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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 18, 2016

I have stayed many times at this camp, not a place to go if you want 5star accommodation but it is clean and comfortable. There is plenty of game viewing around this camp and this is surely the reason for going to Kruger. I have never come away without many happy memories of all the game I have seen. Go...

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Middelburg, South Africa
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Letaba for 3 nights. We had a very nice bungalow with kitchen and even a microwave. We forgot a torch in the bungalow and after two days contacted the camp management. The torch have been kept for us and we were able to get it a week later when passing through on our way to other camps....

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Pretoria, South Africa
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Letaba rest camp in the Kruger National Park is a beautiful camp on the banks of the Letaba river. The staff is also very friendly and professional. Our three bed bungalow was however very old and not upgraded to our disappointment. The bungalow was trapped in a time warp.

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Ballito, South Africa
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We had a bungalow overlooking the river, # 64 which is right at the end and one of the best 3 sleepers IMO. There is a Mugg and Bean restaurant with superb views over the river and into the bush. There is also the Elephant Museum in camp where one can view the past tuskers of the KNP, fascinating and...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed July 6, 2016

This was our first camp inside Kruger and turned out to be our favorite. We love the little round hut with the sliding door separation between the sleeping quarters and kitchen area. We also still had a small porch. We were situated next to the Mugg and Bean restaurant. A bit surprised to see the hold that Mugg and Bean...

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Richards Bay, South Africa
Reviewed July 5, 2016

We stayed in one of the tents at Letaba. The park is clean and neat, well looked after. The tents don't have kitchens or bathrooms but be well assured that the communal kitchens and bathrooms are clean. The staff at reception is very friendly and willing to assist. We didn't experiance any noise from the staff village as others had...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed June 28, 2016

We stayed in two bungalows, one of which overlooked a semi-circular park area bordering the Letaba river. The bungalows were neat and well-equipped although very close to each other. This can be problematic if a neighbouring bungalow goes into party mode which happened one night. The walk-way next to the Letaba river is superb, offering wonderful views over the riverbed...

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Drunen, The Netherlands
Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Camp has a nice bush feel with tame bushbucks walking around on the premises. Accommodation is like everywhere in Kruger: a bit dated, but well maintained, serviced, clean, fully equipped, and the rondavels and tents fit beautifully in the surroundings. The camp has a nice 'promenade' along side the river with great views and lovely spots for food and drinks...

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Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

Why does one go camping in the bush. This is a rhetorical question really. The noise and music from Letaba staff village is unacceptable. This is not Sun City. However a National Park where people plan in a years advance to enjoy some rest and hear the sounds of the bush at night. I can't understand why the duty manager...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed June 21, 2016

We stayed at Letaba after doing the Olifants wilderness trail, and whilst Letaba remains a firm favourite given its location and surrounds, the noise coming from the staff village was quite unacceptable! Many people complained to the camp manager, who said he was looking into it. Two hours later - still screaming, singing and drumming. And this is not the...

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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: $88 - $93 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 117
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“Book a 3 bed bungalow even if there are only two of you.”
Oga1, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Love the Elephant Museum”
, Jan 8, 2017 | Read review
“Tented camp not very well lit - carry torch along.”
PraneshLuckan, Nov 20, 2016 | Read review
“all great.”
jackp939, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
“Were possible book a two bedroom chalet.”
273sandyw, Oct 26, 2016 | Read review
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