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Letaba Rest Camp

51 km from Phalaborwa Gate | Letaba River, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Letaba Rest Camp
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We stayed in unit D32 the EA3U bungalow (3 beds, fridge, air con, basin) which is possibly the best in the camp - something which numerous people who passed our bungalow commented on! The view is amazing from this hut - a perfect view of the river! The only thing is this particular hut is right next to the restaurant... More 

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

This is one of the most attractive camps in the Kruger Park. The bungalows and safari tents are standard national park accommodation, perhaps rather expensive for their quality if regarded purely as accommodation, but they are comfortable and clean. Of course you pay mainly for being in the park, which is magical. There are big shady trees and the camp... More 

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Maastricht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

This camp is conveniently located in the centre of Kruger. We only stayed here one night, but it's worth considering staying longer. Comfy chalet, good restaurant, though a shame that one cannot really see the river.

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Randburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Staying in Kruger is always a magical experience. As a South African it's soul food! The staff at the book- in were warm and friendly and knowledgeable we felt very welcome. The accommodation is typically Kruger, clean and comfortable. The kitchen utensils were almost non-existent and we had to fry eggs in a cooking pot! No frying pan available, an... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Letaba rest camp is situated about 2 hours from Phalaborwa gate in Limpopo, the area has plenty of wildlife if you take your time and look hard. When we entered the park we found 3 of the Big five; lion, leopard ( within less than a metre from our vehicle) as well as elephant all around and by the sable... More 

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SAINT PETERSBURG
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We stayed here 3 nights in the permanent safari tents with communal toilets as part of an Exodus trip to Kruger National Park. The toilets were very inconvenient and unappealing and I would not recommend the tents. However, there are numerous individual bungalows and rondavels on site that looked wonderful, so with a proper tour company this rest camp is... More 

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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Lodges same as 25 years ago. Restaurant run by mugg and bean ..food ok but half the light bulbs needed replacing and the waiter had to borrow our torch to write our order! What a pity that Kruger doesn't do itself any favours...why won't it employ a proper managing director who is accountable for everything, Eco and tourism and raise... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Lots of shade and space on this very clean and well-kept campsite. Ablution/kitchen facilites were good. Much, much better than Berg-en-dal, Lower Sabie and Satara. Did a superb morning walk from here, led by John: encountered elephant, buffalo and lots more that you wouldn't see from a car.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We spent two nights in a chalet. 2 triple toons with bathrooms in suite. We were lucky to get a really new one. All clean, new and nice. The shop is a bit smaller than others we visited but it is fine. We didn't use the pool or restaurant. So can't comment

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

The bungalows are pretty basic but clean. The overall camp was clean compared to over a year ago when we last there. The restaurant service was dreadful at dinner, but excellent service for breakfast the next day. You don't have much of a choice if you want to go eat elsewhere. We had an excellent view of the river and... More 

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