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Tamboti Camp

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Staughton Vale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything we needed in this great bush camp - and our group of 8 had privacy and a super time. Our connecting ensuite and kitchen were great and well stocked and worked well. We self catered as a group and it was great to be in the African bush with all the night sounds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

As a person who loves camping and the wild, this was my favourite night of a seven day stay in Kruger (we stayed all over to see as much as possible). We stayed in one of the luxury tents (ensuite), and felt like Tarzan's parents in the jungle. It was so quiet, we could hear a lion roaring in the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Try and get a " Luxury" tent , but remember this is Government controlled , so budgets are always a restrain , The tents have everything you need, a limited kitchen, hotplate,microwave, and fridge Freezer, IF possible get tent #40 its against the fence and you will get Night visitors. Lovely watering holes close by

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

We just returned from 2 nights at Tamboti, and once again, we loved our stay!!! We stayed in one of the luxury "tents", which has an en suite bathroom, comfortable double bed, fully stocked kitchen and wonderful view. I would recommend this accommodation for anyone looking for a slightly more private, romantic and authentic bush experience! The honey badgers visit... More 

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Tzaneen, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We spent 3 nights here.The tents which are classed as luxury are showing wear and tear and damage by baboons.They are comfortable but have passed their sell by date and should be replaced.Hot plates not working so everything was prepared on the braai.Beautiful shady trees and great views of the river.Hyenas and Honey badgers spotted close to fence and lions... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

Tamboti is a lovely self-catering, rustic location. It is not luxurious and never pretended to be. For what you pay you get a lovely, basic tent (we booked the ones with the ablution and kitchen facilities, which were very satisfactory) with a deck overlooking the river bed. Each tent is mostly hidden away and you don't tend to notice the... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

First at all...to the previous review....if it rains the animals don't go away you might actually see more...we sure did....so happy for the rain saw a lot of tortoise next to the road drinking the water from the rain so adorable....tamboti is amazing...next time I will try to book tent 24...because its view looks amazing of the river bank and... More 

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Johannesburg
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

Spent 2 nights here with check in at Orpen Camp and stayed in a luxury tent with ablutions. You're in the bush in a satellite camp, which we were looking really forward too. There's no reception area and the camp was quite empty when we were there, so there's no-one around. Perfect. Us and the bush. The tents are great!... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Have now stayed twice at Tamboti and loved the experience both times. Tents are basic but clean (we booked three 2-bed tents which were brand new, and one 3-bed luxury tent). Sit on tent deck and enjoy visits from small mammals, like genets and monkeys, or walk around the camp to view stunning birds. Listen to call of lions and... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Tamboti Camp - What can I say - this is an amazing camp with self catering tented cabins overlooking the Tamboti River. Sitting on the Patio you can hear the sounds of the animals with a resident Baboon Troop living in the tree on the other side of the River Bed. We were treated to a Leopard Sighting whilst driving... More 

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Number of rooms: 15
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