South African Lodges
Southern Kruger Park
South Africa
Lodge Type

Camp Shonga Reviews & Information

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The Camp Shonga is a small and tranquil bush getaway resting in the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains, overlooking the African bushveld in South Africa. As part of 15,000-hectare private concession in the Kruger National Park, this Camp Shonga provides guests with the opportunity to experience the untamed African bush.
Being home to Africa's 'Big 5', the highly trained and experienced guides share their vast knowledge of varying Eco-systems with their guests. Guests are staying here, are invited to view the big game from the open vehicles in the early morning or afternoon game drives, on foot or from the comfort of their rooms. After the thrilling game drives, guests dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the starlit African sky.

  • Five luxury tents sleeping a maximum of 10 people
  • Exclusive Tented Camp
  • All luxury tents feature en-suite bathrooms with a separate bath & shower
  • Tents have outdoor showers
  • Fireplace
  • Private patio.


  • Swimming pool
  • Outdoor boma
  • A dining area is offering a la carte menu.


  • Camp Shonga Game drives: early morning and late afternoon game drives
  • Bird watching
  • Self-drive in the Kruger National Park.

Distances from the Camp

  • About 400 km from Hoedspruit
  • 142 km from Nelspruit
  • About 500 km from Johannesburg
  • 14 km from Crocodile Bridge
  • 30 km from Komatipoort.

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  • Ceiling Fan
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fireplace
  • Housekeeping
  • Outside Shower
  • Safe
  • Viewing Deck


Dining at Camp Shonga

Camp Shonga offers a world of luxury and comfort in the bush. Guests can wander up to the main area and enjoy the charming open lounge area, dine and sip drinks on the spacious alfresco wooden deck overlooking the game while an indoor dining area is also available. After a day's game viewing, guests can dine on traditional cuisine around a roaring boma fire under the stars of the African sky.

Game Drives or Walking Safaris

Guests staying at Camp Shonga can watch lions, buffalo, elephants, rhino, leopard and many other animals from the comfort of open safari vehicles or while on a thrilling walking safari. Guests can also relax and self-drive through the Kruger National Park. The Kruger National Park is also home to more than 500 species of birds, making the area a bird watching haven.


Guests staying at Camp Shonga can enjoy a range of relaxation massages. A team of therapists offer aromatherapy massages, Indian head massages and foot massages, all of which can be enjoyed in the privacy of one's suite.

Nearby activities
  • Horse trails
  • Sabie River tubing
  • Mountain biking
  • Paintball
  • Quabiking
  • Climbing
  • Abseiling
  • Hot Air Balloon trips.

  • Boma
  • Library
  • Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Viewing deck

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Babysitting
  • Concierge services
  • Game drive safaris
  • Housekeeping service
  • Laundry services
  • Massage treatments
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris
Children Policy
  • Children over eight years of age are charged full adult rates.

Available Rooms

Standard Room

# Rooms:

The Camp Shonga in the Kruger National Park of South Africa features five luxury tents which can accommodate ten guests.

All rooms feature:

  • En-suite bathrooms and ball and claw baths
  • Outside showers
  • Fans
  • Fireplaces
  • Private decks.
Single Room R6290
Double Room R9670

Camp Shonga Specials

There are currently no specials for the Camp Shonga.
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Super time at Camp Shonga, I had a great time experiencing the untamed African bush.

I really enjoyed myself on the Game Drives.





I had a very enjoyable time at Camp Shonga it is a small and tranquil bush getaway in the foothills of the Lebombo Mountains, overlooking the African bushveld.

I loved the dinner in the outdoor Boma.

GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -25.353807

Longitude: 31.990729


Head towards the town of Komatipoort towards Crocodile Bridge gate.
Once inside the Kruger National Park, travel for 4.5km and cross the Vurhami bridge
Make a right at the first Shishangeni Lodge sign board onto a gravel road.
Turn right on the second sign board for Shishangeni Lodge.
Drive for about another 9km
This road will take you directly to the lodge.
Guests will be transferred from Shishangeni to Camp Shonga.


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

Star Rating

4 Star

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