Tswalu Kalahari: Rates & Special Offers

Located in Kalahari, South Africa

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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 on game drives with your own dedicated naturalist guide, tracker, and vehicle; take bush walks and go on 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, 2018.
  • Stay 5 Pay 4: Enjoy a complimentary night in a Motse Suite when you book five nights at Tswalu. Take the time to experience all that Tswalu offers on its vast land. With a longer stay, you can explore and relax more. Visit the habituated meerkat colonies, track big game on foot, go horse riding with plains game, choose an optional sleep out under the stars or helicopter flight with someone from the conservation team. There is so much to do you’ll be thrilled to have the extra time. Valid from January 1–December 31, 2018.
  • 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. Valid for Motse Suites only from January 1–December 31, 2018. Complimentary upgrade to Family Motse Suite, if available.
  • Stay 4 Pay 3 Tarkuni Exclusive: Stay 4 Pay 3 Tarkuni Exclusive: Receive a complimentary night when you stay four nights at Tswalu's Tarkuni villa. Perfect for a multi-generational family or group of friends, this 5 bedroom villa sleeps up to 10 people in a totally self-contained bush villa. You’ll have your own private chef and team at the villa, which also has it’s own spa, pool, fire bomb, and more. Valid only when using the exclusive stay rate at Tarkuni, from January 1–December 31, 2018.


  • 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.
  • Rates are valid for stays through December 31, 2018.

Motse Suite

  Double Single Additional Child
2018 Rates $1,515 $1,995 $420

Motse Family Suite*

  Family Rate Additional Child
2018 Rates $3,801 $420

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


Accomodates up to 10 guests

2018 Rate $12,115


  • 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 15%

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 $420 in 2018.
  • 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 $420 per night for the third child.

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