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Amanzimloti Riverside Bush Camp

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This is not a commercial business. Only two pensioners willing to share their retirement paradise with selected nice people: We offer accommodation for as little as 2% of the normal rates around us!
We offer peace & quiet under a dazzling star scape, only broken by the call of the wild.
This is a 30 Ha farm with some wild animals walking around that has been visited by lions, leopards, hyenas, hippos, wild dogs & many smaller cats. You may walk on the ranch, along paths or along the river as you please. We do not have lions & elephants in the garden, so you do not pay thousands per night. We are surrounded by the 5 star ranches where the rich, the famous and the corrupt pays up to R74,000 per night. We hear their Lions, Hyenas, Zebras & Impalas roaring like lions for the attention of the pretty females.
Here we offer no luxuries.
Only the 2 self-catering Kruger type Rondawels, The AMAZING new Eco chalet and the three en-suite bush tents.
The Rondavels are equipped with: Queen & single bed, couch, air cooler, shower & wc, DVD, roof fan, bedding, towels, kitchenette, fridge and BBQ. (guide price R250pp for 2, + R80 for more, all incl.)
Our most popular unit is the romantic (backpackers) bush tent, with bush-bathroom, queen size bed, air cooler, electric kettle, bedding, BBQ & towels. Non self catering. Please note that this unit is aimed at the travelling youth of Europe, and is not suitable for older persons, and ABSOLUTELY not for South Africans, especially the new-rich. Because of it's rock bottom price, I have trouble with very poor and uneducated people booking it and in all innocence expecting 5 Star accommodation. .
We also have a larger tent, which sleeps 3 (guide price R199pp for two, + R80pp for more, incl bedding and towel. This one has a kitchen corner with a fridge.
We now built a two bedroomed bushtent with a Kingbed for the parents, and two singles for the kids.
This has nice BUSH kitchen facilities, including a medium fridge and an Microwave.

We offer big 5 game drives in the top ranch in South Africa, (Sorry, the East's lust for bush viagra has stopped all but 1% of these) and day trips to the Kruger National Park.
We are centrally situated for Maholoholo, The Cheetah Project, The Bottom Blyde River Canyon, The Waterfall Hike & jump, The Giant Baobab tree, Jessica the Hippo, The Transvaal Drakensberg, The Kruger National Park, and the most famous BIG 5, 5 Star lodges all around us!

We arrange self drive safaries into Kruger, or Guided FULL DAY open vehicle Kruger safaries, big 4/5 sunrise or sunset drives.


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  • Response Rate: 97%
  • Average Response Time: 13 hours
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Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Timbavati Game Reserve (LIM), Amanzimloti Riverside Bush Camp has been voted Best Establishment in Timbavati Game Reserve (LIM) for 2015Sleeping-OUT's Guest Satisfaction Award. Based on reviews of establishments in Timbavati Game Reserve (LIM), Amanzimloti Riverside Bush Camp has been voted Best Value for Money in Timbavati Game Reserve (LIM) for 2016


Geurnsey Road, , Timbavati, 1380

Map Amanzimloti Riverside Bush Camp in Thornybush Game Reserve  Greater Kruger Park  Kruger National Park (LIM)  Limpopo  South Africa

Guest Comments

You get what you pay for. An old farm like establishment where "n Boer maak 'n plan"
A good base to explore the Lowveld and Kruger


Goeie plek om weg te breek van alles. Die rustigheid doen mens goed. Geriewe is basies maar goed. Sal weer daar gaan afpak.

Lovely, quiet and relaxed atmosphere - could possibly be improved by addition of a "games room / communal lounge" as the cottage was a bit small. But served our purpose as a base to tour the neighbouring sightseeing areas....

Very nice place if you like staying in a bush tent.
Very, very nice and enthusiastic owners.


The owner Andre was very helpful and has excellent knowledge of the surrounding areas and Kruger Park. We drove the route into the park he suggested and saw the big five in less than 4 hours.

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