Elevated above vast plains and winding rivers, Nkarhi Homestead’s position allows guests an uninterrupted view of the sweeping vistas across the Timbavati. Off-grid with total exclusivity, time is extended here, and connections cherished.Book Online
4 farm-style bedrooms for up to 8 guests
Children of all ages welcome
Available for self-catering stays only.
Main cottage has a fully equipped kitchen & 2 en-suite bedrooms, family cottage features 2 bedrooms with a large inter-leading bathroom & a separate cottage features a lounge & dining room overlooking the swimming pool and boma
Fully powered by solar. No wifi.
Early morning & afternoon game drives
Big Five safaris
Nature & wildlife walks
Board games for the family
Off-grid for total relaxation
GPS: 24°20’4.78″S, 31°18’28.05″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.
50 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.
R15 600 per night for exclusive use on a self catering basis
2022: R115 per person per night
2022: R100 per person once off
South African Rand (ZAR)
Nkarhi Homestead is open all year round
Sub-tropical climate – hot all year with summer rains and cold nights in winter.
Jan – 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
OR Tambo International airport
Solar operated camp, there is no wifi
For an idea on how to pack for
your trip to Tanda Tula Safari Camp, watch
the video below.
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.