Chapungu Tented Bush Camp

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The Chapungu Luxury Tented Camp nestles within the pristine Thornybush Reserve in the Limpopo Province of South Africa. Forming part of the Greater Kruger National Park, which is home to a great variety of Africa's untamed wildlife, Chapungu offers guests an unforgettable safari experience.

The eight African style Luxury Tents, in which a total of only sixteen guests can be hosted, all are well appointed and overlook the bushveld. This small and straightforward camp provides guests with the opportunity to enjoy relaxing moments in the tranquillity of the surrounding bushveld. The comfortable tents are connected by pathways with the main lodge.

Luxury Tent features:

  • Comfortable bed
  • En-suite bathroom
  • Overhead ceiling fans
  • Air-conditioning
  • Private bush bath
  • Viewing deck.


The Chapungu Tented Camp is beautifully furnished reflecting colonial splendour, making for a beautiful safari setting. The atmosphere of a bygone era is completed with the delicious cuisine served here and the high standard of service.

Meals are enjoyed together with the other visitors while sharing the excitement of the thrilling safari drives and walking safaris. Guests enjoy smoothing health and beauty spa treatments at the Amani African Spa, which is located nearby at the Thornybush Safari Lodge.

  • Rock swimming pool
  • Lounge
  • Dining venue
  • Boma (outdoor dining)
  • Curio shop
  • Wine cellar
  • Viewing deck
  • Spa at the Thornybush Safari Lodge.

Guests may explore the untamed African bushveld with professional ranger either on foot during the thrilling walking safaris and during the Bush drives in open Land Rovers. Home to the Big Five which includes lions, leopards, rhinos, buffaloes as well as elephants, the Thornybush Reserve features an abundance of wildlife. During the fascinating walking safaris, one learns about the smaller creatures of the bush as well as the plants and trees which are indigenous to this region of South Africa.

Wildlife encounters:

  • Early morning safari drives
  • Late afternoon safari drives
  • Walking safaris
  • Bird watching.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balconies
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Early morning tea & coffee and biscuit
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Tea and coffee making facilities
  • Viewing Deck

Facilities Available at Chapungu Tented Bush Camp

  • Airstrip
  • Garden
  • Hotel Bar
  • Lounge
  • Open Air Boma
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Waterhole for wildlife
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms

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