Activities in and around Nthakeni Bush & River Camp

Kruger National Park

The world renowned game reserve is one of the biggest on the African continent and boasts with the Big 5 and unforgettable sightings of wildlife. You can visit and explore the northern part of the park per vehicle for a great day’s outing by entering at the Pafuri gate, only 4km from the camp.

African eating experience

This one is unique! A bucket list, must-do! Come experience a REAL African roadside restaurant with a delicious traditional meal prepared freshly while you enjoy an ice cold beer. This is a special experience to enjoy with good friends or family!


a very popular activity during those hot summer days. Come dive in and cool off in our rock pool or take a swim in the river if you’re feeling adventurous.

Self-drive Game Drives

Get up close and personal with the wildlife in a game drive to the Kruger National Park.

Bush Drives

Let us show you all the secret spots in the bush and on the river that will make your jaws drop. Remember your camera!


The bush surrounding the camp can be explored by 4X4 vehicle, hiking or cycling. Check out the great diversity of trees in our area while exploring.

Bird watching

Our area is a birder’s paradise, with more than 450 species that has been identified. Keen birders can also go on a self-guided bird tour in this paradise along the riverbank.

Star Gazing

Beautiful night skies will have you mesmerized by the millions of stars at night.

Makuya Game Reserve

also bordering our area is the Makuya Park, bordering the Kruger Park with no fences, this park is lesser known and ideal to explore if the crowds of the Kruger get too much.

Mozambique border post

40 km from our camp is the Pafuri border post to Mozambique, and can be used as entry point for day visits to visit local villages or to explore the Kruger Transfrontier Park.

I had to leave, but my heart stayed

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