Ngala Tented Camp
Timbavati Game Reserve
Ngala Tented Camp is an intimate and tranquil safari getaway that celebrates the romance of African nights under canvas. Situated in a private reserve of the same name, which shares unfenced borders with South Africa's famed Kruger National Park, game drives from the camp explore an untouched Big Five wildlife wonderland famed for its lion encounters and vast herds of buffalo, as well as sightings of the rare African wild dog.
One of the few luxury tented camps in the area, Ngala is wild and remote, with animals walking freely through the camp and the camp's rim-flow swimming pool situated along the river bank so guests can view wildlife in the thickets while splashing in its cooling waters.
The excellent game viewing experience is complemented by other activities such as stargazing, moonlit riverbed dinners and bush sundowners. Constructed with a light footprint and reflecting &Beyond's ethos of sustainable luxury, the camp has been carefully designed to minimise environmental impact. The latest technology in insulation materials, extensive use of LED lighting and most energy efficient air conditioning and hot water generating solutions have resulted in significantly reduced energy requirements for the camp.
Six tented suites offer exclusive comfort and warm hospitality, combined with the thrill and immediacy of big night sounds and close natural encounters. Overlooking the seasonal Timbavati riverbed, the stylish interiors feature a fusion between easy living and contemporary design. The overall essence is undeniably African, with warm, earthy tones used throughout. Al fresco showers, private wooden decks and an open design invite the wilderness inside, creating an exclusive retreat where the ultimate in simple sophistication combines with exceptional outdoor experiences.
|Our standard rates for a Deluxe Tent|
|1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015||GBP £ 426 US$ 664 ZAR 8,195 EUR 605||pps||1 - 3 Nights||1 to 3 nights|
|1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015||GBP £ 362 US$ 565 ZAR 6,970 EUR 514||pps||4 - 5 Nights||4 to 5 nights|
|1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015||GBP £ 319 US$ 498 ZAR 6,150 EUR 454||pps||6+ Nights||6+ nights|
|1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016||GBP £ 502 US$ 783 ZAR 9,665 EUR 713||pps||1 - 5 Nights||1 to 5 nights|
|1 January 2016 to 31 December 2016||GBP £ 427 US$ 666 ZAR 8,215 EUR 606||pps||6+ Nights||6+ nights|
Prices are on a per person sharing basis (pps).Special offers for longer stays or when booked as part of a longer itinerary may apply - details on request.
All meals, tea/coffee, 2 scheduled daily shared game drives in an open 4x4 safari vehicle accompanied by an experienced ranger and tracker, interactive bush walks (one hour) accompanied by an experienced armed tracker, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, soft drinks and bottled water and a laundry service are included. IN ADDITION, There is a one-off Conservation fee of R190 per person, payable directly to the lodge when you arrive. PLEASE NOTE: For self-drive visitors, there is also a one-off cash vehicle entrance fee of R140 per vehicle payable at the main Control Gate. All rate subject to change.
Children aged 12 years and older are welcome. Adult rates apply.
Valid: 1 January 2015 - 31 December 2016.
For couples staying 2 nights or more at AndBeyond's Ngala Safari Lodge or Ngala Tented Lodge as part of their honeymoon, the bride pays just 50%.
This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other special offer running over the same period nor can it be used with the Long Stay Discounted rates.More Properties On This Offer
All of the holidays we prepare are tailor-made, but this might give you an idea of how Ngala Tented Camp can be included in you own dream holiday.
This honeymoon is an epic trip that takes in some of South Africa’s most unforgettable highlights.
12 night itinerary.
*Prices are per person and are based on today's exchange rates. Exchange rates are subject to change and are updated daily.
Prices exclude international flights - ask us if you would like to include these.
General Information For Guests
The excellent game viewing experience is complemented by other activities such as stargazing, bird-watching and moonlit bush dinners and bush sundowners (weather permitting).
Guest areas overlook the Timbavati riverbed.
The inviting lap pool, merging with the contours of the riverbank, is an ideal place for guests to cool off.
There is a small crafts shop.
All major credit cards are accepted.
From Eastgate Airport/Hoedspruit: Turn right and then turn left onto the R40. Continue along here, and turn left onto the R531 towards the Kruger Orpen Gate. Ngala Tented Safari Camp gate is signposted on your left, approximately 190m before the Orpen Gate entrance. Guests will be met by a security guard who will direct you towards the camp. For self-drive visitors, there is a vehicle entrance cash fee of R140 per vehicle payable at the gate.
Do not get out of your car until you reach the camp. You may see some wildlife on your way - if you do, slow down and maintain a good distance. Do not drive off-road in any circumstances.
From Hazyview: Follow the R40 towards Klaserie. Turn right onto the R531 towards the Kruger Orpen Gate, and follow the directions as above.
From Johannesburg/Pretoria: Take the N12 or N4 highway to Witbank/eMalahleni (from Johannesburg Airport, follow signs to Boksburg to find the N12). Follow the N4 highway past Middleburg (Toll Plaza), Belfast/eMakhazeni and Machadodorp (Toll Plaza). Follow the Schoemanskloof option on the N4 and then take the R36 to Lydenburg/Mashishing.
Follow the R36 to Ohrigstad, and go through the Strijdom Tunnel. Turn right onto the R531 to Klaserie/Acornhoek and follow the signs to the Orpen Gate.
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