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Southern Kalahari Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hold on!! When you experience the Tswalu Game Reserve in South Africa you are in for an adventure like no other. You may be “flying” in your Land Rover over the red sands of this amazingly beautiful landscape chasing a pack of wild dogs on...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment you step into the silky lounge at Firebird Aviation to await your smooth flight, to the moment you return via the same lounge and onward to your international flight, this is, end to end, an effortless journey of great quality. It is...More

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Response from russel_binks, Manager at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your wonderful feedback. We were delighted to have you back and very pleased to hear that we have gone from strength to strength since your last visit. It's certainly a beautiful time of year with the blossoming camel thorn, and the anticipation...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to Africa many times, but Tswalu is unlike anything else I've seen before. The red sand stays with you forever, as do the amazing people working here. The highlight for me was seeing the 13 wild dog puppies because I had never seen...More

1  Thank globetrotting-elissa
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Elissa, Thank you for you amazing review. There is a saying that states that once the sands of the Kalahari gets into your shoes, it stays there forever and I am quite sure that it has the same effect with the heart. I am...More

Reviewed 19 August 2018

Superlatives fail me. We've been to a number of safari camps in the Okavango and had just come from Mala Mala, and each has its own considerable virtues and experiences to offer. However, Tswalu, for us, was a standout in every respect. Beginning with our...More

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Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your amazing words! I am absolutely delighted to hear that you enjoyed your whole Tswalu experience. I am sure we can agree that there is a certain magic about the Kalahari and Tswalu that makes it one of the most difficult places...More

Reviewed 22 July 2018

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

1  Thank Monty10001
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 23 July 2018

Thank you for your wonderful words. I have to say your description of how amazing Tswalu is, is quite spot on. I am sure we can definitely agree that the Kalahari is a wonderfully intimate and magical in all its greatness. I am delighted to...More

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In the luxury and beauty of this magnificent malaria free 100,000ha private game reserve, the focus is on flexibility and privacy, outstanding game viewing, gourmet cuisine, indulgent spa treatments, and getting More to do the things you've only ever dreamed about.The uniqueness of the safari experience begins with a flexible itinerary, which allows you to dictate your own programme of games drives, bush walks and horseback safaris; and continues with the interactive game experience. With a dedicated vehicle, tracker and guide, you can tailor your Tswalu safari to include whatever appeals to you.Bond with the meerkats before they go foraging or spend the morning tracking the desert black rhino. Witness the sheer size and power of the Kalahari black maned lion. Experience the magic of star gazing and the thrill of sleeping under the night sky. Indulge in boma feasts and bush dinners, sundowners, wine tastings and dune picnics. And whatever you do, make sure you have enough time to experience it all. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 2,380 - USD 4,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Northern Cape > Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
9
Price range
USD 2,380 - USD 4,214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > Northern Cape > Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve
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Traveller (387)
Room & Suite (73)
Dining (15)
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Family and Play Areas (5)
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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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"My iPad is not registering my 5 star rating for service, location and cleanliness."
FluffyBoy66
1 week ago
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"Room 7. Great view overlooking the water hole."
derekcarstens
1 Jul. 2018
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"Ask for a room near to the lodge"
989AnneB
15 Mar. 2018
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"All the rooms seem good (The whole camp undergoing a complete Re-furb in 2019!)"
nette08
29 Oct. 2017
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