Deception Valley Lodge is situated next to the north-eastern border of the Central Kalahari Game Reserve (CKGR) in 15 000 hectares of privately owned, pristine Kalahari bush. Deception Valley Lodge visitors will spend time with the Naru-speaking Bushmen. Nomadic hunter-gatherers like the Naru Bushmen were the first people who inhabited Southern Africa. The Kalahari is one of the last regions where the Bushmen still survive. Although they had to adapt their traditional way of life to meet the challenges of modern life, they still have a great understanding of nature and the skills to survive in bush life.