion Research Project

Thanks to a donation from the Turner Foundation, Peace Parks Foundation is supporting a Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park lion research project, implemented under the auspices of South African National Par

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