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Thendele Hutted camp

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Simple but comfortable self catering cottages is what you can expect in Thendele. The cottages are clean and well maintained with a well equipped kitchenette. We stayed in the lower camp and loved our views of the amphitheatre and surrounding mountains. Very peaceful and the star gazing was a real treat. If you love to hike or trail walk, this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The setting is what it's all about here and lovely walks for the whole family. Hard to beat for its natural appeal and as mountainous as SA accommodation gets. Wonderful views from the chalets. We stayed in the lower camp 4 bed and it is a bit dated, but adequate and while kitchen is cramped, the lounge is ok and... More 

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White River, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We first went to Thendele 50 years ago as young kids. It has always been my favourite part of the Drakensberg and this last visit was no different. The camp has grown somewhat since we were last there and although some of the units have been modernised, the chalets seem a little tired and need some upgrading. Having said that,... More 

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Cape Town
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous setting. We (3 generations) stayed in the 3 bed lodge which is the premium accommodation. Amazing setup and unique design. Complete privacy can't see or be seen by anyone but the mountains. Loved all the walks. The lodge is dated and lots of little issues. It needs a good cleanup and paint esp the bathrooms. Lights all dim and... More 

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Johannesburg
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

The view is simply breathtaking, location is in the middle of the high mountains. Very good hiking area. The Chalets are spacious and simple. There is kitchen equipped with kitchenware, cuttlery etc. so self catering is no problem. Service very friendly. All in all a great place in the middle of mountains.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful views of the Amphitheatre. Chalets are spread out so noise from neighbours is minimized. Friendly staff at the shop who are always more than willing to help with anything you need. Hiking routes are great and have varied options for different ages and fitness levels. Only negative was that they were doing burning on the mountain and they did... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

What a setting....overlooking the world famous Amphitheatre in the Drakensberg. Perfect place to unwind. Chalets are clean and well run. Mind out for Baboons! Great walks in safe environment. Highly recommend. Tip: Ask for chalet No 15 in the upper camp (sleeps 4).

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Stayed just the one night in a chalet facing the amazing amphitheatre it was truly breathtaking! Peaceful and tranquil. The pheasants and babies came to our door whilst we lit a fire and admired the view. Comfy chalets with lots of hikes what more could you want.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Surrounded by exquisite scenery , nightly visits from colourful guinea fowl and all day prowling by local baboons compensated for the dated and tired decor. Having said that though it was well equipped and served the purpose which included self catering and a quiet night's sleep. Great hiking and bird watching almost out the door.

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San Cristobal de las Casas, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016 via mobile

We are South Africans so the high Drakensberg is not new to us, yet it continues to inspire with soaring peaks either side of the spectacular amphitheater. Where best to see it? Thendele is simply the best. Inside the provincial park, views are wonder-filled, and the walk along the Thukela River (was Tugela) is stirring stuff. Adequate accommodation, friendly staff,... More 

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Additional Information about Thendele Hutted camp

Address: Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > KwaZulu-Natal > uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
Number of rooms: 132
Also Known As:
Thendele Hutted Camp Hotel Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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