SANParks Letaba Rest Camp

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SAN Parks Letaba Rest Camp Kamperen  – Kruger National Park

The Kruger Park is world famous. With an area of almost 20,000 km2, it is the largest game reserve in South Africa. It is for the most part located in Limpopo, the northernmost region of South Africa. A park where the treasures of South Africa in the form of archaeological finds, Bushmen rock paintings and animals and plants continue to surprise you every day.

This beautiful South African National Park where you will find 336 different trees is a home for a large number of animals. You will find 49 fish species, 34 amphibians, 114 species of reptiles, 507 species of birds and 147 different mammals including the world famous Big 5!

The Letaba rest camp is located in a bend of the Letaba River, halfway between the northern and southern borders of Kruger National Park. The name means “river of sand” and is a beautiful place to watch the elephants. Letaba is a green oasis is the mopane field and favorite with many visitors. Sleeping under the starry sky and falling asleep to the nocturnal sounds of the African bush, a symphony that stops just as quickly as it starts …. In this camp you will mainly look for the Bushbok, the elephants, the Lala Palm, the redheaded weaver and the osprey.

Camping in Letaba rest camp

There are 60 camping and / or caravan sites with electricity points. Maximum number of people per camping site is 6. There are shared laundry and cooking facilities. There is 24 hours hot water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities.


Bush walks with a guide, you go out for a few hours with a trained and armed ranger, the group will not be larger than 8 people. They will read the traces of Elephants, rhino and lion and tell you about the fascinating nature of South Africa. Think of comfortable shoes, comfortable clothing and don’t forget your camera and binoculars! Walks are not permitted for children under 13 years of age. You must book this activity in advance
Game drives, choice of sunset, night and morning game drives. For these game drives, it makes sense to book it in advance to avoid disappointment on the spot. On request (at least 2 months in advance and upon availability) you can book a “Day drive”. You then rent a car and driver and you can then visit those places in the park where no tourists come.
Bush Breakfast or Bush braai including the game drive (ride of max. 1 hour) to the place of the Bush meal. Meals in a beautiful place by an open fire in the middle of nature are a great experience (Meal is between 90 minutes and 2 hours). Ask for availability during your booking.

-Letaba Elephant Hal
-TV Lounge
-Riverside camp walk
-Masorini Ruïnes, located 38 km west from the camp
-Matambeni Bird hide, bird spot 10 km north of the camp
-In the season an educational children’s program

Olifants Wilderness trail (booking activity in advance)
Mananga 4×4 Adventure trail (always weather dependent and bookable in advance)
Wildlife film are shown every day except Sunday.


-Reception with information
-Public telephone and letter box
– ATM facility
-Washing machine
-Gas station
Shared kitchens and washing facilities
-Braai facilities
Eating utensils and filled plates on request at the reception
Auditorium and conference room
Picnic area for day visitors with swimming pool
Swimming pool for people staying in the camp
Cell phone range
-Basic first aid assistance

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