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HPH Publishing

Kgalagadi Self-Drive

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SIZE: 280mm x 220mm, hard cover 

PAGES: 358 

ISBN: 9780994692450 

Philip and Ingrid van den Berg, Jaco Powell and Heinrich van den Berg 

This bold new volume from HPH Publishing is groundbreaking in its meticulousness. A more complete and expansive book on travelling through the Kalahari one could not hope to find. The authors have included details and information which will make any visitor's trip simple and hassle-free. Their trademark route ratings, so popular in the best-selling Kruger Self-Drive, return in Kgalagadi Self-Drive. These are refreshingly comprehensive, and will no doubt influence the route choices of countless travellers. Kgalagadi Self-Drive of course includes the beautiful images of award-winning photographers Heinrich van den Berg and Philip and Ingrid van den Berg, as well as those of co-author Jaco Powell. Suitable for everyone, from the most seasoned Kalahari lover to the first-time traveller, Kgalagadi Self-Drive is the definitive guide to this fascinating part of South Africa, for all who love wild places.

You can buy the encrypted PDF version here.


Author Biographies 

 Husband and wife award-winning photographers Philip and Ingrid van den Berg  share a love of Africa and all its facets. It is their passion to capture unique moments in nature and share these with readers, through the pages of their wildlife books. Based in Pietermaritzburg in KwaZulu-Natal, and now retired from careers in environmental education and biological sciences, Philip and Ingrid have transformed a love of photography into a full-time "hobby", with several acclaimed wildlife books to their credit. With their extensive knowledge of the natural world coupled with their scientific backgrounds, they are an integral part of the HPH team of photographers and writers.

Heinrich van den Berg  is an international award-winning wildlife photographer, and is also an accomplished writer and publisher. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, Van den Berg is well known for pushing the boundaries of photography to create explosive images that are as beautiful as they are emotive. 

Van den Berg heads his own publishing company,  HPH Publishing, and has successfully published over 40 full-colour wildlife titles since 2001. His books are highly acclaimed for both their quality and content. 

Heinrich and his wife Dana travel extensively in search of unique images‚ always with an eye for the unusual and a new perspective on the known world. Although Dana is a new addition to the team, she has already contributed substantially to the pool of photographs in the HPH Image Library. 

Along with other photographs from the HPH fold, Heinrich has featured prominently in numerous coffee-table books, calendars, magazine portfolios and other photographic publications worldwide. Both national and international magazines such as National Geographic, GEO, TERRA, Terra Sauvage, the New York Times, the Times of London, Getaway, Africa Geographic, Go! and numerous others have published HPH work. 

Van den Berg also shares his photography knowledge through exclusive workshops held in various parts of southern Africa. 
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Kgalagadi Self Drive

I gave this as a present to my sister in law Shirley Phipps who did a trip in April 2022. She says they used it every single day and it was fantastic.

Margie A.
South Africa

Kgalagadi self drive

The book was excellent and proved so useful in preparing for our recent trip to the Park. Can’t wait for the updated book on KNP. The service received from HPH was also great.

Graham P.
South Africa South Africa

Kgalagadi Self-drive

I am a regular visitor to the Kgalagadi. This year I got the Kgalagadi Self-drive book as a present and took it with on our visit in February. It is excellent and well-written. The detailed description of the diofferent routes, waterholes and othe places of interest adds value to a visit. I found an owl exactly where the book said I should look out ofr it. This book is now part of my Kgalagadi toolkit. It is as essential for a visit as a lamb chops.

Koos C.
South Africa South Africa

Kgalagadi Self Drive

such a fabulous book and a must for anyone who wants to go to the Kgalagadi... can't wait to go there :) Thanks for such an awsome book

Metta B.
South Africa South Africa

A must if you go to the Kgalagadi

This book was like our Bible of the Kgalagadi and all the information was so useful. The different routes, the main camps - I was delighted I saw the ad for it and bought it. In my mind it is a must if you’re planning to go to the Kgalagadi.

Charlotte A.
South Africa South Africa