Tanda Tula Safari Camp

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Tanda Tula Safari Camp is located in Timbavati on the banks of Limpopo Nharalumi riverbed, the Camp is shaded by beautiful trees and overlooks a scenic waterhole which attracts many animals in search of quenching their thirst in Africa summer heat. Each of Tanda Tula 12 Luxury Tents is entirely private and surrounded by riverine bush providing a deck overlooking the riverbed.

Each luxury tent offers a private deck which features comfortable loungers where guests may relax and admire the beauty and the untamed African bush. In the wildlife-rich part of the Kruger an opulent tented lodge, which provides guests with memorable wildlife encounters. Excellent animal viewing excursions, warm hospitality and delicious cuisine in a tranquil natural setting make for an unforgettable safari holiday. The luxury tents offer a beautiful en-suite bathroom which is complete with a traditional Victorian bathtub as well as a romantic outdoor shower which overlooks the African bush and riverbed. The interiors of these tents are decorated in elegance and comfort to ensure that guests enjoy a pleasant African experience in complete luxury.

Two safari drives daily are on offer which is being led by the lodge professional trackers and guides, providing the ideal opportunity to experience up-close encounters with the African wildlife. To ensure safari drive quality vehicles seat only a maximum of 6 passengers. The thrilling safari walks take between one to two hours and are available for breakfast. The expert guides lead participants as they track animals on foot to best explore the African wilderness. This way one learns about the smaller creatures in the bushveld as well as the flora of this unique area.  

Dining in the bushveld makes for an unforgettable experience. The great Bush breakfasts are an excellent way to end the early morning safari drives. Guests set out on the banks of the riverbed, where the camp chefs prepare an extensive buffet including a cooked English breakfast feast. Tanda Tula has delicious lunches are offered in different locations. Romantic dinners, as well as Riverbed picnics, can also be arranged. In the evening, guests enjoy an excellent dinner in the outdoor boma, under the starlit sky in the garden or, for the adventurous guests, in the riverbed near the safari camp. Their fantastic bush breakfasts are served at the forest location, and after breakfast, guests may experience a guided safari walk back to the Camp with the ranger.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Tanda Tula Safari Camp

  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Swimming Pool
  • The Bird hide
  • Viewing deck

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FAQs about Tanda Tula Safari Camp
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Tanda Tula Safari Camp are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Tanda Tula Safari Camp located?
Tanda Tula Safari Camp is located at the following location / address: Timbavati Game Reserve, Kruger Park Phalaborwa Gate Area, Kruger Park.

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

3 Night Discount

Stay 3 nights at Tanda Tula Safari Camp and receive 10% off the total accommodation cost.

Valid: 1 May - 30 June 2018 and 1 February – 31 March 2019, 1 May – 30 June 2019 & 1 November – 15 December 2019

Included in the rate:

  • Transfers between Tanda Tula camps and Rockfig Airstrip in the Timbavati
    Accommodation, all meals and all drinks (excluding connoisseur wines and French Champagne).   
    All safari activities on a vehicle and on foot (maximum 6 guests per vehicle at Safari Camp)
    Laundry (Safari Camp)
    15% VAT

Excluded from the rate:

  • Connoisseur wines and French Champagne
  • Curios, gratuities & telephone calls
  • Transfers to and from outside the Timbavati and the Tanda Tula Camps
  • Timbavati Conservation Levy * per person per night R 368 (2019) R400.00 (2020)
  • Landing fees at Rockfig airstrip * per person per landing / take off R 385 (2019) R410.00 (2020)
  • Vehicle entrance fee payable at the Control Gate (self-drive guests only) * per vehicle R 155
  • Tanda Tula Foundation contribution per person per stay R 150 (2020)

Terms and Conditions:

  • Subject to availability
  • Only valid for a 3 night stay
  • Valid 1 May - 30 June 2019 and 1 November - 15 December 2019 and 15 January – 31 March 2020,  1 May – 30 June 2020, 1 November – 20 December 2020