Shingwedzi Rest Camp
Shingwedzi lies in the northern part of the Kruger National Park in the heart of mopane country.
A scenic game drive along the Shingwedzi River in a south-easterly direction towards the Kanniedood Dam is one of the most rewarding drives in the Park. Waterbuck, nyala, kudu and elephant are often seen here and the bird life is prolific. Staying overnight at Shingwedzi is an experience that will last a lifetime. It is a rustic camp that still carries the essence of the bush and is untouched by modern technology. Experience magical evenings where the accommodation is arranged in two separate circles and the glow emanating from braai (barbecue) stands cast a tranquil spell.
There is accommodation catering for all vacation budgets, including the luxurious and spacious Rentmeester Guesthouse, offering a comfortable stay overlooking the Shingwedzi River. The Shingwedzi River flows only in the summer months, but winter is one of the best times to view wildlife when animals fight over the small diminishing pools which remain behind as the river recedes.
Get in touch with nature, track wildlife and birds on foot or head off on game safari drives in search of Lion and Leopard. Or why not set off on an unforgettable, heart-racing game walk out in the bush surrounding Shingwedzi Rest Camp, or take a mystical night drive out in the African wilds.
Along the way, break for a barbeque and let the whoop of the Hyena and the frog-like call of the Mozambique nightjar enchant you. The 21 kilometres (13 miles) sycamore-lined route which passes by the Kanniedood Dam is a perfect place to be on the lookout for Crocodile, Hippopotamus, Elephant, Bushbuck, and even Leopard. The region around the Shingwedzi River is scattered with many mopane trees and many animals are reliant on this tree.
ACTIVITIES AT SHINGWEDZI REST CAMP
Guided Bush Walks (Morning)
Game Drives (Night and Day)
Bush Breakfast & Bush Braai (barbecue) Includes Game drive to venue
Eco-display in reception