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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed May 19, 2016

I stayed in one of the bungalows which was dated and basic but had everything you needed for a one night stay. I think camping is the best accommodation for the kruger but I didn't have a tent with me on this trip. Reasonably priced room and ours was right next to Mugg and Bean and the river so had...

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White River, South Africa
Reviewed May 16, 2016

Letaba has a warmly welcoming staff and a really great manager. Winslow keeps a discreet eye on the reception and if you have to wait he rushes out and ushers you into his office to check you in. The camp is immaculate...OK there are one or two things in the units that may need attention, but we understand how stretched...

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Kroonstad, South Africa
Reviewed May 4, 2016 via mobile

Clean bungelow on the perimeter. Game right in front of our accommodation. The lady at reception was a bit unkind as she was not willing to hand out our key before 2pm (It was 20 to 2). One of the bigger rest camps but the shop was well stocked over a long week-end. The pump attendant was not keen to...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 28, 2016

If ever you want to forget about the rest of the world and commune with nature and wildlife the Kruger Park is the place to go. Letaba Rest Camp is situated right in the center of the Park and the closest access gate is approx 50 km from Phalaborwa Gate. Don't let this put you off. The drive through the...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed April 22, 2016

As a family this is our favourite camp site. We took a family self catering cottage and had a magic paella braai under the trees in the evening. The sun was setting creating a typical African sky. We were right on the river front and there was plenty game to be seen. The accommodation was to our satisfaction and it...

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Tzaneen, Limpopo, South Africa
Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Letaba Restcamp has always been a vavourite camping site of my family. The camp is well equipped with a shop for esentials and a brand new restaurant overlooking the Great Letaba River (usually dry with a small stream close to the camp fence). The camping area is very popular and can become crowded and slightly noizy in the evening. The...

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 13, 2016

The Letaba campsite in the middle of the Kruger National Park is one of the prettier camps with a long riverside frontage overlooking the Letaba River. Overnight huts and cottages are arranged in the Kruger Park circles with mature trees providing much needed shade. Birds fly all around the camp and it is easy to take engaging photos of the...

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Halifax, United Kingdom
Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

First time we've stayed at Letaba and would definitely return.we stayed in a cottage sleeping 6. It had full kitchen facilities and was very comfortable. It's a stunning part of the park and really is the best value for money you can get for a safari experience. You can spend a whole lot more to experience Kruger and if you...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed March 28, 2016

Stayed here recently, and I quite enjoyed it. The campsite has cute, semi-tame bushbuck and beautiful views of the river. The room wasn't the best we've stayed in (broken toilet) but I think the others in the camp were in better condition. There's also a restaurant in the camp overlooking the view. It's not excellent, but good for drinks at...

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Reviewed March 6, 2016

We had been here on a previous occasions a few years ago. The camp site has improved considerably. The reception was efficient, friendly and quick and without the reams of paperwork found at some sites. The reception areas was well designed and in a thoughtful way and the staff helpful and very friendly. The room was a high standard with...

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  • Free Parking
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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. The name means "river of sand", and the sandy riverbed is an excellent location for game viewing, particularly elephant, which thrive in the area. Letaba is a green oasis in the surrounding mopane veld, and remains a firm favourite with visitors. At night the stars overlook a symphony of sounds. Owls, nightjars, frogs, fruit bats, crickets and cicadas all vie to be heard, until the lion roars, then all are silent. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Letaba Rest Camp

Address: Lethaba-Shingwedzi Road, Kruger National Park 1350, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Price Range: $87 - $87 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 117
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“Love the Elephant Museum”
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“Tented camp not very well lit - carry torch along.”
 of 5 bubbles PraneshLuckan, Nov 20, 2016 | Read review
“all great.”
 of 5 bubbles jackp939, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Were possible book a two bedroom chalet.”
 of 5 bubbles 273sandyw, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Evidently bungalow G65 is the best, overlooking the river.”
 of 5 bubbles flipv868, Oct 4, 2016 | Read review
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