Tswalu Kalahari covers about 100,000 hectares and it is South Africa’s largest private game reserve.Tswalu Kalahari is a luxury remote lodge that can take no more than thirty guests at a time.
The name Kalahari is derived from the Tswana work Kgala meaning the great thirst,or Kgalagadi, meaning the waterless place. The Kalahari has remained a true wilderness area.
The southern Kalahari receives more rain than the other parts of the Kalahari,therefore it attracts a diversity of wildlife.Its called the Green Kalahari.
Tswalu Kalahari Botswana details:
Best time to visit:
All year round(hot in Summer)
Luxury full board accommodation
Two daily game drives in open safari vehicles
Walking safaris led by experienced Field Guides and Trackers
All local beverages and specially selected wines
Horse riding accompanied by an equestrian guide
Laundry and valet services
Private vehicle with personal Field Guide and Tracker (Available at R2,800 per day)
Transfers to and from Tswalu
Tswalu gift shop purchases
Any additional transfers and activities
Spa and Massage treatments
Selected premier wines
Hot air ballooning
Game Drives, Walks, Cultural, Birding.
The main Suite area called Motse is located at the foot of the Korannaberg mountains.It has just eight luxury secluded suites.
These luxury suites have been using local stone,the local rich red clay and traditional Kalahari thatch
The design style is that of combining African artifacts and art with modern furniture
Each of the luxury suite at Tswalu Kalahari have:
Indoor and outdoor shower,
Large dressing area
Private sun deck overlooks a waterhole
Broadband Wi-Fi Access
Direct dial telephone
The Motse suites can hold no more than 20 guests.
The main lodge consists of:
Heated swimming pool
Spa & Gym
Mezzanine library with satellite TV, literature.
Tarkuni is located between two rolling mountain ranges,and is intended families or groups.
Its has only five luxurious en-suite bathroom suites.It can handle 10 people at a time.
Tarkuni includes a host and private chef,private vehicle,guide and tracker .
Accommodates 1-10 guests
Tranquil poolside deck
Private game viewing vehicle
Outdoor walk-in showers
2 lounges with open fireplaces
Outdoor swimming pool
Can you imagine sleeping under the Kalahari night sky? The Malori sleep out deck offers you this amazing experience sleep out .
You will luxuriate in you king-size bed that is located on a raised deck in the middle of this desolate,remote game reserve.The deck has a thatched overhang for protection should it rain.It also has weather-proof blinds
Nothing but the night shift of the local animals talking to each other,under a star filled Africa sky.
- Luxury robes and slippers are provided
- Adjacent outdoor toilet, basin and shower are close by, on a lighted walkway.
- Fold-up table, camping chairs and a couch.
This is the place to absorb yourself into a a Kalahari sunsets.
You are driven/escorted to the sleepout by a guide,who will set up drinks and snacks.Your private chef prepares dinner.
After dinner,with a cheese and biscuit platter,the place is yours
You will wake to a beautiful Kalahari sunrise, listening to the birds singing.Tea/coffee and a continental breakfast is set up for you on the deck.
There is the option of a horse ride,or a walking safari or a safari game drive,with a picnic breakfast .
Cheetah. Easily viewed in the open savannah
Rare antelope such as roan, sable and tsessebe.