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Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park is strategically placed in the central region, situated on the southern bank of the Letaba River only 50 km from the Phalaborwa Gate.

It is also the junction of the 3 main roads in the Park. The restcamp and caravan park have beautiful lawns and colossal shade trees, giving it character.

The area is well known for its large apple-leaf, umbrella thorn and mopane trees. Rare animals species, such as eland, Sharpes grysbok and roan may be seen, and common sights include elephant, buffalo, zebra, waterbuck, sable, nyala, tsessebe and cheetah.

The gravel road to Olifants Restcamp along the Great Letaba River provides a beautiful scenic drive on which plentiful game could be sighted.

Two other lookout points are within easy distance and worth visiting, namely the Engelhard dam to the east and the Mingerhout dam to the northwest.

An AA emergency service and workshop, information centre with the elephant as the central theme, film shows on conservation and wildlife certain evenings, first-aid centre, petrol and diesel, restaurant, self-service and take-aways at the cafeteria, laundromat, supermarket, barbecue facilities.

Facilities at Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park
- Information at Reception
- Public Telephone
- Post Box
- Restaurant (see notice below)
- Conference Facilities
- ATM facility available
- Cafeteria
- Shop
- Laundromat (in camp)
- Filling Station
- Communal Kitchens
- Communal Ablutions
- Swimming Pool
- Cutlery and Plates Hampers (from Reception)
- Basic First Aid Assistance
- Day Visitors Picnic Area on perimeter of camp with own swimming pool
- DSTV (limited channels) only available in Guest Houses
- Cellphone reception

Accommodation at Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park
60 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.

5 x rustic 3-bed units with communal ablution facilities. There are no cooking utensils, crockery or cutlery, but a communal kitchen (located at the old picnic spot) with sink and electric stoves is available. Also equipped with fridge, fan and air conditioner. Moreover you have a choice of perimeter or river view units. Please confirm when booking.

Safari Tents
10 x 2-bed and 10 x 4-bed permanent furnished canvas tents on stilts, including a fridge, standing fan inside tent and small veranda. Communal ablutions and communal kitchens available.

86 x roundwalled, singleroom African style units with thatched roofs, 2 or 3 beds per unit, equipped with ensuite ablutions (most with showers, but some with baths). All units have airconditioning, some have fans. Kitchenettes vary: some have hotplates and sinks; some have only sinks, while some have neither. Cutlery and crockery can be provided and hired from reception. More over you have a choice of with or without perimeter or riverside view. Please confirm when booking.

Guest Cottages
10 x 6-bed units (2 single beds in each bedroom), equipped with two bathrooms (one en-suite), air-conditioning (only in the bedrooms), lounge/dining area (with ceiling fan), large veranda and outside braai. The open plan kitchen has a four plate gas stove with oven, fridge/freezer combination, sink, cooking utensils, crockery and cutlery and 6-seater dining room/lounge.

Guest Houses
- These are large luxury units in prime positions inside the camp, with riverside view. There are well-equipped kitchens (with microwave ovens) and multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Limited channel DSTV televisions are provided.

- Melville: Sleeps 9, with 3 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room) and an additional single bed on the enclosed veranda.
Fish Eagle: Sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room) and has an exclusive bird hide

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.

Kruger Park Access Information:
It is important to read more about the upgrade on the access control system for the Kruger National Park.

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)

Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park Activities:
* Guided Bush Walks
* Game Drives (Night and Day)
* Bush Breakfast and Bush Braai (Barbecue). Includes game drive to venue. Confirm availability when booking.
* Letaba Elephant Hall
* TV Lounge
* Riverside camp walk
* Masorini Ruins (located about 38 km west of the camp)
* Matambeni Bird Hide (located about 10 km north of the camp)
* Kids Educational Programme (Seasonal)
* Wilderness Trail (Olifants Wilderness Trail)
Mananga 4 x 4 Adventure Trail (weather sensitive activity book at Phalaborwa Gate)
Wildlife films (except Sundays)
Cancellation Policy:
In addition to the full cancellation of a reservation, any amendment to an existing reservation, which results in the value of the revised reservation being less than the original value, could result in cancellation fees being levied, according to the following schedule:
- No cancellation fees will be incurred for cancellations or changes 46 days or more prior to arrival;
- Cancellations fees of 50% of the total reservation is payable for cancellations and changes received between 45 and 30 days prior to arrival;
- A 100% cancellation fee is payable for cancellations received within 29 days of arrival;
- A 100% cancellation fee is payable for non-arrivals (no-shows).
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.
Modification and cancellation charges may be levied on any other reservations amended or cancelled online, irrespective of the channel through which the reservations were originally made, and subject to the terms and conditions.

- Conservation levy is always excluded from the booking amount and needs to be settled on arrival.
Facilities & Services available:
Children under 12 years
Honeymoon Couples

Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park is a Self-Catering in Kruger Park Mpumalanga South Africa

From Johannesburg / Pretoria to Phalaborwa Gate:
Take the N1 toll-road to Polokwane (Pietersburg). 40 kms before Polokwane turn right onto the R71 and head for Tzaneen.
After Tzaneen head towards Phalaborwa and the gate. Allow between 6 to 7 hours for the trip to the gate.
Letaba Main Rest Camp is 51 km away from the gate. Allow about 2 hours for the drive to the camp.

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Rooms and Units Available at Letaba Restcamp - Kruger Park

Bungalow (BD2) (BD3) (BD3Z)
Sleeps 2 Adults

Bungalow (BD2U) (BD2UZ)
kitchenette, perimeter, z = accessible to the mobility challenged
Sleeps 2 Adults

Bungalow (BG2)
Communal Kitchen
Sleeps 2 Adults

Bungalow (BG2U) (BG3U)
Communal Kitchen, perimeter
Sleeps 3 Adults

Camp Sites (CK6P)
60 x campsites with powerpoint
Sleeps 6 Adults

Fish Eagle Guest House (FGL)
exclusive riverside view and bird hide
Sleeps 8 Adults

Fish Eagle Guest House (FGL) - 2019
4 bedrooms, each with 2 single beds, Air-conditioned, Kitchen, No smoking, WC, shower and bath
Sleeps 8 Adults

Guest Cottage (FF6)
Unit 106, 3 en-suite bedrooms
Sleeps 6 Adults

Guest Cottage (FQ6)
2 bathrooms, kitchen and dining room
Sleeps 6 Adults

Hut (EA3U)
communal ablutions and kitchen
Sleeps 3 Adults

Melville Guest House
exclusive riverside view
Sleeps 9 Adults

Safari Tent (CTT4U)(CTT4UZ)
4 single beds with bedding, Communal ablutions, Communal Kitchen, Fan, Fridge, No smokingNo utensils, View, Perimeter. Z=accessible to the mobility-challenged.
Sleeps 4 Adults

Safari Tents (CTT2) (CTT2Z)
communal facilities, (-Z: unit accessible to the mobility challenged)
Sleeps 2 Adults

Safari Tents (CTT4)
communal facilities, (-Z: unit accessible to the mobility challenged)
Sleeps 4 Adults

Latest Reviews
Excellent: good facilities; clean; friendly staff; stunning location.
Rudolf Essel Aug 2019
Very good camp. Nicely situated.
Klaus Hulsmann Nov 2018
Wonderful stay thank you.
Helen Jones Jan 2017
Very good stay in this camp.
Nafteux Romain Aug 2016
The booking process was easy and Mariechen was very friendly and helpful. The tents were fantastic in terms of space and the staff who cleaned the ablutions and braai area were cheerful. We are already planning a trip for next year and hope to do it the tented camp route!
Hayley Von Bentheim Oct 2014