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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Thank you guys for all. You made our stay unforgetable and Special. The Safaris were fantastic and living directly in the nature near from animals was a great experience we enjoyed. Best and friendly Team.

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Thank Mo R
Reviewed 13 January 2017

We expected to be completely off the grid for Christmas but to our surprise they had the best wifi we encountered throughout our 14 day trip! Tangala is a wonderful small scale camp with huts and tents each for 2 people. The huts were equipped with showers and the usual amenities. Mosquito nets and fans for night time, it was...

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Sneads Ferry, North Carolina
Reviewed 10 January 2017

We stayed here for three nights during the hot rainy season. Expected problems with mosquitoes but neither were bitten during our 14 day safari. Accommodations and food were excellent. Our guide Steve was superb! His ability to find and identify wildlife and birds was astonishing. We saw 7 leopards during our drives including a young one in a tree overhead...

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Thank gilbert g
Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We really enjoyed the 3 nights and 4 days we spent at Tangala. Our accommodations were clean and comfortable. Every night when we returned from a game drive our bed was turned down and the mosquito netting draped around the bed. We didn't see mosquitos but the netting kept a few harmless bugs such as moths out of our sleeping...

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Santa Barbara, CA
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a great luck out on Safari from Tangala and got to see the big 5 plus many more. Our favorites were the leopards. Also saw a large heard of buffaloes come to cool off in the watering hole. There were hundreds of them and they stayed for hours, even though it was extremely hot out and they were...

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Thank Veganite
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 November 2016 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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Thank Ian W
Wallan, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016 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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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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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $491 - $509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Tangala Safari Camp 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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“If we were to return I would choose one of the tents facing the watering hole.”
 of 5 bubbles NiqueSlied, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Great views from the tent cabins but no shade, can be too hot to stay in on a hot day. Fine at night.”
 of 5 bubbles Veganite, 13 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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