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Tamboti Camp

Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Much is made of camping in the bush. You hear sounds better, you feel more excited because you are less protected, tents in the African bush place the rush of city and job further away than if you were behind walls. Tamboti satellite camp gives you there 'extras' in Kruger without the hassle of putting up your own tent. Ablutions... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kruger National Park is beautiful. The bush, the wildlife all wonderful. But the bestest best way to enjoy it is to sleep in a comfortably equipped tent .... it just feels right! You have everything you need, or would have in a cement room, but the birds sound sweeter, the night noises louder and you wake up feeling thoroughly... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in December for several nights and highly recommend the experience. Very quiet. Facilities very clean. Everything you need for an 'easy' camp in the bush. Take only your food, drinks, crockery and cutlery. Perfect escape!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Camp is our favorite in kruger park. You will have honey badgers raiding camp which I don't mind because we were prepared for it. Did see some animals from deck as well which is an added bonus. Tent can be very cold in winter but there is nothing better than the luxury tents. Will go back every time.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015 via mobile

Tamboti has the balance of absolute serenity and absolute chaos all mixed into one! Sitting around the braai could result in a quiet night with owls calling in the background, followed by scavenging honey-badgers or genets passing right by, and back to silence again. It's magic.

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

This was our second visit to the Tamboti tented campsite. The first was over 10 years ago. Then the tents were new and in great shape, but we readily noticed that they have seen their days. However, our evening was just as fantastic in this tented camp. The tent is built on stilts and elevated from the river bed which... More 

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Redlands, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This camp was fantastic and I would stay here again in a heartbeat. We were in tent space 3. Our tent was a stilted tent with hardwood floors. There was a covered patio where we were able to have lunch and dinner. Directly across from our tent was a dry riverbed where a family of baboons would come out at... More 

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Cambridge
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

This is a fabulously remote camp, a satellite of the larger Orpen Camp. You feel genuinely remote here as each tent is snug within it's own part of the bush and you can hardly hear/see neighbours. Amazing views over the dry river bed where the tracks could tell a thousand tales. Nightly visits from a pair of honey badgers was... More 

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Dalian, China
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

The camp have both 2 & 4 sleeper permanent tents structures with fridges to keep all you food chilled. The camp is very private and you can't even see your neighbours because all the tens are surrounded by natural African bushes.This make the camp vey unique because you're surrounded by nature the way it would have been like a 100... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015

Spent a wonderful night in tamboti during our stay in Kruger. The camp is laid out in a way which makes you feel like you are deep in the bush, a really magical feeling to this place. The night noises were thrilling! The tents are rustic, clean, basic but comfortable with a large veranda. Abolition blocks were clean with plenty... More 

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