Letaba Rest Camp
is situated on a sweeping bend of the Letaba River, midway between the
southern and northern boundaries of the Kruger National Park. The name
means “river of sand”, and the sandy riverbed is an excellent location
for game viewing, particularly elephant, which thrive in the area.
Letaba is a green oasis in the surrounding mopane veld, and remains a
firm favourite with visitors. At night the stars overlook a symphony of
sounds. Owls, nightjars, frogs, fruit bats, crickets and cicadas all vie
to be heard, until the lion roars, then all are silent.
lies in the northern most part of the Kruger National Park, 8 km from
Punda Maria Gate. The camp is situated in the Sandveld region that is
often described as the botanical garden of the Kruger National Park.
There are numerous plant species which occur that are unique to the
area. Game species most likely to be sighted include impala, zebra,
buffalo, elephant, eland and sable and the area is a bird paradise.
Shingwedzi Restcamp is situated in prime
Elephant country where large herds can be found.
In the midst of a peaceful clearing
along the Shingwedzi River, set within two adjacent rings are the camp's
accommodation bungalows and its luxury guesthouse.
Guests can choose to stay in the rustic huts or comfortable
air-conditioned bungalows. A 4 bed cottage is also available for
guests to use. There is accommodation catering for all
vacation budgets, including the luxurious and spacious
Rentmeester Guesthouse, offering a chance of an unforgettable and
comfortable stay overlooking the Shingwedzi River. The Shingwedzi River
flows only in the summer months, but winter is one of the best times to
view wildlife when
animals fight over the small diminishing pools
which remain behind as the river recedes.
Olifants guests will be exposed to an
unforgettable window of Africa at their Kruger Park
accommodation and lodging. The Olifants Camp is situated on
top of a hill towering several hundred feet over the river of the same
Sightseeing views from the lookout platforms at Olifants allow a person
to observe the river below. The camp is warm and welcoming
and will win many staunch supporters for Kruger Park accommodation.
Mopani Camp is the newest of
all the rest camp offering accommodation and lodging in
Kruger National Park. Inside Mopani Camp indigenous vegetation has been
left largely untouched, while newly planted
trees have been laid out along the camp's tarred roads. Mopani Camp
takes its name from the mopani trees that are so
prevalent on the surrounding plains. In autumn the butterfly-shaped
leaves change to striking hues before falling off in September and
Every effort has been made to ensure that the thatched
buildings, with their rock faced walls, and surrounding
paving, blend into the bushveld environment. All the buildings at Mopani
Camp are built from natural materials such as
rough stone, wood and thatching-grass, which blends them in beautifully
with the environment.
is a busy camp, and not without reason. It is situated in an excellent
game viewing area, with the bush relatively open and the animals
plentiful and diverse. The camp itself has a rustic charm, with the bulk
of the accommodation set out in a series of circles. The camp is well
wooded and the bird-life is prolific.
Satara is the best camp for viewing Lion,
Leopard and Cheetah Offering accommodation in guesthouses, bungalows and
camp/caravan sites. The camp also has a restaurant and a grocery store.
Picnic facilities are available for day visitors
Satara is the third largest camp and
is located in the centre of Kruger Park
is the largest rest camp. It is situated on the
southern banks of the Sabie River. The camp is well foliaged and there
are some lofty trees along the river’s edge. Activities and facilities
are diverse, as are the animals and plants found both within the camp
and in the surrounding areas.
is the capital of Kruger National Park. It is the biggest camp and
includes facilities such as a shop, ATM, internet cafe, restaurant,
library, fuel station and more.
situated on the bank of the Matjulu Spruit with a view of softly
undulating hills to the east. On the northern and southern sides dry
riverbeds and a dam border the camp. Special care has been taken to
preserve the natural vegetation in the camp.
beautiful mountainous terrain, makes for pleasant weather
all year round. The summer months are hot with occasional
bursts of quick summer storms, which cools the air and settles the dust.
Winters are warm and mild.
Lower Sabie Restcamp:
This small camp is
situated in the south-eastern corner of the Park, on the Crocodile
River. The game viewing area is renowned for its concentration of
different prides of lion. It is also home to a larger percentage of the
total rhino population.
A range of lodging options is available from a
luxurious guesthouse to family cottages, huts, bungalows, safari tents
and campsites at Lower Sabie Restcamp in Kruger Park. Lower
Sabie’s accommodation caters to a variety of guest
requirements and also boasts wheelchair-friendly accommodation.
National Park borders on the Limpopo river and offers spectacular
views of the river and South Africa's neighbours, Botswana and Zimbabwe,
at the confluence of the Shashe and Limpopo rivers.
It is situated 60 km west Musina and 230 km north west of Polokwane, the
capital town of Limpopo Province.
The park comprises the Mapungubwe Cultural Landscape and the Mapungubwe
World Heritage Site.
Out of the mist of the mysterious past rises the Mapungubwe National
Park giving tangible proof by way of the rich fossil deposits, Bushman
rock art and gold artefacts, of ancient civilisations that once