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Tydon Safari Camp

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Did a last minute booking to stay at the Tydon camp. Was picked up from my hotel in johannesburg and dropped back after 2 days. The camp is just outside a Kruger (about 5 kms) and right at the entrance of Sabi Sands game reserve. It is a beautiful camp with all amenities provided. The owner, his wife and son...

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

This family run camp will make you feel welcome from the moment you arrive. Tents are very comfortable with proper beds and showers! Lots of delicious food is served. The game drives into Sabi Sands are incredible and the guides extremely knowledgeable. This was one of the best vacation spots I have ever been to and plan to return. Thanks...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had the most amazing time with Tydon Safari Camp. The staff was wonderful (Liesl, Gregg, Benji, Suze, Jack, Gret etc.) Everyone went above and beyond to make sure we had the best experience, and we really did. It rained 1.5 days of our 4 days there, but still had a phenomenal time. They have blankets and ponchos in the 4x4s...

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1Thank sanfrankate415
Boca Raton, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

Our group of photographers from Jeff Clow Photo Tours spent a week at Tydon Safari Camp. The accommodations could be described as "Glamping" The large tents had comfortable beds, and fully functional bathrooms. The tents are raise up on decks and had an additional tent for kids. The staff could not be more helpful and accommodating and even laundry service...

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1Thank greg052
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a 3 day safari at the Tydon Safari located in the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and needless to say, had the most amazing and fruitful stay. We got to do drives at both Sabi Sands and Kruger National Park and managed to spot Leopards, Zebra's, Giraffes, Elephants and many animals that we came across for the first time...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights at Tydon (7-10 Oct 2016) - 1 night in Safari Camp and 2 nights in Bush Camp (their review separately). Was travelling solo, the rate was 12,800 Rand for 4-day safari (note this is 2016 rate), including transfer from and to Johannesburg, game drives, full board. Before booking, emailed Gavin to enquire, replies were prompt but only...

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Hertfordshire, UK
Reviewed 5 April 2017

My partner and I have just returned from a four night stay at Tydon - and it was truly awesome - as other than the crew / staff being first class - the camp has a unique selling point in that they can take you into both Sabi Sands and Kruger. The former is much quieter with gravel / sandy...

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3Thank Richard A
Quezon City, Philippines
Reviewed 2 April 2017

Memorable trip of a lifetime. We were picked up from our hotel in Johannesburg by Gert, very jolly and lovable guy. The 5 or 6 hr drive was a breeze with him around. :) Then, we were warmly greeted by the staff and guides in the camp. They brought us each to our own rooms, or rather tents - which...

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3Thank prechiel
Waterford, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I spent 5 days at the Tyson Safari Camp and had an amazing experience that we will both always remember. The accommodations were great and the staff goes above and beyond for their guests. The knowledge that the guides had was great and the days and meals were all planned out each day for us. Having dinner...

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We had a great stay at Tydon Safari Camp. The camp was really nice with the luxury tents and evening barbeques. The staff was so friendly and super professional and passionate about their work. We liked the fact that you get to go both to Kruger and Sabi Sands, different experiences. Would definately recommend Tydon for everybody!

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestling in the shade of indigenous trees, this visual oasis of inspirational elements combines to culminate in this magnificent Tented Safari Camp. Intimate and comfortable, yet simplistic combined with excellent service, the Camp creates a traditional African Safari feel to your journey, and you can be forgiven for thinking you were transported back in time to an unspoilt and unexplored Africa. Sharing its borders with the world renowned Sabi Sand Game Reserve which forms part of the Greater Kruger region due to having unfenced borders with the Kruger Park, Tydon Safari Camp offers guests a unique opportunity of staying in permanent semi luxury tented rooms and experiencing wildlife game drives and bush walks in the Sabi Sand as well as the Kruger National Park. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Tydon Safari Camp

Address: Shaws Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve
Price Range: $139 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“all rooms are good”
sanfrankate415, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Don't over pack. The laundry service is fantastic!”
greg052, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“When it's hot - switch on your air-con before you head off for your afternoon drive - you'll appreciate it when you get back.”
RichardArrundale, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“This is a Safari - the accommodation is in luxury tents - absolutely great!”
melvino2016, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“value safari”
415vedikar, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
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