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    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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          3 weeks ago
          “Desert Delight”
          4 Apr 2017
          “Perfection in the desert”
          Free Wifi
          Free Parking
          Breakfast included
          Air Conditioning
          Pool
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          Reviewed 3 weeks ago

          My husband and I spent 5 days in the Motse at Tswalu, a private reserve in the Kalahari. Meaning village, the Motse consists of 9 thatched-roof legae (little house), each with its own sundeck, indoor and outdoor showers, fireplace, dressing room and spacious bedroom and...More

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          Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

          Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. It was such a pleasure having you stay with us and I am delighted to read that you have seen so much and made some life long memories. We also...More

          Reviewed 4 April 2017

          This was my first trip to Africa and first Safari. I have a suspicion that I have been spoilt for life! I think it takes quite a lot to please us on holiday but this place didn't put a foot wrong. Your arrival at the...More

          2  Thank Sarah F
          Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

          Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. I truly enjoy reading reviews like yours and thank you so much for all the kind words and compliments expressed. We also believe it’s the most magical and unique place on...More

          Reviewed 4 April 2017

          The Reserve, the guides, the staff and the accommodation were all superb. However, the choice of meals was limited and disappointing - our 5th visit to Tswalu and a noticeable difference to previous visits. Unfortunately, no longer as good as Mombo camp in Botswana.More

          1  Thank travellinggolfer3
          Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

          Thank you for taking the time to write about Tswalu. We regret to read about your comment regarding the meals, We will definitely be looking into this to get back to our usual high standard. I just want to emphasise how much we appreciated your...More

          Reviewed 20 March 2017

          Kruger has packs of animals, beautiful resorts and great guides. Tswalu has all the animals but elephants and hippos, equally beautiful compounds, and perfectly individually tailored experiences with the most authentic people you'll find throughout South Africa. In our month in South Africa at all...More

          2  Thank Thesweater
          Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

          Thank you for taking the time to write this wonderful review about Tswalu. We are honoured to have made the top of your list and thank you for all the compliments, we will be sure to pass this on to all staff mentioned. I sincerely...More

          Reviewed 6 March 2017 via mobile

          I had high expectations for this trip, having been on safari before and done so much research on finding a new and different safari experience. I have to say, Tswalu delivered in every way! The staff was most helpful and always smiling. The lodges/huts are...More

          2  Thank anonymous2001
          Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

          Thank you for taking the time to write about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are delighted to read that Tswalu have exceeded your expectations and will be sure to pass on the compliments to your Guide and Tracker. The Malori sleep out is a wonderful way...More

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          Amenities
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          • Pool
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          • Spa
          • Breakfast included
          • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
          • Free Parking
          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Breakfast included
          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Free Parking
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          • US$2,143 - US$3,523 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • 9
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          africanman_840
          Dear Deborah, I'd like to hear more about your visit to Tswalu Kalahari because I've already booked 10 days there next year. I've already paid in full. I'm currently in the States. My number is 847-509-7444, I hope that you have a great week. I'm sending you my warmest regards,Owen
          7 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
          Having been to Tswalu in May '14 I'm considering a return in either Sept, Oct or November and would like some opinions on the most ideal month of the three. I'm interested in seeing the landscape somewhat green for photography, don't want it to be too hot and rather come when there are less likely to be children....asking a lot I know. Opinions? Thank you.
          26 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
          Do the bedrooms in the newly refurbished Tarkuni have log fires?
          9 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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          "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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          "All rooms are superb"
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          "All the Motse rooms are similar. The one closest to the pool can be noisy."
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          "All rooms are excellent."
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