Skukuza Camp Kruger Safari
The Skukuza Camp is located just a few kilometers away from Hazyview and is known as the largest resting camping on your Kruger Safari. Besides, it is the largest it is also popular Established in 1926 and operated by South African National Park
Skukuza Camp was previously home to indigenous resident tribes. The Skukuza Camp was previously known as the Reserve, Sabi Bridge, and Sikhukhuza before it was renamed into simply the Skukuza Camp after James Stevenson-Hamilton the first warden of the Sabi Nature Reserve, by his staff, the local Tsonga people, as a nickname.
The Skukuza Camp is also known as the operational and administrative headquarters of the Kruger National Park speaking already on its size and magnitude to accommodate many people as well as its proximity to the Kruger National Park. This is camp is not only an extremely popular resting ground but offers so much history for one to wander around and be amazed.
Historical sites at this place include dogs cemetery, bell tower, old pontoon bridge, the train bridge, Selati Rail Museum, Campbell Hut Museum, and the Stevenson-Hamilton Memorial Library which is open to the public for a variety of activities to enjoy while on the ground.
The Skukuza Camp has a variety of accommodations for different guests wanting different accommodations when doing Safaris to Kruger National Park. These accommodation camps can range from basic budget-friendly quarters of minimal luxury to luxurious quarters with wifi and other facilities.
The accommodations include Campsites with tent or caravan sites, with power points and communal ablutions and cooking facilities, Safari Tents with permanent furnished canvas tents on stilts, including a fridge, standing fan inside the tent and small veranda, Bungalows which are single-room African style units with thatched roofs, 2 or 3 beds per unit, equipped with en-suite ablutions, Luxury Bungalows with en-suite bathroom, the units each have a double bed, quality decor, air-conditioning and television offering limited DSTV channels, Family Cottages Guest Cottages and Guest Houses house and so much more.
All these accommodation styles are all equipped to serve not only your budget but your needs and the kind of experiences you want from your Kruger National Park Safari.
The Skukuza Camp is also home to amazing restaurant spots for all one’s taste bud needs. Most tour operators stop for lunch or breakfast while doing their Kruger National Park Safari. if you are passing by Johannesburg, please check Johannesburg Private Tours conducted by Africa Moja Tours
One can even get to see wildlife while enjoying good food out on the decks of the restaurants such as the Thick tailed Bush Baby Warthog, Spotted Hyena and so much more. The Skukuza Camp is the ultimate place for your wildlife adventure.