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Overview

Centered in a quiet clearing along the banks of the Shingwedzi river, this eponymous camp provides a well balanced Kruger National Park accommodation offering of luxury holiday and authentic, outdoor camping trip. Shrouded in mopane trees, the area produces sightings of waterbuck, nyala, kudu, and elephant, as well as a variety of bird species. While the river does dry up in summer months, animal sightings are more frequent in winter as groups challenge each other over quickly disappearing pools left in the wake of the disappearing river.

Accommodation

An index of accommodation at Shingwedzi Rest Camp is provided below.

*Campsites comprise of fifty tent or caravan sites with electricity points and rotating braai (barbeque) grids, as well as communal ablutions, and cooking facilities with twenty-four-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities. The sites accommodate a maximum of six persons per site.

*Twelve three-bed rustic huts with communal ablution facilities are also available. These units include a communal kitchen with scullery and electric hotplate stoves, but no cooking utensils, crockery or cutlery. Each hut has its own small fridge.

*Eighteen two-bed bungalows with communal kitchen are available, equipped with ablutions, toilet and wash basin. Most bathrooms have showers, some baths. All bungalows have air-conditioning, and a limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes (cutlery, crockery, glasses and frying pan) are available for hire from reception upon check-in.

Twenty-eight five-bed, and a further eighteen two-bed units are available, each with open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.

Additionally, there are two two-bed units, equipped with en-suite bathroom with showers, toilets and wash basins; as well as a four-bed unit with two bathrooms (one en-suite), kitchen.

• The guest house is a large luxury unit in prime position within the camp, with a riverside view. The kitchen comes with a microwave oven, and the house itself has a limited channel DSTV television, as well as sharing a communal braai (barbecue) area. Rentmeester house sleeps eight people in three bedrooms.
Accommodation at Shingwedzi Rest Camp is well suited to guests looking for an authentic, self-catering bushveld experience.

Activities & Facilities

Shingwedzi Camp offers adventure in the form of guided bush walks and game drives, all under the supervision of well informed and keen professional field guides. Important to note is that children under the age of six are not permitted on game drives, and children under the age of twelve are restricted from game walks.

Activities and sights in the surrounding area include Kanniedood and Nstishivana Bird Hides, the weather dependent Northern Plains 4 x 4 Adventure Trail, and daily screenings of wildlife films (barring Sundays)

Facilities at the camp include activity information at the reception area, public telephones, post box, restaurant, cafeteria, shops, laundromat, filling station, communal kitchens and bathrooms, basic on-site first-aid assistance, cutlery and plate hampers, a day visitor picnic area in the camp, and a swimming pool (available to overnight residents only). Cell phone reception is also fully available, as well as limited channel access DSTV televisions in the guest house.

Conference Facilities

Shingwedzi's conference offering accommodates a maximum of 130 delegates in theatre format. This facility is perfect for large seminars and team building, church gatherings, product launches, special events, and weddings. The camp is conveniently located from the Punda Maria or Phalaborwa gates, and delegates can reach the park easily via the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Shingwedzi Restcamp also has a full range of lodging and facilities to accommodate guests.

Facilities and Services
• Data projection (with DVD, VCR, and computer connectivity),
• air conditioning,
• wall mounted speakers,
• a TV monitor,
• electronic screens,
• speaker’s podium and integrated electronic touch screen control panel,
• on-screen speaker projection,
• laser pointer,
• mobile PA.

Seating Arrangements

Configuration: Theatre style - 130

Rates
Conferencing rates vary seasonally and are dependent on the number of guests and other personalised requirements. Please contact us and our consultants will quote you on a package tailored to meet your particular needs.

Additional information
• Laptops and computers are not provided.
• Shingwedzi restaurant is available for all major meals, and a cafeteria supplies lighter eats.
• Airport transfers from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport can be arranged.

Wildlife

Native to the Shingwedzi area are impala, kudu, duiker, bushbuck, nyala and Sharpe’s grysbok, as well as buffalo and waterbuck. Prominently featured are the park's elephant, baboon and vervet monkey, as well as predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and wild dog packs.

Transvaal mustard trees and weeping boer-bean are prominent in the area, and native sausage trees, Natal mahogany, and brack thorn are also to be found. Mopani shrub and apple leaf can be found further away from the river.

