South African Lodges

Buffelshoek Tented Camp

Address
Manyeleti Game Reserve
Greater Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Rating
Lodge Type
Tented Camp, Big Five

Buffelshoek Tented Camp Reviews & Information

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The Buffelshoek Tented Camp nestles in the pristine south-east region of the Manyeleti Game Reserve near the unfenced boundaries of the Kruger National Park and the Sabi Sand Private Nature Reserve. Wildlife, including the 'Big Five', roam freely between the game reserve and the national park providing guests with an unbeatable safari experience.

The camp is accessible by the self-drive for guests with their cars or rental cars. Transfers can be arranged from all surrounding airports to the camp as well as from Johannesburg, OR Tambo and Pretoria. Flights can be booked from Johannesburg, Cape Town and Durban to the Hoedspruit (Eastgate Airport) as well as to Nelspruit (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport KMIA).

The Buffelshoek lodge features five well-appointed tents with thatch roofs and canvas fronts. Each of the tents offers spacious en-suite bathrooms on wooden decks which make for a unique safari experience. The tents accommodate two guests sharing.

Tent features:

  • Double or twin beds
  • Thatched roofs
  • Canvas fronts
  • Wooden viewing decks
  • Open-air en-suite bathrooms.

Facilities and Services

The lodge provides an unforgettable & authentic bush experience; this tented camp offers a natural balance between comfort and bushveld ambience. The camp has no fences making one feel at one with the natural beauty of the surroundings.

Furthermore, this tented camp is electricity-free with most meals being prepared over the open fire and enjoyed in the lantern-lit dining area or the boma. Sitting around the crackling campfire in the evenings and at night, one experiences the unique sounds of the African bush come alive.

The safari package includes thrilling morning and evening safari drives which are accompanied by a game ranger and conducted in open wildlife viewing vehicles.

Facilities and services:

  • Indoor and outdoor venues
  • Boma for alfresco dining
  • Viewing deck
  • Lounge
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours and transfers
  • Wildlife activities (safari drives, walks).

Activities

During the Buffelshoek morning safari drives participants to experience the awakening of the bushveld while the late afternoon/evening safaris offer sightings of the elusive nocturnal animals with a spotlight being used to track predators. For the more adventurous traveller, guided morning walking safaris are available which allow for up-close encounters with the 'Big 5', other mammals, as well as birds and the flora of this significant area of the Greater Kruger National Park.

Wildlife activities:

  • Early morning safari drives
  • Late afternoon/evening safari drives
  • Guided morning game walks / walking safaris.

Below detailed information about the Buffelshoek Tented Camp is available.
For any queries regarding this hotel, you are welcome to contact us.

  • Double bed
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Housekeeping
  • Terrace
  • Viewing Deck

Wildlife activities
  • Early morning game drives
  • Late afternoon / evening game drives
  • Guided morning game walks / walking safaris.

  • Boma
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Housekeeping service
  • Safari drives
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris

Available Rooms

Safari Tent

# Rooms:
5

This safari camp has five tents with thatch roofs and canvas fronts.  Each of the tents offers open-air en-suite bathrooms on wooden decks which makes for a unique safari experience.  The tents accommodate two guests sharing.

Tent features:

  • Double or twin beds
  • Thatched roofs
  • Canvas fronts
  • Wooden viewing decks
  • Open-air en-suite bathrooms.

Buffelshoek Tented Camp Specials

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.660141

Longitude: 31.555753

Directions

Directions from Hoedspruit to the Buffelshoek Tented Camp:

Drive south on the R40 for 24km, towards White River and turn left at the T-junction
After 2km turn left on the R531 towards Orpen Gate
Drive for 35 km and then turn right just before the Kruger National Park boom gate
From the turn-off the entrance to Manyeleti Game Reserve is 400m
From here follow the MAIN CAMP signage, turn right
Turn left, then keep right
Turn right, then keep left
Pass the dam and keep right
At the T-junction just past the Manyeleti Main Camp turn left
Drive for 2 km and then turn right
Drive another 10 km before turning right at the sign for Buffelshoek
Drive for 600m and turn right
Drive another 2.4 km and turn left
Follow the track for 600m to the camp.



Directions from Nelspruit:

Follow the R40 NORTH through Hazyview, Bushbuck Ridge and Acornhoek and continue in the Hoedspruit direction.
5km after the traffic light at Acornhoek (whilst travelling towards Hoedspruit) turn right on the R531 towards Orpen Gate.
Drive for 35 km and then turn right just before the Kruger National Park boom gate.
From the turn-off the entrance to Manyeleti Game Reserve is 400m.
From here follow the MAIN CAMP signage. Turn right.
Turn left (S24°33.423’ E31°23.403’). Keep right.
Turn right.
Keep left.
Pass the dam and keep right.
At the T-junction just past the Manyeleti Main Camp turn left.
Drive for 2 km and then turn right.
Drive another 10 km before turning right at the sign for Buffelshoek.
Drive for 600m and turn right.
Drive another 2.4 km and turn left.
Follow the track for 600m to the camp.

Parking

On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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