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Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

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Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

The journey starts at the incredible Fireblade lounge with the best service and amenities. The welcoming team will make you immediately feel at home before you take your flight to Twsalu. The beauty of the reserve is stunning, the wildlife as well, you see was is available at that time randomly.We had to trackdown cheetahs for 4.5 hours one day,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Did we love it here? Yes. Would we recommend it to everybody? Yes. Did we have an amazing time here? Yes. Was the game viewing insane? Yes. Are all the staff brilliant at what they do? Yes. Did it exceed our expectations? Yes. Every single member of staff was outstanding in the service that they provided. The rooms are beautiful,... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Exceptional visit to the luxury Tarkuni Lodge, Tswalu. Outstanding safari experience in the beautiful Kalahari landscape.The area is huge and you can drive great distances without ever seeing another vehicle but always something happening such as wild dogs catching kudu, lions on an eland carcass or cheetah with cubs being chased by a herd of oryx! Will definitely return.

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Cypress, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We flew from Fireblade Hanger to Tswalu in the Green Kalahari Desert. I'm almost at a loss for words to describe Tswlau. Not only was the setting against the hills of the Kalahari stunning, the chalet was so relaxing with the wood burning in the fireplace lulling us to sleep. The five chefs created original presentations, and the wine steward... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second trip in two years. Each year has been different, but just as spectacular. We sat on our deck one afternoon and watched as a mother warthog and two babies came grazing by. When you come from the city and clamorous airports the quiet stuns you and you enter a different world. I would stay forever if... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first visit to the Tswalu Kalahari Reserve with a photography group. This was without a doubt, a most delightful and rewarding experience. The facilities are "First Class", all the personnel are outstanding, and go the extra mile to accommodate your requests. The rooms are luxurious, clean, and well kept. The rangers, and "spotters", who handled our group... More 

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Hoddesdon, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 297 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A return trip to a lodge which is certainly our favourite in South Africa - everything is outstanding from the flights that are part of the package to get to the lodge's private airstrip to the rooms, the food and the staff We were given lodge 7 overlooking the waterhole - this provided the opportunity during the heat of the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent three extraordinary nights with 21 of my family members - we took over the lodge! The property is beyond spectacular with the red sands of the Kalahari Desert and its vast open spaces. The guides are incredibly experienced and passionate, as are all the staff members at this property. It was a different experience to other game reserves because... More 

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As I have already written, this was the first camp my family of 12 people stayed at (8 adults and 4 children ages 2-8 years). My wife and I as have two of our children have been to Africa before, so we chose a camp, which would be an excellent introduction to Africa, outdoors, and the wildlife. First, you must... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our trip to Tswalu was a dream come true for me and our stay exceeded my expecations completely. Everything was fantastic, the staff are amazing, the service was excellent and the food was outstanding! Our room (number 1) was really great, very comfortable and spacious with all the amenities you would need. (wifi signal is not good in that room... More 

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