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Oegstgeest, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This camp is towards the start of the northern part of the Kruger Park (seen from the south). I like this park for its simple, but nice accomodation and cottages with a lot of privacy. It feels more relaxed as the larger camps like Letaba, and I really recommend a visit. If you are addicted to wifi or 3G internet... More 

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Hermanus, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mopani offers good and clean accommodation, but we do not like the layout of the camp. Compared to most of the other rest camps in the Kruger there is no vibe at all in Mopani. Our chalet was dark and dull with extremely poor interior design. The braai was quite far away from the entertainment area. Although the staff at... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a 3-bedroom chalet with family. Nice house, with decent views over the dam. It had a functional kitchen and a nice lounge area with DSTV. We could see/hear the hippos and crocs from our spacious veranda – really a great experience. The food at the restaurant was good and there is a nice walking track that goes... More 

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Thank DanO68
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

We had n world class experience at Mopani Rest Camp in Kruger National Park. The facilities were of outstanding quality, very neat and the staff were very friendly and professional. All evidence of quality management. View from the restaurant deck is breathtaking, contributing to a atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Thank you Abel for a memorable experience with you and... More 

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Polokwane, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

Very nice setting, comfortable facilities and peace and quiet. Just what we needed to have a nice rustic getaway with the family.The setting near the dam is great! So is the lookout points, shop and restaurant. Consider some advise - maybe a bit bigger braai facility for the 6 bed units?? Anyway, you'll definitely see us again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

We have stayed in all of Kruger's camps over the years.It is hard to beat a super neat, spacious Mopani rondawel/chalet overlooking the Pioneerdam, with your own braaiarea surrounded by the indigenous bush and a myriad colourful birds flitting about.There is ample space to walk in this camp and the pristine swimmingpool area is such a pleasure that we actually... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

We had a wonderful stay at this camp. One of the last camps built in the park. All of the sandstone bungalows are built to fit into the natural bush in the rest camp, almost giving the impression that you are alone in the bush. The camp itself is built on a hill above Pioneer Dam. The restaurant and shop... More 

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Thank Mphubo
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a 6 sleeper. All was great. Everything worked. Restaurant had a great view but the food was a let down. Had steaks that the steak knife struggled with. Only 2 waiters and the place was half full. They tried hard but couldn't cope. Hope Mug and Bean come to this camp too.

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Letchworth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Mopani camp is in the northern half of the Kruger National Park and is one of the newer camps, named after the ubiquitous mopane shrub found in this part of the park. Unlike the other camps with their carefully manicured grounds and neat rondavels set in circles or rows, Mopani cottages are set in amongst the mopane shrub with long... More 

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Thank Christine180250
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016

Basic camp but very nice view, quiet and good food at the restaurant where you should eat outside. Inside looks like a cafeteria. Ok for stopover. Pool is big and clean. We had a family bungalow with terrace and nice view on the river and crocodiles, hippopotamus, birds, water Buck ...need binoculars!

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  • Free Parking
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Additional Information about Mopani Rest Camp

Address: Pioneer Dam, Kruger National Park 1390, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park
Hotel Class:2 star — Mopani Rest Camp 2*
Number of rooms: 102
Also Known As:
Mopani Rest Camp Hotel Kruger National Park
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