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Free State, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were in a safari tent, first that put me off was the fridge, it was very very dirty, I must wash it myself.. The ablution blocks were very very clean and was so impress with that.. The people that work at Skukuza is very friendly and helpful.. Something that I can recommend to the Managers of Skukuza is to...

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London
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Slept in a safari tent for our stay and it was awesome. Cleaned daily and tour options in abundance (book in advance as they get filled). Small shop and petrol station onsite to ease your stay and help to ensure you don't end up stuck in the park.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good facilities at affordable price. Do not forget to check out Lake Panic nearby. Game drive was a disappointment as we felt that we could see more on our own. Lot of things to see and do in the camp.

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Denver
Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

To make your plans ... first determine what you are after. Skukuza is the administrative headquarters for the Park and all roads lead to this location for a reason ... this is a great place to see game and endangered species management. The accommodations at Skukuza are a-okay, but it is a park (not a luxury lodge). The huts are...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The riverview chalets are very quiet and peaceful. The air-conditioned chalets are clean and tidy. The furniture and equipment requires an upgrade. There's is baboons close the chalets which can be dangerous so ensure that all items are locked away. We also saw lions and buffalo from our chalet. The rest camp is the main camp and has very good...

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Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a bungalow and it was great, there is a small shop for food supplies and a good cafetaria, As my wife is vegetarian we stopped at melalane mall out side Kruger and stocked up water...beware sparkling water is soda and still water is regular water.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The facilities are clean and the huts comfortable. The staff is friendly and helpful. The shop stocks everything required by a Tourist. The Restaurant food was great. I recommend this to Tourists. Great location.

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São Paulo
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the route from Berg en dal to sKukuza! Had a wonderful lunch at a fine dinning place on the shade in a very hot day! There was direct view to the river. Wonderful! We were happy with the 4 people cabin. Not fancy but practical and very clean! Had some kudu burgers at night! (This is a must!!!!...

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Secunda, South Africa
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very well kept, there is now a big revamp they currently busy with. this should improve the whole camp with all the required amenities making it very comfortable. This camp never had its own kitchenette, the communal one did not work as people all don't have the same cleanness habits. the new addition will improve the early morning coffee or...

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Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We moved from Lower Sabie to Skukuza, the main headquarters. The huts were comfortable, clean and restful, and the area is great for birding if you are a birder. We enjoyed our stay here very much. The main visitors' center is not far, and is well-equipped with anything you might need. The restaurant was nice, much fancier than expected, and...

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Skukuza is the Kruger National Park's largest rest camp and administrative headquarters. It is situated on the southern banks of the Sabie River. The camp is well foliaged and there are some lofty trees along the river's edge. Activities and facilities are diverse, as are the animals and plants found both within the camp and in the surrounding areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Skukuza Rest Camp

Address: 12 km from Paul Kruger Gate, 39 km from Phabeni Gate | Sabie River, Kruger National Park, South Africa
Region: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Hotel Class:2 star — Skukuza Rest Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 301
Also Known As:
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“I'll recommend the bungalows, because you have your own bathroom, kitchen and a lovely aircon..”
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