Is Tswalu a malaria area?
Tswalu is MALARIA-FREE and guests do not have to worry about taking anti-malaria tablets. It is ideal for families, and at Tswalu we welcome children and actively encourage them to participate fully in the safari experience.
Who is the owner of Tswalu Game Reserve?
Tswalu is a labour of love for the Oppenheimer family, who took responsibility for this remarkable reserve in 1998 – continuing the vision of the late Stephen Boler, from Manchester in the United Kingdom, whose dream it was to return this land which had been farmed, to its former state.
Where in the Kalahari is Tswalu?
Northern Cape Province of South Africa
Tswalu Kalahari Reserve is situated in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, at the foot of the Korannaberg Mountains. The nearest town is Kuruman.
How do I get to Tswalu Game Reserve?
Tswalu is accessible by both air and road.
- By air. Operating a daily scheduled service on a Pilates PC12, there are departures from both Cape Town International Airport and Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International to the reserves own airstrip.
- By helicopter.
- By road.
Is the Kalahari malaria free?
Tswalu is another wonderful malaria-free safari destination The name ‘Kalahari’ is derived from the Tswana word Kgala, meaning The Great Thirst, or Kgalagadi, meaning The Waterless Place.
What does Kalahari mean?
the great thirst
Kalahari is derived from the Tswana word Kgala, meaning “the great thirst”, or Kgalagadi, meaning “a waterless place”; the Kalahari has vast areas covered by red sand without any permanent surface water.
How many acres is Tswalu Kalahari?
Sense of Space Tswalu Kalahari, owned by the Oppenheimer family, is South Africa’s largest private game reserve, covering an area of over 100,000 hectares (1,000 sq km or almost a quarter of a million acres).
Which province is to Tswalu in?
Northern Cape Province
In the ‘hood, Tswalu as a destination. Surrounding the rugged Koranneberg Mountains in the Northern Cape Province of South Africa, Tswalu Kalahari Reserve covers 1000km2 (100 000 ha) of land on the edge of the mysterious desert wilderness that is the Kalahari.
How do I fly to Tswalu?
While Tswalu Kalahari is accessible by road, most of our guests fly directly into the reserve on private charter flights or with Fireblade Aviation’s scheduled charter service from Johannesburg or Cape Town.
Are there mosquitoes in the Kalahari Desert?
Are there malaria-carrying mosquitoes in the Kalahari? No, the Kalahari is a low-risk malaria area.
What is a malaria free safari?
Malaria-free safaris are increasing in popularity as young families, pregnant ladies, and others unable or unwilling to take anti-malarial medication still want to experience an African safari.
Who is the owner of Kalahari?
Todd and Shari Nelson
Owners, Todd and Shari Nelson As the owners of Kalahari Resorts & Conventions, Todd and Shari Nelson have been the driving force behind the development, creation and expansion of the brand since its inception in 2000. Todd and Shari met in drivers’ education class and have been together ever since.