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This isn't your usual Big Five type safari, but one where you're likely to see some of the more unusual and hard to spot denizens of the South African fauna, such as wild dogs, aardvarks and, particularly special, pangolins. This is a terrific place for...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are only a handful of guest "cottages" with a marvelous staff. Whatever you want whenever you want it is their philosophy. Great wine cellar and excellent food. Lamb burger is great. Wildlife roam freely- we had wild dogs on the porch, warthogs, wilder-beasts. The...More

1  Thank Memphisbelle2013
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for the wonderfully kind words. We are absolutely delighted to hear how much you have enjoyed your stay with us and about the amazing things that you got to see and experience. Tswalu is truly a magical place and I am...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best game ever saw in South Africa, all the animals seems from a fashion show, just beautiful. Even the cheetahs that usually run away when somebody is close by, they stay and lay down next to us. The bungalows outdated, looks very 90’s. We have...More

1  Thank MarkGaby
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mark & Gabriela, Thank you for your kind words. I think we can all agree that Tswalu is truly a magical place. We are indeed looking forward to the exiting refurbishment coming up in mid January and cannot wait to be back open in...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is without doubt an all round great place and great experience. Set in the vastness of 120,000 ha of expansive Kalahari peace , beauty and tranquility , it is NOT your typical “ guaranteed Big Five “ place. So if that is what you...More

3  Thank derekcarstens
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Derek, Thank you for your lovely words. We also think that both Tswalu and the Kalahari are both very amazing places and that together they create a special kind of magic that can only be enjoyed by a content heart and with allot of...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing experience this was. We flew to the Tswalu Reserve private airstrip in a small, six-seat, single prop plane, sitting in leather lounge chairs! The women pilots were friendly but professional. When we landed we were greeted by our private driver and tracker....More

2  Thank Linda S
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Linda, Thank you very much for your kind words. We also believe that Tswalu is one of the most magical places on earth and that the experience here is just as amazing as the wildlife the Kalahari has to offer. We pride our-self on...More

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USD 2,520 - USD 3,503 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Shirley2810
19 June 2018|
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Response from IFM5 | Reviewed this property |
The folks from the private hanger provide transportation to/from the main international airport. We flew from Tswalu to the private hanger at Johannesburg, and they transferred us easily and comfortably to the main airport... More
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Shirley2810
12 June 2018|
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Response from RC2277 | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a private hanger near the airport. It’s a great place to hang out for a little bit before your flight. Enjoy!
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Shirley2810
18 April 2018|
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Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
There is some fresh fruit available, however if you ask them for specific foods they will usually be able to accommodate. Always worth a quick email upfront before your trip if there is anything specific you may require
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"Room 7. Great view overlooking the water hole."
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"Ask for a room near to the lodge"
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"All the rooms seem good (The whole camp undergoing a complete Re-furb in 2019!)"
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"Room 7 has a great view of the waterhole but all appeared to be similar."
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