Pretoriuskop

Kruger National Park, Mpumalanga, South Africa

This large, nostalgically old-fashioned camp, close to the Numbi Gate in southwest Kruger, makes a good overnight stop or touring base. The rocky kopjes and steep ridges that characterize the surrounding landscape provide ideal habitat for mountain reedbuck and klipspringers—antelope not always easily seen elsewhere in the park. The area's sourveld—so named because its vegetation is less sweet and attractive to herbivores than other kinds of vegetation—also attracts browsers like giraffes and kudu, as well as white rhinos, lions, and wild dogs. There's not a lot of privacy in the camp—accommodations (rondavels, bungalows, cottages, and guesthouses) tend to overlook each other—but there is some shade, plus a great swimming pool.

PROS

  • good restaurant for snacks and toasted sandwiches

CONS

  • bleak and bare in winter
  • barracks-style feel

Location

QUICK FACTS

Resort
Family
Lively
Remote
Local Flavor

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 012-428–9111-Reservations

HOTEL DETAILS

135 suites
Rate Includes: No meals

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