The camp hosts a variety of bird types, and yields a wide ranging bird-watcher's experience, with hornbills, starlings, weavers and Mourning Doves, Bennett’s Woodpecker, Natal Robin, European Hobby (hawking prey at dusk in summer), Grey Penduline Tit, Dusky and Village Indigobird (Black and Steelblue Widowfinch) and AfricanScops-Owl (at night), Verreaux’s (Giant) Eagle Owl, Bathawk, and the popular Collared Palm Thrush all being found at various points around the camp.

Storks (Open-billed, Yellow-billed, Saddle-billed and Wooly-necked), Black Crake and African Jacana, White-winged Tern, the rare Dwarf Bittern and the common Green-backed Heron can be viewed upwards from the river and in the camp's bird hide.
Most Recent Sightings - Lion, Hippopotamus, Giraffe, Buffalo, Baboon, Crocodile, Impala

Directions

View our comprehensive maps page to see the full range of printable and interactive maps.

Travel routes and times from central Gauteng are listed below. Travel by road requires entry through one of Kruger National Park's gates.

By Road - Punda Maria Gate:

• Take the N1 to Polokwane (Pietersburg).
• At Makhado (Louis Trichard) link up with the R524 and follow this route for ±140 km. That will take you to the gate. Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate.
• Shingwedzi Rest Camp is 71 km 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 time!
GPS: -23.1161 (latitude), 31.4323 (longitude)

Recommended game drives from this camp:

1. Exiting Shingwedzi, take the S50 south, passing the Kanniedood Dam and Bird Hide, Dipeni Outpost and Grootvlei Dam until you reach the S143 turnoff to the right. The next right turn, on the S143, will take you to the S144, which loops back and connects with the H1-6, returning to Shingwedzi.

2. Take the H1-6 from Shingwedzi, turning right onto the S52, which loops over the Nkayini River and passes pans, the Red rocks, waterholes and two lookout points near Bateleur Bushveld Camp, before returning to the H1-6.

Reviews


Very nice renovated bungalow and good restaurant

Jan Koetsier

Nice and quiet.camp clean.

WFE Immelman

Nice and quiet.camp clean.

WFE Immelman

Bungalow was very neat and clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. The camp was very tidy. An overall pleasant stay.

Magda De Lange

Other than we had to wait a bit long before we could order and receive our food, we had a wonderful time! Among the best we've had! Thank you! Lovely rooms, nice pool, Lydia gave us a very kind service to do our laundry for us, we really appreciated her help and friendliness! All and all, we where very happy with everything!

Tina Ides

I had a wonderful experience.

Netsianda Rudzani

It was very pleasant and relaxing. The room was beautiful.

Liza Greyvensteyn

Staff all round extremely friendly, bungalows clean and neat, Cleaning staff fantastic.

Nicky Chapman

Bungalow very comfortable for 3, with equipment for cooking inside, big place around Tranquility! Very nice place. Good restaurant with a great view, little shop and swimming pool

bireaud jean-françois

We were very impressed with the accommodation and the cleanliness of the camp. It is very well maintained. Game viewing was limited unfortunately.

John Louw

Centered in a quiet clearing along the banks of the Shingwedzi river, this eponymous camp provides a well balanced Kruger National Park accommodation offering of luxury holiday and authentic, outdoor camping trip. Shrouded in mopane trees, the area produces sightings of waterbuck, nyala, kudu, and elephant, as well as a variety of bird species. While the river does dry up in summer months, animal sightings are more frequent in winter as groups challenge each other over quickly disappearing pools left in the wake of the disappearing river.

An index of accommodation at Shingwedzi Rest Camp is provided below.

*Campsites comprise of fifty tent or caravan sites with electricity points and rotating braai (barbeque) grids, as well as communal ablutions, and cooking facilities with twenty-four-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities. The sites accommodate a maximum of six persons per site.

*Twelve three-bed rustic huts with communal ablution facilities are also available. These units include a communal kitchen with scullery and electric hotplate stoves, but no cooking utensils, crockery or cutlery. Each hut has its own small fridge.

*Eighteen two-bed bungalows with communal kitchen are available, equipped with ablutions, toilet and wash basin. Most bathrooms have showers, some baths. All bungalows have air-conditioning, and a limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes (cutlery, crockery, glasses and frying pan) are available for hire from reception upon check-in.

Twenty-eight five-bed, and a further eighteen two-bed units are available, each with open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.

Additionally, there are two two-bed units, equipped with en-suite bathroom with showers, toilets and wash basins; as well as a four-bed unit with two bathrooms (one en-suite), kitchen.

