The Motse at Tswalu


The Motse at Tswalu is located within Tswalu Private Game Reserve at the borders of Kalahari Desert. The reserve is the largest game reserve in the country and offers incredible safari experiences within an incredible wildlife residing within the forests.

The stay at Motse is about experiencing comfort, luxury and the wonders of Kalahari. The activities here start with game drives, bush walks, star gazing adventures, sleep outs, birdwatching, game viewing and hot air balloon rides.


  • Set in South Africa’s largest private game reserve, covering over 100 000 hectares
  • Luxurious, exclusive Kalahari experience
  • Expert field guides & great game viewing
  • Wide range of wildlife & many rarities
  • An abundance of other activities on offer such as bush walks & horseback safaris
  • Family owned & managed

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Member of National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World

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South Africa, Kalahari

Type of Accommodation


Comfort Level



The lodge is equipped with a variety of facilities including a world-class spa, library at the mezzanine floor, satellite television, infinity swimming pool and a gift shop which can be visited to acquire souvenirs for friends and family back home. The lodge is equipped with Wi-Fi and has a variety of activities to offer.

General Facilities

  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Library
  • Gym
  • Bar
  • Children’s Club
  • Wi-fi available


The Dining at Motse offers a delicious variety of cuisines. The specialty of this lodge is South African cuisines and use local Kalahari fresh ingredients. Guests are served fine wine and food.

The chef manages to surprise guests with delightful experiences of food at beautiful settings. Guests can choose if they would like to enjoy their meals at the main dining room, outside under the open sky, by the swimming pool area or a private meal within your personal suite. Picnics in the bushes and dunes can also be requested.


Motse Suite

Motse Suite is a lavish accommodation within a stone walled hut like a bungalow. The Suites are decorated with African colonial and tribal arts and furnishings yet providing you all the modern facilities.

The suite is equipped with a bedroom, lounge with a fireplace, bathrooms which have showers both indoors and outdoors and a private viewing sundeck.


Motse Family Suite

Motse provides family Suite within two Bungalows. The Family Suite holds two bedrooms, bathroom and these suites are separated from each other by a large lounge that opens out into a courtyard.

Room Amenities


  • Fan
  • Television
  • En-suite shower only
  • Outdoor shower
  • Telephone
  • Fireplace
  • Outdoor area
  • Wi-fi available in room

Other Room Types

Families will relish the space provided by the two Family Bungalows, each with two bedrooms, an en suite bathroom and separated by a spacious lounge that leads onto a patio.


  • Cultural tours
  • Local village visits
  • Animal tracking experience
  • Game drives
  • Historical tours
  • Horse riding
  • Star gazing

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2018 - 16 Jan 2019Fully Inclusive Plus R17700

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.