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Dining at Camp Jabulani

Dining at the Camp Jabulani in South Africa is an experience of silver service with an a la carte menu. Served in the dining room which is beautifully decorated with an African flair, the venue exudes sheer elegance and style.

With Head Chef Andre Gerber creating tantalising dishes filled with fresh ingredients and decorated to perfection, it is a memorable feast. Confectionery, baked daily, one can choose from muffins, decadent treats, and snacks.


Spa Facilities

Set in the beautiful foliage of the reserve lies Camp Jabulani’s Therapy Lapa has an expansive selection ranges from body treatments, hand and foot treatments, natural wraps and skin-care treatments.

Only 100% natural products used, this Therapy Lapa is a must for all Camp Jabulani’s guests. In the cooler winter months, guests may afford themselves to a spa treatment in the comfort of their suites in front of a warm, relaxing fire.

Activities, Sports & Leisure

Hot Air Ballooning

Entice yourself to a magical experience floating over the private game reserve. You meet before sunrise and watch the super big hot air balloon being inflated, while enjoying a delicious cup of hot coffee.

One does not need to be fit to last the 1-hour long flight, but you must be prepared to stand for at least one hour. Children over 1.2m in height (so they can see over the basket) are also permitted to join. Fruit and sparkling wine are served after this unforgettable hot air balloon safari.

Game Drives

Camp Jabulani is nestled in the heart of the game rich Kapama Private Game Reserve. This Reserve is widely known for their extensive range of large mammal species, including lions, cheetahs, rhino, elephants, giraffe's, Buffalo, and the incredible collection of bird species, making game viewing and drives a must.

Rangers with years of experience and great amounts of knowledge provide guests with the most exciting early morning and late afternoon game drives through this magnificent reserve.


Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
Business Services
  • Free Wi-Fi in the public areas
General Services
  • Health & Fitness Centre
  • Housekeeping service
  • Kid's entertainment
  • Massage treatments
  • Safari drives
  • Wellness & Beauty treatments
Malaria Status and Animals
  • This private game reserve is world renown for its breeding establishment and research facilities for various endangered animal species in Southern Africa. Initially, this malaria free reserve was only used for these purposes and decided to open its doors to the public in 1990.

    Situated in the most attractive and scenic areas of the Limpopo and Mpumalanga Provinces, this private game reserve offers the best in game viewing. Due to the success of the animal relocation program, a wide range of the large mammals are guaranteed to be seen from buffalo, rhino, giraffe, elephant and much more, together with over 350 bird species and the predators include leopard, lion, cheetah, spotted hyena and many other species.

    Approximately 40km away, lies the famous Kruger National Park, and with the sweeping views of the Drakensberg mountain range, this beautiful wilderness is a must for the wildlife and nature lovers.

    As this reserve initially started as a rehabilitation and research establishment, the owner tries to maintain the balance of conservation together with tourism.  Experienced and knowledgeable rangers will guide you through the magnificent bushveld, pointing out all the various sounds of animals and birds alike.

Children Activities
  • At the exclusive Jabulani Camp in South Africa, they have extended their lodge, by adding the Zindoga Villa. Here children of all ages are welcome.  An additional suite with twin beds and an en-suite bathroom is available, and for a third child, they may make use of the lounge area which offers a day bed which converts into a single bed. This lounge area is exclusive to the suite.

    Should you have any special sleeping arrangements, these can be discussed with the helpful staff, and they will try their best to accommodate and assist you and your little ones.

    With a delightful "Kiddies Menu" on offer, together with babysitting services, parents can be sure their children are in good hands, and award themselves a well-deserved "time-out".

    There is a Children's Programme offered at Camp Jabulani, which has a broad range of educational activities teaching them all about the surrounding wildlife, which will keep kids stimulated for a great deal of time.

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

At Camp Jabulani, it is all about offering privacy and tranquility, so guests can enjoy their African Safari experience, without too much of a crowd. These luxurious suites offer loads of space, elegance, comfort and sophistication. Each suite at Camp Jabulani also boasts its own private plunge pool with beautifully glass-enclosed outdoor showers to compliment.

With profound wooden sliding doors, a large fireplace for those cold winter evenings and a lounge with beautiful views of the escarpment, these suites are fit for kings. Gigantic stone baths, pure cotton sheets and romantic African décor, all add to the elegant finishing touches of these suites.

Guests are welcome to relax after a long day of bush walks, safaris and elephant riding, to a cool off in the plunge pool, and a quiet evening in the comfort of these attractive suites.

Zindoga Villa


GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -24.432455

Longitude: 31.068117


Directions from Johannesburg to Camp Jabulani:

Take the N12/N4 from Johannesburg via Witbank to Middleburg.
Turn left on the R540 towards Belfast.
In the centre of Belfast turn right to Dullstroom and Lydenburg (look out for the signage).
Take the R36 to Ohrigstad, through the Strijdom Tunnel to Hoedspruit.
Turn right at the R40 to Klaserie / Bushbuck Ridge.
For Camp Jabulani, continue until you reach the entrance signposted Kapama Game Reserve and Camp Jabulani on your left. Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet with you at this entry.
For Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre continue the R40 past the entrance to Kapama Game Reserve and Camp Jabulani.
The entry to the Centre (Cheetah Project) is reached approximately 10 km further on the left
Report at the gate and continue the gravel road for 400 metres.

Directions from Nelspruit to Camp Jabulani:

Proceed in the direction of White River on the R537. After White River take the R40 to Hazyview. Follow this road until you reach a T-junction.
Turn left at the T-junction (this road is also the R40), drive through Hazyview. At the four-way stop continue straight on the R40 past Bosbokrand and Acornhoek.
Beyond Acornhoek continue northwards on the R40 towards Klaserie. Approximately 1 km before Klaserie takes the turn-off to the right signposted Hoedspruit.
For Hoedspruit Endangered Species Centre, continue this road for approximately 3 km. The entrance to the Centre (Cheetah Project) will be on your right. Report at the gate and continue the gravel road for 400 metres.
For Camp Jabulani continues past the Cheetah Project entrance for approximately 10 km until you reach the thatched Kapama entrance (signposted Buffalo Camp and Camp Jabulani) on your right. Report to the gate. Your ranger will meet with you to this entry.
Do not take the Kapama Lodge road for either the Hoedspruit Centre or Camp Jabulani.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

5 Star


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  • ATTA (African Travel and Tourism Association)
  • Eco Excellence - Luxury Experiences
  • EMOA (Elephant Management and Owners Association)
  • Relais & Chateaux Hotels
  • SATSA (Southern Africa Tourism Services Association)