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The Tented Safari Adventure combines the best tented accommodation with arguably the best game viewing in South Africa.

This 8-day adventure will have you indulging in the sights and sounds of the Timbavati, a truly wonderful big 5 game reserve bordering the Kruger National Park and offering an unmatched safari experience.

  • 7 nights accommodation in two of South Africa’s most beautiful Private Tented Camps
  • A variety of spectacular game viewing activities – e.g. Game drives and Bush walks
  • Exceptional game viewing and the original home of the elusive white lion
  • Out of this world dining experiences
Day 1–4 – Tanda Tula Tented Camp, Timbavati Private Game Reserve
On arrival at Johannesburg International Airport you take a short scheduled charter flight to the Timbavati Private Game Reserve.
On your arrival at the airstrip you will be met by your ranger who will transfer you to the magnificent Tanda Tula Safari Camp in an open top safari vehicle.

Staff will welcome you to the camp and explain the program and times of safaris etc. Game drives are with vastly experienced rangers who are passionate about the African bush and will not only try and show you the Big Five but who will also give you some intriguing information on birds, trees, plants and insects.

Meals: full board including local drinks and activities

Day 4–8 – Ngala Tented Camp, Timbavati Private Game Reserve (3 nights)
After your final morning game drive you will go back to the lodge for a well-earned breakfast. After breakfast you will check out of the lodge. After check out you will be transferred from Tanda Tula by road to the Southern Timbavati and Ngala Tented Camp. On your arrival at the lodge you will be met by the camp manager and your ranger. Over your welcome drinks your ranger will explain the program and times of your game drives etc.
Meals: full board including local drinks and activities

Day 8 – Departure
After your morning game drive and breakfast, you will check out. You will then be transferred to the airstrip, where you will take a short scheduled charter flight to Johannesburg International Airport for your onward travel arrangements.

Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Tanda Tula Safari Camp can be found in the Timbavati Private Game Reserve, positioned among shady trees on the banks of the Nhlaralumi Riverbed. The camp is completely unfenced, blending effortlessly with its environment and allowing a free flow of wildlife through the area.

Game drives and safari walks are led by professional guides and trackers. Open Land Rover vehicles, seating a maximum of eight guests, traverse on 20,000 hectares of pristine African Wilderness. The original home of the elusive white lions, keep your eye out for a special sighting.

The 12 thatched East African-style Tents, with their spacious wooden decks overlooking the dry riverbed, are the epitome of luxury and seclusion with romantic Victorian-style baths and outdoor showers. This intimate camp is renowned for its charming service, homely atmosphere and passionate, well-informed staff. Delicious meals are served in a variety of venues, from breakfasts in the bush to picnics by the river, private dinners on your deck or lively evenings in the boma. Other on-site facilities include a swimming pool overlooking the watering hole, main lounge with views of the riverbed and a bird-hide under the tress on the banks of the Nhlaralumi riverbed.

Ngala Tented Camp

Ngala Tented Camp lies on the banks of the seasonal Timbavati River, which is only 3km from the Kruger National Park’s Orpen Gate in the Ngala Private Game Reserve. Ngala Tented Camp prides themselves on their sophisticated tented accommodation, constructed with a light footprint to minimize its impact on the environment.

Guests can enjoy Big 5 game-viewing encounters on interpretive game drives in open-air vehicles. Ngala offers both off-road and night game drives, led by expert rangers and Shangaan trackers, affording excellent sightings and photographic opportunities. Explore Ngala’s intriguing fauna and flora on interactive, guided bush walks that bring you face-to-face with wild Africa at its best.

Stylish and sophisticated camping at its best, the 9 Luxurious Safari Tents exude elegance and comfort under the romance of canvas. This is a gracious camp that manages to combine a contemporary feel with flamboyant styling. Retro pieces of décor adorn the guest areas, which overlook the seasonal riverbed. Delicious Pan-African cuisine, served on private platters, can be enjoyed at the poolside. Exciting bush banquets in spectacular wilderness settings and theatrical alfresco dinners in the dry riverbed are an unforgettable experience.

Why Book a Safari Package With Us

  • Our packages are tailor-made by experienced and knowledgeable consultants.
  • Game drives in an open safari vehicles.
  • We offer our own transfer service, adding a special touch to your getaway
  • Hassle-free, convenient booking process
  • Competitive rates and flexibility to suit your budget
  • Quick response and turnaround times
  • Local industry leaders and destination experts
  • Customer-service orientated team – we go the extra mile


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  • Accommodation in luxury en-suite safari Tents
  • Meals as per itinerary
  • Transport options as requested
  • All beverages and activities – as specified in itinerary


  • All entry fees into the Timbavati
  • Optional extras such as spa treatments and items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

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