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Great view!

The Hills offer a great view of the city including parts of the Dam, the Quarry and the rest of the... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
zitin05
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Mumbai, India
Tougher than expected but worth the climb

With a height above sea level of approx 1598 metres the total vertical climb is about 600 metres... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2018
OneBullion
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Climb to the highest point in Gaborone and view the ever growing city from the top of Kgale Hill. Recommend parking at Game as it is more secure. Guided pathways to the top of the hill. Beware of thieves and baboons!
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Reviewed 23 June 2018

The Hills offer a great view of the city including parts of the Dam, the Quarry and the rest of the city with the backdrop of misty mountains and bushy hills at sunrise. It takes about an hour to climb to the top if you...More

Thank zitin05
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

With a height above sea level of approx 1598 metres the total vertical climb is about 600 metres. It start fairly and then quickly becomes quite rocky and makes for a great climb. There are few routes up the hill. Take the one to left...More

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Every morning I pass this hill before going to the office and coming back from the office. The hill gives you a relaxed feeling before going into the hectic city and it gives you a feeling of release when coming out of town.

Thank BWEducconsult
Reviewed 18 November 2017

If you are looking for some outdoor activity - some adventure, do visit this place. Good climb. You can do it early morning, or afternoon. Very popular with locals. You can have a nice view of the Gaborone dam from the top. Would love to...More

Thank Spurkait
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Kgale hill is a must to climb, if you have the stamina. It's not a real easy climb, but if you are in a normal/good condition you can climb the hill. Like the hill in Oodi, this is a place where a lot of people...More

Thank Ilse v
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Nice Walk. Two paths to the top - when you pass the first Hill and meet a Stone With two arrows on choose the Hill on the left for the hard rock climbing style path to the top or go right to get to the...More

2  Thank HelleP
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Most Batswana frequent this place for fitness purposes however it is also a great recreational place and you get an overview and a snapshot of Gaborone when you are up there and you see the dam. Make sure you go when it's not scotching hot....More

2  Thank Tebogo L
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Kgale hill is quite a nice place to visit if you want to exercise or are just eager to see Gaborone from a high peak.

1  Thank Tebogo M
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

Nice Walk. Two paths to the top - when you pass the first Hill and meet a Stone With two arrows on choose the Hill on the left for the hard rock climbing style path to the top or go right to get to the...More

Thank HelleP
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Visited the GameCity Mall in Kgale Hill, yes it's quite a view. Wish I took pictures, the whole view is that will last in anyone's mind the mountains that tower over the buildings. Enjoyed it very well.

1  Thank Paradzai M
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