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    Tswalu Kalahari Reserve

    Southern Kalahari | Kuruman, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve 8460, South Africa
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    Reviewed 7 November 2015

    Overall superb. This was 4th trip to Tswalu and it has continually improved. Weather can be quite variable so strongly suggest warm clothes regardless of the time of year as we were there in " summer" but temps were in low 40's for early morning...More

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    Response from Courtney-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 11 November 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write a little something about your stay with us. It was an absolute pleasure to welcome you back to Tswalu, and we are delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us. The weather is indeed a...More

    Reviewed 6 November 2015

    Tswalu is on the largest private reserve in South Africa. It's a small facility for the size of the area it serves, but one that combines luxury accommodations, great food, and a truly unique African wildlife experience. The reserve is divided by a fence that...More

    1  Thank Tom N
    Response from Courtney-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 12 November 2015

    Thank you for taking the time to write such an intricate review about Tswalu. Tswalu is indeed all that you have described and so much more! We are delighted that you enjoyed the incredible game viewing, marvellous food and great interaction with your guide and...More

    Reviewed 4 November 2015

    We're pretty familiar with safari and game-viewing type holidays in Africa, and this one was particularly memorable and special. Motse, the lodge, is beautifully put together, and informal, but with very high standards of accommodation, service, and food - the suites will need some modernisation...More

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    Response from Courtney-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 6 November 2015

    Thank you ever so much for your detailed write-up about your stay with us at Tswalu. It is amazing for us to read about all your experiences from start to finish, in the finest detail. You most definitely got one of the most enthusiastic guiding...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2015

    This was our second visit to Tswalu and it was as good as before [Set 2014]. This time we had Kali as our guide and he is the most knowledgeable guide we have ever had on safari - First Class. Animals, plants, trees, everything. Coupled...More

    Thank lynny1950
    Response from Courtney-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 6 November 2015

    Lynda and George, Welcoming you back to Tswalu was an honour for all of us. You crept into all our hearts in 2014, and never left. Apart from not finding the aardvark, it sounds like you had a magnificent time nonetheless, and even witnessed a...More

    Reviewed 2 November 2015

    A unique experience in an stunning environment that changes in front of your eyes. Light and smell are difficult to describe but they are so vital to this extraordinary reserve. Every day they are different and the sheer beauty of this space is a must....More

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    Response from Courtney-Tswalu, Sales & Marketing at Tswalu Kalahari ReserveResponded 6 November 2015

    I am thrilled to be reading your review about Tswalu - thank you, thank you, thank you. As much as we all try to describe Tswalu to friends and family, you simply just cannot. You have to see it for yourself. And we are delighted...More

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    CGriffiths
    25 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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    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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