Tutwa Desert Lodge Safari: 5 Days, 5 Nights


Day 1 of Tutwa Desert Lodge Safari:
Activity – Arrive at Upington Airport.Meet & Greet tourist guide Conrad Mouton, Aukwatowa Tours. Transfers provided by Aukwatowa Tours.
Notes – Proposed 5 night safari package offering and profiling 2 exceptional and complimentary experiences in unique environments. This proposed package offers 1 night at Dundi Lodge and 4 nights at Tutwa Desert Lodge. 2 exceptional experiences:
12H00 pm
Activity – Arrive 12pmRiver Rafting and Sundowners Augrabies FallsDinner at Dundi. Overnight: Dundi Lodge
Notes – Dundi Lodge: Dundi Lodge is conveniently situated 3km from the world famous Augrabies Falls (1 of the five biggest waterfalls in the world) in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa and offers the discerning visitor Africa in all its untamed magnificence, along with truly superb standards of hospitality. The name Dundi: Shibula, a black Rhino was brought back from Lisbon Zoo in 1991 to Augrabies Falls National Park, and our love of black rhinos began. We have followed her progress for the past 15 years – from a tame zoo animal to a wild rhino. In September 1994 her first calf was born, a female named Dundagos, which means “we have achieved” in Nama. She is known as DUNDI for short.

Day 2 of Tutwa Desert Lodge Safari:
08H00 am
Activity – Breakfast Dundi
12H00 pm
Activity – Arrive @ TutwaLunch on the Deck. Relax around the pool. Depart Lodge on PM drive and Sundowners. Crystal Dinner @ Tutwa. Overnight: Tutwa Lodge
Notes – Tutwa Desert Lodge, its thatched profile reminiscent of the surrounding granite outcrops in a crisp unspoiled landscape is set on a 20 000 ha private game reserve in the heart of the Green Kalahari. The lodge, while newly established, is mindful of the sensitivity of its location, is committed to a greener lifestyle and energy saving practices. With direct access to 24 km of exclusive river frontage onto the iconic Orange River, Tutwa Desert Lodge provides an oasis of calm and cool in this vast and untamed environment, offering a unique and private wildlife safari experience. The colours of the Tutwa are organic and muted, with the polished floors and high ceilings; striking original artworks by South African artists. The cool, spacious interiors of the Lodge offer a perfect sanctuary against the scorching African sun. The guests are surrounded by the African bush and while you may intend to read there will be distractions.Discover a wide variety of game on your safari, leopard, giraffe, zebra, antelope, abundant bird life and rare flora on game drives with professional rangers. Enjoy fine dining and superb meals prepared by our local chef.

Day 3 of Tutwa Desert Lodge Safari:
08H00 am
Activity – Breakfast
09H00 am
Activity – Desert day drive ending with Hot Springs & late picnic lunch on the Orange River. Boma dinner, Cosmic Safari and Tutwa legend. Overnight: Tutwa Lodge
Notes – Committed to conservation Tutwa is actively engaged in a leopard protection project, in addition to other conservation initiatives aimed to conserve the natural flora and fauna of this fragile environment. Equally committed to conservation on the Orange River, Tutwa’s river activities and excursions offer guests world class adventure in a pristine wilderness area.

Day 4 of Tutwa Desert Lodge Safari:
08H00 am
Activity – Breakfast
09H00 am
Activity – River Safari/Bird watching/Fishing with Floating PicnicGame drive back from river with sundowners at Look Out Deck Dinner. Overnight: Tutwa Lodge
Notes – Spend the day canoeing, fishing, bird watching through tranquil stretches of the Orange River with specialist guides for a day of diverse and memorable experience.Enjoy a unique experience of having lunch on the Orange River in the form of a floating picnic!

Day 5:
07H00 am
Activity – Optional guided desert walk/AM Drive Breakfast Relax/Tour of the Grape Farm/Work with Leopard Project PM Drive. Dinner @ Tutwa
Overnight: Tutwa Lodge
Benchmarking Outventure in Southern Africa

Day 6:
07H00 am
Activity – Breakfast
08H00 am
Activity – Depart for Upington Airport.


Rate includes:
• Luxury accommodation at Dundi Lodge and Tutwa Desert Lodge
• All meals, including breakfast, lunch ,dinner and snacks
• All refreshments: house wines, local ales and spirits (excluding premium brands)
• Activities as listed above
• Business centre with full internet access

T&C’s Apply

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