South African Lodges

Punda Maria Rest Camp - Kruger National Park

near Punda Maria Gate
Northern Kruger National Park
Limpopo Province
South Africa
Lodge Type
Big Five

Punda Maria Rest Camp - Kruger National Park Reviews & Information

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The Punda Maria Restcamp is in the northern region of the Kruger National Park offers. Guests are assured of an unforgettable bushveld experience here. A variety of outdoor activities is available to choose from including swimming, exciting game drives, and exciting game walks. 

The thatched Bungalows and Family Cabins provide self-catering facilities for guests. Punda Maria accommodation at this rest camp features airconditioning.  There are a variety of different room type options available, some of which offer kitchenettes and en-suite bathrooms while others make use of the communal kitchen facilities.

Room types:

  • Bungalow BG2
  • Bungalow BD3
  • Family Cottage FU6.

Facilities and Services

The outdoor swimming pool is accessible for guests.  For dining, this camp has a restaurant and a cafeteria where meals are served.  As an alternative, guests may prepare their meals in the communal kitchen and braai areas.  Furthermore, a shop, petrol station, public telephones as well as a laundromat are available.

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant and cafeteria
  • Shop
  • Information on reception
  • Public telephone
  • Postbox
  • Laundromat
  • Petrol Station
  • Communal kitchens
  • Communal ablutions
  • Cutlery and plates hamper (available at reception)
  • Basic First Aid Assistance
  • TVs (limited DSTV) available in family bungalows only
  • Cellphone reception
  • No Wi-Fi.


A stay in the Kruger National Park would not be complete without its exciting wildlife activities.  Visitors have the opportunity to book the guided walking safaris and the exciting game drives.  These take place early in the mornings and in the late afternoons and early evenings.

  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Game Drives with trained field guides
  • Paradise Flycatcher camp walk
  • Nyalaland Wilderness Trail (pre-booked overnight activity)
  • The bird hide overlooking waterhole on the camping site fence.

Below detailed information about the Punda Maria Rest Camp - Kruger National Park is available.
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Communal bathroom
  • Communal kitchen
  • Double bed
  • Ensuite / Private bathroom
  • Fridge
  • Single beds
  • Stove
  • Terrace



There is a restaurant available for guests to enjoy meals throughout the day.


There is a large outdoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy.

Walking Safaris

Early morning or afternoon game walks are offered at the camp under the guidance of well - trained game rangers.  This unforgettable experience leads participants through the untamed African bushveld in search for wildlife.

Game Drives

Accompanied by professional trackers and guides, guests have the chance to set off either in the early mornings or the late afternoons/evenings.  Encounters with wildlife up close from the safety of the safari vehicle make for memorable experiences.

  • Braai facilities
  • Curio Shop
  • Information at reception
  • Laundromat
  • Petrol station
  • Post box
  • Public telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Swimming Pool

Check in and Check Out Times
  • Check in: 14:00
  • Check out: 10:00
General Services
  • Airport transfers
  • Basic first aid assistance
  • Game drive safaris
  • Individual climate controlled room
  • Secure parking
  • Tours & Transfers on Request
  • Walking safaris
Children Policy
  • Children of all ages are welcome at this Kruger Park rest camp.  Kids under the age of 6 years may not go on the game drives and only children 13 or over may go on the game walks.

Available Rooms


# Rooms:

This bungalow sleeps two people in 2 single beds. The unit is air conditioned and does have a fridge, but there are no utensils and guests make use of the communal kitchen. The bathroom in this bungalow only has a shower.

Bungalow BG2 features:

  •  1 bedroom
  •  Two single beds
  •  Air-conditioning
  •  Communal kitchen
  •  Fridge
  •  WC and shower.
Single Room R1470
Double Room R1470

Family Cottage FU6Z

# Rooms:

With access to the mobility challenged, this comfortable family cottage offers accommodation to 6 guests in the air-conditioned three en-suite bedrooms.

Two of the bedrooms have two single beds, and the third room has a double bed. All the en-suite bathrooms feature a shower. This family cottage offers a fully functional kitchen with a microwave. There is limited satellite TV available.

Family Cottage FU6Z features:

  •  One en-suite bedroom (double bed)
  •  Two en-suite bedrooms (each with two single beds)
  •  Three bathrooms (each with WC and shower)
  •  Air conditioning
  •  DSTV (Limited Channels)
  •  Kitchen
  •  Accessible to the mobility challenged.
Single Room R3460
Double Room R3460

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GPS Co-Ordinates

Latitude: -22.691575

Longitude: 31.015355


Access via the Punda Maria Gate:

Take the N1 to Polokwane (Pietersburg).
At Makhado (Louis Trichard) link up with the R524 and follow this route for about 140km.
That will take you to the gate.
Allow between 5 to 6 hours for the trip to the gate.
Punda Maria Rest Camp is 10km away from the gate.
Allow about 20 minutes for the drive to the camp.

Louis Trichardt to Punda Maria Suggested routes
142 km, 2 hours 15 mins R524

1. Head southeast on Rissik St toward Krogh St 1,3 km
2. Turn left onto N1 750 m
3. Turn right at Songozwi St 2,1 km
4. Continue onto R524 116 km
5. Continue onto H13-1 16,9 km
6. Turn left onto Punda Maria Restcamp Rd 3,8 km
7. Slight left 500 m
8. Slight right 800 m


On site parking facilities are provided for guests.

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2 Star

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