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    Tangala Safari Camp

    Thornybush reserve | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    Overview
    • Excellent79%
    • Very good15%
    • Average6%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    Thornybush Game Lodge
    351 reviews
    #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Thornybush Waterside Lodge
    246 reviews
    #2 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Shindzela Tented Camp
    428 reviews
    #6 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
    Chapungu Tented Bush Camp
    181 reviews
    #8 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
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    Reviewed 22 July 2013

    We spent two nights at Tangala as part of a safari with On Track Safaris, and we were blown away by the place. It is a small camp with no electricity which gives you an authentic bush experience without sacrificing home comforts - hot showers,...More

    1  Thank PigeonBlue
    Response from Karin P, Owner at Tangala Safari CampResponded 25 July 2013

    While all reviews on Tangala are taken seriously, we do give extra weight to those of senior reviewers like yourself and we could not have asked for kinder words. We are delighted that you got to see such wonderful wildlife and that you appreciated and...More

    Reviewed 3 July 2013

    What a shame it was that with such excellent game viewing available in the Thorneybush Reserve, we left Tangala feeling as though we had received very poor value for money. We paid Rand 8,500 for a two night stay and at that price, we expected...More

    Thank FulmerJohn
    Response from Karin P, Public Relations Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 4 July 2013

    Oh no! All we can do is offer sincere apologies: it should be standard practice for staff to remind clients about how dark it can be in the mornings and remind you that your room keys have solar powered torches on them, in order to...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2013

    So there isn't electricity... Big deal. If you want to do email, stay in the office. This is an awesome camp. I have been to the expensive resorts in the Kruger Park area, stayed and expensive camps in the Okavango Delta and in the Masai...More

    2  Thank Paul R
    Response from Karin P, Owner at Tangala Safari CampResponded 1 July 2013

    It gives us such pleasure when our guests 'get' what Tangala is all about: authentic simplicity. Looking forward to having you and your family with us next time - and thanks for taking the time to write the review...spread the word!

    Reviewed 25 June 2013

    My 2 night stay with friends at Tangala rates easily as one of the best safari experiences ever in South Africa. The authentic atmosphere reminded me of boyhood trips to Kruger Park and Tangala is a genuine camp that provides a 5 star game viewing...More

    1  Thank Pieter C
    Response from Karin P, Public Relations Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 28 June 2013

    Local is lekker - and our local travellers are often the harshest critics because you guys have seen it all, done it all...so your praise is highly valued. Thanks so much. Hope we'll be seeing a lot more of you! Please share some of your...More

    Reviewed 20 June 2013

    I spent two nights at Tangala and it was an amazing experience. Having breakfast overlooking the waterhole guests watched a herd of over 300 buffalo come to drink. The camp is lit by oil lamps and the dinner was set around the camp fire....very atmospheric....More

    Thank Moyra M
    Response from Karin P, Public Relations Manager at Tangala Safari CampResponded 23 June 2013

    Come back soon!

    Thornybush Game Lodge
    351 reviews
    #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Thornybush Waterside Lodge
    246 reviews
    #2 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
    Shindzela Tented Camp
    428 reviews
    #6 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
    Chapungu Tented Bush Camp
    181 reviews
    #8 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Shuttle Bus Service
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    • Pool
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$108 - US$1,345 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 5
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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Thornybush Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Tangala Safari Camp Thornybush Private Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Flying4
    19 April 2017|
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    Response from Kyle_Lewin | Property representative |
    Dear Flying4 At Tangala Safari Camp we have solar power. We are able to charge any device. Cameras, iPads, phones. The solar runs our fridges and lights for the lodge as well. Hope that helps you. Kind regards Kyle
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    4 February 2015|
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    They are to be found on the net, search for Tangala Thornybush
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    "We stayed in the cottages. They were very nice. Others stayed in the tents and they said they were warm..."
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    "A tent overlooking the water hole"
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    "If we were to return I would choose one of the tents facing the watering hole."
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    "Great views from the tent cabins but no shade, can be too hot to stay in on a hot day. Fine at night."
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