Skukuza Rest Camp Overview

Skukuza Rest Camp in the Kruger National Park is a popular camp situated in the heart of Big Five territory and is easily accessed by road and air travel. Skukuza features a variety of accommodation options including camp sites, 21 furnished safari tents, semi luxury bungalows, cottages and 4 guesthouses.

The myriad of birds and wild game in the area are easily spotted by going on bush walks and game drives. Wildlife documentaries are shown in an outdoor amphitheater.

Skukuza Camp, Kruger Park. Venue for the ICRPMC 2018 Conference.

Accommodation Types


178 x round–walled, single-room African-style units with thatched roofs, 2 or 3 beds per unit, equipped with en-suite ablutions (most with showers, but some with baths). Some units have air-conditioning, some have fans. Kitchenettes vary: some have hotplates and sinks; some have only sinks, while some have neither. Cutlery and crockery can be provided and hired from Reception. Please confirm when booking.

Luxury bungalows

20 x 1-bedroom units, with en-suite bathroom. The units each have a double bed, quality decor, air-conditioning and television offering limited DSTV channels. You have a choice of luxury units with a riverside view and kitchen, or semi-luxury units without a river view and with communal kitchen. Bungalows along the river frontage have a more modern design and glass sliding doors.

Family cottage

This unit forms part of the Waterkant guest house complex and is known as Waterkant 2. It offers a well-equipped kitchen, 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room), a living room, one bathroom and a river view.

Guest cottages

15 x 4 or 6 bed units with well-equipped kitchens, multiple bedrooms and usually more than one bathroom, some have 2 double beds. Visitors must confirm bed numbers and interior contents when booking.

Guest houses

These are large luxury units in prime positions, all with river view. There are well-equipped kitchens (with microwave ovens), multiple bedrooms and bathrooms. Limited channel DSTV televisions are provided.

  • Moni: sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Nyathi: sleeps 8, with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Waterkant 1: sleeps 8 with 4 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)
  • Fig Tree: sleeps 12, with 6 bedrooms (2 single beds in each room)


Dormitory Sponsored Accommodation

There are 40 spaces available in dormitory style accommodation for EARLY CAREER RAPTOR RESEARCHERS.  

By official definition this would be "Current students or those who have graduated within the past three years"  That can be a graduate degree or undergraduate degree.

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