Tambuti Lodge - Pilanesberg

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Getaway Summary
PRICE (pp sharing):
from R 3,575
What We Say
This spectacular lodge has just five rooms which means you get a very personal service in a 5-star setting. It's perfect mix of intimacy with a luxurious safari experience.

It's worth noting upfront that the rates include accommodation, meals, local drinks and morning & afternoon game drives, which makes things a whole lot simpler and let's you relax into it.

The five luxury suites are elegantly furnished, each with doors opening onto private a private deck. There's air-con to keep you cool and spacious bathrooms with both indoor and outdoor showers.

The lodge is surrounded by the trees of an old Tambuti forest within the Black Rhino Game Reserve - this is pristine African wilderness at its best, just 33km from Sun City.

A recent honeymoon guest described her stay as "amazing beyond limits”, what more can you say?!
Tambuti Lodge is a Big 5 private game lodge set in the northwestern side of the greater Pilanesberg National Park, surrounded by the trees of an old tambuti forest within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater, Tambuti Lodge offers guests an intimate and luxurious safari experience.

Tambuti Lodge offers guests a choice of five luxury chalets which are beautifully decorated and equipped with fans or air-conditioning for comfort. The bedrooms are furnished with king-size beds or twin beds and each room has an en-suite bathroom with a shower, as well as an outdoor shower. Some of the suites have a sleeper couch and all the suites are equipped with TVs with DStv, bar fridges, tea and coffee facilities and safes for valuables. Guests can relax on their private decks and enjoy the bush views. All meals, teas and snacks, as well as dusk and dawn safaris in open Land Rovers are included.

Guests can relax next to the inviting swimming pool, in the cosy TV lounge with its fireplace, or enjoy a sundowner in the bar. The lodge also has a business centre with free Wi-Fi Internet access, and guests can sit around the boma and experience the starry skies at night. Two daily game drives are conducted by an experienced nature guide, but please note that children are permitted on drives at the discretion of the game ranger. Guests can also enjoy guided bush walks which offer the birdwatcher, botanist and nature enthusiast the ultimate bush experience. Unfortunately no people under the age of 16 years are permitted to join the game walks. Please note that game walks are subject to availability and guests are asked to request this activity at the time of booking their accommodation.
TripAdvisor ® Traveller Reviews
"Pure relaxation "
22 Feb 2021
By DeniseV1664
"We cannot rate this lodge highly enough. Excellent food, fabulous service, spacious well appointed air conditioned rooms, devine outside shower was a nice bonus. Game drives were great. One doesn’t..."
"Best people best lodge. "
20 Feb 2021
By nematabic, Johannesburg
"Spent three nights with my wife to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Tambuti lodge was excellent in all aspects, from the clean and spacious rooms, to the meals and most importantly the stand out..."
"Birthday weekend away."
08 Feb 2021
By AndreDaSilvaSA1982, Johannesburg
"A fantastic birthday weekend!! Thank you to Malcolm, Jacques and Riaan for going out of their way to make it an unforgettable experience. Amazing meals, luxurious picture perfect rooms, in the middle..."
02 Feb 2021
By 268michel, Greater Johannesburg
"Great place with excellent food, and awesome staff. Good game drives in a beautiful environment with knowledgeable expert. Lots of nice little touches that make it special - e.g. set out dinner in..."
"Best we've seen in Pilanesberg"
01 Feb 2021
By G1RAF, Sesto Calende, Italy
"After 4 visits to the Pilanesberg in as many months, Tambuti has become our favourite. Two things that really stand out are the staff and the intimacy of the lodge. 5 rooms and no kids really make..."
"Great experience"
31 Jan 2021
By arooye291737
"Tambuti lodge is a wonderful, romantic and tranquil lodge. The staff were mindful to serve their guests with personalized attention. We had an amazing anniversary weekend with them and would highly..."
"Birthday and Engagement"
29 Jan 2021
By SeanAnderson16
"Absolutely incredible stay. The staff went above and beyond what was expected to make this occasion extra special. I really could not have asked for a more perfect birthday celebration and..."
"Caring at a personal level"
26 Jan 2021
By Leon F
"No matter how hard you pretend to not need some TLC on a special weekend away, more the joy of the experience at Tambuti. Great team. Fantastic hosting. Understated elegance. Maximum memory return on..."
"Birthday and engagement "
25 Jan 2021
By Lissel23, Johannesburg
"We had a lovely stay at Tambuti. They went above and beyond to make everything very special. The staff were very accommodating and our room was beautiful. Thank you for being so accommodating and..."
"Family Weekend"
25 Jan 2021
By collanders
"We booked two rooms, from the moment we arrived the staff were most attentive and service 5 star. Everyone was very mindful of Covid regulations, and extra precautions were put in place but didn't..."