Guest Experience Private Safari Stories
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.
TSWALU’S POSITIVE IMPACT ON NATURE AND PEOPLE
Tswalu’s annual impact statement provides a snapshot of ‘where the money goes’, what it takes to operate sustainably, and the power of nature-based tourism to positively impact conservation and community initiatives.
KEEPING TRACK OF OUR SUSTAINABILITY JOURNEY
Tswalu is using Weeva, the app-based sustainability management tool, to put sustainability into practice. Modelled on The Long Run’s 4C sustainability framework, it makes measuring, tracking, and improving operational efficiency and impact easier.
UP CLOSE WITH A CHEETAH AND HER CUBS
Keeping track of a collared cheetah has been full of surprises for conservator Micole Monteiro. Close monitoring as this mother raises her cubs has given Micole renewed respect for the challenges that face female cheetahs.
MEET TSWALU KALAHARI’S NEW HEAD WAITER
A young man with a natural flair for service and an excellent memory for guest preferences, Freddy Ntoalang is proud to be Tswalu Kalahari’s first head waiter.
A DESTINATION TO DISCOVER IN THE SOUTHERN KALAHARI
A destination in its own right, Tswalu is South Africa’s largest private reserve. To explore its dramatically scaled landscapes and fascinating fauna and flora demands a deep dive and longer stay.
WHAT IT TAKES TO HABITUATE A CHEETAH
Cheetah sightings are excellent on the reserve. To find out what it takes to habituate these cats to the presence of humans, Marcus Westberg shadowed conservator Clement Motau for a day.
TSWALU KALAHARI RELEASES ITS FIRST IMPACT STATEMENT
Tswalu recently released its first impact statement, a tool developed with The Long Run to calculate the cost of operating sustainably while also measuring the positive impact on local communities and the environment.
TSWALU, A DESTINATION SAFARI
Did you know that Tswalu is one of Africa’s largest intact arid savannahs? Here are 10 facts about Tswalu, a wonderfully remote yet easily accessible safari destination.