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Accommodation in Kruger National Park

Nkambeni Tented Lodge

Nkambeni Tented Lodge
This is a large 3 star graded safari camp inside the Kruger National Park boundaries offering very affordable rates on accommodation, meals and activities. The entrance to the lodge is through the Kruger National Park’s Numbi Gate close to White River and Hazyview. All 146 units are permanent safari style tents (see below for room amenities) and the camp layout offer views on the surrounding Kruger National Park. A range of meal options are offered in the restaurant, Danger Ranger Bush Pub and the Boma. We offer morning and afternoon open vehicle safaris, bushwalks and bush braais - all inside the Kruger National Park on an 11000 hectare traversing area. All activities are subject to availability and weather permitting.

Please note that all their units are NON-SELF CATERING and they are subject to SANPARKS gate opening and closing time.

NB: To self drive from Nkambeni into the Kruger National Park, you will be required to pay SANPARKS standard daily conservation fee. 

All Rates quoted exclude the SANPARKS conservation fees per day.

At Nkambeni Tented Lodge they are committed to the preservation of pristine wilderness areas. The suites are designed and constructed to guarantee minimum impact on the natural habitat. For that reason the suites have been built on wooden stilts. 

A range of safari adventures are available at the camp.

Room Description

The accommodation at Nkambeni Tented Lodge consists of 146 beautifully appointed 3* luxury timber and canvas tented suites.

  • Two extra length beds
  • Two fold out bunk beds for the kids
  • Bathroom with an indoor and outdoor shower
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Deck with sitting area
  • Land view
  • Combination living / bedroom

6 adapted Wheelchair accessible tents, with ramps and railings in bathrooms.

No concrete and no foundations means no damage! In addition, the construction is low maintenance and this means that annual levies will remain well below industry norms. Combine these principles with luxury and comfort and enjoy the accommodation at Nkambeni Tented Lodge.

Construction at Nkambeni Tented Lodge conforms to the highest standards of low impact eco-friendly criteria.

Child Policy:
- Children 9 years and younger sharing with 2 adults stay and eat for free (max 2 kiddies).
- Children aged 10-11 pay 50% of the sharing rate
- Children aged 12 years and older are charged adult rates.
- Children pay normal rate for game drives


35% ..... 30-22 days before arrival
40% ..... 21-15 days before arrival
65% ..... 14-8 days before arrival
80% ..... 7-3 days before arrival
100% ... 2 days before arrival and no-shows


Inclusions / Exclusions

Rates Includes:

Bed and Breakfast

Dinner, Bed and Breakfast

Dinner, Bed, Breakfast and Lunch

Rates Excludes
All Transfers
SANParks Conservation Fees
All activities on the traversing area are subject to a community levy per person per activity
Lunch (unless Full Board package) and Bar Service
Telephone Calls and Spa Treatments
Game drive rates excludes the SANParks Conservation Fee

Extra information

Activity rates are quoted per person and are a minimum of 2 pax with the exception of the Bush Walk (minimum 5 pax) and the Bush Braai (minimum 8 pax).

Check in time: 2pm / Check out time: 10am
Gate times are strictly endorsed, escort fees are charged for late arrival

Swimming Pool 
- Outdoor with view of the Kruger Park
- Deck chairs
- Towels available – R100.00 deposit required per towel

Breakfast:  Full buffet including English and continental
Lunch:       Limited A la Carte
Dinner:      Main restaurant – Carvery buffet
Boma:       BBQ or Potjie dinner

Half board includes: Breakfast and dinner

Conference Facilities:
1 Conference room
Group size: 100 people

Activities: ADDITIONAL
There are activities available such as Game drives and walks.

Optional Activities
Open vehicle game drives (Big5):
Full day
Bush walks (subject to availability)
River rafting (Off site)
Quad bike tours (Off site)
Panorama tours (Off site)
Cultural tours (Off site)
Elephant back safaris (Off site)
Golf Courses (Off site)

Nature guide experience
Join the training team for a short lecture on tracks and signs of the wild. Experienced trainers will teach you the skills needed to track and identify spoor and you can use this when on safari in the Kruger
Community Tour:
The lodge is a partnership between the Mhaule Rural Community and Private Capital> Accompany the volunteers on a day tour of the Local Community and witness your contribution to Africa on a one to one basis. the Community Tour will take you to the George Mhaule School where you can witness our feeding schemes and our nutrient drink production plant.
After a brief tour of the Community you may wish to take the opportunity of getting down and dirty by assisting in our Community Organic Farming Project. This project is a world first in concept and design and enjoys direct support and participation of the South African Government.