Escape the city!
Change is as good as a holiday…well why not take an actual holiday? Enough with the dreaming and outing off taking that well deserved break, why not break free of the mundane tasks of everyday life and refresh your senses in nature? The Kruger Lowveld is a camping destination of note. You see camping isn’t merely just pitching up a tent and ‘roughing it out’. It’s an experience!
Here’s a pick of our top 5 campsites…
1. Lakeview Camping and Caravan
Located just four kilometres from Nelspuit, this resort is located on the idyllic Kaapsehoop Road. Surrounded by the Lowveld bushveld, this is the perfect bush break. The campsites are large and shaded, which is a necessity in the summer months. Be one with nature as you sit around your camp fire overlooking the breath-taking dam.
2. Henk Van Rooyen Resort
Who doesn’t want to be immersed in the wild? This resort is located in the conservation area of Marloth Park, on the boundary of southern Kruger National Park. A limited number of camping sites overlook the Crocodile River, which acts as a boundary between the Kruger and Marloth Park. Game roams freely around Marloth Park, with the occasional lion or leopard sighting but the resort is fenced. Now that’s wild!
3. Merry Pebbles Resort
Located right on the Sabie River, Merry Pebbles has been a favourite family camping destination for many. Found on a beautiful town in Sabie, this resort has one of the most scenic camping sites in the Kruger Lowveld. Escape the scorching Lowveld sun with a dip in the shallow waters of the river or enjoy the cooler winter days in the heated pool. The resort has plenty of activities such as putt-putt, fishing, tennis and trampolines to keep campers of all ages entertained.
4. GZ Adventures Mankele
Set at the foot of the escarpment, Mankele is the perfect setting for adventure. Beautiful surroundings, rivers, lush lawns and the mountains provide the perfect backdrop to an amazing camping adventure. One of South Africa’s favourite mountain biking destinations, this resort has countless outdoor activities to get you moving and your adrenaline pumping.
5. Under The Stars Camping Barberton
A hidden gem for those whole really want to get off the grid. This small and secluded venue consists of only for site that are suitable for small tents. Being eco-friendly, rainwater is used, and solar used for hot water and showers. The sites are on three different level, ensuring maximum privacy and the atmosphere serene and calming.