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Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge

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Victoria Falls
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the moment we arrived at the airport and were greeted by our AMAZING guides, Simon and Isaac, we knew we were in for a very special vacation. Tinga takes 5 star to a new level! The Lodge sits in a beautiful location and the dining area offers views of the river and wildlife. Be prepared to have food and...

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Rostrevor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tinga Lodge in Kruger Park offers opulence alongside a great experience viewing the Big 5. Not only did we see the Big 5, we managed to be within 30' of most of the animals. The food, rooms, and service were all exceptional. I would highly recommend Lion Sands to anyone.

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Thank Sharon C
Las Vegas
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lodge and our room were beautiful; however, we definitely did not see as many animals as I expected. We drove around for hours and saw a few elephants, giraffes, and a couple of rhino, in four days of game drives. No lions, no zebra, and we searched for days for a leopard without success. I don't think this was...

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Manila
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything was perfect from the time we arrived until the time we left. The rooms were so beautiful. What I really liked was the cabinet that can be opened from the bedroom and from the comfort room. It was so cool- you did not have to bring the clothes in the bathroom anymore since there are cabinet doors on both...

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New Hampshire
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved everything about staying at Lions Sands. This was our first experience on Safari and we loved our time here. We were part of a Tauck tour and staying for two nights but we wish it had been longer. Everyone at the camp was very friendly and welcoming. The lodges were enormous and so comfortable. There was an incredibly...

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Thank DebbieNH
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lion Sands Tinga Lodge is a truly wonderful safari lodge in Kruger National Park. We had the most amazing stay for our honeymoon - the accommodation was luxurious and the safari drives eye-opening and incredible. Every little detail has been thought about and catered for at Tinga. The staff are lovely and welcoming, the food delicious, the rooms are stunning...

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Wales, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A fantastic stay at Tinga lodge. Everything about it was exceptional. We were very well looked after by Francoise and his staff. Nothing was too much trouble. Some lovely little touches and surprises that I won't give away. The vehicles are really comfortable and the guides and trackers are very knowledgable. The rooms are private with plunge pool , a...

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If only I could award more stars! This place is extra special - the staff cannot do enough to please, the food is outstanding, and the lodges are beyond luxury. We felt part of the Rings Lodge family and were genuinely sad to leave after 4 days. P.S. The game drives are amazing - these guys are permitted off-road, hence...

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Thank Rob M
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great experience and accommodations in Kruger National Park! Highly recommend accommodations. Five Star in the Bush! Loved the safari guides and trackers. We saw the BIG FIVE and so many more. Knowledgeable and fun!

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

This is my first ever Trip Advisor review because I just had to RAVE about our amazing experience at Lion Sands Tinga Lodge. This property really has it all and our recent 3 night stay far surpassed all expectations. From the warmth and professionalism of lodge manager Francois and his assistants Frank and Trevor we could tell we were in...

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Lion Sands Tinga Lodge - along the Sabie River within the Kruger National Park - is subtle, sophisticated and serene with grand open spaces. The main areas are double volume, opening onto a wooden deck. With just 9 luxurious suites, each located in an utterly private spot overlooking the river, you are treated to the ultimate African luxury experience. Each of Tinga's suites has a bathroom with in-door and outdoor shower, separate lounge area with minibar, private plunge pool and deck, 24 hour air-conditioning and a range of luxury amenities. ... more   less 

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Address: Paul Kruger Gate, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa (Formerly Tinga Private Game Lodge)
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: €1,559 - €1,840 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lion Sands - Tinga Lodge 5*
Number of rooms: 9
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Also Known As:
Tinga Private Game Hotel Skukuza
Tinga Private Game Skukuza
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Kruger National Park
#4 Spa Hotel in Kruger National Park
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