Set in the northern western side of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and only 33km from Sun City, this malaria free Big Five private game lodge is surrounded by the trees of an old Tambuti forest within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater, Tambuti Game Lodge offers guests an intimate and luxurious safari experience.
The contemporary elegance at Tambuti Lodge is complemented by the excellent service and hospitality offered by the Tambuti Team. Accommodation:
Tambuti Lodge consists of five luxury chalets all fitted with contemporary elegance and quality furnishings. Surrounded by striking Tambuti Trees, all the suites offer spectacular bush views, each air-conditioned with en-suite bathroom equipped with twin hand basins, bath, indoor and showers, separate toilet, complete with a private deck. Room Amenities:
- King size or twin beds
- En-suite bathroom
- Indoor and Outdoor Showers
- Bath and double vanity basin
- Private Viewing Deck
- Overhead fan
- Air Conditioning
- DSTV bouquet
- Bar Fridge
- Tea and Coffee station
- Hair Dryer
- Safe Room Categories: 2 x Pool View Suites:
Zebra Pool View Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with outside kitchenette accompanied by two chairs and a table for seating.
Hippo Pool View Suite: Luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with bar fridge in outside kitchenette accompanied by two chairs and a table for seating. Two pool loungers on deck.
2 x Bush View Suites:
Elephant Bush View Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower. Private deck with bar fridge in the outside kitchenette accompanied by chairs and a table for seating.
Lion Bush View Suite: Luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck accompanied by two chairs, a table for seating and two pool loungers.
1 x Honeymoon Suite:
Rhino Honeymoon Suite: Luxury bedroom with kingsize bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, toilet, bath, indoor and outdoor shower and fridge inside the suite. Private deck with a jacuzzi kitchenette accompanied by chairs and a table for seating and a wooden bench. Activities:
Two daily Game Drives are conducted by our experienced nature guide, who has been working in the Thornybush Game Reserve for many years. With exceptional knowledge of the animals and the area, Game Drives will certainly be a highlight!
A close-by waterhole offers excitement throughout the day where a variety of animals quench their daily thirsts.
Game Drives and Guided Game Walks:
View Africa`s most impressive wildlife on morning and afternoon/ evening game drives in open 4-wheel drive safari vehicles with our expert guide. Guests can also enjoy interpretive guided bush walks offering the bird watcher, botanist and the nature enthusiast the ultimate bush experience. No persons under the age of 16 years are permitted to join the game walks. Kindly ensure to request this activity at the time of booking accommodation as game walks are subject to the availability of qualified guides.
6:00 - Morning Game Drive
7.45 - Warm refreshments - guests enjoy coffee/tea and rusks in the bush
9.30 - Breakfast is served on arrival back from morning drive
13.00 - Lunch on the deck
15.00 - Afternoon High Tea served before departing on Game Drive
16.00 - Late afternoon/evening game drive
17.30 - Sundowners and snacks in the bush
20.00 - Dinner (Guests enjoy a varied dining experience) Facilities:
- Swimming Pool
- TV Lounge with fireplace
- Business Centre with free wi-fi
What to pack
- Sun block
- Walking boots
- Comfortable and casual clothing
- Warm jackets for game drives
- Camera (300 - 600mm lenses for good photographs)
- Medication for allergies
- No children under the age of 16 allowed at the property.
- Children 16 years and older pay full adult rate.
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Everything from start to finish was fantastic. Couldn't have asked for better. Seeing the big 5 in 2 drives was also pretty epic.
Rating: Reviewed by Daniel Strubel over a year ago
Our stay was extremely enjoyable - comfortable accommodations and gracious staff. Game drives were exciting and very informative. We will return again.
Rating: Reviewed by Richard Parker over a year ago
Absolutely loved our stay here didn't stop smiling from start to finish its a beautiful place and the staff couldn't do enough for u. Highly recommend this place to anyone AMAZING
Rating: Reviewed by Ben Bleasby over a year ago
We really enjoyed our stay at Tambuti - the accommodation was spacious and well done out and the food was excellent! The staff were great and Bert who did all our game drives was very knowledgeable - we would definitely go back!
Rating: Reviewed by Deirdre Fraser over a year ago
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