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Kalahari Tented Camp

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Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, South Africa
Kalahari Tented Camp
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Winterton, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The tented accommodation is comfortable and well equipped with separate bedroom/bathroom and kitchen tents linked by a private outdoor braai area. The situation of the camp, south of Mata Mata facilitates the spread of vehicles during the early morning 'rush' to get out game viewing. The sleeping tent is on stilts which does mean it is cold in winter as... More 

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South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

A lovely camp site, high quality experience and probably one of the best sites overlooking a riverbed - where we watched lions drinking water. Complaint: Sanpark employees drive at very high speeds along the Mata Mata and Twee Rivieren road - watch out when stopping around blind bends to watch birds or animals!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We has an awesome stay here. We stayed 2 nights in a normal unit and then we stayed in the honeymoon unit. The only difference is that the honeymoon unit is bigger and has a queen bed. Both units were very well equipped, everything you need. Neat and well maintained. Great view to the river bed below. The game rangers... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

We stayed there on out way through the park to Namibia. Its a perfect overnight stop. The bungalows overlook the river bed and there was some wildlife in presence. Each unit has its own separate kitchen that leads out onto your private patio. The well apointed roomy bedroom en-suite leads onto the same little patio that has its own braai... More 

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

This is one of the few tented camps that allow kids and families. The camp is unfenced and the views over the riverbed and waterhole are absolutely amazing even when no animals are to be seen. Any of the units are great but unit 1, the "honeymoon tent" is probably worth the extra bit. It is slightly larger and, set... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This camp is stunning in how quiet it is and with the most amazing views down on the river bed and water hole which is always active with animals. The sounds at night from various animals moving around is the best way to fall asleep. This camp runs off solar panels so has no fans or cooling system so can... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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197 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

Also our second stay in this camp, again staying in the (only) honeymoon tent (having a double bed), the kitchen is in a seperate tent and you've got a large terrace. As an accomodation in Kgagalagadi this must be the best we had by far, well maintained, clean, everything still working and an excellent camp manager whom came by a... More 

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Camberley UK
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65 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

I love this camp, we were so lucky when we checked in the manager said he needed to check it was safe as a huge male lion had been just outside our tent. He came down with us and allowed us to move in with the lion watching and snoozing right next to the patio. Several of the staff came... More 

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Cape Town
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Have travelled extensively through southern Africa's game parks, this was our best camp experience. The chalet-style tents are very comfortable and well laid out. Furthermore, they are spaced quite far apart which ensures privacy and most overlook a fairly active waterhole. Kenneth, the camp supervisor who was extremely pleasant, ensured our wellbeing through frequent visits while the small pool was... More 

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Sedgefield, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

We moved to Kalahari Tented Camp after a terrible stay at Mata Mata. The camp is stunning, well managed and Jan Neels the camp manager gone out of his way to make our stay the best in the park. We were in #15 - it was very private - not directly overlooking the waterhole but still could see it -... More 

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