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Shaws Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Tydon Safari Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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32 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Wonderful first safari experience with the guys at Tydon - all staff are welcoming and very knowledgable and the wildlife, the area and the bush, and a lot of fun to spend time with. All game drives are well organised and the tents are wonderful. Food was particularly good (the recipe for the poiki would be much appreciated please!!), all... More

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Llanrwst, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you want a 5 star hotel experience with some naff safaris thrown in GO ELSEWHERE. This is all about the safari experience with very comfortable accommodation and good food thrown in. Excellent guides and a good mix between the private reserve and the Kruger. We were lucky and saw the big 5 (inc. black rhino) all on the same... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tydon Safaris is the real deal! I had a brilliant experience with Tydon Safari, staying at the Tydon Bush Camp, and Debbie was our guide. I highly recommend this experience. The guides (we spent time with Debbie, mostly, and Jacque) are VERY experienced, and passionate about the Bush, and about giving you the best experience possible. This is a family... More

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sao paulo
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time at Tydon Safari Camp! Nice staff, nice food. The tends are very confortable, and a beautiful place! The safaris were very special! Amazing beeing in the middle of elephants and buffalos....

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Jakarta, Indonesia
2 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We were two families (total of 9 people) staying at Tydon Safari Camp. We were lucky to have the camp to ourselves From the moment we were picked up from our hotel in Johannesburg until the moment they dropped us back, we had a fabulous time. Jared and Bernette were fabulous hosts, guides, cooks and friends and made our first... More

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Bendigo Victoria
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9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Its hard to write anything that hasn't already been written about this fabulous safari camp. Sure, saw all the big 5 plus many others, the accommodation was excellent, as was the food, however the big winner for me was the staff. Everyone from Gavin and Vangie, through the various guides (in particular Jared) and the kitchen and room staff went... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Our safari experience at Tydon was superb . The host were warm and welcoming . The food was excellent , especially the potijekos . The trackers were very attentive and proffessional . Everyday was filled with adventure into Sabi Sands . Extremely fortunate to witness a leopard kill on the 1st night of our stay . Got very close to... More

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Clarksville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We visited Tydon Safari Camp in April 2014 for 4 days and had an AMAZING time! We were picked up by Gavin at the Outlook Lodge where we enjoyed a lovely meal and night's rest. Our safari experience was amazing, visiting both Sabi Sands and Kruger National Park. Our guide Jared was outstanding, and extremely knowledgeable, and very friendly. We... More

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Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

I've been dreaming of a safari since I was a young girl....to say that Tydon Bush Camp exceeded my expectations is an understatement. Our group of six had the Bush Camp to ourselves. What a treat. Jacques was our extraordinary tracker...he was determined that we would see the Big 5, and we did....even if it meant he took us out... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I can't speak highly enough of this place....... We were picked up from the excellent Outlook Lodge - see seperate review, by Jared, who was our guide for most of our trips, the long drive from Johannesburg was broken up well with Jared's useful tips and information. The luxury tents were very comfortable, almost boutique luxury, meals were excellent, held... More

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Address: Shaws Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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Also Known As:
Tydon Safari Camp South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve

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