Together, tracking big game on foot in the Timbavati, our highly trained trackers and guides reveal the tempos of the wild through their insight and skill. Field Camp is an exclusive use, off the grid camp nestled on the banks of the Ntsiri River.Book Online
4 Explorer Tents for up to 8 guests
Exclusive use only for a minimum of 4 guests
Children of 13 yrs + are welcome
Each tent offers: Explorer-styled canvas with en-suite open air bathrooms
Off the grid, WiFi-free camp
Main Mes tent offers a bar, coffee & tea table with a lounge area
Fully inclusive: Breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner, snacks & all beverages
Early morning and late afternoon walking safaris
Wildlife tracking on foot
Evening game drive (optional)
GPS: 24.305274°S, 31.322858°E
2 daily scheduled flights on Airlink and Cemair from Johannesburg to Hoedspruit, as well as 1 daily scheduled flight on Airlink and Cemair from Cape Town to Hoedspruit. Federal Air flies between Johannesburg and the Timbavati Rockfig Airstrip, with complimentary transfers to camp. Private charters can be arranged on request.
30 minutes’ drive from Hoedspruit Eastgate Airport and 20 minutes’ drive from Timbavati Rockfig Airstrip. Approximately a six hour drive from Johannesburg International Airport to Tanda Tula.
Maximum 4 tents/ 8 guests
R40 666 Minimum rate (up to 4 guests) fully inclusive
R10 164 per additional guest
2023: R450 per person per night
R200 person per stay
South African Rand (ZAR)
1 April 2023 – 30 September 2023
Sub-tropical climate – hot all year with summer rains and cold nights in winter.
FieJan – March: 28°C / 82°F (DAY) 16°C / 60°F (NIGHT)
Apr – June: 22°C / 71°F (DAY) 14°C / 57°F (NIGHT)
Jul – Sep: 19°C / 66°F (DAY) 8°C / 46°F (NIGHT)
Oct – Dec: 25°C / 77°F (DAY) 13°C / 55°F (NIGHT)
Low risk area
Citizens from certain countries require a travel visa.
OR Tambo International airport
No electricity – solar lanterns
Our landline: 015 793 3191
Viv: 083 281 8034
Lorraine: 060 586 0284
9:00am — 5:00pm (GMT + 2) | 7 Days a Week
015 793 3191
083 281 8034
Rates are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR) and include VAT. Rates are reviewed quarterly and are subject to change.
Bookings can be held as provisional for up to 14 days, after which the booking is required to release or confirm. A 20% refundable deposit is required to confirm the booking.
Once confirmed with a 20% deposit, the booking is held on a status of ‘confirmed with refundable deposit’ until any of the following becomes true:
Final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. Any outstanding balance on the total reservation value shall be required to be settled at 60 days prior to arrival.
All refundable deposits, commitment fees and full payments are held in a separate call account and do not become part of the operational cash flow until the guest has stayed.
The amount stated on the invoice is what must be received by Tanda Tula nett of bank charges.
Cancellations must be received and acknowledged by Tanda Tula in writing.
‘Confirmed with refundable deposit’: bookings carry no cancellation fees up to 61 days prior to arrival.
‘Confirmed with commitment’ or ‘Confirmed with full-payment’: in the event of any reservation being cancelled after Tanda Tula has issued a confirmation, for any reason other than a WHO-recognised pandemic that impacts the booking, the following cancellation fees will apply:
All cancelled bookings that qualify for a refund, will be refunded less a handling fee valued at 5% of the refund amount.
Tanda Tula will allow postponement of a booking for up to 12 months, if travel is cancelled with a commitment fee or 60 days or less prior to arrival due to a WHO-recognised pandemic directly impacting the guests’ ability to travel (e.g. lockdown, no flights, guest not allowed to board a flight, guest falls ill due to a pandemic and unable to travel).
In the event of a WHO-recognised pandemic directly impacting the ability of Tanda Tula to meet its obligations with respect to the booking, all monies received, including the commitment fee, will be fully refunded (e.g. lockdown in RSA, government restrictions on trade).
Any refund is given at the discretion of Tanda Tula management and will be charge a handling fee valued at 5% of the refund amount.
All travellers are advised to take out fully comprehensive travel insurance with ‘cancellation for no reason’. This insurance must be able to fully cover cancellation of travel fewer than 60 days prior to arrival.
The Terms and Conditions are subject to change without notice.