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nThambo Tree Camp is a safari camp located in the Klaserie area of the Kruger Park. The camp offers daily morning and afternoon game drives to view the Big Five.
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Free parking
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Breakfast included
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Non-smoking hotel
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Kruger National Park South Africa
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Ngala Airfield9 mi
Hoedspruit Airport18 mi
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We have never visited South Africa before and we spent three nights in Capetown which was great but Nthambo Safari Camp is unbelievable. The staff are welcoming and make you feel so comfortable. Nothing is too much trouble. The camp is small so you really get a true safari
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You cannot find lodging this unique or immersive in Kruger! You must stay here for three night / four day minimum to get the full experience of 6 game drives. We did SO much research on reserves and lodges in Kruger and kept coming back to this as the best most unique option.
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We recently spent three nights at nThambo (we are from Chile) and had aún AMAZING experience. The game drives were so unique and we got to see the big five among other animals. Staff was so knowledgable, we learned a lot, also very kind and welcoming, truly nice people. Food was
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I recently spent three days at this delightful camp. We all had a fantastic experience. Each and every one of the staff made us feel welcome and comfortable. It was truly the experience of a lifetime and I hope to return. Highly recommend this place without any reservation! I
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We stayed at NThambo for 3 nights in September and had an incredible time at NThambo. The camp was fantastic, all of the staff were wonderful - especially Isaac and Almer who were not only wonderful out on safari but also shared their experiences and stories with us back at the
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Our Safari and Lodge Staff are here to ensure that you have an exceptional stay. Should you feel that you would like to leave a token of your appreciation for the staff we recommend the following: Between R350 and R450 (± €25 - €35 / ±$25 - $35) per room, per day each for the Guide (& Tracker) respectively. Between R350 and R450 (± €25 - €35 / ±$25 - $35) per room, per day for the General Staff (Chef, Housekeeping, Maintenance Staff). This is by no means a minimum or maximum, and is completely at your own discretion. We do accept gratuities on credit card or we have envelopes available at reception. Please don’t hesitate to chat to the managers for more details.
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Hi can you smoke on the balcony outside the room please. Are the prices all inc Many thanks Carol & Adrian
Hi Carol and Adrian Yes you are allowed to smoke on the balcony of the chalet. FULL BOARD RATE INCLUDES All meals, game drives & bush walks, teas & coffees. FULLY INCLUSIVE RATE INCLUDES All meals, all local drinks (soft & alcoholic) game drives & bush walks, teas & coffees. RATE EXCLUDES Premium international drinks, Conservation levies (details further below), the Timbavati Gate fee of R140 per vehicle if self-driving (payable direct at the Timbavati Gate in cash or credit card). Please note that only Visa and MasterCard are accepted at the Camp and the Timbavati Gate. CONSERVATION LEVIES The below levies are extra and will be added to your booking invoice. Klaserie Private Nature Reserve Conservation levy: R115 per person per night (for all guests aged 12 and over) Klaserie Private Nature Reserve Bed levy: R250 per person per stay (2018) and R300 per person per stay (2019) for all guests
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Hi Sarah Unfortunately due to nThambo using solar power, you are unable to use a hairdryer I am afraid. What time of the year are you looking to visit? Regards Brett
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Hi, Yes we can arrange laundry for you, buy it will be at a small extra cost. What to Pack During the summer months the weather can be hot and sticky. You may want to bring a few outfits. • Comfortable walking shoes • Sun hat, sunglasses and sunblock • Cameras and binoculars • Light, neutral coloured clothing • Bathing suit • Warm jackets essential in winter (May – Oct) • Beanie and gloves – the mornings are cold during winter Regards Brett
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"Chalet 5 is farthest from community building. Animals passed close to all the rooms at different times. Wifi worked well in Chalet 5."
"All rooms are the same and overlook the waterhole."
"All rooms are the same, only 5 of them"
"All rooms are perfect."
"There are only 5 lodges. Room 1 and 5 are the most"
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PRICE RANGE
US$278 - US$556 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
nthambo tree camp hotel klaserie private game reserve
LOCATION
South AfricaKruger National ParkKlaserie Private Game Reserve
NUMBER OF ROOMS
5
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