This place is tough to rate because the location can’t be beat. Within minutes of doing our first morning self-drive, we encountered cheetahs and leopards. It really seems to be the prime spot for seeing big cats (as well as many other animals). Unfortunately, the chalets are rather mediocre and are definitely showing their age –we were in a BG3 unit with 3 beds and outdoor kitchen. Most of the chalets are set-up in large circular compounds looking into round, grassy, common areas. It’s not terribly scenic or private (however, noise was never a problem). The perimeter cottages certainly look to be more private, but the scenery is nothing spectacular (save your money and efforts for scoring a perimeter cottage at Olifants). If you are self catering, please be aware that beyond basic cooking vessels, dishes and utensils, nothing is supplied - no little packets of coffee, tea, or sugar, nothing in the salt and pepper shakers. You really do need to bring or buy absolutely everything. We never tried the restaurant but it usually looked quite empty. If you want affordable accomodations, and come with the expectation that this is simply a place to hang your hat at night while enjoying some stupendous game viewing, you will not be disappointed.
- Also Known As:
- Satara Restcamp Hotel Kruger National Park