Mopanie Guest House - Kathu, Kalahari

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Kathu Accommodation
Kathu, Kalahari

Mopanie Guest House

Kathu, Kalahari - Accommodation

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Mopanie Guest House in Kathu

Mopanie Guest House offers comfortable overnight accommodation in Kathu in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa. Kathu lies in the middle of the Kalahari Desert, situated perfectly between Upington and Vryburg and just a three-hour drive from Kimberley.

Kathu’s name means "town under the trees" after the camel thorn forest it is situated in. The camel thorn tree forest is one of only two in the world, with the other located between Mariental and Rehoboth in Namibia. Its uniqueness was recognized in the early 1920s when it was declared a State Forest. In 1995, it was registered as a Natural Heritage Site. The Kathu forest is approximately 4,000 hectares in size and these camel thorns trees provide support for large sociable weaver nests and are also used by many other bird and animal species.

Mopanie Guest House offers accommodation in fully furnished self-catering rooms with en-suite bathrooms, each equipped with air-conditioning and a TV with DStv. Breakfast, lunch and dinner can be provided by prior arrangement and secure parking is also available. Other features include barbecue facilities and a licensed bar, and all linen is provided.

Attractions near Kathu include the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park and Witsand Nature Reserve. Kathu also offers a golf course and a well-established sporting complex that includes tennis courts and a swimming pool.

Facilities & Activities nearby:

Facilities available at Mopanie Guest House,Kathu, Kalahari

  • Braai/Barbecue
  • Conference Venues
  • Credit Card Facilities
  • Indoor Fireplace
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Parking on Premises
  • Room Service
  • Satellite TV
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Enabled
  • Wi-Fi
Activities Nearby
  • 4 X 4 Trails
  • Bird Watching
  • Camping
  • Game Drives
  • Walking

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GPS Co-Ordinates: 23° 2' 38.9" E / 27° 41' 48.8" S

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Driving to Mopanie Guest House in Kathu, Kalahari

Departing: Upington Airport
Address: Upington Airport (UTN), Unnamed Road, Upington, 8801, South Africa
Distance: 0.4 km / Duration: 2 hours 3 mins
1.Head southwest0.8 km
2.Turn left0.9 km
3.Continue onto N102.3 km
4.Turn left onto Rondom St2.5 km
5.Turn left onto Schroder St/N14
Continue to follow N14
208 km
6.Turn left onto R3802.6 km
7.Turn right0.5 km
8.Turn left onto Frikkie Meyer St1.1 km
9.At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Ben Alberts Way
Destination will be on the left
0.4 km

Nearest Airport & Flights

Upington Airport - Upington


Upington Airport is a small airport and was opened in 1968 as Pierre van Ryneveld Airport, it has a capacity to have 40 000 travellers but only has around 24 315 passengers departing and around 3 425 passengers arriving.

Upington Airport also has the longest runway in Africa, the runway was built to accommodate a Boeing 747 so that it didn't have to stop along the way to Europe.

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"So nice"

We have enjoyed our stay very much. Room was nice and comfie.

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"Not good"

Was not worth the price. Wouldn't recommend it to anyone. They also served us breakfast with fizzy drinks.

review by Karabo Malakalaka, South Africa

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