Tambuti Game Lodge

Pilanesberg Safaris

2 Day Luxury Pilanesberg Private Lodge Safari

Pilanesberg Private Lodge offers guests an exclusive safari experience in a private Big 5 reserve that has been incorporated into Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

From

R 6 495

2 Day Luxury Tented Pilanesberg Safari

Looking for a En-suite tented safari to the Pilanesberg National Park? Our 2-day Luxury Tented safari is ideal for you! The package includes return transfers from Johannesburg, Open vehicle safari drives, tented accommodation and meals!

From

R 5 295

2 Day Luxury Bakubung Bush Lodge All Inclusive Safari Package

Pilanesberg Game Reserve is one of the most popular safari destinations in South Africa, mainly because it’s located in a malaria-free region and a comfortable 2&half-hour drive from Johannesburg.

From

R 6 495

2 Day Luxury Black Rhino Game Lodge Safari

Black Rhino Game Lodge is a 5-star Big 5 safari destination located in a private game reserve that lies adjacent to the Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

From

R 6 495

2 Day Luxury Ivory Tree Game Lodge Safari

Ivory Tree Game Lodge offers guests an exclusive safari experience in a private concession in a remote corner of South Africa’s favourite game reserve.

From

R 7 995

2 Day Luxury Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge All Inclusive Safari Package

Kwa Maritane Bush Lodge is a hugely popular family-orientated Big 5 safari destination in Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

From

R 6 495

2 Day Luxury Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge Safari

Enjoy an exclusive safari experience staying at the award-winning aha Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge which is located in a remote private concession in the malaria-free Pilanesberg Game Reserve.

From

R 8 395

2 Day Luxury Tshukudu Bush Lodge Safari

Pilanesberg Game Reserve is located in a malaria-free region and a comfortable 2-hour drive from Johannesburg.

From

R 8 995

4 Day Luxury Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge Safari

Pilanesberg Game Reserve is renowned for its unique geology and diverse ecology, as well as its high concentration of game and prolific birdlife.

From

R 18360

3 Day Luxury Shepherd’s Tree Game Lodge Safari

Pilanesberg Game Reserve is renowned for its unique geology and diverse ecology, as well as its high concentration of game and prolific birdlife.

From

R 13 770

3 Day Luxury Tented Pilanesberg Safari

Our 3 Day Luxury en-suite tented safari is designed for the traveler who is looking for a budget but yet comfortable and complete safari experience!

From

R 9 095

3 Day Luxury Bakubung Bush Lodge All Inclusive Safari Package

Discover why Pilanesberg Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s most popular safari destinations on this highly enjoyable safari tour.

From

R 10995

A prime location for viewing the Big 5 game in the Black Rhino and Pilanesberg Game Reserves, Tambuti Game Lodge combines modern sophistication with the pinnacle of safari luxury to create an unforgettable experience. 

The Black Rhino Game Reserve is a malaria-free game reserve that can be reached from Johannesburg in just over two hours.

In the Big Five Black Rhino Game Reserve, you will have the opportunity to view some of the most magnificent animals in Africa while riding in an open 4-wheel drive safari vehicle with an experienced guide both in the morning and in the afternoon.

The Black Rhino Reserve is a private game reserve that is located on the edge of the Pilanesberg Game Reserve in the northwestern part of the reserve. The predominantly mixed sour veld vegetation of the Pilanesberg is a type of habitat that is known to be home to a diverse range of game species such as elephants, rhinoceroses, buffalo, lions, and leopards. 

The sweet veld vegetation of this lower-lying reserve complements the predominantly mixed sour veld vegetation of the Pilanesberg.

The reserve’s private entrance is on its western side.

The reserve is well known for the presence of the rare and elusive black rhino. With over 350 different bird species having been identified in the region, it is a true paradise for birdwatchers

Incredible photographic opportunities are presented during Tambuti Lodge’s breathtaking game drives, which are conducted in open-air safari vehicles.

The Tambuti Lodge is situated at the base of a dormant volcanic crater and is surrounded by an extensive and ancient grove of Tambuti trees. 

This exclusive lodge offers guests the chance to view the Big 5 game in prime locations, as well as the chance to explore the unspoiled wilderness of Pilanesberg National Park and Black Rhino Game Reserve with knowledgeable park rangers.

Each of the five opulent suites at Tambuti Lodge, called Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Hippopotamus, and Zebra, has been designed and decorated in a unique way to capture the essence of the animal that inspired the lodge’s name. 

Each suite comes equipped with a sunken bath, both an indoor and an outdoor shower, and a private deck from which guests can take in the serene ambience while keeping an eye out for local birds and wildlife. No expense has been spared in the effort to make guests as comfortable as possible.

This luxurious lodge is renowned for its exceptional home-cooked cuisine, five-star service, and modern Afro-chic décor; in addition, its remote location ensures that guests will have an unforgettable African safari experience.

Accommodation

Enjoy personalised luxury accommodations with high-end furnishings. Take in the peace and tranquillity of the surrounding bush from your private outside sitting area.

Tambuti Lodge has five luxury suites, all of which feature modern elegance and high-quality furnishings. All of the suites offer bush views and privacy and are surrounded by striking Tambuti trees. Each has an en-suite bathroom with twin hand basins, a bath, indoor and outdoor showers, a separate toilet, and a private patio.

The Zebra Pool View Suite has a king-size bed, double vanities, a toilet, a bath, an indoor and outdoor shower, and a refrigerator, as well as a private deck with an outside kitchenette, two chairs, and a table.

A luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, a toilet, a bath, an indoor and outdoor shower, and a refrigerator are included in the Hippo Pool View Suite. It also has a private deck with two chairs and a table, as well as a bar fridge and an outdoor kitchenette. 

The Elephant and Lion suites are the two Bush View Suites.

The Elephant Bush View Suite has a king-size bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, a toilet, a bath, and an indoor and outdoor shower. There is an outside kitchenette and a bar fridge on the private deck, as well as chairs and a table for seating.

A luxury bedroom with twin beds, double vanities, a toilet, a bath, an indoor and outdoor shower, and a fridge can be found inside the Lion Bush View Suite. 

The Rhino Honeymoon Suite includes a luxury bedroom with a king-size bed, a sleeper couch, double vanities, a toilet, a bath, an indoor and outdoor shower, and a refrigerator. A private deck features a jacuzzi and kitchenette, as well as chairs, a table, and a wooden bench for seating.

Bathrobes and slippers, an overhead fan, air conditioning, a DSTV bouquet, a bar fridge, a tea and coffee station, a hair dryer, and a safe are among the other amenities.

Facilities

Tambuti Game Lodge has 5 suites that can accommodate up to 10 people per night, a swimming pool, TV lounge with fireplace, bar, boma, free Wi-Fi, and a library with a wide selection of books and DVDs.

Enjoy a private dinner in your suite or dine by an open fire at night while listening to the sounds of the bush. Discuss the day’s sightings with other guests while enjoying our delectable cuisine and meeting new people.

Tambuti Lodge also caters to your taste buds, serving only the best home-cooked meals to satisfy your palate.

Activities

You can see Africa’s most impressive wildlife, including the renowned Big 5, on morning and afternoon game drives in an open 4-wheel drive safari vehicle with an expert guide.

The Valley of the Waves is a well-known Sun City attraction for water-related activities. With water activities that appeal to adventurers of all ages, this iconic Sun City water park has something for everyone.

Sun City Attractions include the Valley of the Waves – Sun City’s well-known hub for water-related activities. This iconic Sun City water park has something for everyone, with water activities that appeal to adventurers of all ages.

Other activities that you may like, include:

  • A thrilling quad crawl through a 44-challenge circuit. Challenges are similar to those found at 44 events.
  • Sun City has two excellent golf courses for golf enthusiasts. Choose between two world-class golf courses designed by Gary Player that offer distinct experiences.
  • Segaetsho Cultural Village – Providing a glimpse into the vibrant and colourful tapestry of Tswana culture. Segaetsho Kiosk also sells custom-made African artefacts.
  • Lazy River provides a nonstop, gentle tube ride around an island.
  • Hovercrafts – Float around a track designed to test the unique driving experiences of a hovercraft.
  • Zip 2000 – is the fastest zip line in the world. The Zip slide, located in Sun City Resort, offers tandem and solo riders a 2 km-long flight at speeds of up to 160 km/h.
  • At the Crocodile Village, you can experience the thrill of watching a feeding frenzy at the crocodile park which offers unique and educational kids’ activities.
  • Archery is a sport that requires precision and concentration. The guides will show you how to best utilise the bow’s power. Hitting the target is a satisfying feeling.
  • Bring your binoculars and camera to see some of the more than 300 bird species that can be found in the Pilanesberg Game Reserve. The large raptors are fascinating, but the smaller species’ detail and colour are equally so.
  • Capture images of the park’s beauty and wildlife, including the Big 5, during a game drive with the assistance of your rangers and guides.
  • Quad Bikes – an excellent method for navigating rough terrain. Quad bike tours are accompanied by expert guides and are suitable for even the most inexperienced riders.
  • A hot air balloon ride over the Pilanesberg National Park is an incredibly peaceful experience. There will be no turbulence, and the only noise will be the occasional firing of the burner.

Rates

Rates are inclusive of 15% VAT and quoted in South African Rand per person sharing per night. A 10% surcharge applies over peak times – Christmas and New year inclusive.

Single occupancy rooms incur a 25% surcharge on the rate.

Children under the age of 16 years are not permitted at Tambuti Lodge.

Children 16 years and older will need to be accommodated in their own room at the applicable adult rates (a single supplement applies).

There often are Special Offers for SA Residents!

Rates include:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • High tea before the afternoon game drive
  • All drinks including local wines, spirits, teas, coffees, soft drinks and mineral water
  • 2 daily game drives in open safari vehicles
  • Laundry service
  • Wi-Fi internet
  • Conservation Fee
  • Pilanesberg National Park Excludes

Quoted rates exclude: 

  • Transfers
  • Gratuities for Staff
  • Gratuities for Guides
  • Telephone Calls
  • Imported Drinks

FAQ

  • How big is Tambuti Game Lodge?

Tambuti Lodge has only five luxury suites.

Yes, morning and afternoon game drives in an open 4-wheel drive safari vehicle with an expert guide allow you to see Africa’s most impressive wildlife within the Big Five Black Rhino Game Reserve.

  • Is Tambuti Game Lodge easily accessible?

Tambuti Game Lodge is located in the Black Rhino and Pilanesberg Game Reserves. The Black Rhino Game Reserve is only two hours from Johannesburg and is a malaria-free game reserve.

  • Is Tambuti Game Lodge child-friendly?

No, children under the age of 16 years are not permitted at Tambuti Lodge and children 16 years and older will need to be accommodated in their own room at the applicable adult rates (a single supplement applies).

  • Are there other activities than game drives to keep guests entertained?

Yes, several other activities including walking safaris, game drives, boma dinners, quad riding, spa treatments, archery classes, and hot air balloon rides, to name but a few.