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Orpen Gate, Kruger National Park South Africa See on map
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Pool
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Free Wifi
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Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

We had the most fantastic stay at the Tamboti tented camp linked to Orpen rest camp! The tent on stilts which we stayed in was magnificent with stunning views of the river! The rooms were extremely clean and so well equipped! The cleaning staff were...More

Thank Natalie H
Reviewed September 5, 2018

Nice location where we were able to see lions, cheetahs, rhinos and a leopard on a morning drive towards Skukuza. The camp has no restaurant which is a minus. Rooms are spacious, though need some maintenance.

Thank Factfinder90
Reviewed August 24, 2018

We had basic accommodation with kitchen facilities and a braai. Perfect place to start a visit to Kruger National Park. The staff at the Camp Shop were exceptional with assistance. There is a pool on site as well.

Thank Paulllxix
Reviewed August 20, 2018

We stayed for 3 nights in June, it was bitterly cold and windy, not ideal for outdoor living areas however our spirits weren't dampened as we had nightly visits from a pair of marauding honey badgers. They had destroyed the oven door on a visit...More

Thank KarenU254
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a very quiet Kruger Park rest camp with only 15 bungalows and an individual atmosphere where can watch right from your terrace all kinds of animals coming to the waterhole just outside the fence at all time of the day and night. No...More

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Orpen Rest Camp is situated centrally on the western border of the Kruger National Park. It is a small camp that derived its name from the surname of the donor of the land, Eileen Orpen. The scattered trees and More wide-open plains covered by sweet grass attract many browsers. This in turn, attracts the eye-catching cheetah, lion and leopard. Well known for its diversity of habitat and wildlife, Orpen offers visitors an excellent opportunity to experience close encounters with elephant, rhino, buffalo, lion and leopard in a natural environment. Wild dog, cheetah, zebra and giraffe are also indigenous to this area, a paradise for the wildlife enthusiast. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Number of rooms
15
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park
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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette
Number of rooms
15
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park
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Traveller (30)
Room & Suite (11)
Dining (5)
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"Unit number 15 is closest to the fence with a lovely view of the waterhole."
albies2015
Aug. 28, 2017
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"All rooms face the perimeter fence and are well positioned."
lindan678
Jun. 26, 2017
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"The site is small and very pleasant - no particular advantage for any room choice."
GregS315
Dec. 9, 2015
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"Any room except number 1 and 2, which are located closest to the shop/picnic area."
Seamus44
Nov. 7, 2015
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