Hamiltons Tented Safari Camp
Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants - Accommodation
ESTABLISHMENT OVERVIEW:Named after Colonel Stephenson Hamilton, who was instrumental in establishing the world famous Kruger National Park, Hamilton's Tented Camp reflects a safari adventure of the early twentieth century, where grace and style were the epitome luxurious living. Historically themed along the lines of a big game hunter's camp encompassing the bygone era of the early 1900's, Hamiltons Tented Camp allows indulgence in pure luxury, combined with the sounds and smells of the African bush. Six magnificent canvas tents complete with teak floorboards, dreamy mosquito nets, slipper baths, outdoor showers and a superb view of the seasonal river are linked to the main lodge area by raised timber walkways amongst ancient Jackalberry trees. Uncompromising elegance and breathtaking beauty indentifies Hamiltons Tented Camp.
Facilities & Amenities includes:
Facilities available at Hamiltons Tented Safari Camp, Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants
- American Express
- Secure Parking
- Wedding Facilities
- Air Conditioning
- Non Smoking
Accreditations & Gradings:
Accreditations for Hamiltons Tented Safari Camp, Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants
- Tourism Grading Council
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GPS Co-Ordinates: 31° 40' 22.4" E / 24° 37' 27" S
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Driving to Hamiltons Tented Safari Camp in Hoedspruit, Valley of the Olifants
|Departing: O.R. Tambo International Airport|
|Address: O R Thambo Airport Road, OR Tambo International Airport (JNB), Kempton Park 1627, South Africa|
|Distance: 480 km / Duration: 6 hours 57 mins|
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