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    Whistling Thorn Tented Camp

    Tarangire National Park, Tarangire National Park, Tanzania
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    Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

    Our agent in tanzania booked Whistling Thorns against our knowledge though we had requested for a tented accomodation at a 5 star establishment. We were naturally upset since our expectations were not managed. Least to say we were not happy with this accomodation but I...More

    1  Thank Dreion_SY
    Reviewed 12 August 2016

    The camp is located very close to the animals living in tarangire park and is guarded at night by the Massai people of the camp. You live in a tent with the facilities of a room (toilet, hot water supplied by the staff of the...More

    Thank Vangelis B
    Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

    Very difficult to find as there are no signs off the main road and many roads crisscrossing in the bush! But staff were very friendly and welcoming, food was delicious. Rooms were fine - more like true "camping" than the other lodges we stayed in....More

    Thank Kristin W
    Reviewed 22 March 2016

    My wife & I arrived at Whistling Thorn after 5 nights in a luxury lodge, having had a delightful stay and fabulous game viewings in the Serengeti area. So I was just a bit concerned that a tented camp might be a "step down". Far...More

    Thank jimlthomson
    Response from MoivaroLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Whistling Thorn Tented CampResponded 12 May 2016

    Dear Jim, Asante sana for staying with us and taking the time to write about your experience. As you mention, going for a guided, early-morning walk makes for a memorable experience. Zebra, warthhog, giraffe and other wildlife can be viewed often during these walks. Our...More

    Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

    Stayed here for the first couple of nights of our honeymoon safari. The camp is basic but comfortable, located off the beaten track next door to a Masai village. Staff were very welcoming and try hard to cater to all needs. Considering that there is...More

    Thank lallyomally
    Response from MoivaroLodges, Guest Relations Manager at Whistling Thorn Tented CampResponded 12 May 2016

    Dear Guests, Thank you for staying in camp with us and posting your comment. Whistling Thorn is bordering Tarangire NP, in an area where animals can be spotted going through camp. As you mention, our showers are very original. Water is lifted up by pulleys...More

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    • Tarangire National Park
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    Room Tips
    "Dessert was mediocre and I would not eat the margarine"
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    "All tents are close to the eating area"
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    "All tents are great."
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    "All the rooms have the same view and all in quiet area."
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