Letaba Rest Camp, Western Kruger, South Africa

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Letaba Rest Camp

The idyllic Letaba Rest Camp is situated on a sweeping bend of the Letaba River, midway between the southern and northern boundaries of the Kruger National Park, South Africa.

Letaba Rest Camp is a green and flourishing oasis that offers restful accommodation with outstanding fauna viewing opportunities. Being close to 3 main dams will give you an excellent possibility for wildlife viewing.

Letaba means 'river of sand' which makes the sandy riverbed the best location for excellent game viewing, especially Elephant, which there are a lot of in the area. Letaba Rest Camp is standing out in the surrounding mopane veld, like a green oasis.

The Wildlife

Game viewing in the region of Letaba Rest Camp is excellent.

Several animals are commonly seen in the area, like antelopes, buffalos and elephants. Some lucky travellers can have the opportunity to witness lions and cheetahs on the sandy riverbed in front of the look-out area.

Other camp residents include bushbucks, tree squirrels, fruit bats and vervet monkeys. Letaba Ret Camp is also superb for bird watching, being particularly known for the large presence of owls.

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Services & Facilities

· Swimming Pool

· Car Parking

· Restaurant

· Cafeteria

· Curio (Shopping in Kruger Park)

· Information at Reception

· Public Telephone

· Post Box


· Basic First Aid Assistance

· Emergency Road Service

· Petrol Station

· Self Serve Laundry

· Picnic Facilities

Address: Kruger National Park | Lethaba-Shingwedzi Road, 1350 | South Africa

Phone: +27 (0)13 735 6636 /

Fax: +27 (0)13 735 6662