Location: South Africa
Price: From $990 pp / night
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Overlooking the beautiful Timbavati River, the 5-star Ngala Tented Camp is an ode to romance and sophistication. Set on the unfenced Timbavati Game Reserve that borders the Kruger National Park, this luxury tented camp is a perfect safari destination especially for big cat lovers.
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Ngala Tented Camp is famous for its big cats and makes for excellent game viewing

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About Ngala Tented Camp

AndBeyond has two properties in South Africa’s Timbavati: Ngala Safari Lodge and the Ngala Tented Camp. What sets this property apart is that it’s situated right on the Timbavati River with a great diversity of wildlife. Elephant, lion, cheetah, leopard and white rhino are common here – and used to game vehicles. The sophisticated tented camp has a modern touch – plush armchairs on the large viewing decks overlook the river and wild landscapes. In the evening, guests can share their tales around the roaring fire while enjoying a sumptuous meal.

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Guest area at Ngala’s Tented Camp

Ngala Tented Camp Accommodation

Each of the 9 air-conditioned tented suites has wooden decks with views of the riverbed. Each suite features an outdoor shower, Wi-Fi, bath, extra-length twin bed and other luxuries to make your stay comfortable. The tents are made of canvas but provide enough protection from the roaring lions at nighttime. Flickering lanterns light up the grounds and create a beautiful atmosphere as the sun sets.

Giant trees form a canopy over the camp and provide shade in the heat of summer. The trees attract endemic birds and small animals to the camp, creating the feeling that you’re truly in the wilderness. Excellent service is typical of AndBeyond properties, and Ngala is no different.

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Ngala Tented Camp Activities

  • Go on game drives and walking safaris (available twice daily) – night drives also available as Timbavati is a private reserve, not a national park
  • Enjoy romantic moonlight bush dinners and al fresco dinners in the dry riverbed
  • Relax with a massage in the sala overlooking the seasonal Timbavati River or rim flow pool with its modern recliners
  • Sit back for a round of sundowners and watch the animals that visit the river to drink
  • Helicopter flights available
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Zebra on a game drive, Ngala Tented Camp

Game walks with an experienced ranger, Ngala Tented Camp

Greatest Africa was founded in the Greater Cape Area of South Africa, and offers private wine tours in the exquisite Cape Region. Our exclusive tours are guided by boutique wine producer Richard Hilton, of Richard Hilton Vineyards, who is also the founder and MD of Greatest Africa.

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