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  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge
  • Malaria Area: Yes
  • Sleeps: 12
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM Check-out: 10:00 AM
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Built entirely of canvas set amidst age-old Jackalberry and Sausage trees, with high wooden platforms linking six elevated tents, Hamiltons treats guests to stunning views of the Nwatswitsonto River and offers the opportunity to enjoy spectacular wildlife and birdlife sightings. Your encounter with the Kruger bush truly is up close and personal.

Hamiltons not only represents a little slice of history. It guarantees a private, exclusive bushveld escape, unfettered by unnecessary modern interruptions and authentic in every way.

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

Accommodation at Hamiltons Tented Camp:
Guests are accommodated in six exceptionally private luxury elevated tents overlooking the Nwaswitsontso River. From your own private deck, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the bush that derives its existence from the river.

Traditional fittings and features such as old brass light switches, steamer trunks with vintage labels revealing exciting journeys and sepia-stained photographs enhance the tradition and style of this turn-of-the-century luxury safari tent; modern comforts such as electricity, air conditioning and an outdoor shower the only clues that we live in a different time.

The dcor is light and neutral; teak furniture and floors, gilded mirrors and crisp white linens deliver a classy luxury tent experience enhanced by the panoramic bush and river views that begin at the edge of the deck.

Room facilities and amenities include:
- Safe
- Hairdryer
- Separate bath and outdoor shower
- Bathroom amenities
- Insect repellent
- Umbrellas
- Air Conditioning
- Tea and coffee-making facilities

Facilities available to you:
- 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

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.

Booking procedure: 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.

Bird Watching
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.

Self Drives
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.

Dinners
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 Tented Camp 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.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations 29 - 15 days prior to arrival - 50% cancellation fee
Cancelaltions 14 - 8 days prior to arrival - 75% cancellation fee
Cancellations 7 - 0 days prior to arrival - 100% cancellation fee
Facilities & Services available:
Honeymoon Couples
Airport Shuttle Service
24-Hour Room Service
Special Meals on Request
Conference facilities
Team Building
Dining room
Spa
Afrikaans
English
Swimming Pool

Hamiltons Tented Camp is a Game Lodge in Kruger Park Mpumalanga South Africa
Directions:

After departing from Johannesburg International Airport
Take the R21 highway towards Pretoria (North)
Before Pretoria, take the N4 highway East
Turnoff at Belfast, take the R540 towards Dullstroom (approximately 37km)
At Dullstroom, take the R540 towards Lydenburg (approximately 43km)
At Lydenburg, take the R36 towards Ohrigstad (approximately 62km)
At Ohrigstad, take the R527 towards Hoedspruit (Note: You will pass through the JG Strijdom Tunnel)
16km before Hoedspruit at the Swadini Reptile Centre, turn right onto the R531 towards Klaserie
After approximately 30km, turn left onto the Orpen Gate Road (R531)
After 40km you will reach the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park (Please note: you will need to pay a gate entrance fee of R30, and entrance through this gate should be no later than 16:00 else a late permit will be required)

Orpen Gate Entry: (Estimated Driving Time: 2 hours)
Take the H7 towards Satara
Drive for approximately 6.7km
Turn right onto the S106 (Dirt Road)
After 1.6km, turn right onto the S140 towards Talamati
After 19.5km, turn right onto the S145
After 13kms you will reach a T-junction, turn right onto the S36
6.5kms further the roads forks, keep right (follow the Hamiltons signage and proceed through the no entry sign)
Carry on along this road for 2kms, going through a low water bridge
Approximately 400 meters after the low water bridge turn right at the no entry sign
Take the first road to your right and you will find Hamiltons Tented Camp.

Gate Entrance Times
Please be aware of gate entrance times into Kruger National Park as they do vary throughout the year, depending on the season.

All guests must enter at Orpen Gate a minimum of 1.5 Hours and Paul Kruger Gate 3 hours before gate closure.

The camp is situated in a Malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per stay.

Please note the below Kruger Gate Times
05h30 18h30 January, February, November & December
05h30 18h00 March & October
06h00 18h00 April, August & September
06h00 17h30 May, June & July

Speed Limit
Whilst driving within the Kruger National Park, please adhere to the legal speed limit of 50km per hour on tarred roads and 40km per hour on dirt roads.

Location:
46 km from the Orpen Gate and 78 km from the Paul Kruger Gate
114 km from Hoedspruit
160 km from Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport)
558 km from Johannesburg

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Rooms and Units Available at Hamiltons Tented Camp

Private Luxury Elevated Tents
Safe, Hairdryer, Separate bath and outdoor shower, Bathroom amenities, Insect repellent, Umbrellas, Air Conditioning, Tea and coffee-making facilities.
Amount of units/rooms available: 6
Maximum Persons per: 2
Latest Reviews
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.
Phil Weston Jul 2008