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Tswalu Kalahari.

Lodge and restaurant in a game reserve. South Africa,Kuruman

Unique in the world: Tswalu means "new beginning" and you can find yours here, where the focus is on total flexibility and designing itineraries to suit the guests

Russel Binks, Maître de Maison, presents the property:

Tswalu Kalahari, owned by the Oppenheimer family, is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, a spectacular wilderness in the heart of the Southern Kalahari where natural beauty and authentic hospitality reign supreme. Here, in the splendour and beauty of this magnificent malaria-free reserve, guests have their own dedicated ranger, tracker and private game viewing vehicle to explore more than a hundred thousand hectares at their own pace. Discover the elusive desert black rhino, the magnificent black-maned Kalahari lions, and other rare and endangered species such as pangolin and aardvark. Take a horseback safari, explore unique archaeological sites, enjoy dune picnics and boma evenings, sleep out under Africa's biggest skies. Indulge in unique spa treatments and exquisite cuisine. Tswalu means "new beginning" and you can find yours here, where the focus is on total flexibility and designing itineraries to suit the guests.


Children welcome

Car park

Air-conditioned restaurant

Valet parking / Car park

All rooms are air conditioned

High-speed Internet access

Sports & Leisure

On site

Swimming pool (Outdoor)


Horse riding

Hot-air ballooning

Game viewing

In the vicinity



Tswalu Kalahari,
Relais & Châteaux Member since 1999

P.O. Box 1081

8460 (Northern Cape) South Africa

Tel.: + 27 (0)53 781 9 331

Fax: + 27 (0)11 484 2757

Owners: Family Oppenheimer
Maître de Maison: Russel Binks
Chef: Theresa Fehrsen

How to get there?

Scheduled aircraft, charter plane.

Tswalu (private, on site) / Upington 270 km / Johannesburg (Intl) 700 km

S 27° 13' 30'' E 22° 28’ 70’’

Local weather and time

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