Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton, who was instrumental in establishing the world famous Kruger National Park, Hamiltons Tented Camp
reflects a safari adventure of the early twentieth century, where grace and style were the epitome luxurious living.
Hamiltons Tented Camp
offers a unique safari experience that is the epitome of luxury and privacy. Six magnificent tents with flowing mosquito nets, slipper baths and a superb view of the Ngwenyeni dam are linked by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees.
The open tented lounge and dining room are perched on wooden decks while a secluded swimming pool and viewing deck offer ultimate privacy.
With a fine tradition of luxury in true `Out of Africa` style, you`ll enjoy the journey - open vehicle safari, walking safari or seasonal Makoro trips along the Ngwenyeni watercourse. Hamiltons Tented Camp
is one of South Africa`s most unique camps with unrivalled design, service, ambience and personalised cuisine. All of which characterises an atmosphere of uncompromising elegance and breathtaking beauty.
Specialities offered by Hamiltons Tented Camp
- Butler Service
- Daily scheduled flights into Skukuza Airport and Hoedspruit Airport. Federal flights to the Manyeleti airstrip.
- Land Lines are available at Imbali to stay in touch with your loved ones back home or to tell them about your wonderful Safari
- No Cell Phone Reception
– Our properties are very remote and unfortunately we have no Cell Phone reception. Should you be in urgent need to make a call, our guides know which Termite Mounds to stand on.
- Swimming Pool – Cool down with a refreshing dip in our pool while enjoying the view over the Savannah.
- The water is safe to drink, however bottled water is also provided in all rooms courtesy of the lodge
- Transfers can be arranged from Skukuza, Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit or KMIA Airport – Nelspruit
= Welcome drinks upon arrival
Hamiltons Tented Camp accommodation
Six magnificent canvas tents, complete the teak floorboards, dreamy mosquito nets, slipper baths, outdoor showers and a superb view of seasonal river are linked to the main lodge area by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees. The main lodge is home to an inviting lounge, scattered with early 1900s objet d’art whilst the opulent dining area adds to the delight of this tranquil spot overlooking the river.
- 6 luxury tented suites, sleeps 12 guests
- Bedroom Features:
- Each luxury tent has a romantic slipper bath and outdoor shower overlooking the Ngenyeni Dam
- Each luxury tent has a private veranda with seating area
- All tented suites have en-suite bathrooms with outdoor showers
- Mosquito nets
- Air Conditioner
- All rooms linked by intercom service
Views From The Room
- All rooms have a spectacular views overlooking the Ngwenyeni Dam
Hamiltons Tented Camp offers an informal conference set-up for a maximum of 12 guests. Basic conference equipment is included. Note:
No cell phone reception is available at the lodge
Activities at Hamiltons Tented Camp include traditional safaris in “Big Five” country, bush picnics and champagne breakfasts. Wellness treatments are available on request by the African Spa team. These may be taken at the poolside area or on a secluded deck of your suite.
Guided Bush Walks
Join your guide on a one and a half hour walk in our Private Concession and get to know the smaller intricacies of nature. Here you will be able to smell, touch and feel the natural surroundings you have travelled so far for. Your guide will spend time teaching you more about the tracks and signs of the bush as well as about the smaller animals often overlooked in pursuit of the Big Five.
Please notify your manager the previous evening during dinner or discuss with your guide during your afternoon safari.
Terms & Conditions:
Participants must wear flat soled closed shoes. (No high heels, flops or sandals) Neutral coloured clothing to be worn. No strong perfume/cologne to be worn. Persons older than 65 years to provide a letter from their physician that they are medically fit enough to partake in this activity. Persons also need to be fully conversant in the English language to understand instructions in dangerous situations.
Our guides are more than happy to share their unrivalled knowledge of our feathered friends with our guests. There is so much to learn about birds on our Concession. From the fierce Marshall Eagle to the smallest and most delicate Blue Waxbill.
Enjoy the wonders of Kruger from the comfort of your personal vehicle or rental car. Stop off at one of the many picnic sites for an Ice Cream or an ice cold Drink during summer time.
Join us for a lovely dinner under the African Skies, in an unfenced area of our Private Concession in the Kruger National Park. This is a privilege that is reserved for our guests only. Nowhere else in Kruger will you be able to dine with the Big Five.
Hamiltons is in a malaria area
and malaria tablets are recommended all year round (Please consult your doctor).
Comfortable light clothing, walking shoes, sun hats, sunglasses, sun-block, insect repellent and bathing suits.
During wintertime it is still warm during the day but it can become very cold on the game drives and at night.
It is advisable to bring warm insulated jackets.
Excellent stay. The accommodation needs a bit of refurbishment (bathroom plumbing); a mini bar in the room would be good. Good set up for dinners (own table) and meal service to tents. More off-road driving to get close to the game, i.e. saw lions but only from far.
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