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nThambo Tree Camp

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Kruger National Park, South Africa
nThambo Tree Camp
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

OK, so my warning is simply because you will want to return to this Lodge and will not want to leave!:) From the moment we arrived with a warm welcome and drink to our last safari, this place was hands down one of the best places we have stayed. We went May 19-22 of 2015 and the weather was perfect!... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just finished a five-day stay at nTambo Tree Camp and what an amazing place this is! I cannot speak highly enough of the camp, its staff and the fabulous animal encounters. Because this camp has a maximum of ten guests staying at any one time they are able to provide the kind of personal experience you can usually... More 

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Birmingham
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

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
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

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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91 reviews 91 reviews
13 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

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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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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
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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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