Tangala Safari Camp

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The Tangala Safari Camp nestles in the wildlife-rich Thornybush Game Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger National Park of South Africa. Home to be Big Five which includes lions, rhinos, buffaloes, elephants and leopards, guests are accommodated in well-appointed chalets and luxury tents. The safari camp offers views of the waterhole, the open plains across to the dramatic Drakensberg mountain range.

Tangala features four well-appointed Chalets as well as six Luxury Tents which are complete with patios, comfortable beds under mosquito nets as well as en-suite bathrooms. The bathrooms provide two basins, his and hers basin, a shower and a toilet. The camp retains its closeness to nature and its authenticity by operating with solar power and natural gas to fuel the lodge.

Safari Tent and Chalet features:

  • Twin beds (doubles on request)
  • En-suite bathroom with indoor shower
  • Mosquito nets
  • Fans
  • Solar lighting
  • Gas geysers
  • Dressing table
  • Patio.


Rustic and authentic in its look to provide a relaxed and informal atmosphere, Tangala offers the ideal location to unwind while being surrounded by the peaceful nature of the bushveld. The dining room and open plan lounge provide a most comfortable place. From the deck, beautiful views can be admired. Guests may enjoy a refreshing swim in the outdoor swimming pool. With views of the regularly frequented waterhole, guests do not need to leave the camp to enjoy encounters with Africa's untamed wildlife.

  • Dining room
  • Bar
  • Open plan lounge
  • Viewing deck
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Waterhole
  • Chalets and luxury Tents
  • Views of the active waterhole
  • Open air boma
  • Viewing hide.


Guests at Tangala are spoilt with the most delicious cuisine during their stay at this safari lodge in South Africa. During brunch, a wide selection of cold and warm breakfast and lunch meals await while irresistible treats are on offer during the famous high teas in the afternoon. To round off a beautiful day off in the African wilderness, mouth-watering dinners provide choices of local, traditional meals as well as international fair. Various dining venues, indoor and outdoor, allow for many variations.


Thrilling early morning and late afternoon and evening safaris provide the opportunity for close wildlife encounters in their natural habitat. Accompanied by professional rangers and trackers, guests learn about the region's wildlife, flora, and fauna in this unique ecosystem. As the Thornybush Game Reserve borders the Greater Kruger National Park, this area is known for its abundance of animals as well as bird life.

  • Early morning safari drives
  • Late afternoon & evening safari drives
  • In-room spa treatments.


To reach Tangala from Johannesburg takes about 4 and bit hours by car. Travellers can also access Tangala via the Hoedspruit Airport from where the camp is only a 32 minutes drive away. Direct flights from Cape Town and Johannesburg can be booked to Hoedspruit making this lodge readily available to visitors.


  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Terrace

Facilities Available at Tangala Safari Camp

  • Boma
  • Garage
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

More Information on Tangala Safari Camp

The specials listed below will automatically be offered to you when proceeding through the booking process.

Winter Special

Stay at Tangala Safari Lodge for travel before 30 June 2019 for the discounted rate of R2,705.00 per person sharing per night (based on a minimum of 2 guests staying for 2 nights).

Included in the rate:

  • Accommodation
  • Brunch and dinner daily
  • coffee, teas and snacks
  • Daily morning and evening game drives  with ranger and tracker in Thornybush Game Reserve


Excluded from the rate:

  • Conservation levy, all drinks, transfers and items of a personal nature.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Rates are only valid for travel between 1 April  & 30 June 2019
  • Min 2 guests staying for 2 nights
  • 50% single supplement
  • No children under 12
  • Subject to availability
  • Please quote reference: LastminAutumn19 when making a booking