Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park

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The Satara Rest Camp offers guests an unforgettable African wildlife experience, located in the southern part of the Kruger and operated by SanParks.

With a variety of outdoor activities to choose from including swimming, safari drives and game walks, travellers have the chance to encounter the untamed animals in their natural habitat. The rustic thatched bungalows; cottages and guest houses offer self-catering accommodation.

The units at Satara are air-conditioned and provide bathrooms with showers or baths. The majority of the groups have their kitchen facilities, with a few of them making use of the communal kitchens. There are an also family cottages and three guest houses for those guests travelling in larger groups.

The Stanley, Wells and Rudy Frankel Guest House accommodate between six to ten guests in en-suite bedrooms. These spacious Guest Houses provide dining rooms, fully equipped kitchens as well as an outdoor terrace.

Guests of Satara can relax in the outdoor swimming pool. The camp has communal kitchens, braais and ablution as well as a restaurant and a well-stocked grocery shop. Furthermore, a laundromat, a grocery shop, a petrol station and a post box are also available.

Activities at this rest camp revolve around wildlife and the bushveld surroundings. The guided safari drives and walking safaris are an excellent way to learn about the bush and meet the animals up close. Dining in the woods, be it for breakfast or dinner, cannot be beaten. The thrilling Sweni Wilderness Trail is a pre-booked overnight activity.


  • Guided Bush Walks
  • Safari Drives
  • Bush Breakfast and Bush Braai
  • Kids Educational Programme (seasonal)
  • Wildlife films on the big screen (on certain days only).


  • Information at reception
  • Public telephone
  • Postbox
  • Restaurant and Deli
  • Shop
  • Eco Information Centre and Amphitheatre
  • Laundromat
  • Petrol Station
  • Communal ablutions
  • Communal kitchens
  • Outdoor swimming pool for children is in the playground
  • Cutlery and plate hamper from reception
  • Basic First Aid Assistance
  • Limited channel TV in Guest Houses only
  • Cellphone reception.


  • Sweni Wilderness Trail (pre-booked overnight activity)
  • Mananga 4 x 4 Adventure Trail (weather sensitive activity).

Nearby attractions:

  • Sweni Bird Hide (located on the Sweni River about 30km from camp)
  • Ratel Pan Bird Hide (Piet Grobler Dam on the Timbavati & Roodewal road about 35km from the lodge).

Room types:

  • Bungalow BG2
  • Bungalow BD3B
  • Guest Cottage GC6B
  • Stanley Guest House
  • Wells Guest House
  • Rudy Frankel Guest House.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Communal bathroom
  • Communal kitchen
  • Ensuite private bathroom
  • Fan
  • Fridge
  • Stove

Facilities Available at Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park

  • Curio Shop
  • Information at reception
  • Laundromat
  • Petrol station
  • Post box
  • Public telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Swimming Pool
  • The Bird hide

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FAQs about Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park
What is the contact number for reservations?

The contact numbers to make a reservation at Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park are:

•  Cape Town Reservations +27 (0) 21 794 9050
•  Durban Reservations: +27 (0) 31 941 5945
•  Johannesburg Reservations: +27 (0) 10 446 8045.

Alternatively, you can check availability and book online by clicking here.

Where about is Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park located?
Satara Rest Camp - Kruger National Park is located at the following location / address: near Palaborwa Gate, Northern Kruger National Park.