Tutwa Desert Lodge

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The Tutwa Desert Lodge is positioned on a  private game reserve in South Africa near the Augrabies Falls National Park.  It is surrounded by 16,000hectare of natural tranquil desert wilderness, close to the South African side of the Namibian border. 

It is set in an oasis between the Green Kalahari and the Northern Cape's Orange River. The spacious interiors of the well-designed lodge provide a cool calming luxury space with rooms providing air-conditioning, heating, a fridge and tea-and-coffee-making facilities and the lodge offering a private wildlife experience.

Tutwa sanctuary offers daily safari game drives by experienced guides, world-class fly-fishing and nature paddles and river-rafting along the river, conservation experiences including wildlife and bird spotting adventures, guided walks and wonderful nocturnal game viewing.

Antelope, giraffe, zebra and other African game may wander past the lodge at any point offering you magical sightings from the comfort of your room. Tutwa Desert Lodge prides itself in its involvement with the leopard protection project and conservation initiatives designed to protect the natural flora and fauna within its surroundings.

Opt to spend the day relaxing beside the pool absorbing the vast landscape and the surrounding mountains and lay back and watch the spectacular stars as they light the night sky. Dine on delicious seasonal African cuisine with a contemporary twist, freshly prepared by the resident chef and accompanied by fine, well-chosen, local wines. Tutwa Desert Lodge, certainly an oasis you will want to return to time after time.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar Fridges in Room
  • Bedside table
  • Dining Room
  • Heater in Room
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Tutwa Desert Lodge

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Hiking trails
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about Tutwa Desert Lodge
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Tutwa Desert Lodge are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Tutwa Desert Lodge located?
Tutwa Desert Lodge is located at the following location / address: Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Upington, South Africa.