Dqae Qare San Lodge
Dqae Qare San Lodge offers a unique Kalahari experience as it is owned and run by the San people (Bushmen). Set up as a social enterprise the Lodge supports the local San D’Kar community through employment and is a crucial project in the San’s quest for cultural survival. As a guest of the San at Dqae Qare you will enjoy all the benefits of the excellent accommodation, traditional cuisine and extensive adventure and cultural activities. The Lodge is located on 7500 hectare game farm owned by the San which includes a range of plains game from giraffe to warthog and including leopard, cheetah and brown hyena.
As a celebration of San culture, the community delight in sharing their culture and extraordinary knowledge of the Kalahari with guests through bush walks, traditional dancing, fire making, craft making, trapping and storytelling. Accommodation consists of 15 en-suite rooms and an extensive campsite under the Camel thorn trees. Wild camping on the farm is also possible or at the Far Campsite 10 km south of the Lodge. Excellent meals, often with wild foods sourced off the farm, can be booked by lodge guests and campers.