Situated in the remote, north eastern mineral-rich region of South Africa and bordering Namibia, Tutwa Desert Lodge lies in the heart of the barren Green Kalahari as an oasis of tranquil luxury. The cool, spacious interiors of the lodge provides a serene sanctuary in the vast and untamed environment spanning over 16000 hectares of land and boasting 24 km of Orange River frontage.
The colours of Tutwa Lodge are organic and muted, with polished floors, high ceilings and original artworks. Natural game paths pass the lodge, and its likely antelope, giraffe, zebra and other African game may wander past.
There are 5 Verandah Suites, 2 Upstairs Suites and 2 Annex Suites. All our suites are spacious, air-conditioned and dressed with fine linens, with full bathrooms, personal bathrobes and indulgent amenities. All suites have their own verandas and or balconies offering landscape and mountain views of the beautiful Green Kalahari.
Experience for yourself an oasis of calm and cool in a vast and untamed environment, offering a distinctive private wildlife safari experience. This rewarding wilderness encounter features safari drives, nature paddles, birding and interactive conservation experiences.
Tutwa is an ideal escape for those looking for a wildlife, birding, water and star-gazing adventure with a difference.
Full board rates include accommodation and all meals. Excludes activities, drinks and items of a personal nature.
All inclusive rates include accommodation, all meals, two safari activities per day and all house beverages. Excludes premium brand beverages and items of a personal nature.
- benchmarking top-end outventure in Southern Africa
- Game viewing in a desert environment
- World class fly fishing for the elusive Yellow Fish
- River rafting on the Orange River ( en route in Augrabies)
- A combination of bush and river outventure activities
- Leopard Protection Project
- Great nocturnal game viewing
- Bird river safaris with floating picnic
- Walking trails
- Natural Rose quartz deposits
- Star gazing
- Salt water swimming pool
The expansive Verandah Suites are situated on the ground floor of the lodge offering comfortable and luxurious styled accommodation overlooking the serene Green Kalahari Plains.
The spacious Upstairs Suites are situated on the second floor of the lodge, accessible by stairs and offers comfortable and luxurious styled accommodation with your own personal balcony overlooking the waterhole and beautiful bush landscape.
Between the two upstairs suites is a library and private balcony for guests use.
Under a high thatched roof, the large and spacious Tutwa Annex suites are separate from the main lodge and offers comfortable and luxurious styled accommodation with your own private deck overlooking the stunning Green Kalahari Plains.
Each suite is spaciously laid out with full en-suite bathrooms, separate bath and shower, and double-doors leading to semi private verandahs or balconies with extensive views of the surrounding wilderness and natural landscape.
Full luxury bespoke amenities are provided and room facilities include air-conditioning, fine percale linens, mosquito nets, bathrobes, hairdryers, safe, tea and coffee making facilities with homemade rusks, a mini bar which can be stocked on request and bottled water.