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Find inspiration and learn more about Tswalu through our stories, written by members of our community as well as guest contributors. Browse by category to read all about our luxury safari camps, what to do and see on the reserve, how your stay positively impacts our sustainability journey, and much more. For seasonal updates and wildlife sightings from our guiding team, don’t miss the Tswalu Wildlife Journal.

EAR NOTCHING HELPS SAVE ENDANGERED RHINOS

Sponsorship by a guest contributes directly to a credible and vital rhino conservation project, directly impacting the conservation of the species on the reserve.

EMBRACING WINTER AT TSWALU

Winter’s blue-skied days are a prime time to explore Tswalu’s richly layered ecosystem on privately guided drives and walks. Epic predator-prey encounters, daytime sightings of elusive species, and dune picnics add to winter’s appeal.

10 REASONS TO LOVE TSWALU KALAHARI RESERVE

Tswalu is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, a place of iconic wildlife, vast landscapes and rich biodiversity. From hanging with habituated meerkats to dinner at Restaurant Klein JAN, expect the unexpected.

HOW TO UP YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY GAME

The undivided attention of Tswalu’s in-house photographic safari guide will take your wildlife pics to the next level, whether new to photography or travelling with a new camera - memories to last a lifetime.

TSWALU KALAHARI RESERVE IS AT THE CUTTING EDGE OF PANGOLIN RESEARCH

Pangolin research has become synonymous with Tswalu Kalahari Reserve as scientists supported by the Tswalu Foundation work to understand the impact of environmental changes in the face of climate change on these elusive creatures.

HOW TO PLAN A SAFARI WITH FRIENDS OR FAMILY

The definition of a family vacation has evolved along with family structures. Whether shared with friends, family, or friends who feel like family, there is a Tswalu safari camp to match your adventure.

ADVANTAGES OF A SUMMER SAFARI

Tswalu’s remote location in the southern Kalahari provides the ultimate off-the-beaten-track escape at the height of summer. Exclusive access to this untrammelled wilderness sets the scene for a safari of unparalleled privacy and freedom.

PRINTS FOR A PURPOSE

Your purchase of wildlife photography from Tswalu helps support the science behind our conservation vision as 50 percent of the sale of these limited-edition prints is donated to the Tswalu Foundation to help fund research.

WHAT IT’S LIKE TO CHECK INTO LOAPI TENTED CAMP

Since opening, Loapi has established itself as a quietly luxurious, private retreat within the immensity of Tswalu’s exclusive-access wilderness. Gain an insider’s view of what it’s like to stay in one of these private tented homes.

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