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Mpumalanga Tented Camps Perfect for a Glamping Weekend

Updated Saturday, 9 March 2024

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

Hamiltons Tented Camp Mpumalanga

Hamiltons Tented Camp, Manyeleti

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.

Bushfellows Game Lodge, Loskop Valley

Croc Bridge Safari Lodge, Marloth Park

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.

Buffelshoek Tented Camp, Manyeleti Game Reserve

Buffelshoek Tented Camp, Manyeleti Game Reserve

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.

Leselo La Bontshi Lodge, Groblersdal

Muluwa Lodge, White River

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.

Nkomazi Game Reserve, Badplaas

Nkomazi Game Reserve, Badplaas

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.

Return Africa Pafuri Camp

Return Africa Pafuri Camp

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.

Rhino Walking Safaris, Kruger

Rhino Walking Safaris, Kruger

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.

Sabie River Camp, Panorama Route

Sabie River Camp, Panorama Route

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.

Summerfields Retreat & Spa, Hazyview

Summerfields Retreat & Spa, Hazyview

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.

Valley of the Rainbow, Dullstroom

Valley of the Rainbow, Dullstroom

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.

Black Leopard Camp, Lydenburg

Black Leopard Camp, Lydenburg

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.

Have you been to any of these Mpumalanga Tented Camps? Let us know about your experience in the comments below.

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