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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Apr 29, 2015 10:43 am

Rhonda, you can send an e-mail through to Orpen camp and ask for a specific unit.

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by chirinda » Wed May 06, 2015 9:34 pm

RondaGreen, take your hot water bottle, you will use it every night, not just at Tamboti.

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Thu May 07, 2015 5:27 am

There are extra blankets supplied. I found that I really needed them. If you are alone, you can use three blankets. I also slept with my woolen cap on and thermal underwear and bed socks.

As I stated in an earlier post, I did hit an exeptionaly cold night and it was minus six degrees after sunrise.
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Fri May 08, 2015 7:44 pm

leo please have a read Here and also Index to best unit #'s
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Unread post by Gilbertr14 » Wed May 13, 2015 10:05 am

leo21 wrote:Hi Guys and Girls

Can you please just help

we have booked for December holiday. how do i request i spesific tent, who do i email ect.???

also does anyone hav suggestion as to a tent with a nice view (CTT2), Can you also please supply picturesif at all possible.

we have been there before but had too book a lower budget this time your help is appreciated :o :o :o


no 22 is awesome for a view, its the one we always request before the time.
we there in Dec as well.

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Wed May 13, 2015 11:09 am

Leo, you can either call or send an e-mail to the camp, in Tamboti's case its to Orpen camp.
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by leo21 » Tue May 19, 2015 4:50 pm

has anyone ever stayed in tent no 9???
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31 December-[b] Satara[/b]
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed May 20, 2015 6:30 am

Leo, I think that I have. It was either eight or nine. :hmz: It is rather well situated, quite close to the ablutions and kitchen area. All the tents have views, so that is never a problem in Tambotie.
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Wed May 20, 2015 6:39 am

Leo, I have stayed at Tambotie many times and experienced many tents. I think this might be when I stayed in that area. It is the little path leading to the tent.

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by minettest » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:40 pm

Vir die gereeld tamboti besoeke rs wil graag weet is daar plek langs die safari tente om ons trailer bv te parkeer vir die dag terwyl ons uit ry? Iemand het genoem op fb daars geen plek nie moet ons dan eder dink om by maroela dan te gaan kamp met ons eie tent?

Translation: I would like to know from the regular visitors if there is space next to the safari tents to park a trailer while we drive around. Someone on F/B said that there is no space, so should we rather think of going to Maroela and camping there with our own tent
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by angiek » Wed Jun 10, 2015 1:45 pm

Daar is by elke tent genoeg plek om die trailer te los. Baie lekker kamp. Ons April daar gebly. Wees net versigtig vir ape en bobbejane, ratels kuier elke aand en keer die asblik op stoep om

Translation: There is enough space next to each tent to leave a trailer. Very nice camp. We stayed there in April. Just be careful of the Baboons, monkeys, Honey Badgers who visit each night and once overturned the rubbish bin

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Thu Jun 11, 2015 9:38 am

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by cathyb » Wed Jun 17, 2015 10:01 am

We are finally, after many years' gap, returning to the wonderful Tamboti on Saturday for 4 nights, staying in the luxury tents :D . From reading the forums I see that the animal activity in the camp has increased significantly since we were last there so I would like some advice from people who have been there more recently. We will secure the fridge with straps as we always do; if foodstuff and drinks are shut in the cupboards in the kitchen area are they safe from raiding, or does one need to take all foodstuff into the tent? Also, is there any way of padlocking the kitchen cupboards to keep them safe?

I would appreciate any feedback from the experts

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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by Elsa » Wed Jun 17, 2015 3:21 pm

Cathy, the fridges are now all installed in metal cages so as long as the doors remain firmly bolted that should be fine.
We have one of those big black study plastic storage boxes that we keep all our foodstuff in and store it inside and have not a problem to date.
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Re: Tamboti Satellite Camp

Unread post by RondaGreen » Tue Aug 25, 2015 7:37 am

I spent three nights in Tamboti. I asked for and was given a tent fairly close to the toilet block, for which I was grateful. I never saw the honey badgers (I was hoping to see them, but not too close or in the food cupboard!!) although I did finally see one late in the day south of Skukuza, racing across the road as though it had been disturbed by something. Nor did I see baboons (although saw plenty elsewhere). While driving just after dawn I saw hyenas, lion and jackals, and a pair of amorous warthogs, and on my final morning a leopard crossed the road right in front of me! On a sunset drive we saw lion and cheetah before dark, then my first bushbabies and civets. Add to this the calls of lion and hyenas at night, and that I wasn't as cold as I'd anticipated (I did have a warm sleeping bag in addition to the blankets though, and two hot water bottles and long underwear) and I was very happy I decided to spend those three nights there.
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