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    Shindzela Tented Camp

    Johnniesdale Farm | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1380, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 343 reviews

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It was our first experience with the wild in Kruger and we count ourselves real lucky to be able to catch an almost extinct pangolin right near shindzela camp on our first drive! Special thanks to ranger jacob and tracker raymond for fulfilling our dream...More

    Thank rocheisme
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Traveling with a group of 10 friends and family members, we spent four nights at Shindzela. We had previously spent 11 nights elsewhere in Greater Kruger, and had had many animal sightings. At Shindzela, we wanted to see different types of animal behaviors/situations, and that...More

    Thank KurtB564
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Back after two years. This place is just great. The tracker Sam who always smiles, ranger Jaco who quietly enjoys the suroundings and Ralf who just is so enthousiastic and make eveyone laugh. I just had such a great time. I hope to see you...More

    1  Thank carolinevrijn
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Another excellent visit to Shindzela - this was our 5th visit here. As always the whole bush experience was second to none. This rustic camp still delivers on all fronts - great home cooked food, friendly helpful staff and comfortable rooms (the addition of a...More

    1  Thank Fiona-Michael C
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    I hosted a photographic safari at Shindzela and it was so amazing to get back to where it all started for me! Great upgrades happened from when I was there last. Particularly enjoyed the free wifi in all the rooms now. They have new vehicles!!!...More

    1  Thank Michael_Laubscher
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    • $259 - $867 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 8
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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Shindzela Tented Safari Camp Hotel Timbavati Private Nature Reserve ,
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    pfd104
    July 6, 2017|
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    Response from Anoini2 | Reviewed this property |
    If there's availability for an SUV take it. The first half to Shindzela is paved but the other half is uneven gravel road. We took it very slow probably 20-30 MPH. We rented through Avis and the only availability they had... More
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    vivek2520
    April 25, 2017|
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    Response from Shindzela | Property representative |
    Hi vivek2520 Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we do not allow kids younger than 10yrs at Shindzela Tented Camp. Most other family camps within the Greater Kruger Park do allow kids on Game drives, but not game... More
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    karenestelle
    February 17, 2017|
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    Response from Shindzela | Property representative |
    Hi Karen haha thank you for your question! we can assist him with a battery, but I would recommend that you get a spare battery pack that you can charge during the day and use at night. but we can most definitely help out... More
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    "Try to be at tent nearest to pond where herds of elephants and buffaloes would head to and have a chance to..."
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    "I'd say Tent 5 has the best view of the dry riverbed and water hole where sometimes massive herds of..."
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    "Rooms are numbered 1-8 with 1 being closest to the common areas. The higher numbers afford greater privacy..."
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    "It is a Tented Camp Site not actually a Hotel, but it does have free wifi"
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