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    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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    • Excellent96%
    • Very good3%
    • Average1%
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    “the reserve” (48 reviews)
    “game drives” (45 reviews)
    “black rhino” (46 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
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    1 - 5 of 362 reviews

    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    What a place ! Surreal landscapes and terrains, we were amidst this vast green desert with abundant wildlife amazing staff and superb accomodation! Really great conservation efforts underway here and we got to spend time with meerkats ardvarks on top of the elusive black rhinos...More

    2  Thank ayan1976
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Tswalu was a real luxury. The staff were so welcoming and knowledgable. It was so comfortable and beautiful. Amazing experience. Highly recommended for bush lovers. We followed a pangolin at night in the bush on foot.More

    Thank Antonia D
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. I am happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us. A Pangolin on foot is a truly amazing experience, and hope to welcome you back again soon...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We arrived in Tsawlu's private airplane. and things just got better! The facilities were magnificant. Our "cabin had king bed, bar, dressing area, desk, fireplace, soaking tub and inside and outside showers, plus a comfortable deck. The lodge was equally grand with seating areas, pool,...More

    1  Thank barbarabdavis
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your time spent in the Southern Kalahari and thank you for the delightful compliments. We will indeed be doing a total...More

    Reviewed 14 June 2017

    How is it possible that a six-star facility is situated in the middle of the remote Kalahari? It is incongruous. The staff is exceptional. The lodging is exceptional. The landscape is raw and pristine and the wildlife is paramount to the lodge's mission. The guides...More

    Thank EMG-traveler
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 17 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. I am delighted to read that you have enjoyed your time here at Tswalu. With focus on creating a unique experience, we are happy that you have made life long memories and I...More

    Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

    We found everyday exciting and enjoyable. The staff genuinely want to please and make your stay an event and a holiday. It is very luxurious but fattening. The food etc is very enjoyable and copious amounts. This is a stunning reserve with the guides and...More

    Thank patrick s
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 17 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. I am happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us her at Tswalu and that the staff made an impression on your stay. We would love to welcome...More

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
    • Free Parking
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Spa
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 2,212 - USD 3,541 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 9
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    Traveller (337)
    Room & Suite (58)
    Dining (11)
    Pool & Beach (8)
    Hotel & Grounds (271)
    Family and Play Areas (5)
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    africanman_840
    8 August 2016|
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    Response from AlwaysSafari | Reviewed this property |
    Also happy to answer - probably on here or mail. Its a fantastic place
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    patsy w
    27 January 2016|
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    Response from Jane H | Reviewed this property |
    You will be heading into seriously hot weather as you go towards the end of the year.. September would be my choice. By Novenber we have experienced savage desert storms. On our very first visit I enquired whether it would... More
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    Barbara C
    10 September 2015|
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    Response from russel_binks | Property representative |
    Good evening. The rooms do not have log fires - only air-conditioning and heating. The main lounge has a large fireplace, and the there is a fire-pit on the terrace. Regards Russel
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    "all the rooms are on the ground floor with lovely bush views and very quiet."
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    "Cabins 6 and 7 have best waterhole view. Cabin 5 is close to dining area and lodge."
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    "Our room enjoyed a view of the watering hole. Wildlife sightings were constant."
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    "We were in room 8 which was a family suite and huge. I can't imagine any of the rooms not being great."
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