Waterwiel Lodge

Address: 19 Voortrekker St, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve, Northern Cape, 8870, South Africa | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on 19 Voortrekker St, Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Rock Sound, and Tarpum Bay.
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Travel Blogs from Tswalu Kalahari Game Reserve

Along the border

A travel blog entry by cutler on Oct 27, 2014

14 photos

... all the guards hurriedly woke up and smartened up in readiness for our custom only to be crushed when at the last minute we swerved along the fence and drove off into the river bed!
We followed the border for the next 10km - it being marked with a wooden and wire fence that wouldn't keep out a determined mouse let alone any people! Later, Elbie's son joked that South Africans have better fences keeping people out of their farms than they do at their borders!
It was a lovely ...

Meerkat Manor

A travel blog entry by cutler on Oct 26, 2014

33 photos

... some splendid birdwatching to be had en route though - nice pied bablers, marico flycatchers and crimson breasted shrikes to name but a few.........
Eventually we reached Vanzylsrus. A town full of sand and a brightly coloured petrol station! Our hotel was a decorated affair and we were already smiling as we were warmly greeted by the owner, Elbie and taken to the bar to check-in (nice touch). Within 5 ...

Serious game drive day

A travel blog entry by hollywood58 on Apr 20, 2014

2 comments, 7 photos

Here it is again...two days have slipped by without so much as a picture posted to the blog. I can't blame the slow internet this time. We are just too swacked at the end of the day.
Tswalu is home to the largest population of black rhinos in South Africa. Having said that, they are an endangered species and only 120 are known to exist in the country. When we asked Jack how many black rhinos were in this reserve, ...

Our first destination...

A travel blog entry by hollywood58 on Apr 19, 2014

3 comments, 11 photos

... sites in the world, located within the boundaries of a huge World Heritage Site called "The Cradle of Humankind", We were taken out to the actual working dig sites by none other than palaeobiologist Dr. Christine Steininger, who gave us a lecture on the relationship of climate change to the adaptation of hominids. Very, very interesting...and we got to descend into fossil rich caves also. How cool was that! ...

Horseback at Tswalu

A travel blog entry by zolab on Jan 10, 2009

8 photos

... and saw giraffe, kudu, steenbuck, and a beautiful black sable running right in front of us. We also saw two old Cape buffaloes, but did not get too close because they could charge us. We had to watch out for aardvark holes, which can look small but actually be big tunnels. One time Jason, our guide, fell into a hole on his horse and it was up to his horse's saddle. On the way back, we saw two giant male ...