South African Lodges
Address
Central Kruger Park - Kruger Gate
Numbi Gate
Central Kruger Park
Mpumalanga
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Tented Camp, Big Five
R1440.00SINGLE RATE
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Nkambeni Safari Camp Reviews & Information

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The construction of the Nkambeni Tented Lodge conforms to the highest standards of small impact Eco-friendly criteria while luxury and comfort are provided to guests during their stay at this unique Kruger Park Lodge. At the Tented Lodge, where the pristine wilderness areas surrounding the camp are strongly protected, the tented suites were built to guarantee a minimum impact on the natural habitat. This Lodge consists of 150 beautifully appointed luxury timber and tented canvas suites that are on wooden stilts.

The lodge lies inside the game rich Kruger, just 12.2 km to the west of the Pretoriuskop Rest Camp in South Africa. With the entrance gate to the Nkambeni Tented Lodge being the Numbi Gate of the Kruger National Park, the Lodge is 24.3 km away from Hazyview, which is the nearest town and 54 km from the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) in Nelspruit.

Each Tented Suite features:

  • Two divans
  • 2 Bunk beds (fold out)
  • Bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower
  • Verandah.

Types of Tented Suites:

  • Type of Construction: Permanent
  • Type of Accommodation: Luxury
  • Size: 41 square meters each.

Facilities in Tents:

  • Electricity
  • Air-conditioning
  • Extended length twin beds x 2
  • Inside and outside showers
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Telephone
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Deck with sitting area
  • Land view
  • Spa bath on deck
  • Combination living/bedroom
  • 4-bed use.

Facilities and Services

  • Fully equipped gymnasium
  • Three private eating areas for traditional barbeques
  • Unique "time-line" museum detailing the history of the Kruger National Park
  • Laundry service
  • Stargazing and game viewing deck
  • Large natural swimming pool
  • Natural boma offering beautiful night sky views during dinner time
  • Pool Bar and Deck Bar
  • Health and beauty spa.

Activities

Open vehicle Game drives (Big 5):

  • Morning
  • Afternoon
  • Full day
  • Evening
  • Night drive.

Other activities include:

  • River Rafting
  • Bush walks (subject to availability)
  • Quad bike tours
  • Panorama Tours
  • Cultural tours
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Elephant back safaris
  • Golf courses (5 nearby).

Tribal Dancing:

Guests are invited to feel the pulse of Africa. The Marimba band offers guests Gumboot and traditional Shangaan dancing and drum beat evenings on Fridays and Saturdays.

Open vehicle game drives & safaris:

The Lodge offers half and full day safaris in the Kruger National Park. The vehicles are designed to allow the passengers close interaction with the animals encountered. Guests are welcome to request a picnic lunch from the lodge's restaurant and enjoy this when the guide stops at one of the picnic sites in the Kruger National Park.

Nature guide experience:

Join the training team for a short lecture on tracks and signs of the wild. The Lodge's experienced trainers teach guests the skills needed to monitor and identify footprints which can be a useful ability when on safari in the Kruger National Park.foot 

Community Tour:

It is a partnership between the Rural Community and Private Capital. Guests have the opportunity to accompany the volunteers on a day tour of the Local Community and witness their contribution to Africa on a one to one basis. The Community Tour takes guests to the George School where one can observe the feeding schemes and the nutrient drink production plant.

After a brief tour of the Community, one may wish to take the opportunity of getting down and dirty by assisting in the Community Organic Farming Project. This project is the world first in concept and design and enjoys the direct support and participation of the South African Government.

Off-site activities:

The Lodge is within an easy driving distance of the following well-known tourist sights and other attractions including:

  • Panorama route with the spectacular God's Window and Pilgrim's Rest
  • Chimp Eden
  • Several major golf courses
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Horse riding
  • Pub crawls tour.

Swimming Pools at the Tented Camp

  • Outdoor with view (salt chlorinator)
  • Children corner
  • Deck chairs
  • Towels are supplied

Dining

The Lodge provides breakfast, lunch and dinner to its guests.