• The guest house is a large luxury unit in prime position within the camp, with a riverside view. The kitchen comes with a microwave oven, and the house itself has a limited channel DSTV television, as well as sharing a communal braai (barbecue) area. Rentmeester house sleeps eight people in three bedrooms.
Accommodation at Shingwedzi Rest Camp is well suited to guests looking for an authentic, self-catering bushveld experience.

Shingwedzi Camp offers adventure in the form of guided bush walks and game drives, all under the supervision of well informed and keen professional field guides. Important to note is that children under the age of six are not permitted on game drives, and children under the age of twelve are restricted from game walks.

Activities and sights in the surrounding area include Kanniedood and Nstishivana Bird Hides, the weather dependent Northern Plains 4 x 4 Adventure Trail, and daily screenings of wildlife films (barring Sundays)

Facilities at the camp include activity information at the reception area, public telephones, post box, restaurant, cafeteria, shops, laundromat, filling station, communal kitchens and bathrooms, basic on-site first-aid assistance, cutlery and plate hampers, a day visitor picnic area in the camp, and a swimming pool (available to overnight residents only). Cell phone reception is also fully available, as well as limited channel access DSTV televisions in the guest house.

Shingwedzi's conference offering accommodates a maximum of 130 delegates in theatre format. This facility is perfect for large seminars and team building, church gatherings, product launches, special events, and weddings. The camp is conveniently located from the Punda Maria or Phalaborwa gates, and delegates can reach the park easily via the Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport. Shingwedzi Restcamp also has a full range of lodging and facilities to accommodate guests.

Facilities and Services
• Data projection (with DVD, VCR, and computer connectivity),
• air conditioning,
• wall mounted speakers,
• a TV monitor,
• electronic screens,
• speaker’s podium and integrated electronic touch screen control panel,
• on-screen speaker projection,
• laser pointer,
• mobile PA.

Seating Arrangements

Configuration: Theatre style - 130

Rates
Conferencing rates vary seasonally and are dependent on the number of guests and other personalised requirements. Please contact us and our consultants will quote you on a package tailored to meet your particular needs.

Additional information
• Laptops and computers are not provided.
• Shingwedzi restaurant is available for all major meals, and a cafeteria supplies lighter eats.
• Airport transfers from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport can be arranged.

Native to the Shingwedzi area are impala, kudu, duiker, bushbuck, nyala and Sharpe’s grysbok, as well as buffalo and waterbuck. Prominently featured are the park's elephant, baboon and vervet monkey, as well as predators such as lion, leopard, cheetah, spotted hyena and wild dog packs.

Transvaal mustard trees and weeping boer-bean are prominent in the area, and native sausage trees, Natal mahogany, and brack thorn are also to be found. Mopani shrub and apple leaf can be found further away from the river.

The camp hosts a variety of bird types, and yields a wide ranging bird-watcher's experience, with hornbills, starlings, weavers and Mourning Doves, Bennett’s Woodpecker, Natal Robin, European Hobby (hawking prey at dusk in summer), Grey Penduline Tit, Dusky and Village Indigobird (Black and Steelblue Widowfinch) and AfricanScops-Owl (at night), Verreaux’s (Giant) Eagle Owl, Bathawk, and the popular Collared Palm Thrush all being found at various points around the camp.

Storks (Open-billed, Yellow-billed, Saddle-billed and Wooly-necked), Black Crake and African Jacana, White-winged Tern, the rare Dwarf Bittern and the common Green-backed Heron can be viewed upwards from the river and in the camp's bird hide.
Most Recent Sightings - Lion, Hippopotamus, Giraffe, Buffalo, Baboon, Crocodile, Impala

View our comprehensive maps page to see the full range of printable and interactive maps.

Travel routes and times from central Gauteng are listed below. Travel by road requires entry through one of Kruger National Park's gates.

By Road - Punda Maria Gate:

• Take the N1 to Polokwane (Pietersburg).
• At Makhado (Louis Trichard) link up with the R524 and follow this route for ±140 km. That will take you to the gate. Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate.
• Shingwedzi Rest Camp is 71 km 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 time!
GPS: -23.1161 (latitude), 31.4323 (longitude)

Recommended game drives from this camp:

1. Exiting Shingwedzi, take the S50 south, passing the Kanniedood Dam and Bird Hide, Dipeni Outpost and Grootvlei Dam until you reach the S143 turnoff to the right. The next right turn, on the S143, will take you to the S144, which loops back and connects with the H1-6, returning to Shingwedzi.

