The Kalahari Gemsbok National Park is located between the borders of Namibia and Botswana. The park covers an area of a little less than 10,000 square kilometers. The Kalahari Gemsbok National Park and the adjacent Gemsbok National Park of Botswana together occupy as much as 36,000 square kilometers. Since there is no barrier separating the two parks, the animals move freely from park to park.
Today, the Kalahari Gemsbok National Park forms Africa’s first transfrontier park with the Gemsbok National Park in Botswana, facilitating the seasonal migration of wildlife in search of water, and the movement of free-roaming predators. The new 38000 km 2 park, known as Kgalagadi (‘land of thirst’), represents an increasingly rare phenomenon in the world: a vast ecosystem relatively free of human influence.