Kalahari Ground Gecko
Geckos | Namibia
Introduction: The Kalahari ground gecko (Colopus wahlbergii) is a small, attractive gecko with a slender body and overlapping granular scales on the back. It prefers flat sandy plains with scattered vegetation. Predators include snakes, small carnivores and owls.
Diet: Small insects, termites and grasshoppers.
Colouring: The back is light orange to brown and the belly is a 'chalky white'.
Breeding: Females lay 2 hard-shelled eggs.
Size: SVL 45 to 50mm. Max SVL 52mm.
The Arnhem Caves are the largest in Namibia, this simple rest camp allows guests to explore these caves
Built from locally made red Kalahari clay bricks this is a wonderful lodge. Expect good food, stunning Kalahari sunsets and a warm welcome
An ideal stop over in the Kalahari en-route between Botswana and central Namibia
Hans and Claudia run an excellent guest farm - activities include game drives, learning about (and eating) local sheep, the art centre and carpet weaving. We think this is one of the best guest farms in Namibia
Offers a variety of accommodation styles from guest houses to a tented camp.