Thornybush Tented Safari
Embark on an unforgettable adventure with our Thornybush
Tented Safari package. Experience the intimate and personal atmosphere of
Tangala Safari Camp, nestled in the heart of the renowned Thornybush Game
Reserve, bordering the Greater Kruger National Park. With its sweeping views of
an active waterhole and the majestic Drakensberg Mountain Range in the
backdrop, Tangala offers eco-friendly accommodations, exceptional hosting, and
thrilling game drives, ensuring an unforgettable safari experience.
Here are the details of your Thornybush Tented Safari:
Day 1: Your journey begins with a professional driver
picking you up in Johannesburg in a luxury air-conditioned vehicle. Sit back
and relax as you embark on the scenic Panorama Route, which includes iconic
landmarks such as God’s Window, Lisbon Falls, and Graskop. All entrance fees
are included in the package, and there will be stops along the way for comfort
breaks and photo opportunities.
Upon arrival at Tangala Safari Camp, you’ll be warmly welcomed
by the friendly lodge staff. Take some time to settle in and rest before
embarking on an exciting afternoon game drive.
Thornybush Nature Reserve, spanning over 14,000 hectares of
pristine wilderness adjacent to Kruger National Park, is renowned for its
exceptional bush experiences. This haven offers a true escape from the bustling
city life, and Thornybush has earned its reputation for conservation and
hospitality. Your stay here promises to be a paradise for wildlife enthusiasts.
Late afternoon and evening game drives provide excellent
opportunities to spot wildlife in their natural habitat. After the game drive,
return to the lodge for a delicious dinner and enjoy a relaxed evening at your
Day 2: Start your day with a cup of coffee before heading
out for a thrilling morning game drive in a 4×4 safari vehicle. Keep your eyes
peeled for the iconic Big Five animals as they awaken and roam through the
reserve. Alternatively, you can choose a morning bush walk for a different
perspective and a closer encounter with the African wilderness.
Upon your return from the safari, a leisurely breakfast will
be served. You’ll have the rest of the morning to unwind at the lodge, catch up
on some sleep, or relax by the pool. Lunch will be served, and you’ll have more
time to rejuvenate before embarking on an afternoon/sunset safari drive with
your knowledgeable guide.
Experience the magical sunset in the bush before returning
to the lodge for a delectable dinner. The evening is yours to enjoy at your
Day 3: Rise early for another exhilarating morning game
drive, giving you another chance to spot elusive wildlife. Return to the lodge
for breakfast and check-out. Our driver will be ready to transfer you back to
Johannesburg via Nelspruit. If you prefer, arrangements can be made for you to
fly in and out of Nelspruit (KMIA) instead of being transferred to
Johannesburg. The drive to Nelspruit from the lodge takes approximately two and
a half hours, while the drive to Johannesburg is about six hours.
A 30% non-refundable deposit is required to secure your
Full payment is required 30 days before departure.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of Thornybush Game Reserve,
encounter magnificent wildlife, and create lasting memories on our Thornybush
Tented Safari. Book now for an extraordinary safari experience that will leave
you with a deep appreciation for the beauty of the African bush.
Accommodation at Tangala Safari Camp.
Full Board (please see beverage notes per camp).
Twice daily game drives in the Thorny Bush Game Reserve.
Services of a Professional Safari Guide.
Optional Bush Walks.
Entry fees to all areas stipulated.
*Bush walks are subject to safety and availability and are only available should a client exchange a game drive for the walk.
Kruger Park Conservation Fees.
Items of a personal nature.
Services not mentioned in the program.
Travel insurance and medical repatriation.
4 Chalets & 6 Tents
The accommodation features:
Chalets: The camp provides 4 chalets that offer a cozy and
inviting atmosphere. These chalets are well-appointed and designed to ensure
your comfort. Inside, you will find twin beds placed under mosquito nets,
allowing you to have a restful sleep surrounded by the sounds of the
wilderness. The ensuite bathrooms are equipped with his and her basins, a
shower, and a toilet. Step out onto the covered patio and immerse yourself in
the natural surroundings, appreciating the tranquility of the camp.
experience, Tangala Safari Camp offers 6 luxury tents. These tents provide a
unique blend of comfort and immersion in nature. Similar to the chalets, the
luxury tents feature twin beds with mosquito nets, ensuring a peaceful night’s
sleep. The ensuite bathrooms in the tents also include his and her basins, a
shower, and a toilet. Embrace the true essence of safari living as you relax on
your covered patio, surrounded by the sights and sounds of the bush.
Tangala Safari Camp takes pride in retaining its
authenticity and commitment to nature. The camp operates “off the
grid,” utilizing solar power and natural gas for its energy needs. This
sustainable approach allows you to experience the beauty of the wilderness
while minimizing the environmental impact.
creating an informal and relaxed atmosphere. It’s the perfect setting to
unwind, disconnect from the busyness of everyday life, and reconnect with
nature. Immerse yourself in the camp’s tranquil surroundings, savoring the
simplicity and charm of the African bush.
Whether you choose a chalet or a luxury tent, your
accommodation at Tangala Safari Camp will provide you with a comfortable and
authentic retreat, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the remarkable
natural surroundings of Thornybush Game Reserve.