Shindzela Tented Safari Camp is a comfortable tented bush camp, set on the banks of a dry riverbed, facing a small watering hole.

We know that an African safari is a very special experience – we invite you to join us for a journey of discovery on a wildlife safari. Shindzela is a small wilderness camp, and hosts a maximum of 16 guests. We focus on game drives in open 4x4 vehicles (day & night drives), and walking safaris.

Our walking safaris and game drives place an emphasis on understanding the wild environment, and tracking and viewing animals in their natural surroundings. We are able to drive off road in search of African predators and Big Five animals.

Situated in the Timbavati Nature Reserve, and part of the Greater Kruger National Park, Our tented accommodation consist of 8 canvas tents set on wooden decks with a little porch, each with their own en-suite bathroom (shower, hand basin, flush toilet). Each tent has got a mosquito net over the bed, and canvas flaps for windows also lined with mosquito nets.

Our camp runs on Solar powered lights in each tent and dining room area, and your hot/cold shower is regulated by our gas geysers. Shindzela Tented Safari Camp offers a back to basics, affordable Kruger safari holiday, without compromising on important safari experiences; the thrill of viewing African wildlife, marveling at a beautiful sunset, or relaxing around the camp fire with a drink.

Shindzela is an authentic small tented bush camp within the Greater Kruger Park, Timbavati Private Nature Reserve. Only 8 en-suite safari tents (maximum of 16 guests) can be accommodated at Shindzela, providing an intimate family orientated feel. Shindzela offers 2 safari activities per day, either a walking trail of about 2.5-3 hours or a game drive in an open 4x4 vehicle.

 "Shindzela" in the African Shangaan language is the name for the Honey Badger, one of Africa's most resilient animals. Shindzela Tented Safari Camp is an authentic tented Safari camp set on wooden decks under thatch (grass) roofs. Each room comes complete with their own en-suite shower, toilet and hand basin.  It is nestled within the Greater Kruger National Park, Timbavati Private Game Reserve, South Africa. It is from here that Shindzela brings you an affordable wildlife safari, where you can explore the African wilderness on game drives in open 4x4 safari vehicles and on foot during our walking safari trails. Safari activities are conducted by professional and knowledgeable safari guides. The camp has an informal, relaxed atmosphere, and is alive with warm African hospitality.
Shindzela offers guests a greater Kruger wildlife safari, in an unfenced wilderness environment. We make use of solar powered lights & gas geysers (for hot showers). We are undisturbed by some of the modern conveniences such as television, preferring to immerse ourselves in the African wilderness. Shindzela also has a swimming pool in camp where guests can relax and overlook our small watering hole. The camp accommodates just 16 guests, and offers both walking safaris, and game drives twice daily.
Each spacious tent has a wooden entrance door to both the bedroom and bathroom. Adjustable canvas flaps and mesh keep the insects out. A solar powered main gives power to the fan and bedside lights. The room is furnished with bed side tables, chest of drawers hanging rails and a choice of 2 x single beds or 1 x queen bed.
The general bush camp area encompasses of a covered (thatch/grass roof) safari style dining & lounge area, kitchen, staff accommodation and a central African fireplace (boma) – a perfect spot to relive safari experiences around the fire.

Shindzela Tented Safari Camp


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