Overview

This delightful safari escape offers accommodation for a maximum of 18 adults across nine legae or suites. The indigenous gardens scattered throughout the camp provide a sanctuary for antelope and birds, while a waterhole positioned in front of the main guest area serves as a magnet for various wildlife, particularly during the dry season.

The communal guest area of the main camp features spacious indoor and outdoor relaxation and dining spaces. Covered verandas lead to two swimming pools and a fire pit for enjoying sundowners. Inside, the main lounge comprises a striking stone fireplace, a mezzanine library, and a walk-in wine cellar stocked with premium South African wines.

For a more intimate dining experience, guests can gather around the boma for barbecue dinners under the starlit sky. Both the Tswalu Spa, which includes a gym, photographic studio, and the Gallery – a boutique filled with art, jewelry, clothing, and souvenirs – are located at The Motse.

Rooms

The accommodation caters to a maximum of 18 adult guests, offering 6 legae (suites) for two guests, and 3 family legae (suites) accommodating up to four guests, with two bedrooms linked by a living room. All suites feature en suite bathrooms with indoor and outdoor showers and a freestanding bath (except for the children’s bedrooms).

Amenities

Each legae includes a sitting area with a wood-burning stove, a study area, and a private, shaded veranda furnished with a large daybed. Guests can enjoy the gourmet snack pantry stocked with homemade treats, as well as a personalized minibar offering a choice of refreshments, including still or sparkling water, soft drinks, beers, spirits, and fresh milk or a dairy alternative for tea and coffee. Additionally, guests have access to bean-to-cup coffee and a selection of teas.

Wi-Fi

Two Pools

Air Conditioning

Babysitting

In-Room Kitchen

Laundry Facilities

Tea / Coffee Station

Gym

In-room Safe

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Safari

The breathtaking landscapes, including the majestic Korannaberg mountains, the arid savannah, and the distinctive red dunes, present endless opportunities for budding photographers. Safaris from Motse Camp are perfect for those seeking to capture iconic wildlife and scenic shots throughout the year. With access to a private vehicle, guests can extend their excursions as desired, considering weather conditions and the season. As there is no need to wait in line for animal sightings, there are always opportunities to capture the perfect photographs.

Experiences

Meerkats Experience

Witness the meerkats up close, observing their activities such as popping in and out of burrows, standing sentry, grooming, playing, and more.

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Horseback Riding

Embark on a horseback ride through the wilderness of Tswalu and weave along game trails in the grassland while you witness the bustling scenes at waterholes.

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Ancient Rock Engravings

Explore multiple sites near Tswalu featuring ancient rock engravings intricately linked to water sources.

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Stargazing

Immerse yourself in the nighttime sounds of wildlife and be captivated by the dazzling display of stars illuminating the sky above in one of the camp’s two ‘star beds’.

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Seasons and FAQ’s

Rates

There is no single ‘best time’ to visit Tswalu, as each of the four Kalahari seasons presents unique wildlife viewing opportunities and dramatic changes to the landscapes, influenced by the presence or absence of water. As a result, pricing remains consistent throughout the year.

Starting from $2 030 pp/pn

Tswalu Wildlife