Limpopo Tented Camps perfect for a Glamping Weekend

Limpopo Tented Camps ~ South Africa’s Limpopo province is synonymous with the bushveld, Big 5 safaris and tented camps.

Have a look through these 30 Limpopo tented camps, perfect for glamping weekends …

Amanzimlotzi Riverside Bush Camp, Valley of the Olifants

Three safari tents in the heart of the bush in this rustic camp with shared bathroom and private lapa.

Highlight: walk freely on the 30 hectare farm.

Bonwa Phala Game Lodge, Waterberg

This affordable tented camp is set in a 4 000 hectare game reserve in a malaria-free area.

Highlight: the four tents are laid out around a communal kitchen and braai area with its own swimming pool and fire pit.

Bukisa Private Bush Camp, Valley of the Olifants

Five safari-style tents in this 6000 hectare wildlife sanctuary, which has introduced rescued and rehabilitated wild animals.

Highlight: the chance of seeing pangolin and aardvark.

Bundox Safari Lodge, Valley of the Olifants

Two tastefully furnished, private safari tents perfect for self-catering. The lodge supports the Green lodge policy with gas and solar and a waste policy.

Highlight: escorted game drives into Kruger.

Bushwa Private Game Lodge, Waterberg

This 1000 hectare game lodge gives you a true bush experience only 250 km from Johannesburg. Four luxury safari-style tents perch on a hill, each with its own private deck and en suite bathroom.

Highlight: outdoor stone shower.

Chapungu Tented Bush Camp, Valley of the Olifants

Eight en suite luxury tents within the Big 5 Thornybush Game Reserve, adjacent to Kruger.

Highlight: game drives, swimming pool.

Cheetah Paw Eco Lodge, Valley of the Olifants

4-star en suite, air-conditioned luxury tents on a private reserve really close to Kruger’s Orpen Gate offer breathtaking views of the Drakensberg.

Highlight: a waterhole, game drives and bush walks.

Chisomo Safari Lodge, Valley of the Olifants

A series of 22 luxury safari tents overlooking the Makutsi River, in the Karongwe private game reserve.

Highlight: game drives, guided walks, bird watching.

Gnu Ranch, Waterberg

There’s only one tent on this nature reserve, but you’ll have complete privacy and a real bushveld experience.

It’s en suite, has its own kitchen and incredible views.

Iphofolo Lodge, Soutpansberg

Three self-catering or catered en suite tents provide a quiet, private commune with a true bush experience.

Highlights: hiking trails and a drinking dam that attracts animals early morning and evening.

Kaoxa Camp, Mapungubwe National Park, Alldays

A value-for-money tented camp in the mopane bushveld between two sandstone ridges, the landscape peppered by baobabs and an incredible night sky.

Highlight: elephants and the bird life.

Leeuwenhof Country Lodge, Modimolle

Only two private, giant luxury tents lie on the river bank of this colonial-style lodge and spa with views of the Waterberg and the surrounding bushveld.

Highlight: outdoor shower.

Lion Tree Top Lodge, Valley of the Olifants

Bordering on Kruger, this private nature reserve offers one tented tree house amongst its offerings. It comes with a large deck and outside shower.

Highlight: white lions.

Mackouwkuil Game Lodge, Waterberg

Two luxury tented houses lie in the midst of the bushveld in this stunning malaria-free bush getaway.

Highlight: the views.

Mafigeni Safari Lodge, Makutsi Conservancy

The name hints at the magnificence of the two luxury safari tents with en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning and self-catering facilities.

Highlights: private bush dinners, game drives, horseback moonlight rides.

Marataba Safari Lodge, Waterberg

This lodge brings as much of the natural environment inside as possible, with glass, stone and canvas providing a contemporary look that is hard to beat.

The 15 tented suites are beautiful.

Motsomi Lodge & Tent Camp, Thabazimbi

Four en suite, East African-style safari tents, each on a raised wooden deck with a communal kitchen.

Highlight: game walks and drives.

Muweti Bush Lodge, Grietjie Nature Reserve

If you want private, this is the nature reserve to head to.

