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nThambo Tree Camp

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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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Birmingham
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Left yesterday from nThambo. Wish we were still there. Tons of animal viewings and tons of delicious food. I can not say to many good things about our stay. Tracker Issack, did a wonderful job. Driver Matt really knew his stuff. Luan, the other driver was off duty but was very helpful. The meals were fantastic. We had beautiful weather... More 

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Monza, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I spent a whole week there in June 2014 and that was my second time which means I definitely enjoyed the place! The camp consists of five tents for maximum ten guests and is just perfect if you do not like being surrounded by noisy masses. Animals roaming around during the night so one might lose some sleep watching them:... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked for a two night stay to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary and what a way to celebrate! From the moment we arrived until we left we had such a fantastic time, place , staff, accommodation and game drives. We arrived early afternoon and after our friendly welcome by Luan we were seated to a fab lunch then off... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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85 reviews 85 reviews
13 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited for 3 nights and loved it! The staff is excellent and very friendly and helpful. The game drives, both morning and evening were a ton of fun, with lots of animal sightings. We saw a ton of elephants, impala, several rhinos and lions and more in addition to a leopard sighted last night! All the rooms are equal,... More 

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Tiny, Canada
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

My husband and I recently visited nThambo Tree Camp for a Four Day safari experience. Our son had been there and it came highly recommended from him. Thank Goodness! He really steered us right. nThanmbo was easy to drive in to and on the way we even saw our first giraffe. This is rustic luxury and without crowds! We slept... More 

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Buford, Georgia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Service was amazing from start to finish. Couldn't have imagined a better service experience for 3 nights anywhere no matter the situation. Our guides unbelievably knowledgeable and extremely friendly. They were truly passionate about everything we experienced. They seemed as excited as us every time we saw an animal, no matter if they'd seen it a thousand times. Our rooms... More 

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Really enjoyed nThambo. Super relaxing place, the un-fenced location means you can't wander far from the camp which forces you to just take it easy by the pool, or have a mid day nap or read a book and generally just slow down and relax, which is exactly what we were after. We saw all the wildlife we were hoping... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I was blown away by nThambo Tree Camp and staff. Luan Oosthuizen was a superb host and raconteur. Our ranger Matt Roberts' knowledge and passion about wildlife was inspiring. Isaack Nkuna, our tracker was also fantastic, finding an enormous lion in a thick tangle of bush. With Matt and Isaack, we got up close and personal with elephants, buffalo herds,... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Nthambo is a fantastic place! We had such an amazing trip we can't wait to go back. Luan & Isaac were so knowledgeable and taught us so much as this was our first safari. The "tree" houses are so special and it was very cool to feel like we were in the wild (without actually sleeping outside). The views from... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

What a wonderful experience. We spent 4 nights in Jan 2015 at nThambo exploring the Klaserie Game Reserve. We were greated warmly by our hosts, Lily, our guides, Matt and Luan and our tracker, Isaac. Our 2 game drives a day were superb. We saw numerous animals including all the big 5, however, just in the nick of time. We... More 

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