General

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.

Rediscover an era where the only thing more than the creatures, were the creature comforts. 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.

Why choose Hamiltons Tented Camp?

  • Luxury personified
  • Uncompromising elegance and service
  • Intimate, private and secluded setting
  • Views of the Nwatswitsonto river
  • Superb game viewing

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. The main lodge is home to an inviting lounge, scattered with early 1900’s objet d’art whilst the opulent dining area adds to the delight of this tranquil spot overlooking the river.

Tent Information

  • Each luxury tent has a romantic slipper bath and out door shower overlooking the Ngwenyeni Dam
  • Each luxury tent has a private veranda
  • Timber walkways
  • Open tented lounge
  • Silver service
  • Personalised cuisine

Standard Room Features

  • All rooms have en-suite bathrooms with outdoor showers
  • Mosquito nets
  • Slipper baths
  • Air conditioner
  • All rooms linked by intercom service

Hamiltons Tented Camp offers the highest standard of International cuisine with an African Flair. With a renowned wine list to match and impeccable service, even the most discerning traveller can be accommodated

Activities at Hamiltons Tented Camp

Activities 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.

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 needs to be fully conversant in the English language to understand instructions in dangerous situations.

Bird Watching

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.

Self Drives

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.

Bush Dinners

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.