Tswalu Kalahari: Rates & Special Offers

Located in Kalahari, South Africa

Our Promise

When you reserve your space through National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, you'll receive the best rates available and be treated to a complimentary National Geographic Exclusive—a special experience designed to enrich your stay and connect you more deeply with the place you're visiting.

Special Offers & Packages

  • Private 3-Night Safari: Set out with your own naturalist guide and tracker on open-vehicle game drives, and take bush walks and horse rides during an all-inclusive three-night safari. The package applies to both Motse and Tarkuni accommodations, and includes laundry and babysitting service. Valid from January 1–December 31, 2017.
  • Stay 5 Pay 4: Enjoy a complimentary night when you book five nights at Tswalu. Valid from January 1–December 31, 2017.
  • Luxury 4-Night Family Travel: Treat your family to an incredible safari adventure during an all-inclusive four-night stay at Tswalu. Together, go on bush walks, horseback rides, and game drives with a dedicated guide, and kids can also take part in the Children’s Junior Ranger Program. Children under 18 stay free (up to 2 under 12 sharing with 2 adults in a Motse Suite or maximum 3 children in a Motse Family Suite). Babysitting services are included and 50% discount on the flight to Tswalu applies to children traveling with parents. Valid for Motse Suites only from January 1–December 31, 2017. Complimentary upgrade to Family Motse Suite, if available.
  • Indulgent 4-Night Getaway: Make Tswalu your hideaway during a four-night stay that includes a private dinner, two spa treatments, a private guide for your walking safari and horseback rides as well as your game drives, a private picnic in the bush, a complimentary sleep-out on the Malori star-bed, and even a valuable welcome gift upon arrival. Valid in Motse and Tarkuni suites from January 1–December 31, 2017.
  • Stay 4 Pay 3 Tarkuni Exclusive: Receive a complimentary night when you stay four nights at Tarkuni. Valid only when using the exclusive stay rate at Tarkuni, from January 1–December 31, 2017.


  • Rates are per person, per night for the Motse Suite.
  • Rates are per night in the Motse Family Suite for up to two adults and two children ages 17 and under.
  • Rates are per night in the Tarkuni private homestead for up to 10 guests.
  • Motse will be closed January 15 – June 22, 2019 for refurbishment. Tarkuni will remain open during this time.

Motse Suite

  Double Single Additional Child
2017 Rates $1,105 $1,105 $310
2018 Rates $1,416 $1,864 $392

Motse Family Suite*

  Family Rate Additional Child
2017 Rates $3,015 $310
2018 Rates $3,552 $392

* The Motse Family Suite can accommodate up to two adults and three children age 17 and under.


Accomodates up to 10 guests

2017 Rate $8,790
2018 Rate $11,320


  • National Geographic Exclusive: Enjoy breakfast with the lodge’s wildlife manager, hearing his many tales of life in the bush and learning about the incredible creatures of the Southern Kalahari.
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner
  • All beverages
  • In-suite tea, coffee, bar, and pantry facilities
  • On-property activities, including: walking safaris and horseback safaris
  • Guided private vehicle safaris (for stays of three nights or more)
  • Children's Junior Ranger Program
  • Babysitting
  • Laundry and valet services
  • Wi-fi
  • VAT tax of 14%

Not Included

  • Spa treatments
  • Flights to and from Tswalu
  • Tswalu Foundation donation

Child Policy

  • The Motse Suite can accommodate a maximum of two children age 11 and under or a maximum of one child age 12 through 17. Children age 11 and under stay free of charge. For children age 12 through 17, the child rate is $270 per night.
  • The Motse Family Suite can accommodate a maximum of three children age 0 through 17; the first two children stay free of charge and there is a child rate of $270 per night for the third child.

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