Berg en Dal Restcamp - Kruger Park is situated on the bank of the Matjulu Spruit with a view of softly undulating hills to the east.
On the northern and southern sides dry riverbeds and a dam border the camp. There are large trees along the streams and dry riverbeds. Special care has been taken to preserve the natural vegetation in the camp. Berg en Dal Restcamp - Kruger Park is also the only camp set in a rugged mountain environment.
The area hosts white rhino, kudu, impala, giraffe, elephant, reedbuck, klipspringer, grey rhebok and warthog.
Leopard are seen regularly in the region - some lucky people have even seen them drinking at the dam in front of the camp. Wild dog are also found in the area. Lion are usually found in the lower plains on the roads to Skukuza and Crocodile Bridge.
5 Things to seek
- White Rhino
- Scarlet-chested Sunbird
- Heuglin’s Robin
Facilities for disabled people
Accommodation units and conference facilities cater for people in wheelchairs.
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.
Kruger Park Access Information:
It is important to read more about the upgrade on the access control system for the Kruger National Park.
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)
Accommodation at Berg en Dal Restcamp - Kruger Park:
82 x tent or caravan sites, with power point. Communal ablutions and cooking facilities (24-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities). Braai facilities. Maximum of 6 persons per site.
69 x 3-bed units, equipped with en-suite bathrooms (showers, no baths) and air-conditioning. Kitchenettes have hotplates and sinks and you have a choice of with or without perimeter view. Please confirm when booking.
23 x 6 bed units, (two of which are accessible to wheelchairs) with 2 rooms (1 double bed, 2 single beds and 2 bunk beds in lounge) with separate shower, toilet and bath. Units equipped with open plan kitchen/dining room/lounge and bedrooms are air-conditioned.
These are large luxury units in prime positions in the camp. There are well-equipped kitchens (with microwave ovens), multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Fully air-conditioned. Limited channel DSTV televisions are provided.
J Le Roux: Sleeps 6, with 3 bedrooms (1 double bed, 2 rooms with single beds)
Rhino: Sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 double beds, 2 rooms with 2 single beds)
Berg en Dal Restcamp - Kruger Park Activities:
Guided Bush Walks (Morning and Afternoon)
Game Drives (Night and Day)
Bush Breakfast & Bush Braai (barbecue) Includes Game drive to venue
Wilderness Trails (Bushman and Wolhuter)
Kids Educational Programme (Seasonal)
Rhino Perimeter Trail camp walk - with Braille facilities
Eco-display in reception
Through prior arrangement with the camp, catered traditional dances can be arranged
Wildlife films every evening (except Sundays)
Bungalow (BA3): 3 single beds, Air-conditioned, Fridge, Hotplate, No smoking, Sink, Utensils, WC and shower.
Bungalow (BA3U): 3 single beds, Air-conditioned, Fridge, Hotplate, No smoking, Perimeter, Sink, Utensils, WC and shower.
Bungalow (BA3UZ): 3 single beds, Air-conditioned, Fridge, Hotplate, No smoking, Perimeter, Sink, Unit accessible to the mobility challenged, Utensils, WC and shower.
Camp Site (CK6P): Extra vehicles are charged a fee per night, PowerPoint.
Family Cottage (FA6): 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with double bed, 2 bench beds in lounge, Air-conditioned, Kitchen, No smoking, WC, shower and bath.
Family Cottage (FA6C): 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with double bed, 2 Single sleeper couches, Air-conditioned, Kitchen, No smoking, WC, shower and bath.
Family Cottage (FA6ZB): 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with double bed, 2 bench beds in lounge, Air-conditioned, Kitchen, No smoking, Unit accessible to the mobility challenged, WC and bath.
Family Cottage (FA6ZS): 1 bedroom with 2 single beds, 1 bedroom with double bed, 2 bench beds in lounge, Air-conditioned, Kitchen, No smoking, Unit accessible to the mobility challenged, WC and shower.
- No cancellation fee will be incurred for cancellations made after payment of first deposit up to and including 46 days prior to arrival.
- Cancellation fees equal to 50% of the total reservation cost is payable in a case of cancellation made between 45 days and 30 days prior to arrival.
- Cancellation fee equal to 100% of the total reservation cost is payable in a case of a cancellation made between 29 days prior to and date of arrival
- 100% of the total cost for any non-arrival/no-shows
Reservation made within 45 days prior to arrival is payable within 24 hours from the day reservation is made.
- Conservation levy is always excluded from the booking amount and needs to be settled on arrival.
It is your responsibility to check if the reservation is correct. Should the reservation be incorrect, please contact our office immediately.
If the arrival date of the itinerary is postponed prior to or on date of arrival and then cancelled at a later stage, the fees that applied at the time of amendment will be enforced if the amount is greater than the new cancellation fees.
Cancelling or downgrading of a reservation 45 days prior to or on arrival will result in cancellation fees according to a sliding scale (based on the total reservation cost) which varies between 50% and 100%.
Should the reservation not be taken up on the arrival date the accommodation will be held until 09:00 the following day after which the reservation will be cancelled and the deposit, where applicable, forfeited.
From Johannesburg / Pretoria to Malelane Gate:
Take the N4 to Nelspruit, head through Nelspriut to Malelane. Then turn left at Kruger National Park sign just outside Malelane and head to gate.
Allow between 4 to 5 hours for the trip to the gate. Berg-en-Dal Main Rest Camp is 12 km away from the gate.
Allow about 30 minutes for the drive to the camp.
Distance to nearest town:
11km from Malelane
500km from Johannesburg
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.