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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

MY wife and I and another couple were told to try to go to Tswalu by a friend who had travelled to So Africa for 25+ years.....We did go, and our friend was so right !! Tswalu is a superb game reserve and hotel (only...More

1  Thank NewYorkCity13
Response from Haroldine-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your wonderful review. We also believe Tswalu is the most magical place on earth☺ The Tswalu family really has a passion and love for the environment and it really shines through to provide guests the ultimate holiday experience in a relaxed and...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This has been an absolutely amazing trip, right from the start being driven to the private terminal at Johannesburg. We were looked after very well by Trish both on our departure and return. Kosie our private field guide and Jonnas our private tracker were both...More

1  Thank Miles S
Response from Haroldine-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review. The Tswalu family takes pride in making each guest feel at home and appreciate you agreeing. The exciting new activity - The Helicopter experience is a very popular one as you mentioned as you are able to...More

Reviewed 15 March 2018

On arrival at Tswalu my amazing guide explained that in Tswalu you decide which animal you are going to track and then you go for it! Fortunately we were very lucky and found every animal we were looking for. My guide, and his tracker, were...More

2  Thank Anne B
Response from russel_binks, Director at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Anne Thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience and for your honest feedback. We agree that Tswalu offers an amazing safari experience, and having a private vehicle, guide, and tracker ensures that every booking can enjoy a tailored bush...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I don’t know where I should start to describe a most wonderful 3 night safari stay. Is it the magnificent private air terminal in Johannesburg or is it the vast and endless area of this property? Is it the huge amount of diverse and area...More

1  Thank JosephP1981
Response from Haroldine-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you for your wonderful review, Tswalu is truly unique and we take great pride in providing you the ultimate experience from the very start of your Tswalu visit until we part. We do cherish your kind words expressed and are excited to have become...More

Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

So this review is a little late in coming- but we loved this place so much that I still need to review it. We travel quite extensively throughout the world, so we do not give our 5 star reviews very easily. We traveled with our...More

1  Thank RC2277
Response from Haroldine-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 15 March 2018

Thank you very much for your lovely review! We are delighted with such wonderful comments and very proud to become another family member richer. It is wonderful news that we are able to get the next generations so excited about conservation. Thank you again for...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
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US$1,650 - US$3,984 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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US$1,650 - US$3,984 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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Shirley2810
17 April 2018|
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Response from nette08 | Reviewed this property |
Hi It will be very hot, as it is toward the end of the dry season, you will still get to see all of the animals, many will congregate at the water holes Enjoy!
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Jeff H
12 February 2018|
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Response from Cheersfornow | Reviewed this property |
The Kalahari is fragile so Tswalu wants to preserve it as much as possible. The rule is: If a predator has been spotted then off-roading is ok. Otherwise they use trackers off road until they spot a predator then the vehicle... More
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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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"The closer you are to the main lodge, the more noise you will have."
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