In Mpumalanga tented camps in the bush are about getting away from it all in lush green surrounds where bird life predominates, and where on many of the game reserves you can stroll without fear of predators.
Have a look through these Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend
In the heart of the Kruger National Park, each of the six magnificent tents at Hamiltons has teak floorboards, mosquito nets, baths, outdoor showers and a private deck with beautiful views. These canvas havens each have air conditioning, a double bed, a desk and a seating area.
The fully inclusive rate includes accommodation, three meals a day, selected beverages and two game drives daily.
Choose from six en suite tents, each with its own veranda, in a tranquil, 4-star lodge in the bushveld.
Highlight: game drives, bush walks, masseuse, clay pigeon shooting.
Six luxury en-suite tents with air-conditioning and an open-plan, thatched lapa for meals and braai facilities, on the banks of the Crocodile River.
Highlight: borders the Kruger National Park.
Two-sleeper safari tents, each with a thatched roof and canvas front, en suite bathrooms and your own raised wooden deck. Manyeleti is a Big 5 experience with space to unwind.
Highlight: observation deck, candle-lit dinners.
10 canvas and thatch suites with views to die for, and en suite bathrooms, in the Songimvelo Game Reserve – a 49 000 hectare malaria-free, wildlife sanctuary.
Highlight: Ideal for honeymooners.
Four luxurious safari tents, each with its own bathroom, in an area renowned for its bird life.
If you want to get back in touch with nature, and a more sedate bush experience away from it all, then this lodge, two hours from Johannesburg, is it.
Situated on large and raised 45sqm wooden decks, boasting breath-taking views over the bushveld and surrounding valleys. These safari style tents are air-conditioned, and feature a full en-suite bathroom with shower, ceiling fan and a stocked mini-bar.
Highlights: Stunning views over the valleys and mountains. The view and the “plains” game species that graze close by creates a wonderful “Serengeti” type ambience.
Five star tented suites with en suite showers and outdoor baths, private sun decks and plunge pools in amongst the trees.
Highlight: spa treatments, game drives, guided walks, stargazing, fly fishing.
Beautiful luxury and family tents, with wooden decks and en suite bathrooms, in the Makuleke Concession of the northern Kruger National Park.
Highlight: incredible scenery.
Two really attractive wilderness camps, each with its own style of safari tent, in a private wilderness concession north of Skukuza, in the Kruger National Park.
Highlight: scheduled walking trails, and night drives.
Three colonial-style tents, each with its own private deck (one sleeps four), en suite bathroom.
Highlight: the lapa, the swimming pool and the birding.
Self-catering tents, some on stilts and wooden platforms, on the banks of the Sabie River for those on a budget. And more spacious safari tents, with en suite bathrooms and kitchenettes.
Highlight: have a look at the dome tents on stilts.
Attention to detail is evident in every tented suite, all of which are air-conditioned, have double vanities, an outdoor shower and luxury bath, are stocked with quality toiletries.
Highlight: The sounds of cascading water amplified by a choir of bird calls and the occasional snort of a hippo.
Private tented chalets, each on fixed wooden decks, with en suite bathrooms, in an indigenous forest overlooking one of the valley’s lakes.
Highlight: some of the best fishing around, walking trails, antelope, birds and wild flowers.
Situated in the Thaba Tholo Mountain Wilderness Reserve just off the scenic Panorama Route in Mpumalanga is Black Leopard Camp.
Highlight: Set in a malaria free area, the camp was designed to capture ‘bush luxury’ while still remaining close to nature.
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