Bordering the Kruger National Park and situated between the Timbavati and the Sabi Sand Reserves lies the 23 000 hectare Manyeleti Game Reserve. Manyeleti means, “The Place of the Stars” in the local Shangaan language.
The camps offer breathtaking wildlife experiences at the same time as pampering the senses with meticulous service and superb cuisine.
Morning and evening game tracking drives in open 4 x 4 vehicles bring you into close contact with the Big Five as well as the other aspects of our wildlife, and allows you to leave us with an unforgettable safari experience.
Highly experienced guides will take you on foot to bring into clear focus the magic of the bush with its myriad of busy insects and resplendent birdlife.
Honeyguide Mantobeni Camp
only accommodates children over the age of 12 years.
Dinner is served in the main dining area or under African skies, in the boma or in the bush.
Accommodation at Honeyguide Mantobeni Camp:
The 12 Nehru-styled tents are nestled in a Tamboti grove overlooking a dry river bed. The reception areas comprise a large sitting area, indoor and outdoor areas, bar and climate controlled wine cellar.
Game visiting the nearby watering hole can be seen from the swimming pool deck adjoining the reception areas.
The tents are comfortably furnished with king-sized beds and soft leather couches. Each tent leads onto its own bathroom with concrete bath, double shower and separate toilet.
Mantobeni Camp is designed to reflect Hemingway’s Africa.
There are 12 tents which are nestled in a Tamboti grove overlooking a dry river bed. Our reception area is comprised of a large sitting area, an outdoor area with a splash pool & sun loungers, a bar and an extensive climate controlled wine cellar.
Game visiting the nearby watering hole can be seen from the swimming pool deck which adjoins the reception area.
The tents at Mantobeni Camp are furnished with king size beds (we can convert these to twins should this be required), mosquito nets and soft leather couches. Each tent has an en-suite bathroom with a sunken concrete bath, double shower, his & hers basins and a separate toilet.
The tents are each set on a wooden platform that has 5 steps leading up to the tent. There is soft lighting within the tent and we do provide mosquito repellent for our guests.
Due to the layout and terrain of Mantobeni Camp, we only accommodate children over the age of 12 years.
Facilities & Services:
- Honeymoon Couples
- Airport Shuttle Service
- Laundry Service
- Ironing Service
- Special Meals on Request
- Wine Tasting
- Team Building
- Self-Braai / Barbecue
- Bar on the Premises
- Internet Access
- Xhosa / Zulu
- Tswana / Sotho
- Other Language
- Hiking / Walking Trails
- Swimming Pool
Honeyguide Mantobeni Camp Activities:
Guests awake at first light to the sound of beating drums.
The next sound it that of footsteps as waiters serve tea coffee or fruit juice in the tents.
A morning safari in an open game drive vehicle led by an experienced guide and tracker for about 3 hours traversing part of the large Manyeleti concession. During the drive, you will stop for tea or coffee and light refreshments.
On return to camp, you will have time to freshen up before enjoying a hearty breakfast.
After breakfast, guests are invited to join a short foot safari to explore the small wonders of the bush with an emphasis on the abundant bird, insect and plant life in the proximity of the camps.
For safety reasons, children under the age of 12 years may not go on foot safari outside the camp perimeters. However a variety of activities will be available for them to enjoy.
Guests may also choose to relax at the pool, browse through the small library or retire to their tents.
The afternoon begins with a three-course lunch served in the dining area.
After lunch, guests will have time to return to the tents to collect their jackets, cameras and binoculars in preparation for the afternoon game drive.
The afternoon game drive will take about 3 hours. Guests are reminded to take warm clothing as the drive continues into the night enabling guests to experience the sounds of the night and affording a view of the nocturnal animals.
During the afternoon game drive, guests will stop at suitable spot for sundowners with full bar and light refreshments.
Game Drive Times
Morning game drive at 06h00
Afternoon game drive at 16h00
Morning game drive at 06h30
Afternoon game drive at 15h30
Honeyguide Mantobeni Camp Map:
Honeyguide Mantobeni Camp Guest Review
Average Guest Rating:
out of 5
based on 1 review.
So good we are all ready planning our return trip...
Rating: Reviewed by David Harris over a year ago
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