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Upington, South Africa
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Reviewed 29 December 2016

Bitterpan is remote, beautiful, overlooking a large salt pan, wonderful to see the oryx walking across the flat expanse to the waterhole 100m in front, and below, the 6 2-bed cabins. We loved it, the silence (no electricity), communal kitchen fridges kept our drinks cold,...More

Thank T5025DQmichaelr
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This was our 2nd night in the park, we left Mata Mata and headed to Nosob to the reception. We booked in with the reception, re fueled our Ford Ranger 4x4. Reception opened the gate as its a 4x4 access only. We have had several...More

Thank mallonsLancashire
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Second time I have stayed at Bitterpan. This time I stayed for 2 nights in Sept and was impressed with the recent renovations. The rooms and bathrooms are less tacky and the kitchen seems to be much improved. The fridges seem to run on solar...More

Thank Katanga2
Reviewed 23 May 2016

Bitterpan consist of 4 units - like all other wilderness camps in the park. However it has a communal kitchen area. Each unit hat a private braai area, toilet and shower. The toilet/shower is separated from the bedroom. Negativ: The sun is heating the bedroom...More

1  Thank rajang
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A must if you like the excitement and thrill of staying in an un-fenced camp surrounded by lions and other wild animals. The rooms and bathrooms are of very high standard (much better than expected from a place in the middle of the Kalahari only...More

Thank sarah n
  • Number of rooms
  • 5
  • Location
  • South Africa >
  • Northern Cape >
  • Upington
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"all are good"
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"All 4 tents are great. don't forget to take drinking water, food and firewood."
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"only 4 units and they are all very much the same"
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"Ask for number 1 or number 4 if travelling alone so that you are on the end."
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