Tanda Tula Safari Camp
Luxury tent interior Tent lit up in the early evening
Luxury tent interior
Tent lit up in the early evening

Tanda Tula Safari Camp

Situated in the heart of the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, Tanda Tula is one of South Africa’s most luxurious tented bushveld lodges offering guests unforgettable wildlife viewing, warm hospitality and award-winning cuisine. Tanda Tula specialises in overnight walking safaris.


South Africa


Tanda Tula is run and operated by owners Don and Nina Scott. The staff, many of whom have been part of Tanda Tula for more than 20 years, are warm and caring, and the atmosphere is described as “being a guest in the owner’s home”.

Need to Know

Each luxury tent is completely private and surrounded by lush riverine bush overlooking the riverbed, epitomising the ultimate African wildlife experience. With their own private decks complete with loungers, guests have an opportunity to relax on their own and absorb the beauty and tranquillity of the African bush.


Driving, walking, hiking, overnight walking safaris. Game drives and overnight walking safaris are guided by some of the best Shangaan rangers and trackers in the region. Guests are likely to see the big five, and also learn about the flora, fauna and cultural heritage of the area. These are unforgettable experiences with incredible guides.

Wildlife HighlightsWildlife Highlights

Elephant, rhino, leopard, buffalo, lion (the big 5), white lions, an extensive variety of birdlife, cheetah, hippo, wild dog, hyena, wildebeest, hornbill, giraffe, crocodile, various monkey species, variety of buck, zebra

Local ActivitiesLocal Activities

Moholoholo Animal re-habilitation facility
Daily horse-rides on the border of the Timbavati Nature Reserve (no big 5)
Balloon safaris from Otters Den
Mafufunyani Cultural Village


Pool, restaurant, bar, internet access, mobile phone access (limited), room service, laundry, electricity, hiking, private decks, dinner in a different location every night, private dinners & romantic turndowns on request, private picnics in the riverbed, “Star Beds Platform”


12 luxury tents


Green Life Environmental Standard –
Wilderness Foundation:
Green Leaf Committed 2 Efficiency Award We are committed to sustainability, environmental and social change through education.


High Season 1st October – 30th April
Low Season 1st May – 30th September

Average StayAverage Stay

3 nights

Average PriceAverage Room Prices

(per person per night unless otherwise stated)

ZAR 3750

Children PolicyChild Policy

Children of 8 years and older accepted

Contact and Social Media

To find out more, visit Tanda Tula Safari Camp's website.

To find out more call us on +44 (0)1865 982290 or email us at enquiries at safariawards.com.

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