There is only one tented chalet, literally in the wild, with wooden flooring and canvas sides, en suite bathroom, air-conditioning and private deck.

Nkelenga Self Catering Tented Camp, Thornybush Game Reserve

Three en suite luxury Limpopo tented tents on the edge of the river in the Thornybush Game Reserve, each with its own patio.

Highlight: Dawn and dusk safaris in open game vehicles and optional bushveld walks.

Pungwe Bush Camp, Manyeleti Game Reserve

Beautiful, colonial-style, en suite tented and thatched units in the middle of the bush.

Highlight: privacy, Big 5, incredible night sky.

Roamers Rest Safari Lodge, Balule Parsons Nature Reserve

Resting atop a ridge with gorgeous Drakensberg views, this Big 5 nature reserve has two luxury tents, one with its own jacuzzi, the other with a private viewing deck.

Highlight: The BIG 5, but also breath taking views of the Northern Drakensberg.

Rukiya Safari Camp, Wild Rivers Nature Reserve

Six pretty, en suite tents on the edge of the Blyde River and two family bush room tents with beautiful mountain views, each with their own private decks, in this eco-friendly camp.

Highlight: intimacy, incredible bird life, community upliftment project.

Sausage Tree Safari Camp, Olifants West Nature Reserve

This family-run lodge offers safari-style tents, with en suite bathrooms and their own private decks, in amongst sausage, acacia and marula trees overlooking a dry river bed, the Drakensberg mountains and the bush.

Highlight: Rich game viewing and spectacular views

Simbavati River Lodge, Timbavati

Eight luxury tents in the heart of the Timbavati private nature reserve with stunning views over the Nhlaralumi River, or even more so from the hilltops above the river.

Highlight: Located on the Timbavati Private Nature Reserve you can enjoy excellent game viewing here, including the Big 5

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge, Timbavati Game Reserve

Simbavati Hilltop Lodge has eight luxury safari tents, each one sleeping two adults. Each has an en-suite bathroom mini bars with drinks and snacks, electric blankets on beds for the winter.

Highlight: Enjoy viewing game from the deck or on early morning and late afternoon and evening game drives.

Shindzela Tented Safari Camp, Timbavati

Named for the African honey badger, these tents, each with its own bathroom, combine wood, reeds and canvas in a comfortable, affordable safari style bush camp.

Highlight: bush walks, night safari game drives.

Thaba Pitsi Safari Lodge, Bela Bela

Five luxury en suite tents (and three Ndebele chalets)lie up on the hill in the heart of a nature reserve, surrounded by shady indigenous trees, and a private wooden deck that looks out on the hills.

Highlight: guided bush walks, game drives, horseback or mountain bike trails.

Wild Ivory Eco Lodge, Waterberg

These Limpopo Luxury tents are more like canvas rooms with incredible views and built on bathrooms.

Highlight: Big 5 and some of the best rhino and cheetah sightings in the area.

Zwahili Private Game Lodge, Modimolle

Opulent, colonial-style tented safari suites in amongst acacia thorn trees and Combretum bushveld at this lodge, two hours from Johannesburg.

Highlight: guided bush walks up Witkop, game viewing.

Thulani Game Lodge & Eco Estate, Thabazimbi

Thulani Game Lodge offers two African stilted Tents which are open plan with a King-size bed and a small kitchenette with a microwave and a fridge. Each unit has a small kitchenette a TV, braai facilities and an en-suite bathroom.

Spend your days cooling off by the swimming pool, getting a massage at our bush spa, enjoying our synthetic putting green or playing a gem of snooker.

Kwafubesi Tented Safari Camp, Mabula Game Reserve

Five luxurious tents each with a private deck overlooking the plains where you can have up close and personal game sightings. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom, mosquito nets and electricity.

There is a lapa area with oil lamps where you will enjoy prepared meals. There is a splash pool and a variety of activities that can be arranged, just for you.

Which of these Limpopo Tented Camps have You been to? Let us know what you enjoyed about the glamping experience!