Hamiltons Tented Camp
Hamiltons Tented Camp offers an African Safari reminiscent of a bygone era, resplendent with early 19th century nostalgia. From its old steamer trunks and pith helmets to its antique bathroom basins and hurricane lanterns, Hamiltons is a tribute to the generation whose vision has resulted in the conservation of one of Africa’s prime wilderness areas, without compromising on modern-day comforts and luxuries.
Minimum 2 night stays applicable on the weekend – Friday and Saturday night
Minimum 3 night stays applicable over long weekends & Peak Period
|04/01/17 – 31/12/17||Single||Sharing|
|Standard Room||R 6770.00||R 4625.00|
|01/01/18 – 31/12/18|
|Standard Room||R 7540.00||R 5126.00|
Hamiltons Tented Camp is located within the private 10 000-hectare concession of Mluwati in the western region of the Kruger National Park, bordering the northern Sabi Sands and Manyeleti Game Reserves.
Highlights at Hamiltons Tented Camp
- Butlers on call
- Six luxury private tents on raised teak decks
- Set on the banks of the Nwaswitsontso River
- Separate bath and outside shower
- Located within the iconic Kruger National Park
- Children over the age of 12 welcome
- 19th century nostalgic decor
Hamiltons not only represents a little slice of history. It guarantees a private, exclusive bushveld escape, unfettered by unnecessary modern interruptions and authentic in every way.
Dine as you would have in the 1900s. Hamiltons Tented Camp ensures, whatever the occasion, meals are a classy affair. From fine crystal wine glasses to pewter silver water jugs, revel in the dining traditions of old in spectacular bushveld surroundings.
Butlers dressed in traditional colonial uniforms anticipate your every need. Dine on deck in relaxed surroundings or enjoy a bush picnic. The choice is yours!
Homemade baked goods and local specialties are served in beautiful surroundings; the sounds of the bush providing the accompaniment you need for a memorable dining experience.
From champagne breakfasts to High Tea with a delicious selection of cakes and pastries baked freshly at the lodge, even the most discerning foodie will adore Hamiltons Tented Camp international and African flavours.
Facilities at Hamiltons Tented Camp Include:
Daily scheduled flights into Skukuza Airport and Hoedspruit Airport.
Federal flights to the Manyeleti airstrip.
Land Lines are available at Imbali to stay in touch with your loved ones back home or to tell them about your wonderful Safari
No Cell Phone Reception – Our properties are very remote and unfortunately we have no Cell Phone reception. Should you be in urgent need to make a call, our guides know which Termite Mounds to stand on.
Swimming Pool – Cool down with a refreshing dip in our pool while enjoying the view over the Savannah.
The water is safe to drink, however bottled water is also provided in all rooms courtesy of the lodge
Transfers can be arranged from Skukuza, Eastgate Airport in Hoedspruit or KMIA Airport – Nelspruit
Welcome drinks upon arrival
Activities available at Hamiltons Tented Camp include traditional safaris in “Big Five” country, bush picnics and champagne breakfasts. Wellness treatments are available on request by the African Spa team. These may be taken at the poolside area or on a secluded deck of your suite.
Guided Bush Walks
Join your guide on a one and a half hour walk in our Private Concession and get to know the smaller intricacies of nature. Here you will be able to smell, touch and feel the natural surroundings you have travelled so far for. Your guide will spend time teaching you more about the tracks and signs of the bush as well as about the smaller animals often overlooked in pursuit of the Big Five.
Booking procedure: Please notify your manager the previous evening during dinner or discuss with your guide during your afternoon safari.
Terms & Conditions: Participants must wear flat soled closed shoes. (No high heels, flops or sandals) Neutral coloured clothing to be worn. No strong perfume/cologne to be worn. Persons older than 65 years to provide a letter from their physician that they are medically fit enough to partake in this activity. Persons also need to be fully conversant in the English language to understand instructions in dangerous situations.
Our guides are more than happy to share their unrivalled knowledge of our feathered friends with our guests. There is so much to learn about birds on our Concession. From the fierce Marshall Eagle to the smallest and most delicate Blue Waxbill.
Enjoy the wonders of Kruger from the comfort of your personal vehicle or rental car. Stop off at one of the many picnic sites for an Ice Cream or an ice cold Drink during summer time.
Join us for a lovely dinner under the African Skies, in an unfenced area of our Private Concession in the Kruger National Park. This is a privilege that is reserved for our guests only. Nowhere else in Kruger will you be able to dine with the Big Five.
Luxury accommodation at Hamiltons Tented Camp:
Guests are accommodated in six exceptionally private luxury elevated tents overlooking the Nwaswitsontso River. From your own private deck, you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the bush that derives its existence from the river.
Traditional fittings and features such as old brass light switches, steamer trunks with vintage labels revealing exciting journeys and sepia-stained photographs enhance the tradition and style of this ‘turn-of-the-century’ luxury safari tent; modern comforts such as electricity, air conditioning and an outdoor shower the only clues that we live in a different time.
The décor is light and neutral; teak furniture and floors, gilded mirrors and crisp white linens deliver a classy luxury tent experience enhanced by the panoramic bush and river views that begin at the edge of the deck.
Room facilities and amenities include:
- Separate bath and outdoor shower
- Bathroom amenities
- Insect repellent
- Air Conditioning
- Tea and coffee-making facilities
Rates at Hamiltons Tented Camp:
Are quoted per person per night and are inclusive of accommodation, three meals, selected beverages (soft drinks, water, beer, selected wines & spirits), two game drives and VAT at 14%
Rates exclude transfers, premium brand beverages and gate entry fees of R 82.00, which are per person per stay. Subject to change without prior notification.
12 years and older: Considered as adults and accommodated in their own rooms. Pay full adult rates.
Additional Information to note:
The camp is situated in a Malaria area. Gate entry fees are applicable and are charged per person per stay. Please Kruger Gate Times:
05h30 – 18h30 – January, February, November & December l 05h30 – 18h00 – March & October
06h00 – 18h00 – April, August & September l 06h00 – 17h30 – May, June & July
All guests must enter at Orpen Gate a minimum of 1.5 Hours and Paul Kruger Gate 3 hours before gate closure.
PLEASE NOTE: If guests are not in time at the respective gates, they will not be permitted to enter the park and they will have to find alternative accommodationfor that night.
|01/05/18 – 31/07/18||Single||Sharing|
|Standard Room||R 6459.00||R 4305.00|
Rates are quoted per person per night sharing.
Rates include accommodation, three meals and selected beverages (soft drinks, water. beer. selected wines & spirits). Two game drives and VAT at 15%
Block out dates: Peak period 15 December – 31 DecemberSpecial offers bookable 90 days or less prior to arrival
|04/01/17 – 14/12/17||Single||Sharing|
|Standard Room||R 6170.00||R 4260.00|
|04/01/18 – 14/12/18|
|Standard Room||R 6790.00||R 4687.00|