Glamping in South Africa

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Glamping in South Africa

South Africa, especially the Limpopo province, has long been a destination for people who want to experience the natural beauty of Southern Africa. Thus, a majority of the glamping destinations in this country take place in this northern region. Far away from the crowded cities, you can experience a safari of your choice in your very own hut, cottage, or villa. South Africa also means you can travel to many other locations on the continent. It’s Africa’s most developed country in the cities, though you should be aware of its tumultuous recent history before traveling here. But if you’re after the classic African safari, minus the hunting, check out one of the glamping destinations below and start planning your journey to Africa.

Jabulani

hoedspruit, south africa

Camp Jabulani is a perfect translation of the African bush. An open-plan dining room and lounge merge with the wooden deck, which lies in the shade of gigantic leadwood tree. An impressive hanging bridge connects these living areas with the suites that flank the riverbed. The Zindoga Villa at Cam...
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$2989 /night

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Machaton Private Camp

hoedspruit, south africa

Machaton Private Camp is an intimate and exclusive camp offering a secluded and private safari experience and is situated within the world renowned and breathtakingly beautiful Timbavati Private Nature Reserve, which forms part of the Greater Kruger Park. Next to owning a private safari lodge, th...
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$592 /night

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Mziki Safari Lodge

gauteng, south africa

Mziki Safari Lodge is home to 3 of "The Big 5". Enjoy sightings of Elephants, Buffalo & Rhinos as well as 47 more species of mammals and 372 species of birds. One can also enjoy alternative activities like fishing, archery and pellet gun shooting.  The diverse dining experience ranges f...
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$320 /night

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Marataba Safari Lodge

limpopo, south africa

Inspired by the discovery of primeval ruins, Marataba is a luxury South Africa glamping lodge which embraces both the contemporary and the ancient in an exciting union of innovative architecture, design and technology—paying tribute to and confirming the concept of the African Renaissance. ...
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$554 /night

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Tents

Hanglip Mountain Lodge

limpopo, south africa

Discover the exclusive Hanglip Mountain Lodge with its 10 luxury, en-suite thatched rooms on the lower escarpment of the malaria-free Entabeni Safari Conservancy, surrounded by wetlands and plains. This secluded lodge is refreshingly alluring with its unique blend of luxury and true African wilde...
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$226 / night

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Huts & Cottages

Wildside Tented Camp

limpopo, south africa

A true African bush experience awaits you at Wildside Safari Camp, where the essence of the unspoilt wilderness of the Waterberg is combined with comfortable en-suite tents, creating a true African atmosphere. The open lounge/bar area with the romantic roaring fire in the boma creates the perfect...
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$126 / night

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Huts & Cottages

Ravineside Lodge

limpopo, south africa

Located on the banks of Lake Entabeni, our luxurious bedrooms are linked by thatched walkways to the reception, restaurant, conference room and boma. Lake Entabeni, 1.7 km long, lies between soaring bluffs and peaks, a wonderful place for bird-watching and viewing a rich variety of wildlife.
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$142 / night

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Villas, Tents

Shikwari Game Reserve

limpopo, south africa

Shikwari Suites Shikwari Game Reserve offers two camps on the reserve close to Kruger & the Panorama. Relax on the lodge veranda taking in the view and cool off in the shady pool. The reserve has Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Kudu, Impala, Nyala, Waterbuck, Bush buck, Duiker and Ostrich plus m...
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$95 /night

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Huts & Cottages, Unique & Unusual, Lodges

Legend Golf & Safari Resort

limpopo, south africa

Legend Golf & Safari Resort, also known as the "Home of the Extreme 19th", is one of the world's most renowned resorts. This unique leisure destination welcomes all travelers, whether it be for a holiday getaway, business trip, golf or safari experience, Legend caters for every need. Legend ...
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$246 /night

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Makumu Private Luxury Game Lodge

hoedspruit, south africa

Makumu Game Lodge is a luxurious and intimate establishment situated in the ‘Big Five’ Klaserie Private Nature Reserve in Hoedspruit, South Africa. The lodge is at once welcoming, inviting and relaxing, and surrounds you with the warmth, the earthy colors and the rich textures of Afri...
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$466 /night

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Luxury Lodges

Southern Sands Eco Lodge

limpopo, south africa

Come, relax and enjoy the very special bush retreat. Southern Sands Eco Lodge have two very well appointed safari tents set on the banks of the world famous Oliphants River. The property is located in the Ndlovumzi Nature Reserve near the Safari town of Hoedspruit. The special reserve is home to...
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$86 /night

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Kingfisher Lodge

limpopo, south africa

Set on the banks of Lake Entabeni, Kingfisher Lodge is the most exclusive and luxurious of all the lodges, offering superb personalized service. In the main lounge and dining area, the ambience is inviting, with elegant decor, specially designed furniture and a fireplace ensuring an enjoyable and...
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$226 / night

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Zikomo Safari Camp

lower zambezi, south africa

We offer comfortable lodging in South Luangwa National Park. Enjoy spectacular views of the Luangwa River and its wildlife from your own porch. Zikomo Safari Camp chalets come at an affordable price, with good food, friendly staff and knowledgeable guides.
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$420 / night

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Huts & Cottages

Whalesong Hotel & Spa

western cape, south africa

Whalesong boasts 24 spacious, comfortable en suite bedrooms, equipped for the discerning traveler and reflecting the serene blues and whites of the ocean. To make the most of the truly spectacular scenery, each room features its own private wooden viewing deck and offers breathtaking views of the...
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$79 /night

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Legend Mountain View Villa

limpopo, south africa

Legend Golf & Safari Resort, also known as the “Home of the Extreme 19th”, is one of the world’s most renowned resorts. This unique leisure destination welcomes all travelers, whether it be for a holiday getaway, business trip, golf or safari experience, Legend caters for...
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$195 /night

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Zebra Country Lodge

mpumalanga, south africa

Comfortable country living in a tranquil setting has never been more accessible and breathtakingly beautiful. Zebra Country Lodge is hidden away in a lush bushveld setting, exuding a distinct country feeling. This 400-hectare nature reserve is located only a thirty minutes’ drive north-east...
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$61 /night

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Mount Camdeboo

eastern province, south africa

Privately owned and with a passion for conservation, Mount Camdeboo Private Game Reserve is home to numerous endangered species that have been successfully rehabilitated into the heart of South Africa's malaria-free Great Karoo region. Experience a personalized safari in a region that is steeped ...
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$450 /night

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Lodges, Huts & Cottages, Tents

Swartberg Private Game Lodge

western cape, south africa

Swartberg Private Game Lodge is nestled at the foot of the majestic Swartberg Mountain Range, a 50-minute drive from Oudtshoorn and 23 km away from the scenic Route 62. The appeal of a bygone era with an understated sophistication best describes the Lodge. Fitting to the Karoo-colonial style, ex...
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$351 /night

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Sibani Lodge

gauteng, south africa

Sibani Lodge is an exclusive wilderness lodge nestled in the idyllic nature reserve of Mt Savannah. Sibani Lodge is a great escape and innovative environment to hold business meetings, conferences, seminars and workshops for larger groups. The master bedroom of the lodge is situated at the end o...
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$273 /night

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Singita Ebony Lodge

south africa

As the original Singita Lodge, Ebony stands steadfast amongst enormous trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South Africa’s "big cat country." A blend of European heritage and African boldness welcomes visitors with the down-to-earth warmth of a much-loved family home.
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$1612 / night

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