Beautiful Kalahari landscape en route to Quiver Tree Forest and Keetmanshoop
Wildlife in the area includes gemsbok, eland, springbok, red hartebeest, duiker, steenbok, black-backed jackal, Cape fox, bat-eared fox, caracal, brown hyena, aardwolf, porcupine, pangolin, African wild cat, black-footed cat, antbear, lion, cheetah and spotted hyena
Birding opportunities abound, with bird life such as wild ostrich and cori bustard, four vulture and numerous species of birds of prey to be seen
Experience the stunning beauty of red sand dunes contrasting against white rocks from the dry riverbed of the Auob
Popular stop for travel between South Africa and Namibia
Gochas accommodation caters to a wide range of activities in the area. Travellers can enjoy a range of activities within Gochas and its surrounding deserts, with most of these focused on ... Gochas Accommodation
The small town of Gochas is a popular stopover for travel between South Africa and Namibia, and is en-route to key attractions such as Keetmanshoop and the Quiver Tree Forest. ... Gochas Tours
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The town itself has a number of shops, facilities and other places to get supplies, while within the area a number of things can be enjoyed. Hiking, dune boarding, nature walks, bird watching, game viewing, desert safaris and other similar activities are all on offer. Photographic opportunities are excellent too, and for those who prefer to simply relax and unwind, the views and peaceful atmosphere of this area is not to be missed. Enjoy the beautiful and haunting landscapes of this spectacular Kalahari gem, and see why Gochas is considered one of the most beautiful areas in the country.
The Kalahari landscape is vast and unrelenting, with endless deep red sand dunes juxtaposed against blinding white rocks of the dry riverbeds. Thorny scrub and occasional strange trees can also be seen, creating a fascinating habitat.
A number of wildlife species can be seen in and around the Gochas area, including gemsbok, eland, springbok, red hartebeest, duiker, steenbok, black-backed jackal, cape fox, bat-eared fox, caracal, brown hyena, aardwolf, porcupine, pangolin, African wild cat, black-footed cat, antbear, lion, cheetah and spotted hyena. Birdlife is equally rich, with a range of birdlife to be seen including wild ostrich and Cori bustard, four vulture and numerous species of birds of prey.
Gochas Recommended Accommodation
A comfortable lodge at the heart of the Kalahari Desert, the Auob Lodge is the perfect...
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Auob Lodge Auob Lodge is located in Namibia, plus/minus 150km from the Mata-Mata gate that gives way to ... Gochas