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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great 4 days where you can forget the rest of the world. What really made this camp 5* was the staff - Sam and Joe, our Safari guides were fantastic and everyone else at the lodge was extreme attentive. We saw the big 5 and many more. We stayed in a thatched cottage which was comfortable and to my surprise...

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Wallan, Australia
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the best time - seen the BIG FIVE plus so more. We stayed in one of the thatched roof chalets, which we loved. From the time we arrived we were met by Nina who made us so welcomed until we left five days later. Her husband Jacques also there to talk with us at every meal. All other staff...

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Thank kingalpony
Holmes, New York, United States
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I probably stayed in the most economical option in a tent. Very safe. The whole place was simple and awesome. Just peaceful Jasques and Nina were gracious. Travelers froma ll over. We saw so many animals, my camera hardly came out on the 3rd trip and on. What I almost gurarantee you will see Lions, Zebras, Water Buffalo, Impala. The...

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Thank hamon5
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed at Tangala on OCT 11 for 3 nights. We saw the Big 5 and leopard as well.... not a lot of people are lucky to see it. The accomadation in a luxury tent was unexpected for me that i used to stayed in an hotel. Definetely excellent. Food at sunrise and sunset. ... Clean. I used to do...

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Thank Vale P
Paris, France
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

I cannot say enough positive things about Tangala Safari Camp! The location is breathtaking on Thornybush reserve, with only the sounds of the bush to lull you to sleep. The action at the watering hole during the day was incredible. At one point 6 giraffes and 10 zebra came to drink all together and it was a magnificent sight. Upon...

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Thank delfuegofrancais
Houston, Texas
Reviewed 12 September 2016

My husband and I were at Tangala less than 2 weeks ago and we can't wait to go back!! We we met by the smiling faces of Nina, Kyle and Joe who took care of us for the next 3 days. We stayed in one of the thatched roofed chalets that kept us cool during the day and toasty warm...

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1Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We spent a night at Tangala this past weekend for my husband's birthday. From our arrival where we were met by Nina and made to feel so welcome ,to the very informative and exciting game drives that Jaques and Caswell took us on, to the candlelit dinner and surprise birthday cake, to the relaxed atmosphere and comfortable accommodation, everything was...

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Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 July 2016

We stayed at Tangala for two nights after a couple of nights in three other game reserves around Hoedspruit all arranged by the excellent On Track Safaris team. The view from the thatched, shaded terrace overlooked a waterhole and I spent many an hour relaxing and photographing the troupes of animals that came by to drink. The camp has just...

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Sissinghurst,
Reviewed 10 February 2015

On returning to Tangala for our second visit we were not disappointed with the large amount of game on view. We saw all the Big 5 and could not believe our eyes when at least 15 elephants of all sizes came and drunk from our swimming pool while we sat a few feet away in awe. The food, thanks to...

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1Thank Froghoppere64
Woking
Reviewed 2 February 2015

We were recommended this Lodge within Thornybush Game Reserve by friends who had previously stayed here. This was our first experience of a Safari and appealed particularly to my husband due to it's more traditional style i.e. no electricity and no mega "mod cons". During our stay the guide Suzannah was excellent and so enthusiastic. We spent 3 days here...

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
An intimate and personal experience awaits you at Tangala Safari Camp which is located in the heart of the world renowned Thornybush big 5 Game Reserve bordering the Greater Kruger. The camp boasts sweeping views overlooking an expansive and active waterhole, with the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range forming an impressive backdrop. With our eco-friendly camp, great hosting, comfortable accommodation and thrilling game drives, guests are assured an unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tangala Safari Camp

Address: Thornybush reserve | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Thornybush Private Game Reserve
Price Range: RM1,623 - RM1,837 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tangala Safari Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“Tent 2 has the best views”
 of 5 bubbles hamon5, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Loved the authentic chalet...cool during the day, comfortable at night.”
 of 5 bubbles sandrap682, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are pretty much the same with mosquito nets and en suite bathrooms although accommodation is tired and dated.”
 of 5 bubbles Froghoppere64, 10 Feb 2015 | Read review
“Make sure you have a flashlight, extra batteries, etc. There are limited facilities for charging devices by solar. Don't hang laundry outside your tent.”
 of 5 bubbles LizH418, 13 Jul 2014 | Read review
“Remember there is no electricity, take spare batteries and torch.”
 of 5 bubbles X_trail2014, 19 May 2014 | Read review
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