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    Shimuwini Bushveld Camp

    50 km from Phalaborwa Gate, Kruger National Park, South Africa
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    1 - 5 of 52 reviews

    Reviewed 5 October 2017

    We have been lucky enough to book in here twice over the last couple of years. Such a little piece of Bushveld heaven - it is quiet (no restaurant or shop) - has a nice new swimming pool in a lovely area and the location...More

    1  Thank lisashort
    Reviewed 29 September 2017

    This holiday we decided that we would do mainly bush camps to have areas stricted to guests staying there. This camp all the accommodation faces the river and we observed hippos and crocs as well as some of the antelope coming down to drink on...More

    Thank David71242
    Reviewed 25 September 2017

    We've been staying at Shimuwini since 1998, and it is excellent. One of the best wildlife experiences in the world. Paul and Cindy are doing a good job of running things and doing the sunset drives - as ever, the drive over the causeway is...More

    Thank Robert O
    Reviewed 22 September 2017

    A typical Sanparks bush camp. No shop or restaurant but there is a swimming pool. Well equipped accommodation, ok , it may look a bit tires but has comfortable rooms, great views across the river, hippos in the river AND the roads around the camp...More

    Thank Crosscultureimages
    Reviewed 29 August 2017

    We have stayed in the Shimuwini camp a number of times and we have never been disappointed. Being right on the river you can sit on your little stoep and wait for the animals to come wandering past. The units in the camp are typical...More

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    About
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    Shimuwini is a Shangaan word for "Place of the Baobab Tree". The camp is so named because the nearby Letaba River which fronts the cottages, is lined with these huge trees, one of them estimated to be between 2 000 and 3 000 years old. Shimuwini Bushveld Camp is the most modern of the bushveld camps, being completely rebuilt after the floods in 2 000.
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    "All rooms face the river"
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    "No 8 has good clear views of the river."
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    "All cottages face the water"
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    "Quiet, river front comfortable cottages."
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