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Paris, France
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

this is the most adequate place to visit kruger and make safaris; the tents are very confortable and in harmony with the surronding, the ambiancy is very nice and the camp make people knowing each other, the rangers and fixers are great ; we just love it and strongly advice to stay there

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the very start Tanda Tula went out of its way to make us feel welcome. Each 'tent' (feels wrong to call something that luxurious a tent somehow) is so private with an amazing terrace that overlooks this dry river bed. From our terrace we saw Rhino's, Elephants and Giraffe. The room is very comfortable but manages to keep that...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the first time my friends and I had visited South Africa and a first safari for several of us. We did our own research and booking and decided on Tanda Tula for several reasons. First, the food reviews were very good, we wouldn't have to "rough it" too much but could still get the safari experience, it was...

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Dublin
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I cannot describe how wonderful this place is, it is a thrill to get up early every morning. The tents are luxurious and safe, you look out over the riverbed and see everything from Kudo to Elephants. The food is 5 star, produced to the highest standards and the game drives are unreal!! Our Guides Luke & Jack we fantastic,...

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Zeist, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Tanda Tula is perhaps the most luxurious lodge in the Timbavati concession adjacent to and connected with the Kruger. Everything is included here: all drinks, sophisticated food, game drives with never more than 6 persons on the vehicle, excellent rangers and trackers, a fantastic pool, animals walking through the camp. Dale, the manager, was very attentive to personal details; he...

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Santa Barbara, Afghanistan
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our second time to this Camp, we visited Tanda Tula in 2014 and now in 2016. I plan to make trips to Tanda Tula a regular thing. We have been to a lot of countries in Africa and each one offers something different. However, Tanda Tula, offers my soul a resting spot. This is truly a wonderful camp,...

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London
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at Tanda Tula for four nights and had a magical experience. The lodge and rooms are beautifully designed and extremely comfortable. The food was delicious with lots of choice. The hospitality and attention to detail provided by every single member of staff was wonderful and we were made to feel very much at home. However the real focus...

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Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located an hour from Johannesburg by aircraft and then about a 50 minute drive to the camp. Game drives at 0530 and then again at 1600 and the former included a bush breakfast in a glorious location (by the river albeit no water at the time) and a coffee stop. The afternoon drive included a choice of tipple whilst watching...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tanda Tula was our first safari and we left wishing we could stay longer. From some early questions before arriving, Hayley guided our planning and upon arriving, the entire staff was kind, attentive and overall wonderful. The 'luxury tent' is exactly that - a canvas tent with some plumbing but it suited us just fine. The safari, the guides and...

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Franklin, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in July of 2016. The game viewing was great, although I did not find our guide to be as informative as the other guides we had at other camps. In fact we learned very little about the animals or the environment here. The staff was hard working and accomodating, I was traveling with my niece who has...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Tanda Tula Safari Camp in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve bordering the Kruger National Park, offers a five-star personal wilderness experience in ultimate luxury. Here, in your own private piece of Africa, you will come face to face with nature as it always was, with not a fence in sight to inhibit your freedom. Set on the banks of the Nharalumi riverbed, Tanda Tula is shaded by stately trees and overlooks a water hole that attracts a wide variety of game from dawn to dusk. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Address: Timbavati Private Nature Reserve | Limpopo, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
Price Range: RM4,609 - RM6,320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Tanda Tula Safari Camp 4*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Any Room - they all face the river, they all face nature, squarely in the "EYE"”
 of 5 bubbles 252charlesm, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“rooms near the dining area /reception less distance to travel but not a problem with any tent.”
  • view of the waterhole from the camp of the
 of 5 bubbles ClintonT163, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All good-perhaps those further fro the base camp with better views”
 of 5 bubbles johnwH2707OT, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All 'tents' have a similar view on to the river bed (only flows after heavy rain)”
 of 5 bubbles barryw867, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The lower the number, the closer to the main lodge facilities”
  • Lovely romantic dinner on our terrace - just for us :)
  • Sunrise - off on another safari adventure!
  • Great balcony overlooking the riverbed
  • Glamping at its best
 of 5 bubbles blairabroad2012, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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