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Road trip to Makutsi

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 10, 2011 in News, Wildlife, 
On March 8, Gus van Dyk, Tswalu’s Conservation Director, and Wild Life Manager Dylan Smith set off from Tswalu to Makutsi in Dullstroom to collect two cheetahs for the reserve. Here is an interesting account of their trip, recorded by Gus. Mar… Continue reading

Black rhinos in the rain

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 08, 2011 in Wildlife, 
Field Guide Richard’s pic of these three black rhino in the kalk pan area, is proof that the rhino are flourishing at Tswalu! Continue reading

Meercat pups

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 07, 2011 in Meerkats, 
For some time now we have been viewing a fairly habituated group of meerkats near one of the prominent dunes called Jaco’s dune. One can expect meerkat colonies to utilise a number of various burrow systems in their territory, and so it is important… Continue reading


by Tswalu Kalahari on March 04, 2011 in Wildlife, 
Tswalu is probably the best place on earth to view aardvark which is rarely seen elsewhere. This incredible photograph of an aardvark was taken by our Head Field Guide Marco who says:Â With all the rain, insect life is abundant on the reserve, so night… Continue reading

Our lion cubs are thriving!

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 03, 2011 in News, Wildlife, 
These great pics were taken by Field Guide Richard on an early morning game drive. He and his guests followed the lioness and her cubs until they settled in the shade of a Shepherd’s tree. Continue reading

Execujet Charter Service for Tswalu from Cape Town

by Tswalu Kalahari on March 02, 2011 in News, 
As of 1 March 2011, Tswalu Kalahari will make use of EXECUJET for daily flights from Cape Town to the reserve. EXECUJET will provide a PILATUS PC 12, with 2 pilots for all scheduled flights out of Cape Town. To complement the high standard of air charter… Continue reading