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    Thendele Hutted camp

    Royal Natal National Park, uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 139 reviews

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    We visited Thendele again in October 2017 as we love the location and the hiking. This time we stayed in a 2-person chalet in the lower camp. Weather, views, hiking, water, animals all outstanding. But do not expect good accommodation. It was substandard. What a...More

    Thank LDR2014
    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    Thendele camp is amazing. The views are unbelievable. Just unexplained beauty. We did the gorge trail hike and the scenery was breathtaking. The chalets were quite comfortable. Just some constructive criticism: There is a lack of attention to detail when cleaning the chalets and somethings...More

    Thank rsoodyall
    Reviewed 26 September 2017

    Like many of the Parks Board camps we’ve visited, Thendele’s Chalet No. 17 could do with a coat of paint, but who’s looking at the walls when through the window you can see the Amphitheatre in all its glory? Whilst the accommodation is secondary to...More

    1  Thank joys59
    Reviewed 24 September 2017

    Good, spacious and clean accommodation with everything you need (cutlery, plates, glasses and pots). Especially the dramatic view from the most of the houses along with the beautiful hikes in this area of the national Park are worth staying a few days in Thendele. The...More

    Thank ThoRa9
    Reviewed 3 August 2017

    This lodge/camp is situation in an amazing location, at the foot of the Drakensberg Amphitheatre mountain range. You wont find another place closer to the mountains. Accommodation is sadly lacking as it is very basic and dated. A great place to stay if hiking is...More

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    • uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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    • Thendele Hutted Camp Hotel Ukhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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    11 November 2014|
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    Response from SmileySussex22 | Reviewed this property |
    The main shop is near the entrance to the park about 5km from Thendele. It stocks most consumables; meat, bread, milk, firewood etc. also a reasonable selection of 'clothing' and tourist memorabilia. Thendele shop is smaller... More
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    "Ask for the upper camp, definitely!"
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    "Go for Numbers 15, 16, 17, 18 - No, just go for anyone, most have superb views"
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    "choose upper camp-views are much better"
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    "Any unit. They all have great views."
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