• Ngala Tented Camp, South Africa

About Ngala Tented Camp, Ngala

About Ngala Tented Camp, Ngala

Ngala Private Game Reserve offers exclusive traversing rights within 15,000 hectares of untouched wilderness, making it a wonderful place to track the infamous big five. Ngala is translated as ‘place of the lion’ and each drive has that touch of exclusiveness, surrounded by endless beauty in a place that feels as if anything could happen.

Ngala Tented Camp offers a luxurious twist on the romance of living under canvas, with the sounds of the African plains surrounding you. Simple, elegant, sophisticated and luxurious. 

Lodge Details


Luxurious and intimate tented accommodation


Within the 14,700 exclusive Ngala Game Reserve, on the banks of the great seasonal Timbavati River. Ngala Tented Camp is easily accessed from Johannesburg via air or car.

Accommodation & Facilities

Each of the luxurious tents is spacious and en-suite, with over-sized baths and outdoor showers. Set in the shade of indigenous trees, each is air-conditioned with a fan and electric blankets for the winter. Raised on platforms, each tent has large gauze screen windows to welcome in the outdoors.

There is lap pool for gentle exercise and a hide from which to watch the game in secrecy. There is also a curio shop and in-room massages.


Cuisine is delicious and always an event, served at the pool or on the decks, dinners can be enjoyed out on the riverbed by candlelight.


Game drives are twice daily and there is the option of guided walks. You can also watch the game from the hide, go birding, or enjoy a sundowner. Stargazing at night is a must under the exquisite African sky.

Child Policy

Children over 11 are welcome.

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