Tamboti

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

Kruger's first tented camp, close to the Orpen Gate, is superbly sited on the banks of the frequently dry Tamboti River, among huge trees. Communal facilities make it a bit like an upscale campsite; nevertheless, it's one of Kruger's most popular camps, so book well ahead. From your tent you may well see elephants digging in the riverbed for water just beyond the barely visible electrified fence. Each of the walk-in, permanent tents has its own deck overlooking the river. When you book, ask for a tent in the deep shade of large riverine trees—worth it in the midsummer heat. All kitchen, washing, and toilet facilities are in two shared central blocks.

PROS

  • great game

CONS

  • always fully occupied
  • shared bathrooms

Location

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Lively
Remote
Practical Base

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 012-428–9111-reservations

HOTEL DETAILS

40 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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