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Tydon Safari Camp

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Tydon have two camps, we stayed in the tented safari camp, which is just outside the Shaw's gate of the Sabi Sands game reserve. I felt it was a good balance of decent safari time, food and accommodation, but at a more reasonable price than some of the places inside the game reserve which can be extremely expensive, especially if... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We would highly recommend Tydon. Just got back from a 3 day safari. It is amazing value for money. There seems to be a real gap in the market which Tydon fills beautifully. Online we had looked at safaris that were either eye watering expensive or pretty basic. So we were really pleased to find this affordable experience and we... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

This is a first rate camp and excellent safari. It is a huge advantage that they have access to Sabi Sand (preferred) and Kruger. The hosts were excellent and accommodating and the tents were 5-star glamping. Drikus was our guide and couldn't imagine a better one. The food was splendid. I booked last minute during school holiday so this was... More 

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Bologna, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

As our first Safari experience, we could not have asked for more. It was even beyond expectations. From the very first moment we felt at home and welcomed. I am sure there are plenty of places were you can see the Big Five (even if we saw all of them in 2.5 days!!!) and sleep in comfortable tents, but what... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

As a first safari experience, Tydon Safari Camp set the bar so high. The accommodations were cozy and well-styled--you felt one with nature yet also quite comfortable. Upon arrival, we immediately felt welcomed and at home. We didn't have to worry about anything during our stay. It was the perfect getaway. The food was delicious and there was always plenty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Gavin and Vangee and their crew and family make you feel like you are at a 5 star home whilst you are here. The game is great - Big 5 very close and wonderful game drives and walks. I would heartily recommend the experience .. extremely welcoming and fun .. everyone is personally treated you start as a guest and... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

Only having 3 days in Johannesburg narrowed our options a little, that said we were more than happy with the professional service offered by Tydon safaris. Picked up from our hostel in J-burg at 7.30am on the first day and driven in a private car to the national park had us arriving early afternoon in time to settle in to... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Tydon Safari Camp is literally at the gate of Sabi Sands, which is arguably the best safari location in the world with numerous species including the big five in abundance. It is adjacent to the Kruger, without any dividing fences. It also has the best and most knowledgeable safari guides. Generally Sabi Sands costs a fortune, because it is a... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016

Tydon campsite is an abundance of beauty, warmth, and knowledge. The guides are very experienced and friendly. The staff is generous and helpful. And of course, the animals are incredible. I especially appreciated the communal atmosphere of dining together with other visitors. I met people from all parts of the world. This was truly an unforgettable experience! P.S. Be sure... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

My husband and I stayed at Tydon for 5 days and 4 nights and we had an excellent time! Tydon definitely exceeded any expectations that we had. We were able to see the Big Five during our stay, which we grew to learn isn't a guarantee. Our room was very comfortable and the attached bathroom was great. Every meal we... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling in the shade of indigenous trees, this visual oasis of inspirational elements combines to culminate in this magnificent Tented Safari Camp. Intimate and comfortable, yet simplistic combined with excellent service, the Camp creates a traditional African Safari feel to your journey, and you can be forgiven for thinking you were transported back in time to an unspoilt and unexplored Africa. Sharing its borders with the world renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger region due to having unfenced borders with the Kruger Park, Tydon Safari Camp offers guests a unique opportunity of staying in permanent semi luxury tented rooms and experiencing wildlife game drives and bush walks in the Sabi Sand as well as the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tydon Safari Camp

Address: Shaws Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $100 - $150 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Tydon Safari Camp South Africa/Sabi Sand Game Reserve
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