Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park
is centrally situated on landscaped gardens in the knobthorn veld which offer the best grazing in the Kruger National Park. Large concentrations of game and lion occur here.
The camp is about 47 km east of Orpen gate, but the gravel road following the Timbavati en route is also well worth the drive.
Due to the water pipeline and watering places in the region, huge herds of antelope species, zebra, giraffe and buffalo are regular sights, and obviously the predators feeding off them. There are also 3 dams in the area, and grazing land is particularly good.
Rare animal species found in the area are eland, nyala, white and black rhino, sable and wild dog. Birdlife is also prolific. The area is known for its spectacular sunsets, and the camp is a very popular. Facilities at Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park
- Basic First Aid Assistance
- Cutlery and Plates Hamper
- Day Visitor Picnic Area
- Eco Information Centre
- Emergency Road Service
- Film Auditorium
- Jungle Gym for children
- Petrol Station
- Picnic Facilities
- Post Box
- Public telephones
- Shop Accommodation at Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park
100 x tent or caravan sites, with power point. Communal ablutions and cooking facilities. (24-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities) Maximum of 6 persons per site.
75 x 2 or 3-bed units with communal kitchen. Bungalows are equipped with ablutions comprising of a shower, WC and wash basin. All bungalows have air-conditioning. A limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes (cutlery crockery, glasses and frying pan) are available for hire. Contact reception upon check-in.
57 x 2 or 3-bed units with kitchens. Bungalows are equipped with ablutions comprising of a shower, WC and wash basin. All bungalows are equipped with air-conditioning.
1 x luxury bungalow with 2 beds and one sleeper couch. Equipped with en-suite bathroom (shower, WC and wash basin), kitchen and air-conditioning. The open air kitchen has a cooker plate and microwave oven and outside braai (barbeque) facility, fridge/freezer combination, sink, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery.
19 x 2 bedded bungalows situated on the perimeter fence with a view of the veld which allows you to listen to the sounds of the wild in your bed. Equipped with en-suite bathroom containing shower, WC and wash basin. Bungalows each have an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer and fully equipped with cutlery, crockery and utensils.
1 x 5-bed and 9 x 6-bed units with well equipped kitchens and two bedrooms with 3 beds each (in the case of the 6 bed units). Both bedrooms have a bathroom en-suite (bath, WC and washbasin). The kitchen has a gas stove (with oven), fridge/freezer combination, sink, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery.
These are large luxury units in prime positions inside the camp. There are well-equipped kitchens (with microwave ovens) and multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Limited channel DSTV televisions are provided.
- Wells: Sleeps 6, with 3 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
- Stanley: Sleeps 9, with 3 bedrooms (3 single beds in each room)
- Frankel: Sleeps 10, with 5 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)Important Notice
1. Accommodation rates do not include Conservation Fees
which are payable at the entrance gates.
2. Please ensure that you are familiar with the Rules & Regulations
of National Parks before making a booking.Regulations when Exiting the Park:
In order to improve overall controls some changes have been made to the check-out process at camps in the Kruger National Park and your assistance and co-operation is kindly requested in this regard.
Guests are reminded that only guests with valid exit permits
will be allowed to exit the park. For day visitors these are issued upon entry at gates and for overnight guests these are issued by the last camp on the guest itinerary.Gate hours
January - March: 05:30, 18:30 (Camps gates open 04:30)
April - September: 06:00, 18:00 (Camp gates open 06:00
October: 05:30, 18:00 (Camp gates open 05:30)
November - December: 05:30, 18:30 (Camps gates open 04:30)
Facilities & Services:
- Children under 12 years
- Honeymoon Couples
- Curio Shop
- Parking (off-street - open)
Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park Activities:
Guided Bush Walks
Game Drives (in the company of trained field guides)
Bush Breakfast and Bush Braai (Barbecue). Includes game drive to venue. Confirm availability when booking.
Sweni Bird Hide (located on the Sweni River about 30km from camp)
Ratel Pan Bird Hide (Piet Grobler Dam - located on the Timbavati/Roodewal road about 35km from camp)
Kids Educational Programme (Seasonal)
Sweni Wilderness Trail (pre-booked overnight activity)
Mananga 4 x 4 Adventure Trail (weather sensitive activity)
Through prior arrangement with the camp, catered traditional dances can be arranged.
Wildlife films on the big screen (every evening except Sundays)
Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park Map:
Satara Restcamp - Kruger Park Guest Reviews
Average Guest Rating:
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Rating: Reviewed by Andre Beugger over a year ago
We have one comment. We went to restaurant at Satara in the evening and staff told us that they have a group of tourist there and they does not have enough staff (in the kitchen) to make dinner for us.
Rating: Reviewed by Martin Popek over a year ago
Clean but basic. Aircon was a bonus.
Rating: Reviewed by Megan Davey over a year ago
Basic but everything you need, clean and everything works. They should secure the waste bins though - the next morning the whole site was strewn with rubbish from monkeys turning over the bins.
Rating: Reviewed by Dawn van Gils over a year ago
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