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Tanda Tula Safari Camp
Why we like it
- Located in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, part of the Greater Kruger National Park
- An owner run tented camp
- Consisting of twelve luxurious tents which have a private decking area
- Tanda Tula, translates as "To Love the Quiet"
- Activities include early morning and evening game drives, in search of the big five with a highly trained guide and tracker team
- Experience an exceptional safari, learn about the African bush and enjoy the privacey that Tanda Tula offers
Indulge in a romantic evening and special dinner, in complete privacy on the deck of your secluded luxury tent, followed by a candle lit bubble bath for two.
Joanne Swinton dealt with us and our holiday with endless good humour and patience. Her suggestions were perfect and we all had a magical time. She really knew her "stuff". She even organised a car and driver for our first full day in Dar es Salaam which was a kindness beyond any duty. She arranged for our unaccompanied children to be chaperoned through all the airports, and for my husband and me to be taken care of too.
- BM, Inverness
Comprising of twelve luxurious thatched east African style tents each benefit from riverbed views, private wooden decks, Victorian baths and outdoor showers. The Tandala suite is set apart, with its own pool, personal cook, ranger and game-viewing vehicle. Aside from twice daily game drives, bush walks and bird hide viewing with picnic breakfast or lunch can also be arranged. The rangers at Tanda Tula have specialist knowledge of wildlife conservation. Since 2003, Tanda Tula has served as the main sponsor for the Save The Elephants South Africa. The study tracks the movements of elephants in order to enable the reserve to make informed management decisions. Children are welcome over the age of eight years old.
Best time to be there
October to May is the best time to visit the Cape. Game viewing is better during the drier months of April to September. The wildflower season is generally from mid August to mid September. The whale watching season runs from June to November.
11 hours 30 minutes/10 hours 30 minutes non-stop
GMT +2 hours
Not required for UK passport holders
Yellow fever certificate if arriving or in transit for more than 12 hours from an endemic area.
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