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    Thendele Hutted camp

    Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
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    Reviewed 28 August 2014 via mobile

    Stayed 2 nights at Thendele Camp. From our 'upper' lodge we had a fantastic view on the Amphitheatre! During breakfast on the veranda we were visited by lots of curious birds. And during the night the whole milkyway was clearly visible including Scorpio.

    2  Thank DutchDiesel
    Reviewed 27 August 2014

    We stayed in one of the lowed camp chalets - #3 - for just two nights. We arrived late afternoon to find the mountains shrouded in cloud, but awoke to crystal clear skies and that superlative view. We'd had fairly low expectations of the accommodation,...More

    2  Thank CumbriaTiger
    Reviewed 20 August 2014

    We stayed at the lodge which slept six very comfortably and the view was amazing. Cannot fault nature at its best. Lodge was showing signs of tiredness and hopefully authority will take it in hand. Please take enough provisions as shop is very sparse

    2  Thank Jenny M
    Reviewed 18 August 2014

    We recently stayed for 5 nights in Thendele Lodge as the finale to a three week trip in SA. As everyone knows, the setting is just the most beautiful place - so serene and majestic - but the Lodge itself was a real disappointment. Billed...More

    8  Thank termon
    Reviewed 16 August 2014

    We are recently back from a South African trip that included five nights at Thendele, staying in the Lodge, a private three bedroom property at the base of the camp, and sold as the camp's luxury option. You can't buy the view. The Royal Natal...More

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    • uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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    • Thendele Hutted Camp Hotel Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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    11 November 2014|
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    Response from SmileySussex22 | Reviewed this property |
    The main shop is near the entrance to the park about 5km from Thendele. It stocks most consumables; meat, bread, milk, firewood etc. also a reasonable selection of 'clothing' and tourist memorabilia. Thendele shop is smaller... More
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    "Ask for the upper camp, definitely!"
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    "Go for Numbers 15, 16, 17, 18 - No, just go for anyone, most have superb views"
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    "choose upper camp-views are much better"
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    "Any unit. They all have great views."
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