  • Breakfast: sumptuous buffet
  • Lunch: a la carte
  • Dinner: main restaurant with selected menu
  • Dinner: Boma / Potjie dinner
  • Dinner: Museum room / special functions / set menu
  • Half board includes: Breakfast and dinner

Conference Facility

This Lodge features one conference venue which can accommodate a maximum of 100 delegates.

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  • Air Conditioning
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Viewing Deck

Restaurants

Dining at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge provides breakfast, lunch and dinner to guests.  Dinner is either served in the main restaurant at the Nkambeni Tented Camp or in the boma where delicious barbeques and potjies await the guests.  The museum room is ideal for special functions.

Game Drives and Walking Safaris

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge offers half and full day game drives in the Kruger National Park. Guests are welcome to request a picnic lunch from the lodge's restaurant and enjoy this at one of the picnic sites in the Kruger National Park.

The team at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge also offers short lectures on tracks and signs of the wild. The experienced guides teach guests the skills needed to track and identify spoor on the guided walking safaris.

Community tours

Guests staying at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge, South Africa, have the opportunity to accompany the volunteers on a day tour of the Local Mhaule Rural Community.  This interesting community tour takes guests to the George Mhaule School and after a brief tour guests have the opportunity of hands on assisting in the Community Organic Farming Project.

African dancing shows

Guests are invited to feel the pulse of Africa as a Marimba band offers guests Gumboot and traditional Shangaan dancing as well as drum beat evenings on Fridays and Saturdays.

Nearby attractions

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge in the Kruger National Park of South Africa is located within easy driving distance to the following attractions:

  • The Panorama Route, Mpumalanga
  • Chimp Eden
  • Golf courses
  • White water rafting
  • Horse riding
  • Pub crawl tours.

Conferences at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge's conference facility consists of one function venue which can accommodate a maximum of 100 delegates.

  • Boma
  • Conference venue
  • Gym
  • Hotel Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Walking safaris
Social Responsibility
  • The Nkambeni Tented Lodge in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, is the committed to the preservation of the scenic wilderness which surrounding the camp.

    The tented suites at Nkambeni have been designed to ensure minimum impact on the natural habitat. No concrete and no foundations were used during the construction.

    The Nkambeni Tented Lodge is in a partnership between the Rural Community and guests staying here have the opportunity of assisting in the Community Organic Farming Project.

Available Rooms

Luxury Safari Tents

# Rooms:
150

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, has a strong commitment to the preservation of the wilderness areas surrounding the Nkambeni camp.

 

Nkambeni's tented suites have been designed and constructed with minimum impact on the natural habitat.  For this reason, the suites have been built on wooden stilts.  The unique safari accommodation at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge consists of 150 well-appointed luxury timber and canvas tented suites.

 

No foundations and no concrete have been used during the construction of the tented suites at the Nkambeni Tented Lodge in the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

 

Tented Suite features:

  •  Two extra length beds
  •  Two Bunk beds (fold out) for children
  •  Bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower
  •  Verandah.
Single Room R1440
Double Room R2400

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2017-07-22

I had a beautifully appointed luxury tented suite at Nkambeni, I had a great game drive & enjoyed the horse riding.

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2017-05-14

Stunning Views at Nkambeni, loved the meals & great accommodation

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.135782

Longitude: 31.195648

Directions

The Nkambeni Tented Lodge is located inside the Kruger National Park, only 10 kilometres to the west of Pretoriuskop Rest Camp. Entrance gate to use: Numbi Gate.

Distances:

- 25 km from nearest town (Hazyview)
- 50 km to Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport KMIA (MQP).

Driving directions to Nkambeni from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport, White River
1. Head southwest. Go through 1 roundabout
2. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto R538
3. Turn left to stay on R538
4. Turn right to stay on R538
5. Turn right toward R538
6. Turn right onto R538
7. After 26km turn right
8. Then take a slight left before turning left
9. Take a sharp right
10. Slight left then take the 1st left

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

3 Star

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