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    Tangala Safari Camp

    Thornybush reserve | Hoedspruit, Kruger National Park 1240, South Africa
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (180)
    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (21)
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    Overview

    • Excellent77%
    • Very good15%
    • Average7%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible0%
    Travellers talk about
    “oil lamps” (10 reviews)
    “safari camp” (6 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Bar/Lounge
    3 Star Hotel
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    Thornybush Game Lodge
    333 reviews
    #1 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
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    577 reviews
    #3 of 17 Speciality lodging in Timbavati Private Nature Reserve
     
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    1,599 reviews
    #4 of 4 hotels in Kapama Private Game Reserve
     
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    232 reviews
    #5 of 12 Speciality lodging in Thornybush Private Game Reserve
     
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    31 - 35 of 112 reviews

    Reviewed 1 February 2015

    We were recommended this Lodge within Thornybush Game Reserve by friends who had previously stayed here. This was our first experience of a Safari and appealed particularly to my husband due to it's more traditional style i.e. no electricity and no mega "mod cons". During...More

    1  Thank Alison C
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari Camp

    Dear Alison C Thank you for your review on Tangala. The lodge has recently had a refurbishment and change of management. I would recommend a higher vehicle if you are hiring to come to the lodge. Regarding the river crossing this only flows in extreme...More

    Reviewed 24 January 2015
    Google Translation

    Perfecto para observar la fauna salvaje de la zona. Los Big 5 están asegurados, en todas las excursiones pudimos ver...More

    Thank Barcelona04
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari Camp

    Dear Barcelona04 Thank you for your review on the lodge. We have done some recent changes at the lodge now and we have solar power as well as hot showers. We hope to see you at the lodge again on your next visit. Regards Kyle...More

    Reviewed 2 January 2015

    From the time we arrived at Tangala the whole experience was incredible. On arrival we were shown to our accommodation which was amazing and unique. High tea was served and then out on a game drive. After three hours out in the bush during which...More

    2  Thank Bertie2912
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari Camp

    Dear Bertie2912 Thank you for your review. Glad you had a good comfortable stay at Tangala and we look forward to having you here again. Regards Kyle Lewin

    Reviewed 20 December 2014
    Google Translation

    Vooreerst wens ik te vermelden dat de lodge niet voorzien is van elektriciteit. Doch stoort dit niet gezien alles met...More

    3  Thank Bteun
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari Camp

    Dear Bteun Thank you for your review. I am glad you had a good time here at the lodge. We have upgraded our lodge now to solar power so all chalets and our new tents have lights and a place to charge devices and camera's....More

    Reviewed 10 December 2014
    Google Translation

    Es war ge­ni­al. Ein tolles Camp, mit immer gut gelaunten Personal mitten im Bush ohne Zäune und ohne Strom. Die...More

    1  Thank Bananenjockel
    Response from Kyle_Lewin, General Manager at Tangala Safari Camp

    Dear Bananenjockel Thank you for your review on the lodge. We recently have done a few upgrades at the lodge and now run on solar power. We look forward to welcoming you back at some stage. Regards Kyle Lewin

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    • Free Parking
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Breakfast included
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • US$ 380 - US$ 449 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Room & Suite (33)
    Dining (21)
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    Flying4
    Hi- I understand the wifi is excellent here but was curious how you charged devices or camera batteries with there being any electricity. I plan on bringing a battery stick but it only provides one charge. Hoping to take lots of pics and may need a charge of batteries. Thanks for any input you may have to offer.
    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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    maria cecilia d
    Hola, estuve leyendo algunas opiniones acerca de este alojamiento y es justo lo q busco!!! Pero tengo una pregunta que quisiera que alguien me conteste: el alojamiento, cuenta con agua caliente para el baño?? La falta de electricidad, no me molesta. Es mas, me gusta que asi sea!!! pero como voy a hospedarme durante el mes de Abril, quisiera contar con una ducha de agua caliente. Espero que alguien pueda contestarme. Desde ya, muchas gracias!
    14 February 2017|
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    Response from RyanMackie | Property representative |
    Hola Maria , Sí, Tangala Camp es de hecho una hermosa propiedad. Éste es uno de los únicos campos de juego accionados solares en Suráfrica, que añade al ambiente de una África olvidada por mucho tiempo. El equipo de Tangala... More
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    maria cecilia d
    He leído que el alojamiento NO CUENTA con agua caliente para el baño; es asi? En cuanto a la electricidad, no me preocupa si no tiene. Con respecto a la comida, es posible solicitar un menú vegetariano? con cuánto de anticipación habría que pedirlo? pienso alojarme durante el mes de abril. Muchas gracias! Aguardo su rta
    14 February 2017|
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    Response from Kyle_Lewin | Property representative |
    Hi Maria. We do have hot water for showers in the rooms and tents. Vegetarian options are not a problem. When booking you just need to mention that you prefer vegetarian food. We also have solar power now so you can charge... More
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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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    "Tent 2 has the best views"
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    "Loved the authentic chalet...cool during the day, comfortable at night."
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