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Safaris Hotels

Balule

  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Intimate
  • Evocative hurricane lamps
  • Captures history and atmosphere of the original Kruger Park

Cons

  • Very rustic
  • No windows or electricity
  • Shared refrigerator
  • No on-site shop (closest camp is Olifants, 15 minutes away on dirt road)

Updated 11/07/2014

Fodor's Review

On the banks of the Olifants River, Satara's rustic satellite camp differs radically from the others because it really is simple, appealing to those who don't mind roughing it a bit and want to experience the true feel of the bush. There are no shops or restaurants—so bring your own food—and there's no electricity either (only lanterns). Accommodations are in basic three-bed huts with no windows (vents only); the shared bathroom facilities have running water. You must

check in at Olifants, 11 km (7 mi) away.

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Hotel Information

Address:

Kruger National Park, South Africa

Phone:

012-428–9111-Reservations

Website: www.sanparks.org

Hotel Details:

  • 18 campsites, 6 huts
  • No meals

Updated 11/07/2014

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