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Tsendze Rustic Camp Site

Pros

  • Small and intimate
  • Exclusive to campers and caravans
  • Lovely ancient trees
  • Good birding

Cons

  • Situated in middle of unproductive mopane woodland so not much game other than elephants and buffalo
  • Noisy when camp is full
  • No electricity
  • Warm (not hot) water

Updated 11/13/2012

Fodor's Review

As its name suggests, this new camp is very rustic with no electricity (personal generators are not allowed) and solar-heated warm, not hot, water. It's 7 km (4 mi) south of Mopani Rest Camp. Although the camp itself has some lovely ancient trees, basically it's in the middle of a swath of mopane woodland that doesn't offer much in the way of a variety of game, and what game there is, is difficult to see. However, you should see elephants (often on the tarred road between Tsendze and Mopani) and large herds of buffalo. The area is reputed to be the home turf for some of Kruger's big tuskers. If you're an ardent camper you'll enjoy the intimate bush experience, and if you're a birder you'll be in seventh heaven because what the area lacks in game it makes up for in birds—look out for the endangered ground hornbill.

Hotel Information

Address:

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Phone:

012-428–9111-Reservations

Website: www.sanparks.org

Hotel Details:

  • 30 campsites.

Updated 11/13/2012

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