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
"Personalised Service"
18 Jan 2022
By whumanZA
"Tambuti lodge offers accomodation and service which far surpasses more expensive and better known lodges in the Pilansberg. It is truly a lodge which due to its size and the professionalism of the..."
"Unbelievable experience"
14 Jan 2022
By OwenR_11, Reno, Nevada
"Tambuti was the last lodge we stayed at during a 10 day visit to the Pilanesberg and we are so happy this was our final choice. From the personal and friendly warm welcome by Irene at the start of..."
"The Perfect Getaway"
11 Jan 2022
By craigmulder100
"I stayed with my family over Christmas, and everything was perfect from the game drives to the food, to the chats with the staff around the bar, it felt like a family home. This was truly an..."
"Small haven"
06 Jan 2022
By 852piritat
"The best 2 days we have ever had! The lodge is beautiful! Staff extremely friendly! The service we got was truly personalized and well considered for our anniversary and special food requirements..."
"Awesome getaway!"
05 Jan 2022
By jacod2022
"Lodge Personnel really makes one feel welcome and part of family with friendly and "that extra mile" service in a very beautiful environment with excellent facilities. I would definitely grab the..."
"Relaxing getaway"
04 Jan 2022
By NickyM1059, Greater Johannesburg
"Amazing 2 days away from the hustle and bustle of the city. The team at the lodge took care of every need and no request was too much effort. Excellent game drives and some fantastic sightings - not..."
"3 Night Stay at Tambuti Lodge"
04 Jan 2022
By SchuchAndre
"Excellent all round - Staff was most attentive and informative, Really good food, great room and a fantastic bush experience. The lodge overall was luxurious and very comfortable. Our guide, Jacques..."
"Brilliant Safari Experience"
31 Dec 2021
By LGvtsh
"Thank you for an all-round incredible experience. The lodge was very comfortable and luxurious. Every meal was delicious and catered to our dietary needs (vegetarians). The game drives were..."
"Happy Honeymooners"
31 Dec 2021
By InliefdeGlo
"We had an exceptional time at Tabuti lodge! The tranquility of the bushveld was just what we needed. We enjoyed the amazing food chef Edith prepared for us, the hospitality was great and it felt like..."
"Tambuti- you beauty!"
28 Dec 2021
By joyannewest, Cape Town
"Words cannot fully express just how wonderful our stay was at Tambuti Lodge. This is 5 star treatment in every way with superb attention to detail, classy, elegant hospitality and loads and loads of..."