Trip Summary

Go "off the grid", spend 2 nights at Tangala Safari Camp in the Thornybush Game Reserve and soak up the African Sun. All meals and twice daily game drives are included.

An intimate and personal experience awaits you at Tangala Safari Camp which is located in the heart of the world renowned Thornybush big 5 Game Reserve bordering the Greater Kruger. The camp boasts sweeping views overlooking an expansive and active waterhole, with the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range forming an impressive backdrop. With an eco-friendly camp, great hosting, comfortable accommodation and thrilling game drives, guests are assured an unforgettable experience. 

Accommodation comprises 4 chalets and 6 luxury tents, complete with covered patios, twin beds under mosquito nets and en-suite bathrooms which include his and her basins, shower and toilet. Tangala retains its authenticity and closeness to nature and runs “off the grid”, boasting solar power and natural gas to fuel the camp. The camp itself is rustic and authentic with an informal and relaxed atmosphere, perfect to unwind and to get back in touch with nature.

Tangala is a mere 5 hours’ drive from Johannesburg. Alternately guests can fly to the nearby Hoedspruit Airport which is a short 30 minutes’ drive from the camp. There are flights directly to Hoedspruit Airport from both Johannesburg and Cape Town.

The camp itself is rustic and authentic with an informal and relaxed atmosphere, perfect to unwind and to get back in touch with nature. Public areas include an open plan lounge and dining room, open air deck, swimming pool and viewing lounge – all overlooking the waterhole which is located in front of the camp where the game viewing within the confines of the lodge is prolific. Cuisine has been specially created to reflect Africa and all her moods. Meals are social occasions and a time to listen to and share fascinating tales of the bush or to sit back and reflect on the day passed.

The camp offers early morning and evening safaris and guides and expert trackers are there to show you nature at its best, in their natural environment and without interference. The reserve borders the Greater Kruger National Park and the game viewing and birdlife are abundant with regular big game sightings. Trained rangers will take you out to explore the beautiful Thornybush Game Reserve in custom built vehicles which are open and comfortable, giving you a panoramic view throughout your safari.

Additional Information

Valid for SADC residents only
Price based on Best Available Rates (BAR) and subject to change
All rates are commisionable to travel agents and advisors 
Subject to availability at the time of booking

Terms and Conditions: 
Prices are per person sharing, subject to change, currency fluctuations and room type availability.
The exact amount will be confirmed at the time of booking. 
Advance purchase, peak or high season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply
Price valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request.

For standard Terms and Conditions please refer to:  E&OE


Price is per person for a 2-night stay

Valid until 19 December 2020
Tangala Chalets
ZAR  4 250.00 per adult sharing

Tangala Tents
ZAR  5 175.00 per adult sharing
Normal price ZAR 8 430.00  per adult sharing! 

Please note: No children under the age of 12 years are permitted at Tangala Safari Camp unless exclusivity is taken or by prior arrangement.


2 nights Accommodation including 15% VAT and bed levy
Brunch, High Tea, Dinner,  tea/coffee and snacks
2 game drives per day


Items of a personal nature
2020 Conservation Levies of R202 per adult, per stay 

Conservation levies subject to change on 01 January 2021  

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