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    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We spent 5 amazing nights at Tswalu, in the Southern (Green) Kalahari, somewhere we have wanted to visit for sometime, mainly due to the diverse wildlife and in the hope to see some of the animals we had to date not seen on safari before....More

    Thank nette08
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write this lovely review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your visit to Tswalu and got to experience the rare and unique wildlife and landscape the Southern Kalahari has to offer....More

    Reviewed 19 October 2017

    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

    2  Thank africanman_840
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Tswalu Kalahari Reserve. We are delighted that you had the opportunity to experience the Southern Kalahari first hand and got to see all its magic! Tswalu is genuinely a unique destination with a wide...More

    Reviewed 11 October 2017 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

    Thank Nikki B
    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 19 October 2017

    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 28 September 2017

    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 26 September 2017 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

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    Response from Dahejeri-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 5 October 2017

    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

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    CGriffiths
    24 October 2017|
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    Response from patrick s | Reviewed this property |
    I am not sure, you would have to go to the management . My guess is they would as my experience is that they couldn't be more helpful. They bend over backwards to please.
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    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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    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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    "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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    "all the rooms are on the ground floor with lovely bush views and very quiet."
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