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Tydon Safari Camp

Certificate of Excellence
Shaws Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Tydon Safari Camp
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

To The Tydon Team We stayed a your camp safari last week, spending 3 wonderful nights in the South African bush. Our boys, Marshall and Kynan had an absolutely fantastic time on the game drives. Kara, thank you for meeting us with your effervescent personality at the airport. Whilst it was not a long drive, it was nice to not... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place was absolutely wonderful in every way. The camp-like facilities were not luxurious, but fit the fact that we were on a safari and were very comfortable. The lodge and outside areas were beautiful, the food was the best we had in South Africa with home style cooking, and the guides were knowledgeable, warm and engaging. They were amazing.... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Safari Camp. The guides and staff were friendly and knowledgeable. One of the guides picked me from Johannesburg and drove the 4-5 hour trip to the camp. Once there, I settled in. The tents were very comfortable. This is Glamping, with hot shower, toilets, ac, fan etc! As for the game drives, I enjoyed both Kruger and Sabi Sands.... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at the Tydon Safari Camp in early March and had a wonderful experience. (The Bush Camp is the smaller version of the Safari camp about 15 minutes away.) Tyron, Jared, Cara and Drikus were very friendly and knowledgeable and took great care of us while taking us on fantastic game drives. Being on the private... More 

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Legian, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been travelling to Africa for 50 years and I enjoyed many trips in the bush in different countries. But my safari with Tydon was the best I ever made mainly because of the team in charge of it.....from the owner Gavin with his wonderful personality and love of Africa untill the people in charge of food, tent camp... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is an excellent safari experience in every way--authentic and personal. Owner-operated, the staff are committed and passionate about what they offer guests whether it be the guiding, the food or the accommodations. I traveled solo to this Camp and was somewhat concerned about my personal safety before leaving but this was quickly forgotten. While they offer both the Sabi... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I had a fabulous time at the Tydon Safari Camp from March 2 to 7, 2015. My experience with Tydon Safaris was absolutely excellent from my initial email enquiries to being dropped off at Johannesburg airport at the end of my stay. My arrival time at Nelspruit airport on March 2 was later than ideal but Gavin van der Merwe... More 

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Ayr, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had a four day safari with Tydon Safaris and can't say enough good things about it. The attention to detail was outstanding. The staff was attentive without being overbearing. We were the only guests so we were spoiled. It was a relaxed atmosphere with epic game drives. The food was outstanding. Next time I would like to stay in... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

First ever safari experience. Mind boggling five days! Jacques delivered as promised on the final day with a beautiful pride of lions sunning themselves in a creek. There were cheetahs, leopards, hyena and the almost mythical wild dog sightings too. The tents were spacious , luxurious and comfy. The park only minutes away. The food, authentic and tasty :) I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

First off all we have to say, that we might have been really lucky to spot the magnificent 7 in just 2 game drives. Maybe we just had the perfect group of guests, that we had so much fun with. May also be, the guides just had an outstanding week. But I suspect, that camp is just one of the... More 

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