Shingwedzi Restcamp




Shingwedzi Restcamp offers guests a variety of accommodation in Kruger National Park. Sleep under the African sky in your tent or caravan. There are 50 sites with power points and rotating braai (barbeque) grids available. Communal ablutions and cooking facilities are also available. The cooking facilities include 24 hour boiling water, washing up facilities and electric hotplates. A maximum of 6 guests per site is allowed.

There are also
12 rustic huts available with communal ablution facilities. Each hut is fitted with 3 beds. A small fridge is situated on the little veranda. There are no crockery, cutlery or cooking utensils or air-conditioning available in the huts. The communal kitchen is fitted with electric hotplate stoves and a scullery.

Guests can choose from a range of bungalows to stay in. There are 18 two bed units all sharing a communal kitchen. Each bungalow features a bathroom with either a shower or
bath and air-conditioning. A limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes are available for hire.

There are also 18 two bed bungalows available with a kitchen. This Kruger National Park accommodation features 2 single beds and an open air kitchen. The kitchen is
fitted with a cooker top, combination fridge / freezer and is fully equipped with crockery, cutlery and utensils. All these units are air-conditioned.

Bigger groups can make use of the 25 five bed units. One room is fitted with 3 single beds while the loft bedroom is fitted with 2 single beds. These bungalows are fitted with a bathroom with a shower and air-conditioning. Two 2 bed units are also available. One of these bungalows are fitted with a double bed. These units feature an
en-suite bathroom with shower and open air kitchen with a cooker top, combination fridge / freezer and is fully equipped with utensils, cutlery and crockery.

Stay in comfort in the one 4 bed cottage. The cottage has 1 room fitted with a double bed and a second room fitted with 2 single beds.  This Kruger National Park cottage. The facilities include an
open air kitchen fitted with a cooker plate, combination fridge / freezer, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils. Additional features include a dining room / lounge and an outside braai (barbeque) facility. 

The Rentmeester Guesthouse is a luxury unit with a riverside view. This  accommodation in Kruger National Park comfortably sleeps 8 guests in 3 bedrooms. Two bedrooms are fitted with  double beds and one bedroom is fitted with 2 single beds. There is also a
double sleeper couch in the lounge. The guesthouse has limited DSTV channels and has communal braai (barbeque) facilities.


Tent or caravan sites, with power point, communal ablutions and cooking facilities, maximum of 6 persons per site.


Kruger accommodation in rustic huts fitted with 3 beds, communal ablutions and kitchen.


Two or 3 bed round rooms, equipped with ablutions (most with showers, but some with baths), air-conditioning, some have both hotplates and sinks. Some of the bungalows only have sinks. Some units are fitted with kitchens, other share a communal kitchen.


One 4 bed unit, 2 bathrooms, kitchen and dining room / lounge, riverside view, 1 double bed.

Guest House:

Eight-bed Rentmeester


  • Information at Reception
  • Public Telephones
  • Post Box; ATM in shop
  • Basic First Aid Assistance
  • Cafeteria; Shop
  • Cutlery and Crockery Hamper
  • Emergency Road Service; Petrol Station
  • Laundromat
  • DSTV only Available in Guest Houses
  • Picnic Facilities

  • How to get there:

    Transportation routes and times from Johannesburg/Pretoria:

    Punda Maria Gate:

    Take the N1 to Polokwane (Pietersburg), at Makhado (Louis Trichard) link up with the R524. Follow this route for 140 kilometres (87 miles) and that will take you to the gate. Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate.

    Shingwedzi Main Rest Camp is
    71 kilometres (44 miles) away from the gate. Allow about 3 hours for the drive to the camp, however, if you want to enjoy the game viewing possibilities, give yourself more time.