Location of Tamboti Tented Camp

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Tamboti is situated in the central region of Kruger National Park on the banks of the usually dry Timbavati River. Tamboti is, due to the size and location, one of the most popular Kruger Park restcamps so early booking is advised. Tamboti Tent Camp is set among large riverine trees on the road to Satara Rest Camp. Visitors to Tamboti gain access at Orpen Gate.

Tamboti Camp is located close to other Kruger Park restcamps. Orpen Main Rest Camp is only about 2km (1.2 miles) away. To Olifants Camp it is about 104km (64.6 miles) and to Talamati Bushveld Camp 32km (19.9 miles).

How to get there

Departing from Johannesburg and Pretoria: Head toward Nelspruit on the N4, take the R540 Belfast turn off. At Lydenburg turn left onto the R36 heading north. 30 km before Hoedspruit turn right onto the R531 and head to Orpen gate. Allow between 4 to 5 hours for the trip to the gate. Tamboti satellite camp is approximately 4 km away from the gate. Allow about 10 minutes for the drive to the camp.

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