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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cornwall
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a safari tent with no kitchen or bathroom. We used the communal facilities. Anything you want to cook / eat with, you must bring yourself. Towels and bed linen are provided. There is also a fridge and caged area for food on the veranda of your tent. Be aware....monkey hands can get through the holes in the mesh... More

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MONTPELLIER
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In this camp, you will sleep in large tent (shower, outdoor kitchen with fridge, hot plates) along the Timbavati river. We didn't enjoy the night because of the cold weather, of the lack of comfort and of the baboons. As soon as you close your tent for the night, they arrive in the outdoor kitchen, searching food, they are making... More

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nelspruit
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40 reviews 40 reviews
21 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely camp. shared ablutions, everything clean, beds fine, rooms are basic but fine. all that there is in your room is linen a cake of soap and a towel. if you need any supplies you need to get to orpen before the camp gates shut. it is self catering so take what you need. we went on the late game... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We had a great time in Tamboti. We had a tent without bathroom and view on a little lake. We stayed in tent 24 and I've heard we had the best one and people were asking when we were leaving so they could rent the tent. Nights are FREEZING COLD in july and dont forget to breng china. We ate... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

You sign up for a bush - tent wild experience and you get it. Great tents - most of the furniture you need Common ablutions are neat and clean Night reverberates with Lion roars, wild dogs barking, hyenas, leopard growl. Dinner time, a hyena walks 5 ft away from you. PERFECT SETTING

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Hoedspruit
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I have stayed here a couple of times before and unfortunately it seems to be going a bit backwards. The positives: Bathroom facilities are immaculate and everything works 100%. Communal kitchen is tidy and well serviced / cleaned everyday. Setting is still one of the best in Kruger. Negatives: Housekeeping did not do a great job in servicing the tents,... More

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White River, South Africa
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

It was my first time at Tamboti and I was suitably impressed. Entrance is quick and easy from Orpen Gate, the dirt road towards the camp is in good nick, the layout of the camp is L-shaped, each tent having its own view over the Timbavati river (most of the year a dry river bed). We stayed in the luxury... More

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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed only one night and regretted that. We upgraded to a tent with bathroom as the camp is very overgrown and they have a huge problem with aggressive baboons. The tent is situated on the banks of a river so the view is amazing. We heard nightlife the whole night. It has a nice kitchen and the fridge is... More

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Hoedspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

Tamboti is the best camp in Kruger. It is peaceful, and the view over the dry river bed is epic! There is a very positive attitude from the staff at Orpen, and the person at the coffee bar sets the atmosphere! Always fiendly! The camp is clean and for the price there is no comparison. I really hope Sanparks keep... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2014

We stayed in one of their "semi-luxury" tents which i was pleasantly surprised with as it was much more spacious and well-appointed than i was expecting it to be. The shower was piping hot and quite powerful which was a surprise! We were right on the perimeter so found the electric fence to be quite distracting as it zapped insects/branches... More

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park

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