Shingwedzi in the far north of the Kruger National Park has been constructed on the bend of the Shingwedzi River in an area with less dense vegetation Many of the big tuskers roamed the plains around Singwedzi, one named ‘Shingwedzi’ died close to the camp in 1981. His tusks can be viewed in the Elephant Museum at Letaba. The Red Rocks Loop (S52) route traces the Shingwedzi River into the Mopane woodlands. Red Rocks refers to a large sandstone slab exposed by the Shingwedzi River about 15 km southwest of the ca
Tent or caravan sites with electricity points and rotating braai (barbeque) grids, as well as communal ablutions, and cooking facilities with twenty-four-hour boiling water, electric hotplates and washing up facilities. The sites accommodate a maximum of six persons per site. Please ensure to provide your own tent and camping equipment, caravan or motor home.
Three-bed Rustic Huts with communal ablution facilities. These units include a communal kitchen with scullery and electric hotplate stoves, but no cooking utensils, crockery or cutlery. Each hut has its own small fridge. No air-conditioner.
Two-bed Bungalows with communal kitchen, equipped with shower, toilet and wash basin (some have baths). All bungalows have air-conditioning, and a limited number of fully equipped utensil boxes (cutlery, crockery, glasses and frying pan) are available for hire from reception upon check-in.
Two-bed Bungalows, one room with two single beds. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners
Three-bed Bungalows, one room with three single beds & 1 fold-down bed. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners
Two-bed Bungalow with double bed, equipped with en-suite bathroom with showers, toilets and wash basins. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery and utensils.This unit has air-conditioners
Four-bed Bungalow, one room with double bed and one with two single beds, equipped with two bathrooms (one of which is en-suite) with showers, toilets and wash basins. Each bungalow has an open air kitchen with cooker top, combined fridge/freezer, cutlery, crockery, utensils as well as a microwave. This unit has air-conditioners.
Rentmeester Guest House is a large luxury unit in prime position within the camp, with a riverside view. The kitchen comes with a microwave oven, and the house itself has a limited channel DSTV television, as well as sharing a communal braai (barbecue) area. Rentmeester house sleeps eight people in three bedrooms. 2 Bedrooms with double beds, one with two single beds and a double sleeper couch in the lounge.
Shingwedzi Camp offers adventure in the form of guided bush walks and game drives, all under the supervision of well informed and keen professional field guides. Important to note is that children under the age of six are not permitted on game drives, and children under the age of twelve are restricted from game walks.
Activities and sights in the surrounding area include Kanniedood and Nstishivana Bird Hides.
Facilities at the camp include activity information at the reception area, public telephones, post box, restaurant, cafeteria, shops, laundromat, filling station, communal kitchens and bathrooms, basic on-site first-aid assistance, cutlery and plate hampers, a day visitor picnic area in the camp, and a swimming pool (available to overnight residents only). Cell phone reception.
Please note the pricing above excludes the following:
Jan 11, 2023
Unorgettable trip in South Africa
We have spent 12 days as a family in South Africa with my 3 children and my wife who is in a wheelchair. Thanks to Pascal, Safari.com consultant, we were able to spend an unforgettable moment with a great program while being well accompanied despite our constraints. I recommand particularly the "Monwana game lodge" for a safari in Hoedspruit. It's an amazing place with very nice people and a real family atmosphere. Thank you to the entire Safari.com team for this unforgettable trip.
Nov 26, 2022
We had an amazing first safari…
We had an amazing first safari experience with Safari.com! 💯Thanks to Dolan for the well planning and ensure our itinerary goes smoothly and safely!
Oct 21, 2022
Superior service, knowledgeable, transparent, amazing can-do attitude
These guys get 10/10. I have booked with them a few times. To Kruger National Park, including both public and private(concession) camps, flights and car hire. Their senior agent, Dolan is exceptional. Nothing is too much trouble. Attention to detail, transparency, and 'can-do' attitude are out of the ordinary. I recently came into contact with Tanya at safari.com as well. It looks like all their agents are similarly well trained. Thank you. I cannot recommend Dolan and his team highly enough.
