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Machampane Wilderness Camp

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Machampane was an unforgettable experience, and one of the more remote locations I have come across in Mozambique. I stayed there with my parents for one night, during which we went on two wilderness walks and ate some great good, I would definitely recommend it!

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Reviewed 2 January 2017

We are a couple of 60+ and traveling quite a lot around the globe and visiting mainly natural and historical places . Mostly we enjoy lovely boutique places as well small personal lodges. We are glad to share our experiences in a brief form below (including photos) with YOU: + . A unique place in the middle of nowhere and...

Thank world-traveller8725
EleanorMuller, Public Relations Manager at Machampane Wilderness Camp, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your warm comments. Yes, it's a romantic place and we are delighted to have had you as guests.

The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 October 2016

My advice would be to bring a mosquito net, like we did. There is 1 in front of your tent but its not a new one anymore. Buy the biggest you can get, you can get it in a small case so its easy to take it with you in your lugage. The 1 we have was also already impregnated,...

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Helmond, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights in this camp. We made very special friends in this short time. Emilio and his staff take very good care of you. Be sure to take cash money. The nearest city is about a 1 1/2 hou drive away. Use your GPS to find it

Thank L M
Reviewed 20 July 2016 via mobile

A wonderful tented camp in the middle of nothing, ruling by Emilio who is a very competent ranger. Absolutely unforgettable place where all guests are together while eating and in evening campfire. There are no Internet or cellular phone connection, that's why you have a lot of time to watch the nature and socialize with other guests. In the night...

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Cape Town, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2016

We stopped over for a night here after visiting Kruger. Traveled into the park via the Giriyondo border post between Kruger and Limpopo. Limpopo park is still a work-in-progress and there is very little game even though the fences with Kruger are coming down. Probably because of the high incidence of poaching and the fact that the bush is not...

Thank MikeHallauer
Reviewed 13 May 2016

Very special location and remarkably cheerful people with big smiles. Emile is a fantastic host and guide, doing his job passionately. Teresa and Arlene present dinner and lunch joyfully and proudly. The food is delicious and you get offered a tasteful 3 course dinner in the bush. The tents are wonderful placed at the river with a nice breeze at...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

We (my wife & I) spent 3 nights at the Machampane Wilderness Camp and our experience was really great. Of course if what you're looking for is a "guaranteed big 5 trail with 8 people all day long in a 4x4" it's probably not the best option, but if what you want is a true wilderness experience in an unfenced...

Thank Geof_Brussels
Reviewed 6 December 2015

When we arrived at Machampane from Olifants Camp in Kruger the temperatures were very hot. Therefore the evening bush walk for us was cancelled. We had the feeling that the ranger did not want to go with only two guests. Next morning we walked arround a little bit but did not see any animal. We did a three day wilderness...

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Axminster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2015

A long drive from Maputo was rewarded with peace, quiet and isolation. The resident staff were amazing and worked exceedingly hard to ensure accommodation and food was first class. However, the 'temporary' guide who was in charge that weekend was too embroiled in discussion with other visitors to acknowledge our arrival, we waited 30 minutes before we were spoken to...

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Additional Information about Machampane Wilderness Camp

Address: Parc Nacional do Limpopo, Xai-Xai 1200, Mozambique
Region: Mozambique > Gaza Province > Xai-Xai
Number of rooms: 24
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“All tent houses are the same, more or less close to the dining deck”
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world-traveller8725, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All tents are beautifully situated along the river”
MikeHallauer, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All five tents face the river and have great views”
KrugerToKalahari, 26 Mar 2013 | Read review
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