An exceptional seasonal retreat reopens for its second season in May 2024, captivating guests until the end of September each year. This distinctive wilderness escape, located near the iconic Tshokwane picnic spot, promises an unmatched safari experience. Nestled in the untamed beauty of central Kruger National Park, the camp strategically places you in the natural haven, highlighting the diverse birdlife and habitual animals along the Ripape River. The camp’s design creates an authentic, undiscovered, raw connection to nature, inviting you on an unforgettable journey to feel the wild rhythm and riverbed allure. Kruger Untamed: Tshokwane River Camp stands as an unrivaled safari destination.

Situated in a unique wild bush location in the heart of the Kruger National Park, a sanctuary for wild animals including the Big Five, all of which roam freely. 

We understand the need for a peaceful night’s rest and this is what we strive to achieve when planning your luxury tented suite. 

Only operational during South African Winter months

Tshokwane River Camp, conveniently located just 60 minutes away from Skukuza airport, offers accommodation for 60 guests in 30 luxurious tents. Immersed ina unique dry-riverbed immersion location, it is truly a haven for those seeking a profound connection with the untamed wilderness of the iconic Kruger National Park.

The camp features spacious tented suites measuring 24m2, complete with front and rear doors, side windows, a covered patio with en-suite facilities. Fresh linen, comfortable duvets, and warm blankets will ensure a peaceful night’s rest for guests.

Kruger Untamed is the first-ever seasonal luxury tented camp concession in Kruger National Park, exclusively available for stays during the winter months. 

It is a must-visit for avid Kruger Park enthusiasts who crave an authentic and immersive experience with the wild beauty of the park.

BEDROOM SUITES

Cottage tents (8mx4m plus a veranda).
30 Tents available, accommodating up to 60 guests. 

WHAT IS IN YOUR TENT?

Accommodation in a fully serviced Cottage Tent includes comfortable queen bed with mattress, luxury white linen, soft duvet and pillows, hot water bottles at turn-down, elegant scatter cushions, bed throws, bedside tables, vanity mirror, glasses, bedside electric lamps, blanket, carpets, clothing rack, waste paper bin, luggage rack, mosquito nets, and chairs outside under the canopy. 

Electric outlets (plug points) for mobile charging only – please inform Reservations at the time of booking if any other appliances will need electrical points – please note only appliances of medical necessity will be allowed.

Rates

Double/Twin Luxury Safari Tent 

International Rate

SADC Rate

Per adult per night sharing

9 500

5 950

Per adult per night single occupation

11 875

7 440

  • Rates valid until 30 September 2024
  • All rates are per person, sharing a room (tent), per night.
  • We reserve the right to alter rates and terms and conditions at any stage.
  • All single rooms will be levied a 25% single supplement from date of arrival.
  • See rate inclusions / exclusions below.
  • Unfortunately, no children under the age of 16 can be accommodated in camp.
  • See full booking rates, options and terms & conditions here.

Rate Includes:

  • Accommodation.
  • All meals, teas and coffees daily.
  • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers.
  • Two game drives daily in open safari vehicles OR daily guided walking safari with rifled ranger.
  • WIFI in dedicated public space.
  • Rates are quoted in South African Rand (ZAR), inclusive of Value Added Tax (VAT) at 15%.

Rate Excludes:

  • Conservation Levy (Kruger National Park Entrance fees).
  • 1% Community Levy.
  • Return road transfers between the Skukuza Airport and the camp.
  • Premium Beverages.
  • Telephone calls.
  • Transfers to and from the camp.
  • Airport taxes or landing fees, where applicable.
  • Gratuities.

Highlights

UNTAMED DINING AREA*

Includes an elegant communal dining area 

Includes full English breakfast, light lunch, afternoon tea, coffee and biscuits & dinner. 

* Please note this is not a restaurant and a fixed menu applies.

SAFARI BAR

Includes all house drinks, soft drinks, teas and coffees.

Premium drinks are available from the cash bar.

CHILLING BY THE FIRE
Enjoy the fabulous communal fireplace lounging area in the riverbed for social relaxing and chatter around a campfire.

ACTIVITIES

Two game drives daily, no traversing off-road allowed.

Walking Safaris accompanied by a rifled ranger may be  arranged in lieu of game drive/s.
NOTE: 8 guests maximum per walk allowed.

Swimming pool.

Dry riverbed lounging experience, including yard games at leisure.