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Whistling Thorn Tented Camp

Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
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03/09/2017 04/09/2017
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“local masai” (8 reviews)
“bush tv” (7 reviews)
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3.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 August 2016

The camp is located very close to the animals living in tarangire park and is guarded at night by the Massai people of the camp. You live in a tent with the facilities of a room (toilet, hot water supplied by the staff of the...More

Thank Vangelis B
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Very difficult to find as there are no signs off the main road and many roads crisscrossing in the bush! But staff were very friendly and welcoming, food was delicious. Rooms were fine - more like true "camping" than the other lodges we stayed in....More

Thank Kristin W
Reviewed 22 March 2016

My wife & I arrived at Whistling Thorn after 5 nights in a luxury lodge, having had a delightful stay and fabulous game viewings in the Serengeti area. So I was just a bit concerned that a tented camp might be a "step down". Far...More

Thank jimlthomson
Response from MoivaroLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Whistling Thorn Tented CampResponded 12 May 2016

Dear Jim, Asante sana for staying with us and taking the time to write about your experience. As you mention, going for a guided, early-morning walk makes for a memorable experience. Zebra, warthhog, giraffe and other wildlife can be viewed often during these walks. Our...More

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed here for the first couple of nights of our honeymoon safari. The camp is basic but comfortable, located off the beaten track next door to a Masai village. Staff were very welcoming and try hard to cater to all needs. Considering that there is...More

Thank lallyomally
Response from MoivaroLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Whistling Thorn Tented CampResponded 12 May 2016

Dear Guests, Thank you for staying in camp with us and posting your comment. Whistling Thorn is bordering Tarangire NP, in an area where animals can be spotted going through camp. As you mention, our showers are very original. Water is lifted up by pulleys...More

Reviewed 18 January 2016

Whistling Thorn is a great place to stay near Tarangire National Park in Tanzania. The staff were very professional and went out of their way to make us feel welcome. We really enjoyed both the night game drive and the morning hike, which allowed us...More

1  Thank CF_Gainesville
Response from MoivaroLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Whistling Thorn Tented CampResponded 1 February 2016

Dear Guest, Asante sana for your staying at our camp and posting your feedback. Our camp is located just outside the park's boundaries. The tents are comfortable, furnished with self-contained bathroom and bush shower. Our entire team of staff is very attentive and welcoming, catering...More

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  • US$146 - US$206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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  • Tarangire National Park
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Traveller (107)
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"Dessert was mediocre and I would not eat the margarine"
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"All tents are close to the eating area"
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"All tents are great."
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"All the rooms have the same view and all in quiet area."
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