2. Take the H1-6 from Shingwedzi, turning right onto the S52, which loops over the Nkayini River and passes pans, the Red rocks, waterholes and two lookout points near Bateleur Bushveld Camp, before returning to the H1-6.

Very nice renovated bungalow and good restaurant

Jan Koetsier

Nice and quiet.camp clean.

WFE Immelman

Nice and quiet.camp clean.

WFE Immelman

Bungalow was very neat and clean. Staff very friendly and helpful. The camp was very tidy. An overall pleasant stay.

Magda De Lange

Other than we had to wait a bit long before we could order and receive our food, we had a wonderful time! Among the best we've had! Thank you! Lovely rooms, nice pool, Lydia gave us a very kind service to do our laundry for us, we really appreciated her help and friendliness! All and all, we where very happy with everything!

Tina Ides

I had a wonderful experience.

Netsianda Rudzani

It was very pleasant and relaxing. The room was beautiful.

Liza Greyvensteyn

Staff all round extremely friendly, bungalows clean and neat, Cleaning staff fantastic.

Nicky Chapman

Bungalow very comfortable for 3, with equipment for cooking inside, big place around Tranquility! Very nice place. Good restaurant with a great view, little shop and swimming pool

bireaud jean-françois

We were very impressed with the accommodation and the cleanliness of the camp. It is very well maintained. Game viewing was limited unfortunately.

John Louw

Accommodation options

  Camping No Power (CK6)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 245R 76R 386 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 225R 82R 416 people
07 Nov 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 265R 82R 416 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 225R 82R 416 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 265R 82R 416 people
From R 245

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- Extra vehicles pay additional rate - No power point 

Camp Site (CK6P)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 275R 76R 386 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 265R 82R 416 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 305R 82R 416 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 265R 82R 416 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 305R 82R 416 people
From R 275

For 2 people

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- Extra vehicles pay additional rate - Powerpoint 

  Hut (EH3)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 535R 150R 753 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 485R 160R 803 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 570R 160R 803 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 485R 160R 803 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 570R 160R 803 people
From R 535

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- 3 single beds - Communal ablutions - Communal Kitchen - Fan - Fridge - No Smoking - No utensils 

  Bungalow (BG2)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 950--2 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 820--2 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 950--2 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 820--2 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 950--2 people
From R 950

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- 2 single beds - Aircon - Communal Kitchen - Fridge - No Smoking - No utensils - Wc and shower 

Bungalow (BD2)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 1,075--2 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 1,000--2 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 1,150--2 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 1,000--2 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 1,150--2 people
From R 1,075

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- 2 single beds - Aircon - Fridge - Hotplate - No Smoking - Utensils - Wc and shower

  Bungalow (BD2D)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 1,110--2 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 1,025--2 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 1,185--2 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 1,025--2 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 1,185--2 people
From R 1,110

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- 1 double bed - Aircon - Fridge - Hotplate - Microwave - No Smoking - Sink - Utensils - Wc and shower 

  Bungalow (BD2Z)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 1,075--2 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 1,000--2 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 1,150--2 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 1,000--2 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 1,150--2 people
From R 1,075

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- 2 single beds - Accessible to Mobility Challenged - Aircon - Fridge - Hotplate - No Smoking - Utensils - Wc and shower 

  Cottage (FF4)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 1,600--4 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 1,450--4 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 1,725--4 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 1,450--4 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 1,725--4 people
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- 1 bedroom with 2 single beds or 1 king size bed - 1 bedroom with double bed - Aircon - Kitchen - Microwave - No Smoking - Wc and shower 

  Rentmeester Guest House (GRM)

DatesBase rateExtra adultExtra childUnit Sleep
01 Nov 2015 — 31 Oct 2016R 4,000R 640R 3208 people
01 Nov 2016 — 06 Dec 2016R 3,610R 690R 3458 people
07 Dec 2016 — 16 Jan 2017R 4,310R 690R 3458 people
17 Jan 2017 — 16 Mar 2017R 3,610R 690R 3458 people
17 Mar 2017 — 31 Oct 2017R 4,310R 690R 3458 people
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- 1 bedroom with king size bed - 2 bedrooms, each with 2 single beds or 1 king size - Aircon - Double sleeper couch in lounge - Fan - Kitchen - Microwave - No Smoking - Wc and bath - Wc and shower - Wc, shower and bath 

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