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Reviewed 2 days ago

What an amazing experience this was. We flew to the Tswalu Reserve private airstrip in a small, six-seat, single prop plane, sitting in leather lounge chairs! The women pilots were friendly but professional. When we landed we were greeted by our private driver and tracker....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tswalu never fails to impress. The service, the location, the reserve - the whole ambience is just total serenity, with wonderful wildlife viewing to match. We also enjoyed the Maori sleep-out this time and loved the experience and isolation (not for anyone afraid of noises...More

Thank BishTL
Response from Carina-Tswalu, Sales and Marketing Administrator at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 5 days ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful message. I totally agree with you that the Malori sleep-out is an absolutely amazing experience and am happy to hear that you were able to overcome the noises in the dark and experience the magic that it has...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the moment we landed at Tswalu's private airstrip, we knew we were in good hands. Kyle, our great driver/guide, and Ben, our fabulous tracker, were there to greet us and our safari began on the drive back to camp as they pointed out flora...More

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Response from russel_binks, Managing Director at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your wonderful message. We're absolutely delighted you included Tswalu in your itinerary and trust you had an amazing African adventure. What I always find incredible is that, with Africa's varied topography & offerings, every safari destination is complimentary to the...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I started planning my first-ever trip to South Africa earlier this year, I knew that I wanted a unique and luxurious safari experience to be the centerpiece of the trip. I asked friends and colleagues who've visited or lived in SA for advice, and...More

Thank KittyChan
Response from russel_binks, Managing Director at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 1 week ago

Dear JH Thank you so much for taking the time to share your Tswalu story. Just goes to show - I have always said our two biggest assets at Tswalu are our guests, and our staff. Your appreciation of what Tswalu represents, based on our...More

Reviewed April 1, 2018

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

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Response from Haroldine-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded April 4, 2018

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

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Shirley2810
June 18, 2018|
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Response from RC2277 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know exactly as we went the the hanger from a hotel, but it’s seemed less than a 10 min taxi ride from OR Tambo.
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Shirley2810
June 12, 2018|
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Response from RC2277 | Reviewed this property |
No, they have a private hanger near the airport. It’s a great place to hang out for a little bit before your flight. Enjoy!
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Shirley2810
April 17, 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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"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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