An oasis of calm & cool



In the heart of the barren Green Kalahari lies an oasis of tranquil luxury. Tutwa Lodge is a serene sanctuary on an unblemished tract between the Green Kalahari and the mighty Orange River.  As a Tutwa guest you enjoy the pleasure of a unique private wilderness safari over 16 000ha of land. Boasting 24km of Orange River frontage, Tutwa is a source of life and bounty in a wild, ancient desert. This rewarding wilderness encounter features safari drives, nature paddles, birding and interactive conservation experiences.

All suites offer spacious luxury and impeccable style with double-doors leading to patios or balconies with extensive views.

Tutwa Activities

The unique combination of game-viewing and river activities,  makes for an unforgettable experience in a vast  and remote part of Southern Africa .  Discover a wide variety of game on your safari: leopard, giraffe, zebra, antelope, abundant birdlife plus rare flora on game drives, with professional guides.

Tutwa Desert Lodge Activities
Tutwa Desert Lodge Activities
Tutwa Desert Lodge Activities
Tutwa Desert Lodge Activities

Tutwa Testimonials


“Amazing location; 5-star but tasteful accommodation and – especially – common lounge and restaurant areas; beautiful outside areas with swimming pool and terraces overlooking animals coming to drink; lovely staff especially the manager Vanessa who…”

Contact Us

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Physical & Postal Address

Naries, 7 Kenhardt Rd, Schuitdrift, 8874
PO Box 156, Augrabies, Northern Cape, 8874

Company Details

Southern Cross Game Reserve,
Company No: 1999/013884/07
VAT Number: 448 026 0217


Tel: +27 (0)21 883 2408


Tel: +27 (0)54 451 9200