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    Tangala Safari Camp

    Thornybush reserve | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
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    • Average6%
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    “oil lamps” (10 reviews)
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    11 - 15 of 105 reviews

    Reviewed 23 April 2017

    We have traveled a number of places and have often used Trip Advisor to get a sense of the hotels or places we were traveling but have never felt we could offer our own comments until now. We stayed at Tangala Safari Camp from April...More

    1  Thank Dan S
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 25 April 2017

    Dear Dan S Thank you very much for the amazing review on us! We love to hear back from our guests, it means a lot to us. I am thrilled that you enjoyed your time here at Tangala. The team and I hope to see...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2017

    So pleased that they have reopened this lovely camp. Great to sit out at breakfast and watch the animals at the nearby waterhole. Lovely camp, well run, friendly helpful staff. Great game drives with Tracy and Richard, they make a great team.

    1  Thank Maureen C
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 19 April 2017

    Dear Maureen C We are happy to hear that you enjoyed all that our lodge had to offer. It was lovely having you stay at our lodge and we hope you will come back and visit us again. Stay well. Kind Regards Kyle Lewin

    Reviewed 12 April 2017

    After many visits to Tangala over the last 10 years or so we are big fans of the camp and were devastated to hear it had closed for a few years. So we were delighted to see Tangala's recent return to the Thornybush Safari menu....More

    3  Thank SwissCandN
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 19 April 2017

    Dear SwissCandN Thank you for the detailed review we really do appreciate it. I am very glad that you had such a god time here with us at Tangala. Hope you got some nice photos from your amazing sightings! Hope to see you in the...More

    Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

    My daughter and I spent three days here and it was the most breathtaking experience. The camp is authentic and very comfortable, the staff superb and a special thanks to our guide Tracey and teacher Richard who outstripped all my expectations along with Kyle and...More

    1  Thank Steve B
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 12 April 2017

    Dear Steve B Thank you for your review! You had some amazing sightings. We take pride in our lodge and want to give a great bush experience of tranquility and comfort to our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon. Regards Kyle and the...More

    Reviewed 31 March 2017

    we have ALWAYS wanted to this trip and have always imagined it to be out of this world and it did not disappoint it lived up to everything we thought it was going to be and more. We saw every animal we had wanted and...More

    Thank steveQ4423GC
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 3 April 2017

    Dear steveQ4423GC Thank you for the wonderful review. I am so glad you enjoyed your stay here with us and that you got to see what you wanted on drive. Myself and the rest of the Tangala team look forward to welcoming you back to...More

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$187 - US$1,493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
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    Flying4
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from Kyle_Lewin | Property representative |
    Dear Flying4 At Tangala Safari Camp we have solar power. We are able to charge any device. Cameras, iPads, phones. The solar runs our fridges and lights for the lodge as well. Hope that helps you. Kind regards Kyle
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    4 February 2015|
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    "There are only a small amount of chalets and tented rooms on the property and all are good."
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    "We stayed in the cottages. They were very nice. Others stayed in the tents and they said they were warm..."
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    "A tent overlooking the water hole"
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    "If we were to return I would choose one of the tents facing the watering hole."
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