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Plains Tented Camp is situated in a private concession within the Kruger National Park, and is built in true pioneer tradition, reflecting the ambience of a 19th century naturalist's rest.

Plains Tented Camp was constructed with 100% natural materials, and great care has been taken to preserve the pristine natural surrounds. The whole safari lodge is raised on stilts and solar power is used for all energy requirements.

The safari lodge overlooks the spectacular Timbitene plain; the best place to spot game is the wonderful private plunge pool. Set out each morning to track elephant and rhino on foot, and again in the afternoon. Or view game on professionally guided game drives, with the chance of spotting the Big 5.

highlights

  • Set within the Kruger Park, within a private concession
  • A classic safari style camp with beautiful tents
  • Authentic safari - the main focus of Plains Camp is around walking safaris
  • Stay in comfortable, spacious tents
  • Exquisite game-sightings - get up close & personal, on foot

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Facilities

The canvas covered lounge tent and the dining room tent both open onto a wide wooden deck shaded by indigenous trees and featuring a traditional roaring camp fire. The deck is an ideal place to watch game move past the camp as you sip a sun downer, as is the refreshing plunge pool.

General Facilities

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    Swimming Pool

Dining

The meals at Plains Tented Camp are innovative, fresh and delicious.  Start your day with a steaming cup of coffee and a traditional rusk. After your morning bush walk return to a hearty brunch. High tea is served before your afternoon game spotting and a delicious dinner is served on your return; after the obligatory sunset cocktails.

Standard Tent

Accommodation at Plains Tented Camp is in 4 explorer-style tents in an acacia knobthorn thicket. The tented rooms each have an en-suite bathroom and overlook the open plains.

Standard Tent AMENITIES

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    Ceiling fan

Activities

  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Walking safaris
 
  • dates rates from board basis
  • 01 Sep 2014 - 30 Apr 2015 $420 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 May 2015 - 31 Aug 2015 $390 Fully Inclusive
  • 01 Sep 2015 - 30 Apr 2016 $460 Fully Inclusive

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please note, additional room types are also available. Request a quote for rate detail

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.

Traveller Reviews

  • Rhino Plains Camp and the sleepout were even better and a highlight of my trip. I was the only guest and so had the place and guides to myself. We did 30 kilometres of bush walking over 3 days.

    Keiran Dawson, May 2012

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Ashley Groenevelt

Ashley Groenevelt

Africa Safari Expert

"Plains Camp is the epitome of a luxurious outdoor, bush experience. It is a real eye opening and adventurous place to stay!"

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Rhino Plains Camp and the sleepout were even better and a highlight of my trip. I was the only guest and so had the place and guides to myself. We did 30 kilometres of bush walking over 3 days.

Keiran Dawson, May 2012 >View more reviews