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    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent96%
    • Very good3%
    • Average1%
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    “game drives” (47 reviews)
    “black rhino” (47 reviews)
    “wild dogs” (32 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 374 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    I recently spent 10 days here and my guide was Kallie and my tracker was Jonas. It is rare that one has the luxury of having their own vehicle with a guide and spotter to themselves. I have to say that Kallie was a superb...More

    1  Thank africanman_840
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We had 4 wonderful nights in a 2 bed lodge here. Our guide was Melanie, she was excellent, very knowledgeable about the animals with the help of our tracker Johanus, who was equally wonderful, and funny. We saw all we wanted to see and more,...More

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    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are overjoyed to read that you have enjoyed your stay with us and happy that you had the opportunity to enjoy the wildlife on our beautiful reserve. The Kalahari is...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Last September we spent 4 days at Tswalu. We thought the property and the wildlife was very special and we loved it for that. Since then we have been on six safaris and we would go back to Tswalu in a second if they greatly...More

    3  Thank valerie239
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    The best travel agent in the world- Angela of "Journeys of Distinction" recommended Tswalu in the Kalahari, very highly. She said it was romantic, had personal service above and beyond and guaranteed we would see animals like aardwolf, aardvark and Pangolin that we had never...More

    6  Thank Cheersfornow
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are delighted to read that you have enjoyed your time at Tswalu and thank you for the wonderful compliments received. I will be sure to pass this onto the individuals concerned. The...More

    Reviewed 12 September 2017

    We stayed 3 nights at Tswalu Motse. The desert landscape here is lovely, and the (very large) reserve is divided into two sections - one with lions, the other without. There's a wide variety of antelope and some fascinating smaller animals - meerkats, pangolin, aarvark....More

    1  Thank a m
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your visit to Tswalu and got to experience the beautiful Kalahari and all its magic. Pangolin and Aardvark is a great treat...More

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    GRB8015
    Our always dependable travel advisor for five safaris to date is recommending this lodge for what would be our first time to experience the Kalahari - tentatively next May. As far as the quality of the camp, Mia has never steered us wrong so my question stems from previous experiences with game drives what we should expect related to the quality of the game viewing experience as amateur photographers. Are the vehicles limited to 6 guests or +/- 8? Are the game drives fairly regimented as is typical of the camps in the Krueger area with start & end times governed either by the Reserve's/concession policies? Or, may we expect to be able, for example to stay with the lions if they are hunting in the early evening just to see what happens. We'd be very interested to hear from those fellow TA's who have experience with Safari's in Botswana since places like Chitabe and Duba Plains are our benchmarks for comparison. Many thanks,
    13 September 2017|
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    Response from MCE63 | Reviewed this property |
    We've stayed at Tswalu twice now - and will definitely return - and can reassure you that your requirements will be met. The whole place is set up to be flexible and for guests to do exactly as they wish. You will have a... More
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    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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    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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    "Room 7 has a great view of the waterhole but all appeared to be similar."
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    "The closer you are to the main lodge, the more noise you will have."
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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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