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
"Mr & Mrs"
06 May 2021
By Grateful1955
"We had the best time will recommend tgis place to many people we meet and know. The hostess Stinneke and all the staff were top class could not so enough for us. Thank you we will definitely visit..."
"Anniversary celebration"
03 May 2021
By JanaBriers
"We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Tambuti lodge. The staff were very friendly and made our stay extra special!! From the welcome drinks, our rooms, the meals and game drives - excellent service and..."
"Perfect Pilanesberg breakaway"
30 Apr 2021
By wal0007, Paarl
"The staff at Tambuti lodge ensures that your stay is one to remember. Our guide, Jacques, was so entertaining on each safari - he always tried to catch us with a riddle or a joke, he shared a lot of..."
"It you believe in magic - you’ll find it in Africa."
28 Apr 2021
By Sleepless1961, Doha, Qatar
"10/10 everyone at Tambuti Lodge. Every box ticked. This was my first time on safari and what a place to do it from. Everything from start to finish was absolutely perfect. The whole visit was hosted..."
27 Apr 2021
By travelRin99, Melbourne, Australia
"Truly amazing stay at tambuti, from the host to the guide/ranger to facilities. Gourmet Gluten-free diet accommodated at every meal and snack. Hospitality at its best. Thank you, Tambuti for such a..."
"Sublime Experience"
26 Apr 2021
By Sathvir15
"Place is beautiful with impeccable service. Malcolm and his team really go out of their way to make each guest feel special with attention to detail. Jacques Lourens our game ranger was also very..."
"Should be compulsory"
19 Apr 2021
By TraceyG1545
"Everyone should experience Tambuti. Time slows down and you begin to unwind with birdsong during the day and an occasional lion roar at night. From the warm welcome when you arrive, you just know..."
"Spoil weekend away!"
19 Apr 2021
By MTodd3, Johannesburg
"From the moment we arrived, you had the sense that this was going to be a very special experience. Everything absolutely exceeded our expectations and the peace and quiet, only added to the amazing..."
"Anniversary Stay - Absolutely Amazing"
16 Apr 2021
By RNJMang, Pretoria
"We had a marvellous time at Tambuti. The place is stunning, the service is fantastic and the staff are fabulous. We were able to unwind and recharge. Highly recommend this wonderful lodge to anyone..."
"Awesome stay"
15 Apr 2021
By LouisB2118
"Tambuti is a small and intimate venue, that's what we were looking for. You are greeted at the door on your arrival and made to feel like its all about you from the time you get out the or your car..."