Nov 18, 2022
Cape Town miracle
I was in Cape Town, South Africa recently for an athletic competition and had allowed myself a week of personal time to relax and properly conclude the trip, but had not bothered to plan a safari to occupy the time. I was skeptical of the cost and whether I would enjoy the experience, however a couple days into that final week it occurred to me, in a bit of a panic attack, what a waste it would be not to take advantage of this opportunity. I hopped online and started looking at flights to Johannesburg (almost all the safaris in SA start there with an early morning pick up), but it was basically impossible to get a flight early enough and/or to coordinate with the multiple safaris operating in or just outside of Kruger. With no apparent options available to turn my remaining 4 1/2 days into even a 3 day safari I stumbled on the most obvious website one could imagine, Safari.com. I'd completely given up negotiating all the variables on my own but here was a safari travel agent that might be able to help me .. and they were based right out of Cape Town, literally a stones throw from my lodgings. Serendipity, or so i hoped. I immediately sent out an email and crossed my fingers .. for roughly an hour and a half, at which point Dolan from Safari.com responded to me requesting I give him a call so that we could expedite potential arrangements. My in country phone plan wasn't able to make calls, but we arranged for him to call me and not 3 hours after being in the grip of despair Dolan got through to me and far from notifying me of how absurd it was to hold out hope for a literally, last minute safari adventure with barely 4 days available to me, he had already worked out all the details I'd sent and created a preliminary safari trip that would bypass Johannesburg airport for a flight the next morning to a closer, much, much smaller airport where I would be picked up taken, not to a 3 day safari, but a full 4 day safari, then back to the tiny, tiny airport for a return flight to Cape Town with 2 hours to spare for my return leg all the way home. It almost feels like an afterthought, after the minor miracle Dolan was able to conjure up, but the safari itself at Simbavati Lodge was just an absolutely stunning experience. The single "tent" he booked me was as luxurious as any 4 star hotel I've stayed in, the game drives, one every morning, one every evening were more amazing than I could have ever imagined, and the food, 3 meals a day with snacks and an open bar was sublime. I could go on about the wonderful staff, or the wonderful other safari goers you can meet and grab a drink with, or the different animals walking through the open lodge facilities daily .. but I've gone on long enough. I'll simply conclude by saying .. safari, absolutely, yes, do it, it is amazing. And when you do decide, Safari.com will do you right and if you have the pleasure of working with Dolan, do give him my thanks .. the entire experience was the best part of my trip :)
Nov 12, 2022
A great company
What to say! We planned a South African Safari for 2020 with Safari.com. We researched companies and took a chance on one we had never heard of before. Henry Franklin was our agent, we gave him our budget and wish list. He came up with a wonderful looking trip and we made our choices! Then came Covid, preventing us from going. We couldn’t have been in better hands. Henry rebooked everything for the next year. He kept us updated on how things looked there. When in 2021, we decided it still looked iffy, he rebooked us a second time for 2022. We couldn’t have been happier with the service we had in a rough time for all. We had a wonderful experience on our trip when we finally got to go!! Henry had everything so well organized and gave us a detailed list of what transfer companies would be meeting us and when. When Airlink bumped us and put us on standby returning from Victoria Falls, we called the concierge number Henry had given us and Catherine worked hard on this and got us back on our flight. The Safari.com team had our back and we have no regrets. Would definitely use them again. Our lodging was wonderful, saw the big 5 within first 2 drives. Henry definitely knew the territory and did a great job matching what we wanted with where he suggested we go and stay. Thanks Safari.com, Henry and Catherine!
Sep 5, 2022
Trip of a life time
Well where to starter, África always been my number one dream vacation, I found safari.com didn’t know anything about, but pascal made me feel very confident.pascal put my whole trip together (everything I wanted) a trip of a life time. Had the best time in Africa, was everything that I except and a little more. Pascal is the best and I will go back to Africa and will go through safari.com that I recommend and is 💯 legit.thank you for everything pascal, you rock!!!
Sep 5, 2022
For a second time I booked a safari in…
For a second time I booked a safari in South Africa by Safari.com and had the great pleasure to be assisted and followed by Dolan Sequera. I have to say I really appreciate his way to communicate with me by phone and/or WhatsApp/mail, I always got a very quick answer to my questions with solutions and or suggestions which solved the doubts/problems I had. A really very very knowledged and professional person I will surely suggest to friends of my or who ever is plannig to visit South Africa! Thank you very much Dolan
Aug 31, 2022
I've recently interacted with Dolan and…
I've recently interacted with Dolan and hands down he's been the best travel agent that I've every worked with. He was a wealth of experience and knowledge which shows volumes. He took into consideration my budget and my individual needs to tailor make a package with recommendations for my preference,he knows Kruger and Greater Kruger like the back of his hands and I will wholeheartedly recommended his services. He is truly an asset to his institution.
Apr 21, 2022
The best company
I have booked several trips with Safari.com and they are the best. They are personal and professional and always pay attention to the details to make your trip special. Casper is the best agent I have worked with. We are looking forward to booking another trip!!