We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Overview
Visit hotel website
E-mail hotel
Lodge 15, Black Rhino Game Reserve, Pilanesberg National Park 0316 South Africa See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3.5 Star accommodation
Additional information
Visit hotel website
About
Description
Located in the north western side of the greater Pilanesberg National Park and only 33km from Sun City, this malaria free Big Five private game lodge is surrounded by the trees of an old Tambuti forest More within the Black Rhino Game Reserve. Set in pristine African wilderness at the foot of an ancient volcanic crater, Tambuti Game Lodge offers guests an intimate and luxurious safari experience.The contemporary elegance at Tambuti Lodge is complemented by the excellent service and hospitality offered by the Tambuti Team. Less
Hotel class
Contact Information
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Business Centre with Internet Access
Casino and Gambling
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Beachfront
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Contact Information
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
5
Price range
USD 524 - USD 677 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
South Africa > North-West Province > Pilanesberg National Park
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 3 nearby hotels
Bakubung Bush Lodge
983 reviews
21.25 km away
The Palace of the Lost City
2,351 reviews
22.42 km away
Cascades, Sun City
741 reviews
23.03 km away
Kwena Chalets - Sun City
78 reviews
23.36 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 3 nearby restaurants
Bakubung Restaurant
125 reviews
21.26 km away
Crystal Court
400 reviews
22.44 km away
pilanesberg centre
184 reviews
15.61 km away
The Raj Restaurant
297 reviews
23.34 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 3 nearby attractions
Pilanesberg National Park
1,358 reviews
16.14 km away
Bhubeza Safaris
47 reviews
25.09 km away
Ukutula Lion Park
372 reviews
77.10 km away
King's Tower
163 reviews
22.09 km away
Reviews & more
456Reviews
334Photos
7Q+A
76Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 429
  • 22
  • 3
  • 0
  • 2
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More languages
  • Filter
  • English
Show reviews that mention
As safari first timers our whole family can only say how amazing and memorable our trip was, Tambuti Lodge is luxurious, the rooms so well appointed and the facilities superb. It is, however, the staff who made it so special, Lashley and the team made us all feel so welcome from
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Response from Tambuti L, General Manager at Tambuti Lodge
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for your review. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Tambuti Lodge. We have a very special team that go out of their way in making sure our guests are looked after. I will pass your compliments onto Bert, Lashley and Edith. We hope to see you back at Tambuti in the not too distant future.
Read more
Tambuti is a magical place where staff make you feel like family as there are only 10 guests at the lodge.. Your every need is taken care of and Edith is a fabulous chef. Game drives with Bert fantastic, he is very knowledgeable about animals.
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Response from Tambuti L, General Manager at Tambuti Lodge
Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. I will be sure to pass your compliments onto Edith and Bert. We hope to see you back at Tambuti Lodge in the near future.
Read more
Spent 3 wonderfully enjoyable nights at the lodge .
My sincere thanks to Lashlay and Bert for their hospitality, attention to detail and enthusiasm.
The accommodation is comfortable and very well appointed.
The game drives were superb and I saw some of my best ever viewing in th
Read more
Response from Tambuti L, General Manager at Tambuti Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your review. I will pass on your thanks to Bert, Lashley and Edith We have been fortunate to have had some unbelievable sightings of late and we are very happy that we were able to share some of them with you. We hope to see you back at Tambuti in the near future.
Read more
Staff were amazing, the lodge is spotlessly clean and the food is fabulous. Many thanks to Malcolm, Lashley, Edith and all the other staff members that make up a great team....oh, and not forgetting the very knowledgeable guide Bert 😁
Read more
Review collected in partnership with this hotel
Response from Tambuti L, General Manager at Tambuti Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you very much for your review. We take pride in our lodge and strive to maintain the high standards that we have set for ourselves. I will pass on your thanks to Lashley, Edith, Bert and the rest of the Tambuti staff.
Read more
We had a wonderful time
We saw the big Five
Had a wonderful guide Dez
Malcolm caring and lovely
Edith wonderful cook. EXCELLENT FOOD
All staff so so nice!!!
You might be able to buy a jar of tasty Piri Piri...
home made!
Clean
Lively beds
Read more
Response from Tambuti L, General Manager at Tambuti Lodge
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you for your review. We are happy that you had a wonderful time with us. I will pass your compliments onto Edith, her home made Chili sauce is always a hit. We have been very fortunate to have had some fantastic sightings over the past few weeks and we are very happy that you got to see the big five during your stay with us.
Read more
Previous
Album Categories
All photosTravellerRoom & SuiteDining Pool & BeachFamily and Play Areas
Previous
Is the onsite restaurant for lodge guests only?
Good day, Yes the restaurant is only for the onsite guests.
0 votes
Hello, What is the best way to get to the resort from Johannesburg airport or downtown?
Hello and thank you for your inquiry. If you are referring to mode of transport the only options are renting a car, or hiring a transport company. If you already have a booking please do not hesitate to contact us by email to request the contact details of transport companies. Please let me know if this is what you meant, if not I am happy to provide you with more information. Kind Regards, Sara Lodge Manager
1 vote
Show all answers
Hi, Does your room rate include meals & game drive ? We are planning to go there during new year. Jane
Hello Jane, Thank you so much for your inquiry. Our rate does include meals and game drives as well as the following: Park and conservation fees Full Accommodation Three meals daily plus afternoon tea All local drinks Daily morning and afternoon game drives Wifi Laundry upon request. If you wish to inquire about availability for the new year please do not hesitate to contact us via our website. Kind regards, Sara Lodge Manager
0 votes
Hi, does the accommodation rate include the safari guided tours and is there an entrance fee to the park?
Hi Michelle, Yes the game drives and the entrance fees to the park are included in the rate. The only time that you will pay entrance fee is if you go to Pilanesberg to do a self drive. Kind regards Maritza
0 votes
Show all answers
Hello, will your pool be heated for guests to use end of August? Thank you, T.
Hi, Yes the pool will still be heated. Kind regards, Maritza
1 vote
Show all answers
Previous
12
"All rooms are great!"
"All the suites at Tambuti are stunning"
"Place a small birdbath outside each room. "
"This is a small lodge so you really cannot go wrong with any room. Darrell (guide) and Lizette (host) perfectly care for every detail! "
"Everything was supplied. "
Previous
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing